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The Butterfly Effect by Andy Andrews September 7, 2010

Filed under: Book Reviews — Jessi @ 7:05 am

The Butterfly Effect: How Your Life Matters by Andy Andrews is a great gift book that beautifully illustrates how every action, no matter how small, impacts us and others on a larger scale. When we delve deeper, we realize that one minuscule event can change the entire outcome of history. This would be a nice inspirational book for a teenager or graduate that is achieving a milestone in his or her life.

When I first opened the book, I realized it’s main focus was how we see the butterfly effect throughout history, and I was a little awry about reading it since history is not my forte, but Andy Andrews did a wonderful job of using vivid and vibrate imagery throughout the book to illustrate this concept. I didn’t want to stop reading, and was a little bummed that it was such a fast read. I literally finished the book in 15 minutes. Although the book is not overtly spiritual, I was able to relate it to my spiritual life in the fact that everything we do matters and has the potential to change lives for the better. This is a very memorable book that I plan on telling others about.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Thomas Nelson Publishers as part of their BookSneeze.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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