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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Today would be Jackie Kennedy’s 89th birthday. She’s been gone twenty-four years, and yet she remains an icon of fashion, elegance, and timeless beauty. I didn’t know her, but through my books with Secret Service agent Clint Hill, I’ve had the great privilege to get a rare glimpse into who she really was—the woman inside that…

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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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A complete set of Secret Service agent Clint Hill‘s and Lisa McCubbin’s New York Times bestselling books–autographed by both authors. Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford (hardcover) Five Days in November (paperback only) Mrs. Kennedy and Me (paperback only) Complete set: $85.00 includes tax and shipping*.   Click the link…

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CLINT HILL FINAL APPEARANCES FOR 2016 Clint Hill and I are wrapping up the 2016 Five Presidents book tour with two final events in Austin, Texas and Denver, Colorado. I get so many Tweets, Facebook messages and emails from people saying they want to meet Secret Service Agent Clint Hill. Well, this is your last chance…

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Five Presidents Four months ago today – May 3, 2016 – Clint Hill and I released our third book together:  Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford.  And what a whirlwind it has been since then! We were on what seemed like a never-ending book tour that began in New York…

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Following is an article about Secret Service Agent Clint Hill and coauthor Lisa McCubbin that appeared on the front page of The Ark newspaper June 1, 2016, Tiburon, California. AT THE CENTER OF POWER: Tiburon duo’s ‘Five Presidents’ explores intimacies, costs of life in the Secret Service By Heather Lobdell Tiburon authors Clint Hill and Lisa…

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