This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Eduardo Aduna for Readers' Favorite
It is a sad and terrifying fact that there is no universal blueprint on how to live a full and meaningful life. But if there is, it would probably be a lot like J.C. Augustus Lai Andurin's On Virtue. A philosophical treatise told in a very accessible manner, On Virtue is a must-read for anyone interested in discerning the meaning of the different facets that make up people's lives.
The greatest teachers in human history used parables and stories to lead their students towards the path of discovery. Jesus, Buddha, Gandhi and Schrodinger, all of them knew the power storytelling has in making people think deeper about a subject. J.C. Augustus Lai Andurin's On Virtue is full of rich content and the use of vividly told and interesting stories makes it easier for readers to digest the lessons within. This book is not some dusty philosophical tome. On Virtue is written in a flowing, almost elegant style that invites readers to come along and join the author's musings about the various aspects of life. By actually conversing with the reader instead of simply stating tenets, J.C. Augustus Lai Andurin manages to keep the reader engaged and more receptive to his views and philosophical thoughts.
The author dedicated this book to his children, and the way the book is written and the lessons, stories and views contained within is reminiscent of a father imparting his accumulated life knowledge to his children, in the hope that the lessons he is sharing would make them better individuals and help them lead a fulfilling life.