BETTY FORD book is here!

My latest book, the first in-depth biography of BETTY FORD, was released Tuesday, 9/11/18  and I’m thrilled with all the wonderful reviews.

Publishers Weekly gives BETTY FORD: First Lady, Women’s Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer a starred review, listing it among “exceptional books out this week!”

“In this meticulously researched and delightful biography, [Lisa] McCubbin skillfully chronicles the life of former first lady Betty Ford both in and out of the White House. Read the full review here.

The Wall Street Journal calls Betty Ford a “Number-One First Lady” with an “inspirational survivor story.” The book shows that her most enduring legacy may be to have helped destigmatize the twin scourges of cancer and drug-and-alcohol addiction. Read the full review here.

Tonya Francisco of WGN-TV loved Betty Ford’s “fascinating” story noting that she didn’t know anything about this amazing woman other than that she had started the world-famous Betty Ford Center. Watch the interview here.

LeighAnn Towne of Fox Morning Mix in Grand Rapids said she isn’t much of a reader, but once she started flipping through the book, now she can’t put it down. Watch the interview here. 

Cokie Roberts–who I greatly admire and was a friend of Betty Ford’s–writes in the Washington Post that the biography is celebratory: “Here we meet a brave beautiful and bright woman…and as first lady, she learned that her voice mattered.”

Have you read it yet? I’d love to hear what you think. Please write me at and post your reviews on Amazon and Goodreads!

BETTY FORD: First Lady, Women’s Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer is on sale now, at bookstores nationwide.



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