"There's a lot to learn here and entertainment to be had in the process.... Trolling the entries is a real trip from the obscure to the obvious, from ridiculous to sublime... once you're in it, it's hard to break away." Courier-Journal.com
"With this encyclopedia and its 2,100 entries written by 300 authors, northern Kentucky's particularities are given long overdue attention." Book News, Inc.
"Paul A. Tenkotte... documents the region's unique history and culture as well as the role of northern Kentucky in the larger history of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the nation." Kentucky Living
"The book is a worthy investment for anyone interested in Kentucky history." Kentucky Monthly
"Local information can often be the hardest to find. The production of such an exhaustive regional encyclopedia is something that other regions can aspire to. Useful for libraries of all sizes interested in Northern Kentucky or for general geographic libraries." Booklist
"Paul A.Tenkotte and James C. Claypool have succeeded in their goal of providing an encyclopedia that appeals to both scholars and general readers." Ohio Valley History
"The people, places, and events in this volume will intrigue individuals unfamiliar with northern Kentucky, as well as longtime residents.... This volume is an indispensable reference for anyone interested in the history of the Bluegrass State." Journal of Southern History