"Biographer Jones delves into the personal struggles of music legend John Lennon in this masterful work... This survey is groundbreaking in its revelations, impressive in scope, and is a must-read for creatives, artists, musicians, and Beatles fans."
– Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"[Jones's] deep psychological exploration of the legend’s life is literary, even lyrical, from the very first lines... [and] her long reporting career also yields caches of gold."
– Stuart Miller, The Boston Globe
"[A] probing, insightful, admirably evenhanded portrait of the artist as a young enigma."
– Richard Zoglin, Air Mail
“A timely book, and the best of the Lennon biographies.”
– Henry Carrigan, No Depression
“Jones has a lavish… writing style that is absolutely perfect for this material and a delight to read.”
– Greg Young, The Bowery Boys
"A gorgeously written, fascinating examination of the late artist’s many angles and layers."
– Lauren Daley, SouthCoast TODAY
Praise for Hero: David Bowie:
"Through interviews with friends and colleagues, as well as detailed research, the writer has gained unprecedented knowledge of the true story behind the legend. Reveals fascinating insight into one of the greatest artists of our lifetime.”
– The Evening Standard
"An intriguing book. This is a personal friendship in writing. The knowledge divulged here is an endearing and powerful tale of a man who conquered the entire entertainment industry with his creative force.”
"Through several interviews with Bowie she evocatively portrays his fascinating life, often with a tenderness you wouldn't expect.”
– The Daily Express