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I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

16 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

Amazing

This is an amazing book by an amazing woman. I have never heard Jennifer sing, never saw her on the big screen. I only came to know of her through weight watchers, which prompted me to preorder her book. I laughed, cried tears of joy, and laughed some more. This book is...
This is an amazing book by an amazing woman. I have never heard Jennifer sing, never saw her on the big screen. I only came to know of her through weight watchers, which prompted me to preorder her book. I laughed, cried tears of joy, and laughed some more. This book is so well written you feel like you have been right there with her through ups and ups, not downs as she stays upbeat no matter what. A true lady of the lord, a family girl, a real woman.

posted by 13432479 on January 10, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Good Story but...

You can tell that Jennifer is not a writer. Although I do admire her for wanting to do this on her own, the book just doesn't 'flow' all that well. Lots of simple sentences ('My mama said this'. 'I couldn't believe it'. 'Singing is my thing'. Etc.) I think this wou...
You can tell that Jennifer is not a writer. Although I do admire her for wanting to do this on her own, the book just doesn't 'flow' all that well. Lots of simple sentences ('My mama said this'. 'I couldn't believe it'. 'Singing is my thing'. Etc.) I think this would make a better audiobook than one to sit down and read cover to cover.

Love Jennifer Hudson, and think she's got an amazing story to tell, but she should've collaborated with a professional to write this book.

posted by CERipkenJr on January 12, 2012

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