Powersjo Book Reviews
Powersjo Book Reviews

Powersjo Book Reviews

As I read books I write reviews about them. This process helps me remember and reference what I have already read. It forces me to think critically of what I'm reading and what I choose to spend my limited time learning. Lastly, it helps me with my writing.


Review of The Richest Man in Babylon

1 May 2022 2 minute read 0 comments powersjo

‘The Richest Man in Babylon’ is written by George S. Clason and dates back to the 1920’s. Clason issued a series of pamphlets that were short stories penned with a biblical writing style. These became “Babylonian Parables” that were formed into this...

Review of Rhinoceros Success

29 Apr 2022 1 minute read 0 comments powersjo

Rhinoceros Success, the secret to charging full speed toward every opportunity is a short book all about your mindset. You are a rhinoceros and you don’t take any bull. You barrel on through every opportunity, wake up early and dominate your life! Th...

Review of Boundaries

28 Apr 2022 2 minute read 0 comments powersjo

Boundaries, written by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend, is a fantastic read on personal relationships. It’s full of examples and knowledge of real life issues that can relate to anyone. Better yet, it is filled with references to God’s holy Bib...

Book Review of The Go-Giver

22 Apr 2022 2 minute read 0 comments powersjo

When I first read the cover of The Go-Giver, I immediately wrote the book off. I thought it would tell me I need to give more money to a cause. “Give and you shall receive” came to mind. However, the book is short so I gave it a shot. I was incorrect...

Book Review of Tin Can Sailor

27 Mar 2022 3 minute read 0 comments powersjo

Tin Can Sailor is written by C. Raymond Calhoun, once the executive officer of the USS Sterett. Calhoun describes life about the USS Sterett from 1939 to 1945. He was onboard ship most of that time. The book is a collection of many accounts of the li...

Review of The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant

4 Feb 2022 3 minute read 1 comment powersjo

The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant is written by Terry Felber and this version of the book has a foreword by Dave Ramsey. The book is a short, fictional story portrayed as a grandfather tells his grandson about his life as a merchant. The grandf...

Book Review of 'Oath of Fealty'

1 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments powersjo

The first fiction book I have read in a while, Oath of Fealty (written by Elizabeth Moon), was an easy to flow through story. This book is a sequel to The Deeds of Paksenarrion but you do not need to read those books to understand and follow this one...

Book Review of 'Necessary Endings'

31 Jan 2022 2 minute read 0 comments powersjo

Dr. Cloud is a clinical psychologist who references his research and experiences in Necessary Endings to help people with endings. Quick take, he packs a mountain of information in this book. One must be ready to digest every paragraph, if you skim y...