I’m thrilled that so many book clubs are reading BETTY FORD: First Lady, Women’s Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer and many have asked for some Book Club Discussion Questions. So… here you go! I’d love to hear from you if your book club is reading Betty Ford. Send your photos and questions to me on Facebook, Twitter,…

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Thanks to Patricia Chadwick for this complimentary review of BETTY FORD. I hope you’ll take her advice and make Betty one of your summer reads! Sometimes a book resonates with its reader in a special way. That can happen for an array of reasons – perhaps it stirs something deep inside, or it informs in…

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Is your Book Club reading BETTY FORD: First Lady, Women’s Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer? I’d love to Skype in during your discussion. You can ask me anything. . . and I’ll probably have a few questions for you too! I love connecting with readers and hearing what you liked most about the book, what surprised you,…

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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…

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Betty Ford: First Lady, Women’s Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer Lisa McCubbin. Gallery, $28 (432p) ISBN 978-1-5011-6468-2 In this meticulously researched and delightful biography, McCubbin (Mrs. Kennedy and Me) skillfully chronicles the life of former first lady Betty Ford, both in and out of the White House. Born Elizabeth Ann Bloomer in 1918, Betty—the youngest of three…

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