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Please welcome Diane Markins who is touring the blogosphere with her book, Women in High Def

Read more about the book here and don’t forget to check out the “Going Boldly” contest below!

Reviewed by Poppy Johnson

Women in High Def is a guide for anyone interested in developing a relationship with God through high definition living strategies and techniques. People often feel that they are not living their lives to the fullest and look for easy fixes for the problem; this book outlines ways to make one’s life more purposeful right now.

Women in High Def is broken down into chapters describing better ways to develop a healthy lifestyle, revel in humor, find “me time,” encourage friendships and supernatural intimacy, develop love and respect in relationships, and learn how to be a better you. The way to happiness is through finding time for yourself, which is something that many women have still not learned to do. They are used to (and often expected to) putting their families first. But if they look to the advice in these pages, they can find a way to renew their spirit by finding something in common with the stories being portrayed here.

There are many contributing authors who offer real life stories of faith. Better yet, most stories are written in such personal voices and feels like conversations being shared over coffee. Each story is like a mini faith lesson (usually two pages long) offering hope, inspiration or the tools to forgive and move into a better space in life.

Some stories are well written, others are somewhat choppy with italics included within the paragraphs (possibly to simulate the author’s speaking to herself in her mind?). All stories include a lesson, a resolution and end with a general prayer that the reader can adopt as her own if found in a similar situation. There are also extra questions at the end of the book for Bible study.

Women in High Def is certain to provide tidbits of wisdom to women of all faiths who aspire to greatness.

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

After a decade of working in several NYC law departments and teaching, Poppy decided she enjoyed writing full-time. She currently works as a freelance writing consultant, and lives with her husband and sons on the East Coast.

Review copy was provided free of any obligation by Words in High Def. No monetary or any other form of compensation was received.

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“Going Boldly” Blog Tour Grand Prize

– Retail Value: $70

Book (Women in High Def: Boldly Living Your Purposes with Vibrant Clarity)
Bright and Vibrant Earrings
Sparkling Cider (to celebrate life)
Sumatra Coffee (Bold, Earthy Flavor)
Into the Wild body wash and spray fragrance from Bath and Body Works
Custom coffee mug: Women in High Def, BE YOUR BOLD SELF!

Instructions to Enter the Grandprize Drawing:

Leave a comment about the book or author on this blog post during the blog tour.

I will draw one name from those comments to send to the tour coordinator by September 21.

The coordinator will put all the names into a drawing, and select a winner, using an online randomizer.

The coordinator will notify the blog tour host who submitted the winning name.

The blog tour host will notify the winner and collect the mailing info so the author can send out the prize.