Showing America How to Live by Taylor Oceans

America new book reviewer in town. Play nice and maybe she will do your book too. But what can I say the ladies love me.

Books For Your Thoughts

This serves as the first completed book in my personal endeavor to commit to active, daily, reading of full books, novels, and short stories. Taylor Ocean’s is fitting because finding and engaging with him on WordPress was what sparked within me the need to do this very same thing: purposefully read. Immediately proceeding his admonishment to “read this/my book”, I started a literal “To Read” list on paper. A tangible list, not one ethereal started with the words “I’ll put it on my To Read list” but an actual physical list.

So without further adieu, a review of Taylor Ocean’s “Playing Your Hand Right: Showing America How To Live”:

I picked this book up through my Nook Reader on my tablet. I don’t have a Nook, nor a Kindle, and this whole electronic reading thing is awfully new to me. But amazingly enough, it’s very easy and after just…

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8 thoughts on “Showing America How to Live by Taylor Oceans

  1. Try reading Annie Dillard’s “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.” In the first chapter she solves the old riddle: If a tree falls in the forest — you’ve heard it, I’m sure. The answer, according to Dillard, is: “Beauty and grace are performed whether or not we will or sense them.” I think she is the greatest nature writer since Thoreau. “Tinker Creek” was her first book and it won her a Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction in 1975.
    Deacon Solomon

    • I always thought more a immortality thought to that quote. If you die what is your legacy. To be heard, to not be heard. Or to be remembered. Its not so much the sound we make when we fall as the imprint we leave on the earth.

  2. Thank you kindly, good sir! ‘Twas not exp,ected at all, but much appreciated! I hope it brings you many more book purchases.

    P.S. Deacon, if that was to me, it goes on the To Read list, it sounds interesting!

  3. Just bought your book on Amazon. The title and concept of same were intriguing to me. I too have lived a “not so angelic” life and have found a new path to follow. Let you know about the book. Peace 🙂

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