Writing to Win Book Review by Thomas Van

I purchased this book solely for the purpose of improving my legal writings. I was surprised to discover that this book offers more than that. It has helped helped me with all of my writing, from non-fiction to fiction. It’s a common stereotype that lawyers talk and write in an archaic language full of ancient…

First You Have To Row A Little Boat Book Review By Thomas Van

This story about a boat and the struggles of sailing is a metaphor for the struggle we all face in our journey through life. The wisdom gained from this book I found extremely useful in helping me get through my life from day to day. This book was both motivating and inspiring. When I picked…

Ishmael Book Review By Thomas Van

Ishmael is a 4.1 out of 5 star book as rated on Amazon. It features a telepathic ape with Socrates type knowledge. The plot is intriguing and the Apes story is further intriguing but I found that the main character (the one the Ape teaches) was rather annoying.

Fifty Shades of Grey Book Review by Thomas Van

This is honestly the first “Erotic Romance” book I’ve ever picked up or attempted to read. Having said that, I am not the typical reader of such books so I have nothing to compare it to. I have heard from others that it’s too soft core. Still others have said it was just repetitive throughout…

Deal Breakers Book Review by Thomas Van

 Deal Breakers: When to Work on a Relationship and When to Walk Away Written by a semi popular Psychologist, Bethany Miller, whom appears on several TV shows, this is a book about getting the relationship you want and deserve. I imagine a lot of people will read a book like this and try to apply…