Jon Dorenbos is a magical person. Life is Magic shows how we can all choose happiness in the face of overwhelming odds, and it makes me so proud to call him a friend.”

– Ellen DeGeneres
Host, The Ellen DeGeneres Show

“I thought I knew what tough was. But, in his battle with cancer, Stuart Scott is the strongest person I know. The courage he shows in Every Day I Fight will inspire you, as he has inspired me.”

– Charles Barkley
Retired professional basketball player and Analyst, Inside the NBA

Larry Platt is a rarity among writers–a guy who understands the hip-hop lifestyle of today’s athlete. Platt keeps it real; he explains where others judge.”

John Lucas
Player Development Coach, Houston Rockets

Allen Iverson’s past has been strip-mined by many. Larry Platt has gone back with a hand shovel and sifter and found what everyone missed.”

– Gary Smith
Sportswriter, Sports Illustrated

Just Tell Me I Can’t has it all. It is loaded with grit and heart and soul…It is also the best book I have ever read on the psychology of that marvelous and complex creature called the pro athlete.”

– Buzz Bissinger
Author, Friday Night Lights

This is the best basketball book published in some time.

– Library Journal