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Walk to Beautiful (Paperback)

Walk to Beautiful (Paperback) The Power of Love and a Homeless Kid Who Found the Way

By Jimmy Wayne, with Ken Abraham
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.79 Stars

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On 6/21 The Artsy Cajun wrote:   Hiya! It's been a while, hasn't it? My life is all about settling in & unpacking, so it's not terribly exciting, which is why I haven't posted lately! I promise to do a home tour once the boxes are gone and things are on the walls. Until then, I've been racking up in the bookworm department! ... Shh, your bookworm is showing

The Artsy Cajun's Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/26 HomeinFLX wrote: I have to admit I really don’t have much of an interest in country music, so I was unsure if I would even enjoy a walk to Beautiful by Jimmy Wayne. But the real life story of the singer’s unlikely rise to country music stardom is a testament to the human spirit to survive, and the even the most overwhelming ... On the Bookshelf Lately: Walk to Beautiful: The Power of Love and a Homeless Kid Who Found the Way

HomeinFLX's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/4 Rakhi Jayashankar wrote: I generally don't post the review of books by legends. I feel that I am not qualified to judge them. Here I am in a dilemma. Should I review this book or not? Since I got the review copy, I ought to. Hence I am posting this review.Great language, touching events and what not. The book made me realize ... Walk to beautiful by Jimmy Wayne(with Ken Abraham)

Rakhi's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/2 Nate Payne wrote: " Imagine yourself a thirteen-year-old hundreds of miles away from home, in a strange city, and you mom leaves you at a bus station parking lot and drives off into the night with her lover"That was the opening line of the description of Jimmy Wayne's book Walk to Beautiful.  When I read that I had ...

Nate's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/24 The MomHood wrote: I recently read the book "Walk to Beautiful" by Jimmy Wayne with Ken Abraham and was instantly moved. Coming up from the foster care system and rising to fame, becoming a country music star and walking 1700 miles across America. I true story of triumph, loss, survival and overcoming adversity. A Walk ... Book Review- Walk to Beautiful

The MomHood's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/24 Nathan Albright wrote: It is clear from the opening lines that the memoir of country singer-songwriter Jimmy Wayne is an immensely dark one: “I sat sullen and shirtless toward the end of the day, alone in my room at the country home where Mama and her fourth or fifth husband had dumped me. My biological dad had left when ... Book Review: Walk To Beautiful

Nathan's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/23 Debbie wrote: Before I read this book I knew of some of Jimmy Wayne's songs but nothing about him. Now I know his story. A story that had me crying until the very end. You will find this book to be inspiring and yet at the same time hard to believe. It was heart breaking to hear his story yet inspirational at ... Walk to Remember

Debbie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/21 Via Bella wrote: This is a story from the country music star Jimmy Wayne. He has made a way for himself now but not without a very hard and horrific childhood. THIS IS A MUST READ in my opinion. In the beginning, there is a teenage boy who happened to be a foster child who was pricking his skin with the initial F.T.W. ... Walk to Beautiful: How a Homeless Kid Found Love and His Way

Via Bella's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/16 AngloAddict wrote: While we often celebrate the success of people who manage to "make it" in their chosen fields, sometimes the stories of how they got there can be heartbreaking.  The book Walk to Beautiful by singer Jimmy Wayne, is equal parts inspirational and devastating.  Although he has found success as ... Walking for awareness

AngloAddict's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/11 JG wrote: I had never heard of Jimmy Wayne before picking up this book, but now that I know his story, I doubt I will ever forget. This is an auto-biography of a boy who went through unbelievable hardship as a child, was transformed by the love of an elderly couple, ascended to country music stardom, and then ... A Touching and Inspirational Story

JG's Rating:

5 Stars