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Holding Fast

Holding Fast The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy

By Karen James
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.23 Stars

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On 1/23 Karla Meachem wrote: I first heard of this book months ago when I was watching one of my favorite Christian programs, Life Today.I was extremely touched by Karen's transparency about the loss of her husband and how God has used this tragedy in her life to draw her closer to Him.When I joined Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers ... Holding Fast: The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy by Karen James

Karla's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/10 svrmomof6 wrote: I enjoyed this book! I was afraid it was going to be too sad, I was actually a bit nervous when I ordered it. Karen James is an excellent writer and I was very impressed on how well she wrote her story. I'm certain it was a difficult process. This book is indeed a "heart jerker". I felt like ... Holding Fast: The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy

svrmomof6's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/27 Travis Christian wrote: As I mentioned a while back, I joined Thomas Nelson's Book Review Bloggers program to review free books from the publisher. First the book was lost in the mail, then I put it down halfway through as the semester was catching up with me, so it's taken quite a while to get through my first book. Nonetheless, ... Book Review: Holding Fast

Travis' Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/9 Jonathan Hunt wrote: Note: This is the first review I have done for Thomas Nelson. It has taken a long time to get done because it took three months for the book to arrive! ‘Holding fast’ is a true story, told by the wife of Kelly James, an architect and keen mountaineer who died following a tragic accident on ... Book Review: Holding Fast by Karen James

Jonathan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/11 gabixler wrote: The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy, Holding Fast, encompasses many issues beyond sharing the background and events surrounding the loss of three mountain climbers during a major storm that was worse than had been seen in a decade. Written by Karen James, wife of mountain climber, Kelly James, ... Hold Fast...to God...In Times of Tragedy

gabixler's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/3 mcbrownie220 wrote: This is a GREAT book. I don't remember hearing about the Mount Hood Tragedy. And to tell the truth I was skeptical if I would even like reading this book. The question to was -- would it be to emotional and uninteresting and such. But, when I started reading this book I got hooked really quick. Karen ... Holding Fast What a read

mcbrownie220's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/2 Mark Westman wrote: Book Review: Holding Fast: The Untold Story of The Mount Hood TragedyI wasn't sure if I would make it through this book. After reading the first chapter or two I was struck by an incredibly strong desire not to continue reading! The book is all about a tragedy and as the story unfolded I began to feel ... Book Review: Holding Fast

Mark's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/25 Ian Hall wrote: I must admit I began reading this book with low expectations. I am not a mountaineer and I have no interest in the subject of mountaineering. However, my admittedly low expectations were exceeded, and the time invested in reading this book was rewarded. Holding Fast - The Untold Story of the Mount Hood ... Worthwhile Read

Ian's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/23 Sharon A Lavy wrote: I look for the relationship angle in any book I read. This was an inspirational read. A book with take home value. Kelly was Karen's prince charming, and he lead her to God by the sheer strength of his own faith. Karen wanted what Kelly had. He had mended her broken dreams, and she wanted to live the ... A book with take home value, February 9, 2009

Sharon A's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/18 Violet Nesdoly wrote: Title: Holding Fast - The Untold Story of the Mount Hood TragedyAuthor: Karen JamesPublisher: Thomas Nelson, 2008, Hardcover, 256 pagesISBN-10: 1595551751ISBN-13: 978-1595551757As Kelly James lay alone in a snow cave nearly eleven thousand feet high on Mount Hood, he wondered, “Where the h— is Brian? ... book review: Holding Fast - The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy by Karen James

Violet's Rating:

5 Stars