Bruce Gilliz

Helpful votes received on reviews: 91% (10 of 11)
Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Canada


Top Reviewer Ranking: 518,859 - Total Helpful Votes: 10 of 11
2020 New Rules For the New Age by Garth Turner
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Before picking up this book, I had never heard of Garth Turner. But after reading it, I know why.
To be honest, the book's overall style isn't bad. As a brief Canadian economics history/investment guide, it does need a lot of work to bring it up to a higher calibre of interesting and useful investment advice. For example, throughout the book the author keeps repeating the significance of having a financial advisor for everyone who essentially isn't a year-round investment guru. To me, that is false information. Working in an unregulated industry, financial advisors have burned many, many people who have reached out to them for good advice. These same people seeking financial… Read more
Buzzed 2e by Cynthia Kuhn
Buzzed 2e by Cynthia Kuhn
As my review title states, this book targets an audience - one that wants to be well informed about drugs that are used and abused in our society.
What sets this book apart from so many others (most notably government-issued literature about recreational drugs) is that its language isn't dry, bureaucratic, and unappealing. Instead, the authors have successfully made their points about the uses and abuses of recreational drugs without boring the reader into submission. A book of this nature that is actually entertaining and enlightening to read is a breakthrough!
My one qualm with the book was with its lack of relevant informaton on steroids, which are definitely a drug that have… Read more
How to Fix Damn Near Everything by Franklynn Peterson
How to Fix Damn Near Everything by Franklynn Peterson
Mr Peterson did an outstanding job by writing a book that offers the reader a very good overview as to how things work, and more importantly, how to fix things around the home when they go bad.
No book is perfect, however, and the one flaw with this one is the fact that the apparent lack of illustrations may scare away those already intimidated by the workings of the hardware around their homes. But fear not because the author has gone into excellent written details regarding the fixing of all those troublesome gadgets. Before long, you will realize that the author has purposefully left out the illustrations to allow the reader to think critically and solve the problem in the most… Read more