Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Shot Happens” as Want to Read:
Shot Happens
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Shot Happens

4.03  ·  Rating details ·  36 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Mike Schlappi is the author of two inspirational books, "Bulletproof Principles for Personal Success" and "Motivational Leaders". His third book, "Shot Happens" tells his life story, and helps motivate people...

An excerpt from his book..

“I got shot. What’s your problem?”

Does that sound sardonic or terse or dismissive? I don’t mean it that way. I did get shot – and it is
...more
Paperback, Third, 136 pages
Published 2009 by Mike Schlappi Communications
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Shot Happens, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Shot Happens

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Ang
Jun 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
A great reminder of what it takes to work through life. Wonderful insight. He is very human and honest.
Jonathan N
Oct 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book is vary good about a boy how has been shot and paralyzed
Faith High School
Mar 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
Triston D- I really liked this book! It's about a guy, that is a great athlete, and he gets shot, but even though he got shot, he still has a great positive attitude and still enjoyed life, even though he would be in a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Highly recommend!

Read By: Will Lutz
This was a great book. It's about this star athlete right before his big game he got shot by his best friend. This completely changed his life and he tells all of these amazing events that happened throughout
...more
Carmen
Apr 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is a very inspiring book! Mike was shot at age 14. A .38 caliber bullet hit his chest, clipped his lung and lodged in his spine paralyzing him from the chest down. This is the story of how it affected him as a teenager and later. He was a positive thinker and a great athlete. He has 2 gold and 2 bronze medals. He accomplished much in his life, but just in a different way than he had planned. Any age person would love to read this book!
Mrs Grueb
Apr 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
After our students went to state student council convention and mentioned Schlappi's story, it intrigued me as my father's cousin was recently paralyzed from a workplace shooting. I was definitely inspired by his story, and I will recommend the book to my dad's cousin and her family.
Holly
Nov 09, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
AWESOME book! One of the best I've read for the "self-motivation" category. I admit, this opinion may be skewed by the fact that I saw him in person at a conference where he was the keynote speaker. Still, I highly recommend it--and seeing him if possible.
Mitzi
Apr 16, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Read this book aloud to my kids. We all enjoyed it. Very inspiring and motivational. I've had the pleasure of meeting this author in person and hearing him speak, and he is truly an amazing man.
Kelly Mckinney
Oct 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
I was lucky enough to meet Mike at a conference in Utah a couple years ago. Terrific guy! What a great outlook on life.
Nathan Dyer
rated it liked it
May 28, 2012
Darcey
rated it liked it
May 08, 2013
Buddy Zarbock
rated it liked it
Aug 07, 2015
Judy
rated it it was amazing
May 08, 2012
Becci
rated it really liked it
Dec 30, 2016
Kelsey Ibach
rated it it was ok
Jul 12, 2016
Christy
rated it liked it
Jul 17, 2015
Dale Daugherty
rated it really liked it
Jun 04, 2012
Lily
rated it liked it
May 03, 2017
Jayrah
rated it really liked it
Jul 23, 2017
Brandi Horton
rated it it was ok
Dec 04, 2016
Dan
rated it liked it
Sep 15, 2011
Renee Smedley
rated it it was amazing
Aug 06, 2015
Noah Christensen
rated it it was amazing
Oct 06, 2016
Matthew DeMent
rated it it was amazing
Dec 25, 2016
Christine
rated it really liked it
Jan 16, 2013
Thomas Martinez
rated it really liked it
Nov 18, 2012
Valerie
rated it really liked it
Sep 08, 2015
Eileen
rated it liked it
Oct 18, 2017
Jeff
rated it it was amazing
Nov 07, 2011
Monica
rated it liked it
Apr 03, 2015
Targeteer
rated it it was amazing
Feb 23, 2015
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »