RaveThe Associated Press... a deeply personal and detailed exposition that, at times, is difficult to read. But you will be better for it should you choose to do so ... a fully engrossing story. It is a stark reminder that nothing is permanent. Readers will walk away with a keen understanding of this secretive religion ... Her prose is clean and easy to follow, but it\'s the final chapter that\'s exquisitely written. It\'s quite possible Scorah has executed a perfect final line for the story.
David A. Kaplan
PositiveAssociated PressIf Brett Kavanaugh\'s Supreme Court confirmation hearings have inspired you to dig deeper into the intricacies of the nation\'s highest court, look no further than a new book devoted to the subject ... Kaplan writes in an engaging fashion throughout this detailed book ... Other highlights include some gossipy, behind-the-scenes tidbits on the justices.
PositiveThe New Jersey HeraldJune writes eloquently and provides thoughtful insight on issues new parents face, but you don\'t have to be a parent to find meaning in this book.
PositiveThe Associated Press\"O’Connell does a fine job at putting the reader in her shoes, including the scene leading up to giving birth ... The book is funny and sarcastic, and readers will appreciate O’Connell’s passion on the subject, which is evident in the prose.\
RaveThe Associated PressIn a refreshing departure from the typical ghost-written celebrity memoir, it seems much of U-God’s own voice was retained. There’s ample slang, cursing and sexist language — to the point that some readers might be turned off. But as the title suggests, the book aims to give a raw account of Hawkins’ experience. Hip-hop fans will appreciate plenty of behind-the-scenes looks at the lifestyle of a rich and famous rapper ... Yet, the book isn’t an entire recount of years spent traveling the globe and partying in mansions. There are rivalries among bandmates over money and recording time. U-God also discusses some personal trials like the shooting of his son and the overdose of clansmen Russell Tyrone Jones, known as Ol’ Dirty Bastard. So, if you like hip-hop music, memoirs or even modern history, it’s worth giving Raw a read.
PositiveThe New York Daily NewsThe book is an expansion of his popular blog of the same name, where Moss has long chronicled the demise of beloved, if gritty, New York establishments. In the book, Moss tells an intriguing story that is an indictment of local leaders who ushered in a sterilized iteration of Gotham through public policies favoring the wealthy … New Yorkers may find the book is a sad elegy to a city that is no longer recognizable.