Idoleyes: My New Perspective on Faith, Fat & Fame

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Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 235 pages
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American Idolfinalist Mandisa speaks openly and honestly about how her faith was challenged and deepened as a result of her experience on the hit television show. She talks about her lifelong battle with food addiction, how it has affected her life, and how the now-famous derogatory remarks made by Idoljudge Simon Cowell on live television have provided her with the opportunity to become a positive role model for millions of women who are struggling to live up to popular culture's image of the “ideal woman.” Mandisa shows women that they can be beautiful at any size, and that healthy self-esteem and personal beauty come only when they accept themselves as a unique and much-loved woman of God's creation.

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Review: Idoleyes: My New Perspective on Faith, Fat & Fame

User Review  - Bethany - Goodreads

I have always loved Mandisa from the moment I heard her songs. This woman has some talent! So naturally I was very excited to be able to read her book, IdolEyes, which tells about her journey with ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jen Matthews - Goodreads

Oh how I appreciate her honesty. I have never seen American Idol so it was great to read how the show works and fun to read some of the behind the scenes. Read full review

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Wanda Elizabeth "Beth" Moore was born Wanda Elizabeth Green on June 16, 1957 in Wisconsin. She attended Southwest Texas State University where she graduated with a degree in political science. She is the founder of Living Proof Ministries, a Bible-based organization for women based in Houston, Texas. The ministry focuses on aiding women who desire to model their lives on evangelical Christian principles. The ministry, in conjunction with LifeWay Christian Resources, conducts conferences, known as "Living Proof Live", around the United States. From 2007 to 2011, Moore, Kay Arthur, and Priscilla Shirer, collaborated on another LifeWay weekend conference, "Deeper Still: The Event". Moore also teaches through her radio show, Living Proof with Beth Moore, and appears as a regular on the television program LIFE Today, where she hosts "Wednesdays in the Word". Moore also writes books and produces video resources based on the Bible studies that she conducts at the Living Proof Live conferences and at Houston's First Baptist Church. Her titles include When Godly People Do Ungodly Things, Believing God, Get Out Of That Pit, and So Long Insecurity: You've been a bad friend to us. In 2014 she made The New York Times Best Seller List with Portraits of Devotion.

With nearly four million copies of her books sold worldwide, Angela Hunt is the bestselling author of more than one hundred books, including "The Tale of Three Trees", " Don't Bet Against Me", " The Note"", " and "The Nativity Story". Hunt is one of the most sought-after collaborators in the publishing industry. Her nonfiction book "Don't Bet Against Me, "written with Deanna Favre, spent several weeks on the "New York Times" bestseller list. Angela's novel "The Note" was filmed as the Hallmark Channel's Christmas movie for 2007 and proved to be the highest rated television movie in the channel's history. She often travels to teach writing workshops at schools and writers' conferences, and she served as the keynote speaker at the 2008 American Christian Fiction Writers' national conference. She and her husband make their home in Florida with mastiffs. In 2001, one of her dogs was featured on "Live with Regis and Kelly" as the second-largest dog in America.

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