Taking the Lead

Taking the Lead

Lessons From A Life in Motion

Book - 2014
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The only four-time champion of the hit ABC reality show "Dancing with the Stars" shares the lessons he has learned on and off the dance floor that helped him embrace and overcome daily challenges, along with behind-the-scenes stories from the show.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2014.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062323194
Branch Call Number: 792.8028092 Hough
Characteristics: xi, 189 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color portraits ; 24 cm.


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Feb 05, 2015

I enjoyed reading about Derek's life and the lessons he learned a long the way. This book is concise but filled with insights. It is also inspiring.

LaughingOne Dec 29, 2014

I enjoyed reading about Derek's life before Dancing with the Stars (DWTS). I also enjoyed reading about his work with the various women he'd partnered with on DWTS. I even liked the bits of advice at the end of each section. What I didn't like was how much of that advice was packed into the last parts of this book; that started feeling like I was being lectured to, and not in a good way. For me, this was not the best way to end an otherwise enjoyable read.

d2013 Dec 02, 2014

If your a fan of DWTS you'll enjoy reading Derek Hough's beginnings, challenges and hard work that brought him to where he is today. Enjoyable read!

rowanquincy Nov 28, 2014

An excellent book. Not just an autobiography, but each chapter has suggestions on how to live a productive life. Very inspiring and an easy read, especially for Dancing with the Stars fans.

Oct 07, 2014

Really enjoyed this book. Inspiring. Honest. Quick Read.

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