Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Review of Love Sayings: Wit and Wisdom of Romance, Courtship and Marriage by Bradford G. Wheler - A Book Collaborative Series

Book Readers Heaven has been authorized by the author, Bradford G. Wheler, to use as much of the book as I am able to provide the time and space... Cool, right? The reason we talked about this was because of the unique collection provided. Here's part of the book's introductiion:

This book features 48 artists from 14 different countries. Many of the artists in this book are full-time professional artists or photographers. Others love painting and photographing as a hobby. They exhibit a wonderful range of artistic styles.

I established BookCollaborative.com to publish books based on the content provided by artists. The goal is to create a collaborative community to promote art in general. At the same time, artists have the opportunity to promote their own artwork in books...to be interesting and fun...

Love Sayings:
wit and wisdom of romance, courtship and marriage

By Bradford G. Wheler

There is no better way to say it than to acknowledge that Bradford Wheler has certainly succeeded in his goal for this book: to promote artwork from individual artists and photographers, and to make it fun and interesting at the same time!

From the front cover to the back, there is an emphasis on accenting the content as well as the individual contributions! The series has a standard cover, which certainly creates a notable marketing tool! The insert on the front cover is the only thing that changes. For instance, I loved his novel, Inca's Death Cave, and also Cat Sayings! (Click over to read my reviews! Hmmm, wonder why I didn't think to negotiate using the beautiful works on cats...you may see more of those pics in the future! LOL)

To complement the book's art, the author has researched and collected an amazing number of "love sayings" and placed then in categories. Sometimes there even seems to be a correlation between the art and the saying which can add more fun! 

I must add a little about the inside layout. There has been every attempt to capture the eye as each page is turned...from the multi-color heart design at an upper corner of each page, into the color-change of print for each saying and author, on to the delightful display of each art centerpiece for the page, down to a heart-enclosed page number! For me, this attention to detail illustrates the type of overall attention to quality which has been made to the book. Even though the size is smaller than usual, this could very well be considered of coffee-table quality material that can be proudly displayed for visitors anywhere. It is guaranteed to capture attention and bring smiles, laughter, or sometimes provide thought-provoking words for each reader's attention...

Here's today's offering from Love Sayings for women:

 Adri Barnard

Women want mediocre men, and men are working
hard to become as mediocre as possible.
--Margaret Mead

If women are expected to do the same work as men,
we must teach them the same things.

The thing women have yet to learn is
nobody gives you power. You just take it.
--Roseanne Barr

Yalily Mejia

This book is highly recommend for your consideration!


BRADFORD G. WHELER is the former CEO, President and Co-owner of Allan Electric Company. He sold Allan Electric to a New York Stock Exchange listed company. After staying on as President during the transition, Brad retired.
Brad's lifelong love of history, art, books, and the inherent humor in man's nature led to the founding of BookCollaborative.com and the authoring and publishing of Inca's Death Cave as well as GOLF SAYINGS: wit & wisdom of a good walk spoiled, "CAT SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from the whiskered ones, HORSE SAYINGS: wit & wisdom straight from the horse's mouth, DOG SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from man's best friend, and SNAPPY SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from the world's greatest minds.
His community involvements include being a Trustee of Community General Hospital in Hamilton, NY, and chairing their Finance Committee. He is the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cazenovia College, and former Chairman and member of the Board of Directors and Alumni Association and President of the Sigma Phi Society at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce and several other boards.
Brad played polo on the Cornell University men's polo team for four years and was a member of the Cazenovia Polo Club. In 2012 he was inducted into the Manlius Pebble Hill Athletic Hall of Fame.
He holds a BS and ME in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY as well as an MBA degree from Fordham University in New York, NY.
Brad, his wife, Julie, and their golden retriever Quincy live in Cazenovia, NY and Fort Pierce, FL.

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