Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Un-Ashamed by Heather Davis Nelson | A Review & Giveaway

Un-Ashamed by Heather Davis Nelson | A Review & Giveaway #un-ashamed #flyby - A Simpler Grace

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Everyone has dealt with some form of shame in their lives, whether it be about their bodies, in relationships or how they live their lives. Today's book is about overcoming that shame and being able to find freedom in our brokenness.

Tweet: Joy is a hallmark of one who is free from shame. #un-ashamed @heatherd_nelson @lecypoore

As always, I like to start my review by talking about the construction of the book and I'm really excited to share about this one because it is made better than most of the advance reading copies I've ever owned. The cover is super matte and feels like butter in your hands. It has an almost leather feel and the pages are nice and thick. The quality of the material used is top notch.

The book is split into straightforward and logical sections, taking you from an introduction to shame and how it affects one's life, through the different types of shame and ending with how to achieve a shame-free life through Christ. There is also a very thorough appendix, notes and index section at the end in case you want to do a little more research.

For the content of the book, I don't think it could have been better written. Nelson's words lead you through the process of recognizing your shame and applying God's word to your life so you can break free from that shame that holds you hostage. You know she's been through it and that you're not alone because of how deep she goes into the topic. This book is not for someone who is looking for a superficial overview but rather wants to dig in deep and really work through the shame and brokenness they have in their lives.

Tweet: In place of shame, Jesus gives honor, beauty, joy, comfort, justice, favor and freedom. #un-ashamed @heatherd_nelson @lecypoore

She starts each section with Scripture or a relatable quote and ends them with questions to reflect on or discuss if you are reading this book in a group setting. This is a comprehensive look at how shame may be hindering you from finding true joy and giving you the tools you need to find freedom and move beyond the shame. This book would be a fantastic guide for a shame support group, but is also very useful if read by an individual.

Now it's giveaway time! One lucky winner will receive a copy of Un-Ashamed by Heather Davis Nelson. All you have to do is enter via the Rafflecopter widget below. The winner will be notified by email when the contest is over. Good luck!

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The prize featured in this post was provided by Propeller Consulting, LLC/FlyBy Promotions. Must be 18 years old or older to enter.  Open to US residents only. No purchase necessary to win. All rules must be followed in order to be eligible to win. Winners are selected at random using and all winners are notified by email after the drawing. The full list of giveaway rules can be found here.

Un-Ashamed is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. For more information on this book or the author, visit her website.

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  1. Thanks for this great review! I'll be checking this out for sure! :)

  2. Great review! It sounds really well-written and I like that there are questions to reflect on at the end of each chapter! :] Would be great for small group discussions at church!

  3. You're welcome Brianna! I can't wait to hear what you think of the book. :)

  4. Farrah, yes! This book would be fantastic for small groups! Thanks for coming by to read. :)