Tuesday, September 29, 2009

A Million Miles in A Thousand Years by Donald Miller Book Giveaway

As part of theThomas Nelson Book Reviewers I was given a copy of A Million Miles in A Thousand Years to conduct a review and giveaway.

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years
What I Learned While Editing My Life
By Donald Miller

Full of beautiful, heart-wrenching, and hilarious stories, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years details one man's opportunity to edit his life as if he were a character in a movie.

Years after writing a best-selling memoir, Donald Miller went into a funk and spent months sleeping in and avoiding his publisher. One story had ended, and Don was unsure how to start another.

But he gets rescued by two movie producers who want to make a movie based on his memoir. When they start fictionalizing Don's life for film--changing a meandering memoir into a structured narrative--the real-life Don starts a journey to edit his actual life into a better story. A Million Miles in a Thousand Years details that journey and challenges readers to reconsider what they strive for in life. It shows how to get a second chance at life the first time around.

In A Nutshell: It is a book you will want to re-read. As a blogger I write my daily goings on so I don't forget them. All the little things that make up a life is what is important.

As I moved forward into Donald's book I thought a lot about my own life. I was inspired to write things so I wouldn't forget them. Not just the kids had a great time at school but what we wore or ate that day and how it made us feel.  Donald writes with such honesty that you almost feel you shouldn't be privy to the information. Like you are in on some secret that is none of your business. I really appreciate the candor. The chapter on meeting his father really sat with me and I think it will for a while.

The whole concept is about trying to make your life more meaningful. Isn't that what we should all be after? I think so.

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I have a copy of this book to giveaway to one of my readers. Interested, fill out the form below.

The Giveaway

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Deadline: October 13, 2009 by Midnight

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Disclaimer: I received no payment to write this review. I was given the book for free to conduct my review. The words are all mine and I was not forced or asked to write anything you read here. In my opinion, a blogger review is the equivalent of me talking to my friends and family in my daily life, about a product I either love or don’t. All the opinions throughout my posts are strictly my own.

This Giveaway is Closed - Winner - SITO