Friday, March 9, 2012

Book Review and Giveaway Info: More Beauty Less Beast: Transforming Your Inner Ogre

About the book
With her own offbeat brand of wit and near-wisdom, inspirational humorist Debora Coty addresses heart needs of women struggling to tame that out-of-control inner beast that unexpectedly pounces, roaring and shredding, as it threatens to destroy the divinely beautiful princess hidden within. In More Beauty, Less Beast, women will find simple, practical techniques for embracing the true beauty rightfully theirs as cherished daughters of the King. Whether jaded by emotional wounds, unrealistic standards, or lack of confidence, this laugh-out-loud, girlfriend-to-girlfriend encouragement will help women transform their destructive inner beast into the exquisite beauty they were always meant to be. 

My thoughts
I do not consider myself as someone who is focused on fashion or looks.  I am not a slob, but I also do not worry about what others will think of how I look either.  I have never, at least in my adult life, worried about leaving the house without make-up, in fact, I rarely wear make-up and when I do, it is to enhance what I have, not to cover anything up.  In the beginning of this book, I felt it was directed at people who are more concerned about fashion and what others think.  However, if I ignored the handful of paragraphs that dealt with that, I found there was lots of good and practical information in the book.  There are great scriptural references (however, I would have liked them to have all been from one version of the Bible instead of several different ones) and some wonderful quotes.  Each chapter also offers several tips for improving your outer, inner and spiritual beauty and the chapters end with some questions to help you put your personal plan into place.  

I recommend this for females who feel they could improve the beauty of their life, whether it be physical beauty, inner beauty, or the beauty of their lives.  

About the author
Debora Coty is an occupational therapist, a piano teacher, and a freelance writer. She's also involved in the children's ministry at her church and is an avid tennis player. Debora began writing to fill the void when her last child left for college, and it has since become a passion. Debora has a real knack for getting across sound biblical concepts with a refreshing lightheartedness as attested in her monthly newspaper column entitled "Grace Notes: God's Grace for Everyday Living." 

Visit for more about Debora and her books.

About the giveaway
Transform Your Inner Ogre with a $150 Visa Cash Card from @DeboraCoty!

Using Biblical advice and her trademark humor, Debora Coty urges women to conquer guilt and re-institute hope in More Beauty, Less Beast. Celebrate with Debora by entering to win a $150 Visa Cash Card!
One "beautiful" winner will receive:

  • A $150 Visa Cash Card (Treat yourself to a spa day or weekend get-away!)

  • A Debora Coty Library (More Beauty, Less Beast, Too Blessed Too Be Stressed and Everyday Hope)

  • Chocolate (Every good things begins with chocolate!)

Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends 3/22/12. Winner will be announced at Debora's "Divine Beauty" Facebook Party on  3/22. Debora will be hosting an evening of chat, fun beauty trivia, laughter, and encouragement - bring your friends! She'll also be giving away some GREAT prizes: gift certificates, books, and a book club prize pack! (Ten copies of the book for your small group or book club and a live chat with Debora via Skype.)

So grab your copy of More Beauty, Less Beast and join Debora and friends on the evening of March 22nd for an evening of fun.

Don't miss a moment of the fun. RSVP TODAY and tell your friends via FACEBOOK or TWITTER and increase your chances of winning. Hope to see you on the 22nd!

Thank you to Litfuse Publicity Group and the author for providing me with a copy of this book for review purposes. My opinion is my own and was not influenced by anyone else. 

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