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The Great Eight

The Great Eight How to Be Happy (Even When You Have Every Reason To Be Miserable)

By Scott Hamilton
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.8 Stars

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On 3/13 Jennifer Southern wrote: The Great Eight, is a book meant to inspire the reader. As I made my way through the book, I was amazed by the adversity that Scott Hamilton has endured since he was a small child, in the form if health issues. As a mother with children who have had to struggle through health challenges, it is wonderful ... The Great Eight

Jennifer's Rating:

3 Stars

On 11/29 joseph lyman wrote: This book was very exciting. i was defiantly expecting it to be alot more powerful and motivating. It portrayed the story of Scott Hamilton's life and beliefs well but it was very monotone. his book definitely romanticized his pain and quickly showed the victory. to me that was more depressing. I hope ... great 8

joseph's Rating:

2 Stars

On 8/4 Louie Marsh wrote: The Great Eight by Scott Hamilton is a self-help book with a difference. Hamilton outlines his "fundamental secrets to being happy" in eight chapters. The big difference here is that this book is written by a man who not only excelled in his field of sports, but he's also overcome cancer. That certainly ... Good Book But Too Much Self-Help

Louie's Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/7 Kim Ross wrote: Scott Hamilton is an Olympic Gold Metal winner, and amazing skater. We would all think he led an easy life but through the book we find out about all the challenges he overcame. We learn that we can count on life to Change which gives us hope to survive. A great quote from the book is , "All challenges ... A True Inspiration

Kim's Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/15 Deborah Rogers wrote: The Great Eight by Scott Hamilton took me a while to read. I would pick it up, read a few pages and put it down again. At first this seemed like a challenge but now that I’m done I am grateful for the length of time I took to read this book. I feel that I was able to go deeper into the material and ... The Great Eight by Scott Hamilton Book Review

Deborah's Rating:

3 Stars

On 8/26 Briana S wrote: The Great Eight" was a beautifully written piece that covers Scott's many trials and tribulations - learning the "figure 8" skate move (and patience and not giving up in the process), testicular cancer, brain cancer, going for the gold - that Scott has triumphed in his life. This book gives the 8 secrets ... Scott Hamilton - The Great 8

Briana's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/25 kjorden wrote: I recently read a book entitled "The Great Eight -How to Be Happy (Even When You Have Every Reason To Be Miserable)" by Scott Hamilton. As a gold medal Olympian figure skater, Hamilton opens up in this book to share his eight happiness-producing secrets. Scott Hamilton shares many stories and experiences ... Scott's Great Eight

kjorden's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/15 Regenia Spoerndle wrote: The Great EightHow to Be Happy (even when you have every reason to be miserable)by Scott Hamilton with Ken BakerScott Hamilton, international skating star and cancer survivor shares his life struggles and triumphs as a framework to reflect and encourage others in finding happiness for their life. Making ... The Great Eight by Scott Hamilton

Regenia's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/5 Craig McDole wrote: As a member of the Thomas Nelson Book Review Blogger program, I have once again had the opportunity to read a high-quality book by one of my favorite people. In this book, Scott Hamilton keys in on the eight practices he has used to be happy in life, on and off of the ice. Most would remember Scott as ... The Great Eight by Scott Hamilton

Craig's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/21 Pamela Leja wrote: This is a book about the love of finding something that moves your spirit and soul. It is not a biography of one mans awesome skating career but of one man finding his true career and having that make him whole. Scott Hamilton is one great man, not just due to the fact that he has won many medals, entertained ... Skating circles of Eight

Pamela's Rating:

4 Stars