Nov 25

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Book Review – Click!

Choosing Love One Frame At A Time
by Carl Studna
Purchase links: Amazon,  Barnes & Noble, Hay House

I was looking forward to loving this book, but it just didn’t (you’ll forgive the pun) “click” with me.

Physically it’s a gorgeous book – the photos are rich and vibrant and it’s printed on all glossy paper, which I find aesthetically pleasing.

The opening essay by Studna set me up for a book I really wanted to read – one about letting our most authentic selves see the light of day, and finding the beauty and wisdom in that.  However after that great opening, the book was a collection of essays by various writers that I found quite uneven.  I also thought that Studna’s chapters weren’t as compelling as his opening essay.

I also found it odd that the very first guest essay by Kenny Loggins – in which he mentions that he and Studna are good friends and they’ve done photo shoots together – wasn’t accompanied by an image.  In a book by a photographer that’s about bringing inner beauty and love to the surface, I wanted there to be an image of each of the writers.

With all that said, I think there is value in the book for fans of Studna’s work, as well as for people who are struggling with having their photo taken.  As a casual reader who doesn’t fully fit into either of those categories, though, I wasn’t in the right place to make a heartfelt connection with this book.


FTC Disclosure: I received this book for free from Hay House Publishing for this review. The opinion in this review is unbiased and reflects my honest judgment of the product.

About the author

Leah Carey

Leah Carey is the Chief Miracle Officer of The Miracle Journal, where she writes about the large and small miracles that happen in her life every day. She is a life coach, speaker, journalist, freelance writer, and lover of life. In all of those pursuits, she works with people to identify what’s already right in your life so you can build an even more joyful and fulfilling daily experience from that foundation. You can find her on Facebook, , Twitter, and YouTube.

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