"Written with respect and admiration, Mirror in the Sky
analyzes Stevie Nicks’s music with care, noting how it expressed the sentiments of a generation."
— Foreword Reviews
"Morrison’s extensively researched biography does not shy away from Nicks’s battles with addiction and emphasizes how as a woman musician, she has had to work harder and be better than the men around her. Nicks fans will appreciate Morrison’s care in the details of her songwriting and the song production."
— Library Journal
"Stevie Nicks the artist whirls to life in these pages, a woman fiercely committed to her own blazing imagination and powers of perception. With meticulous research, a light touch and understated wit, Simon Morrison charts the rise in influence of Fleetwood Mac's black-laced, iron-willed sylph, whose irrepressible freedom continues to haunt the past and present of popular music and female artistry."
— Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post
[E]nlightening . . . I enjoyed reading Mirror in the Sky
. . . Most important, Morrison sent me back to Nicks’s catalogue, including gems I’d overlooked or missed."
— Air Mail
"A richly crafted yet never fawning biography of one of rocks most beloved and iconic artists. Awe inspiring in detail but never too technical, Morrison writes a highly accessible book for both the casual fan and the true aficionado. One comes away with a heightened appreciation for Nicks musical talent as well as her very unique journey. One of the best written and most articulate music biographies in recent memory."
— Eddie Dalva, Executive Vice President, MTV Networks
"There are lots of music biographies out there, but few are as in-depth, intelligently written, and expertly researched as Mirror in the Sky
. Penned by Simon Morrison, the book extends beyond a simple recap of the events, as it analyzes the songwriting craft of Nicks, places her within a greater artistic context of American folk and country, and dives deep into the archives to produce the most accurate account possible."
— Consequence Sound
"[Morrison’s] narrative centers on Stevie’s remarkable gifts as a songwriter, musical artist, and visionary, which have been historically downplayed by journalists and even her musical partners. Delving into the 'fandom,' Mirror in the Sky
is refreshingly different from past books on Stevie Nicks."
— Stevie Nicks info site
"A warmly affectionate and discerning critical biography."
— Stuart Mitchner
"The analyses of Nicks’s songs, both monumental and lesser lights, are spellbinding. . . . Another important note about this book is Morrison’s respectful voice and tone in his interpretation of Nicks’s persona and of feminism in general. . . . I strongly recommend this biography for all collections of popular music."