Bad To The Bone

The True Story of David Tuccaro Jr.

Non-Fiction - Memoir
Kindle Edition
Reviewed on 12/19/2013
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Author Biography

Marala Scott is a Best-selling, Award-winning Author, Motivational Speaker, and Ghostwriter who spends her time Teaching to Forgive, Inspiring to Live. Her efforts earned her the unique honor of being named an ​Oprah Winfrey's Ambassador of Hope​ recipient, in addition to The Sunny 95's ​20 Outstanding Women You Should Know​.​ Marala speaks from unimaginable experiences. She shares them with considerable passion, which translates into heartfelt truth. Her life-altering memoir, In Our House: Perception vs. Reality tells of her horrific childhood. Surrounded by Inspiration, shares her journey of healing through faith, personal growth and understanding relationships. Her passionate and honest words will challenge you to become a better, stronger, more passionate version of you!​

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Bad To The Bone - The True Story of David Tuccaro Jr. by Marala Scott is a story of self-discovery. It is soul stirring and heart wrenching and it can actually change your perspective on how to take things in life in a good way. David Tuccaro Jr. is the son of a businessman who has set very high standards for David in life. Now what his father wants is not what David wants and he finds his solace in music. He finds it a struggle to live in a world that does not appreciate him. He has to slowly change his attitude and start appreciating his life. The story takes a twist when David's life changes.

The story is inspiring and motivating because it takes you through the journey of David and his bad phases in life and culminates in a good ending. The main motivational factor is the transformation of David which was unexpected for everyone. It is good to see how he faces the challenges with courage and strength. Staring at death and then accepting it and getting out of it is truly an inspiration to readers. Miracles do happen in life and this story is an example of that. The book is an ideal read for those who are facing problems and have given up on life. It motivates them to handle things and look at life in a different manner that brings about a positive change in them. The story reiterates your faith and strength in your own self.