Customer Review

5 of 32 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Edge of your seat reading., April 22, 2012
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
This review is from: Hiding from Reality: My Story of Love, Loss, and Finding the Courage Within (Hardcover)
OMG I can't tell you how good this book is. I read it in two days. I could not put this book down at all. I loved every chapter and realy felt her story to heart. It was a great read and very well written. Loved it >>I would say get this book .
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No

[Add comment]
Post a comment
To insert a product link use the format: [[ASIN:ASIN product-title]] (What's this?)
Amazon will display this name with all your submissions, including reviews and discussion posts. (Learn more)
Name:
Badge:
This badge will be assigned to you and will appear along with your name.
There was an error. Please try again.
Please see the full guidelines here.

Official Comment

As a representative of this product you can post one Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.   Learn more
The following name and badge will be shown with this comment:
 (edit name)
After clicking the Post button you will be asked to create your public name, which will be shown with all your contributions.

Is this your product?

If you are the author, artist, manufacturer or an official representative of this product, you can post an Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.  Learn more
Otherwise, you can still post a regular comment on this review.

Is this your product?

If you are the author, artist, manufacturer or an official representative of this product, you can post an Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.   Learn more
 
System timed out

We were unable to verify whether you represent the product. Please try again later, or retry now. Otherwise you can post a regular comment.

Since you previously posted an Official Comment, this comment will appear in the comment section below. You also have the option to edit your Official Comment.   Learn more
The maximum number of Official Comments have been posted. This comment will appear in the comment section below.   Learn more
Prompts for sign-in
 

Comments

Tracked by 7 customers

Sort: Oldest first | Newest first
Showing 1-10 of 30 posts in this discussion
Initial post: Apr 22, 2012 8:20:12 AM PDT
Mrs. C says:
How on earth could a person 'love' a book that is based on lies? What kind of person would 'love' a book that denigrates a person who cannot defend himself? The only conclusion is that the person who 'loves' a book like this must have the same level of indecency and those involved in its publication. There is no integrity in dancing on a dead man's grave and forever torturing his children. The written word is forever.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 22, 2012 8:59:42 AM PDT
KLR says:
It's Sunday which could only mean one thing -- time for another random 5-star review! (*eye roll*) All the usual comments... Couldn't put it down, a great read, very well written, blah blah blah. Congrats on throwing a new comment into the mix -- "I loved every chapter". Nice try.

Posted on Apr 22, 2012 10:13:51 AM PDT
Shampoo lady says:
"....it was a great read and very well written....". Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaahahhahahahahahaahhaahahhahahahahaahahhahahahaahhahaahahhahaahhahaha!

Posted on Apr 22, 2012 10:35:22 AM PDT
Mrs. C says:
Notice how there is never any elaboration as to why the 'reviewer' thinks the book is "well written" and why they "could not put this book down at all?" What makes it a "great read?"

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 22, 2012 12:22:05 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 23, 2012 6:40:18 AM PDT
L. Harras says:
@ Mrs. C

I had just written a post regarding those questions, but hit the wrong button and lost it.


@ Donna Hackensack:

Please tell us why you love ALL the chapters and found it be a great read, and I would like examples: especially the chapter describing the super-human strength Mr. Armstrong displayed during the pool fight.

Ms. Armstrong wrote this book of lies after Mr. Armstrong's death and he is not here to be able to refute the accusations she has made against him. His children, family members, and friends are the ones who have to suffer with the accusations, horrific lies, and fallout this book of lies has created. They are not able to grieve, and find peace. This book has and is doing grave harm to them, as well as the victims, survivors, and family members of DV.

This book has been written for BLOOD MONEY so Ms. Armstrong can maintain her lavish lifestyle and IMO to be used as a defense in her upcoming trial. According to her, she was under duress and threatened with beatings if she did not sign those papers. All that paperwork that needed her signature must have occurred during all those 6 weeks beating schedules. Also she sure did not have a problem cashing the checks received by ill-gotten gains, and if I remember correctly some of those checks were made out to her.

Very sad that you would find a book about DV (especially a book IMO of lies) such a great read that you could not put down. Myself I find would such a book horrific.

Posted on Apr 22, 2012 2:57:13 PM PDT
Lizzie10 says:
lol - really - edge of your seat reading? I thought it sucked but you are entitled to your opinion. It wasn't meant to be a page turner. I still wonder how she remembers what happened at 2 yo and what pajamas she wore at 2 yo. I certainly don't remember from that age. She must be some kind of idiot savant to remember those details. We're not talking about 5 yo - she's talking about when she was 1 to 2 according to when her mother got divorced from her father.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 22, 2012 8:16:24 PM PDT
Black Adder says:
Exactly the question I was going to ask, Mrs. C.

It is frustrating to me that there is never ever any elaboration from any of the 5 star reviewers who simply stop at: a great read, couldn't put it down, love it, well-written, an inspiration...explanation please.

The Ninja pool fight is probably the "very edge of your seat reading", kind of what I would do if I were reading a suspense novel, which I believe TA's book is not.

Other than that, what else you got?

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 23, 2012 6:25:54 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 23, 2012 10:48:35 AM PDT
MarcyMay says:
"edge of your seat reading??? It's more like *Wedge* of your seat!
This FICTIONAL book was poorly written, there is BLOOD & Shame all over it, and it's author is a common criminal; albeit w/ duck lips. Have a lovely day.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 23, 2012 8:09:57 AM PDT
marcommom says:
I've lost the ability to say anything other than "yawn, blah blah blah, yadda yadda" to these weak 5-star reviews. Thesaurus anyone?

Posted on Apr 23, 2012 12:43:01 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 23, 2012 1:05:16 PM PDT
ExcitableBoy says:
Has anybody noticed that the "couldn't put it down" reviewers always take two days to finish the book? That indicates some common origin to these reviews, as if we didn't know that already.

"I can't tell you how good this book is." Obviously, you cannot.
‹ Previous 1 2 3 Next ›