"I got your book last night, IT ROCKS!!!!! 
It’s the REAL DEAL!!!!! 
I CANNOT put it down..."
~ Carole L.
“Loved the book!!!   Finished it at 7 a.m. this morning… stayed up all night for first time in probably 30 some years." ~ Myra K.  M.Ed.. L.I.C.D.C.
"There is something about this book that won't let go of me. I read it in three sittings, as I became enthralled with the main character Nathan, from the get-go. His honest, bare-naked, and non-stop internal dialogue, was frightfully similar to my own. I imagine it would resonate in a similar manner with anyone who seeks spiritual growth - yet is saddled with a lifetime of learned habits, judgements (self and others), and unmet expectations..."
"In Who Would I Be Without, Jim McDonald has provided a real gift to those readers who are looking for a path to personal growth.  He shares a fascinating mosaic journey into an unexplored life which gives us the message that we can find a knowing and an inner peace within if we avoid the quick fix, trust our intuition, persevere and be ever mindful that life is a moment-by-moment marathon and not a fifty-yard dash.  And, that there is no finish line."
~ Karl Bunkelman
"This story renews your faith, reinforces hope and reminds you not to lose your sense of humor. I believe it is a “gift to anyone facing fear of any kind." ~ Nancy L.
"I find that I like your presentation of your words that for me has a tendency to take one to an abstract —sometimes obscure place, winding around to draw you in to understanding or at the very least, exquisite pondering."   ~ Kristen E. Stuart, Lodestar Visions
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"I did read your book on the way home from Italy, cover to cover it took me about 8 hours off and on. I really could not put it down. Right from the beginning I was hooked, I thought of so many  people I wanted to have read this extremely wonderful, enlightening piece of literature.  Thank you for this inspiring story."
~ Diane
"This first novel by James McDonald reminds me of M. Scott Peck's Road Less Traveled, and his fictional novels, in its depiction of an individual who boldly treads the road of self discovery.  I have spoken to other readers of this promising new novel and have discovered, as in my case, that each has had a profound emotional reaction to the book at some point or other, having to put it down and walk away from it to return eagerly at a later point to devour it." ~  J. William Grieve
“I think you are on to an incredible concept that people just don't think about...The Experience...in all of life, each day, each moment.  Yes we have plenty of books on the power of now, but the word 'experience' stood out to me, and I am embracing that thought in my life now.  Thank you for bringing awareness to that.”
~ Karen K. LMT
"Who Would I Be Without  is an empowering guide to personal growth, self-awareness, and the re-discovery of inner peace hidden behind a compassionate story that goes well beyond the usual spiritual cliches, leaving readers contemplating their own lives in ways they never have before." 

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