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Find Your Strongest Life

Find Your Strongest Life

On 10/5 James Coles wrote: “Find Your Strongest Life: What the Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently” by Marcus Buckingham promises to marry success and happiness in ways that prove that women can ‘have it all!’ This is not the sort of book I ever enjoy reading. Self-help books never seem true or valuable enough ... Find Your Strongest Life: What the Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently

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4 Stars

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Love & Respect

Love & Respect

On 9/6 James Coles wrote: “Love and Respect: The Love She Most Desires, The Respect He Desperately Needs” by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs promises to reveal the single greatest secret to a successful marriage. Most books make some exaggerated claim as part of their marketing campaign. However, Eggerichs, in large part, delivers ... Love and Respect: The Love She Most Desires, The Respect He Desperately Needs

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4 Stars

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Everyday Greatness

Everyday Greatness

On 7/31 James Coles wrote: Everyday Greatness: Inspiration for a Meaningful Life by Stephen R. Covey compiled by David K. Hatch promises (from Covey’s introduction) to be personal and to help inspire and teach “timeless principals promising more joy, more peace of mind and an enhanced feeling of worth.” I think Covey’s ... Everyday Greatness: Inspiration for a Meaningful Life by Stephen R. Covey

James' Rating:

3 Stars

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The Hole in Our Gospel

The Hole in Our Gospel

On 7/17 James Coles wrote: The Hole in Our Gospel is an inspirational call to compassion and action from the president of World Vision, the world's largest humanitarian organization. It was written to kindle a love of the world's poor and that "others might see the things that break God's heart" (page 146). His compelling argument ... The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Sterns

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4 Stars

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I'll Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse

I'll Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse

On 6/16 James Coles wrote: I actually think, at least this time around, you should risk refusing Michael Franzese’s offer. I’ll Make You An Offer You Can’t Refuse was written to find “similarities between running a mob enterprise and operating a legitimate business.” (Page 7) It is an interesting idea for a book; mob’s ... I’ll Make You An Offer You Can’t Refuse by Michael Franzese

James' Rating:

2 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 5/25 James Coles wrote: The residents of Orange Beach, Alabama are given the gift of a little perspective when an old man named Jones blows into their town and lives. Interacting with Jones and his vision of reality transforms those who need him most. He calls himself a noticer but could something deeper be going on?  Andrews’ enjoyable must read is ... The Noticer by Andy Andrews

James' Rating:

5 Stars

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