Sunday, March 18, 2012

Blog Tour: You're Already Amazing (Review)

Holley Gerth wants women to know that they are already amazing - regardless of the little voices in her head.

Gerth has created a book "You're Already Amazing" and packed it full of stories, illustrations and even some self-quizzes that a reader can use to do a self examination for personal growth.

Written in an extremely easy to understand style, it seems as if Gerth is sitting down next to you as you read the pages.

Gerth has a life coaching ministry and interacting with the book is almost like having a personal session with her.

Besides her work as an author, Gerth creates a line of cards with DaySpring, a subsidiary of Hallmark. As an "added thanks" Gerth included a hand-signed copy of one of her cards with the review book.

The card - and the warmth of the words - were the balm that my soul needed the day I found it. (The picture doesn't give the card justice.)

Honestly, I found that same warmth and honesty - call it authenticity - in Gerth's book.

The book is intriguing and inviting. It could work as both a personal and a group study.I could see completing the book as a personal study along side an accountability partner.

On the scale of one to five, with five being the highest, I give it a three.

More About The Author
Psst . . . pull up a chair and I'll tell you a secret. You'd better lean in close for this one.

You don't have to do more, be more, have more.
I'm sure there are security alarms going off somewhere. You should probably hide this book when your in-laws come over.
But it's true.
It's the kind of true that will change your life, set you free, and make you wake up smiling for the first time in a long time. I know because that's what it did for me. . . .
So watch out, sister. If you keep reading you just might be next.
With this heart-to-heart message, Holley Gerth invites you to embrace one very important truth--that you truly are already amazing. Like a trusted friend, Holley gently shows you how to forget the lies and expectations the world feeds you and instead believe that God loves you and has bigger plans for your life than you've even imagined.

More About The Author
Holley Gerth is an award-winning writer, licensed counselor, certified life coach, and speaker. She is cofounder of (in)courage, an online destination for women, which received more than one million page views in its first six months.

She also reaches out to readers through her popular blog, Heart to Heart with Holley and through her partnership with DaySpring, a subidiary of Hallmark. Holley lives in Arkansas with her husband, Mark.

Online Resources
Check out her website:
Follow on Twitter:!/HolleyGerth
Read an Excerpt Online here.
Buy You're Already Amazing @ Amazon

About Revell, The Publisher 
Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, offers practical books that bring the Christian faith to everyday life.  They publish resources from a variety of well-known brands and authors, including their partnership with MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and Hungry Planet. For more information, visit

Note: As a freelance journalist, I was provided a copy of this book by Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group. This review was not influenced by a free book - just in case you (or the FTC) were worried about this detail.

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