Since I was a kid, I have loved to read, and many of the books and articles I read have a profound influence on what I am thinking. So below I am providing my “reviews” of some of these materials. I will be focusing on books, but it may be fiction, non-fiction, or maybe some inspirational articles – if I have thoughts on it, you may find it below.

One of the things I will warn you about in advance, I am not going to just provide you with a synopsis of the book, or even a critique of the author. I will leave that to the literary critics – and there are plenty of them out there. As an author, I have the deepest respect for anyone who puts their soul out there in today’s world – it is the digital Wild West, and I applaud you.

Instead, what I am going to tell you is what the book meant to me. My hope is that you will also read the book, and decide whether you agree or not. Either way, you should let me know since I am sure that your experience will be very different than mine. But, really, isn’t that what life is about?

So grab some coffee, and let’s read a book together.

Four Memorable Quotes from “Take Off Your Shoes” by Ben Feder

So why did I choose this book to be my first review? After all, I try to get in a decent reading list each year, some I choose because they are academic, some out of curiosity, and many just because they are mind candy. What then made this one memorable? The title and back cover copy? Well…. yes, at first that is exactly what it was. To be honest, when I first picked up this book, I thought it would be another one of those typical self-help books. You know, a formula book about escape – leaving the corporate world, ...
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