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The Secret Magdalene
4.21
I start this review by clearly stating that I am not religious. I believe firmly in quantum physics - that we are all connected through energy, but th ...more
Jul 29, 2011
Jun 17, 2011
 
The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
4.14
I purchased this book after being significantly influenced by Brene Brown's Ted Talk (http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/bre...) on vulnerability. I wa ...more
Feb 06, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
 
What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures
3.79
Another solidly enjoyable book from Malcolm Gladwell! He's definitely in my top 5 "I can count on a good book by..." list.

This is a compilation of New
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Nov 09, 2009
Nov 09, 2009
 
The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter, & Miracles
4.19
This was an interesting book that I got for Christmas this year. I had seen it in the book store, and put it on my wish list. I'll get into why I gave ...more
Dec 30, 2009
Dec 30, 2009
 
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
3.61
My rating for this book has nothing to do with the actual book or story, or the way it's written or how quickly I read it, or how much I enjoyed it - ...more
Nov 20, 2009
Nov 20, 2009
 
SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes And Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance
3.90
A thoroughly enjoyable book that I got for Christmas!

Like Freakonomics, the authors take seemingly unrelated topics, and show you how they actually ar
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Jan 07, 2010
Jan 05, 2010
 
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
4.01
I could swear that I already left a review for this book, but I guess it didn't save.

The author, Carol Dweck, has spent her entire career researching
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Apr 20, 2009
Mar 31, 2009
 
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
3.39
This is possibly the geekiest book that I have ever read. The concept was fascinating from a writing perspective, and I was interested to see how fit ...more
Dec 06, 2010
Nov 24, 2010
 
The Price of Everything: Solving the Mystery of Why We Pay What We Do
3.32
I will go into this review saying that I've always had a different outlook on economics than most people around me. I calculate all of my purchases ba ...more
Mar 16, 2011
Dec 31, 2010
 
Pitch Perfect: How to Say It Right the First Time, Every Time
3.78
One of the things I'm looking to improve in myself is ways to be more persuasive and package the delivery of information I'm providing at work in a wa ...more
Apr 25, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
 
Mao: The Unknown Story
3.78
This book was appallingly fascinating, but I could not get more than halfway through the book because it gave me horrible nightmares. Mao really was a ...more
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Jan 05, 2010
 
The Best American Infographics 2013
3.86
Love love love - have already gotten several great ideas from this book. Excellent to turn through when you're looking for a creative way to display d ...more
Sep 15, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
 
Infographics: The Power of Visual Storytelling
3.68
Really a text book on how to make an infographic. Some good stuff in here, but surprisingly not as many excellent visuals as I expected.
Sep 13, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
 
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High
3.98
This was a game-changer for me. I read this in preparation for having a very difficult conversation at work, but I've found that the skills I've learn ...more
Apr 20, 2014
Apr 01, 2014
 
Think Like a Freak
3.77
A very quick read - I crushed this one in a day.

It was not quite as entertaining as the original or even Super Freakonomics, but it was interesting. W
...more
Jun 13, 2014
Apr 09, 2014
 
Nexus (Nexus, #1)
4.07
Fabulous cyber/psychological thriller, with just a enough scary afterword to make me think the future is possible. :)
Nov 15, 2013
Oct 27, 2013
 
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
3.82
Another great one from Malcolm Gladwell. I loved the way he was able to remind me that strengths are not always strengths and weaknesses are not alway ...more
Oct 03, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
 
Why Choose This Book?: How We Make Decisions
3.23
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Jan 05, 2010
 
Institutionalization of Usability: A Step-By-Step Guide
3.47
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Jan 05, 2010
 
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
3.98
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The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.85
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Jan 05, 2010
 
The Visual Miscellaneum: A Colorful Guide to the World's Most Consequential Trivia
3.87
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Oct 12, 2010
 
The Celebrity Experience: Insider Secrets to Delivering Red Carpet Customer Service
4.37
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Jan 05, 2010
 
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
3.89
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Jan 05, 2010
 
Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition
3.83
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Jan 05, 2010
 
The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist's Guide to Success in Business and Life
3.82
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Jan 05, 2010
 
Rich Dad, Poor Dad
3.79
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Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery
4.09
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Stumbling on Happiness
3.77
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The Thing About Life is That One Day You'll Be Dead
3.32
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Jan 05, 2010
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