In this evocative memoir Michael Ausiello, a respected TV columnist and founder and editor-in-chief of TVLine.com, remembers his late husband, and the lessons, love, and laughter that they shared throughout their fourteen years together. Reminiscent of George Hodgman's Bettyville, this is a gorgeous memoir.
2. January 2018, quoteKirkus
Spoiler Alert has been named one of Kirkus Reviews top non-fiction titles for 2017!
2. January 2018, reviewKirkus
Tender, profoundly poignant, and cleverly written with equal parts wit and integrity, the book is grounded in the realities of modern relationships and the grim fate of mortality. A heartbreaking memoir infused with dark humor and composed with true love.
2. January 2018, reviewPublishers Weekly
...glib yet moving memoir... Ausiello's story remains an honest declaration of true love and terrible loss.
2. January 2018, reviewBooklist
The plotline worth following is the story of a man's last year with his husband, helping him die awash in dignity and love.
2. January 2018, reviewNEWARK STAR-LEDGER
As hate threatens to strangle our country, take a look at what love looks like.
2. January 2018, reviewWashington Post
"Spoiler Alert" is both tender and raw. It almost feels inappropriate to be invited into such a deeply personal chapter of someone's life. It's a story about love and loss, joy and heartbreak. And in the midst of personal turmoil, we learn that bravery co
2. January 2018, reviewShelf Awareness
Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies is a haunting and profoundly sad story, but it's brightened by witty writing, comedic interludes and the two charismatic, endearing and appealing heroes at the book's center.
2. January 2018, reviewLamda Literary Review
What Ausiello has done is made certain that Cowan's one special life will never be forgotten. The hero died, but the spirit lives.
2. January 2018, quoteDeadline
Movie rights sold to Jim Parson (The Big Bang Theory)