From Kirkus reviews
GUTS is immensely likable, and Johnston's rigorous honesty is admirable. Her reminiscences are amusingly candid, fleetly paced & eminently relatable. Vividly and memorably rendered, GUTS grounded in authentic pain,horror & surprising emotional resonance.
An honest, brave and funny memoir.
From the Back Cover
GUTS is at once deadly serious and wildly hilarious -- an impossible magic trick at which you are powerless not to stare. - Rob Burnett Executive Producer, The Late Show with David Letterman
There's not a dull moment in GUTS. I literally couldn't put it down, and read the whole thing in one sitting. --Amy Sedaris
GUTS is utterly brilliant, every page brimming with Kristen's sexy wit. Disarming in its honesty, hysterically funny, pure, real, and so heartbreakingly brutal. --Kate Winslet
GUTS is written with a unapologetic ferocity and a generosity of spirit that instantaneously engages your heart. This is a spirited, raw and thrilling book. ―George C. Wolfe, Director and writer!
GUTS is the opposite of the usual "celebrity tell-all"-- It's actually a captivating, laugh-out- loud, totally vulnerable and excellently crafted book. --Andy Cohen, VP of programming and host at Bravo
Johnston tells her story with fearless, devastating honesty, laser precision humor, and a refreshing lack of self-pity. This book should be required reading for anyone who is an addict, or simply cares about one. Which means everyone on the planet. --Joe Schrank, National Youth Recovery Foundation & co-creator of TheFix.com