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Official Review: Where Do I Go from Here?

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Where Do I Go from Here?" by Torrey C. Butler.]
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3 out of 4 stars
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As humans, it is natural for us to want a satisfying and healthy life. Each of us has our struggles and battles that we have to fight every day to live our lives to the fullest. But sometimes, we reach a position where we question ourselves – “Where does my journey continue from here?” The following book may guide us in understanding the answer to this question.

Where Do I Go from Here? by Torrey C. Butler is an authentic memoir and self-help book. The opening quote by the author is something worth mentioning. “Being me is easy. Becoming me wasn’t.” The author then takes us on his life journey - from his harsh and uncertain childhood to the opportunities and future he created for himself. He describes how others can provide negative influences when they do not know a better way of life. However, instead of being spiteful about it, staying true to oneself is vital, even when it is tough to do so. When we do that, we can achieve personal growth and positivity in our lives.

It honestly can be hard to find a book as raw as this one. One thing that I liked the most was how the author mentioned that one’s story need not be perfect to be inspirational. He stayed true to his words and gave us a glimpse into his life, unfiltered. He never denied his mistakes but embraced them with the philosophy that as much as he is responsible for his right choices, he is also responsible for his wrongs. The storytelling in this book was vivid, enjoyable, and slightly humorous here and there. The incorporation of the author’s childhood and memorable life events’ pictures was also a heartwarming part of the book.

On the other hand, while I liked that it was unfiltered and raw, there were several grammar errors in the book. They could easily be seen and therefore hampered my reading sometimes. Here, I would also mention that this book contains heavy profanities and hence, would not be a suitable read for the younger audiences.

To finish, I would rate Where Do I Go from Here? by Torrey C. Butler with 3 out of 4 stars. I deducted one star for the grammar errors I found. Other than that, the book was an enjoyable and emotional read within 150 pages. The author’s passion and never-ending will made it relatable and motivational to read. So, I recommend this book to people looking for a story that can change their outlook on negativity and allow them to take the reins of their lives.

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I can't remember how many times I have asked myself the same question as that of the book's title. I will check this book out. Thanks fie the wonderful review.
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Interesting book, I am fan of self-help book and this seems to be enjoyable! Thanks for your attractive review
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Saint Bruno wrote: 03 Dec 2020, 03:20 I can't remember how many times I have asked myself the same question as that of the book's title. I will check this book out. Thanks fie the wonderful review.
You're welcome!
Hope you enjoy it! :)
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Tonze wrote: 03 Dec 2020, 06:37 Interesting book, I am fan of self-help book and this seems to be enjoyable! Thanks for your attractive review
My pleasure!
Thanks for your nice comment! :D
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An honest story of a man that, even through mistakes, reached great achievements. I hope the author does another round of proofreading to improve his book. Thank you for your terrific review!
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"Being me is easy. Becoming me wasn’t" - Profound! Thanks for sharing this book with us. It is worth a read. Great review.
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Seems to be a very good self-help book based on the author's own experience. The humorous writing style is very appealing too :) Thank you for a great review!
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I can think of so many people who would benefit from this book as they seem to blame others for their bad decisions. However, those are usually the people who wouldn't be interested in reading this. Thanks for your wonderful review.
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It seems like a very educational book, since we all struggle with these questions, eventually. Thank you for your insightful review!
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I am glad that the author is responsible for his wrongs. It seems like an interesting read. Great review!
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NetMassimo wrote: 03 Dec 2020, 08:10 An honest story of a man that, even through mistakes, reached great achievements. I hope the author does another round of proofreading to improve his book. Thank you for your terrific review!
I hope so too.
Thank you very much for your comment!
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Nqobile771 wrote: 03 Dec 2020, 08:56 "Being me is easy. Becoming me wasn’t" - Profound! Thanks for sharing this book with us. It is worth a read. Great review.
Thank you for leaving a nice comment! :)
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Ellylion wrote: 03 Dec 2020, 09:27 Seems to be a very good self-help book based on the author's own experience. The humorous writing style is very appealing too :) Thank you for a great review!
It sure was!
Thank you so much for reading my review! :D
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Prisallen wrote: 03 Dec 2020, 09:28 I can think of so many people who would benefit from this book as they seem to blame others for their bad decisions. However, those are usually the people who wouldn't be interested in reading this. Thanks for your wonderful review.
I agree with your insight.
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