"Taraborrelli's riveting new book chronicles the epic wealth, dysfunction and scandals of the infamous Hilton clan…Hang out the Do Not Disturb sign for this addictive tale."
"Taraborrelli, whose previous books include explosive memoirs of Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe and Taylor, delivers a vivid account of the family’s rise to fortune."
“Meticulous multilayered details breathe life into remarkable recreations of family gatherings throughout this superb ‘fly on the wall’ survey of the Camelot clan.”
"A painful and engrossing account of the profoundly damaged personality at the heart of the world’s greatest sex symbol."
“This riveting page-turner is actually a tribute to a woman who survived and thrived for more than four decades in a profession littered with one-hit wonders.”
"The author's effort and research are admirable; he offers a fascinating glimpse of two very public lives."
"…surprisingly three-dimensional portraits of queenly Jackie, sharp-tongued Ethel, sensitive alcoholic Joan and their complex relationships with one another."
"More than fluff, Taraborrelli has written the definitive biography of a family whose glory days may have passed but which simply refuses to recede into the background."
"The blockbuster door-stop of a new book…"
"...a must-have not only for Monroe fans, but for anyone who loves a juicy Hollywood saga."
“..a superb storyteller who is also an enthusiastic fan. Taraborrelli’s chatty prose (and bite-size chapters) perfectly complement Taylor’s glamorous life of highs and lows to create an irresistible and inspiring tale.”
“For this admirably balanced, nuanced and respectful—and yes, respectful—examination of her life, Diana Ross should be grateful to J. Randy Taraborrelli.”
“A thoroughly professional job. . .with plenty of sharp quotes and vivid detail. . .and makes her more, not less, fascinating.”
"After hundreds of interviews, celebrity biographer J. Randy Taraborelli tackles the rumors and innuendo that hover over the extraordinarily popular and talented family from Gary, Indiana."