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Complete Kitten Care
4.05
As a new kitten owner and past dog owner, Complete Kitten Care has provided a thorough overview of the feline ownership experience.
This is a not a br...more
Jan 13, 2011
Jan 13, 2011
 
On Intelligence
4.10
Fascinating read on the nature of human intelligence, written by a scientist and engineer not originally trained with basic neuroscience theories past...more
Aug 20, 2010
Aug 30, 2010
 
Solar Energy Projects for the Evil Genius
3.71
I live in Phoenix, Arizona where we receive large amounts of direct sunlight most of the year, so I have a natural interest in using both photovoltaic...more
Jun 28, 2010
Jun 28, 2010
 
The Richest Man in Babylon
4.17
The Richest Man in Babylon is a collection of allegorical insights into financial wisdom and wealth, told though parables of several generations of me...more
Oct 2010
Oct 06, 2010
 
A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
3.95
"In the United States, the number of graphic designers has increased tenfold in a decade; graphic designers outnumber chemical engineers by four to on...more
Nov 10, 2010
Nov 12, 2010
 
Your Guide To Buying Life Insurance
3.00
A very brief, pamphlet-style overview of the most common types of life insurance options available to consumers. While you can find numerous Kindle bo...more
Sep 30, 2010
Oct 01, 2010
 
Stop Being a Slave To Procrastination - How to Guide
3.00
I work best under pressure, and occasionally exploit this personal characteristic to its breaking point. My work gets done, of course, but "done" may...more
Sep 18, 2010
Sep 20, 2010
 
Bridging the Generation Gap: How to Get Radio Babies, Boomers, Gen Xers, and Gen Yers to Work Together and Achieve More
3.89
A light read on generational issues within the workplace, covering the differences and similarities of core values generally held by each generation o...more
Sep 11, 2010
Sep 12, 2010
 
Lies I Told My Children
3.17
I picked up a copy of Lies I Told My Children based on reviews praising the lovable autobigraghical narritives of the authors family life. All the sto...more
Jul 06, 2010
Jul 06, 2010
 
Love Yourself And Let The Other Person Have It Your Way
3.65
Remember back in elementary school when you had a book report, essay, or other writing assignment, and kept coming up short of the required word count...more
Apr 05, 2010
Apr 06, 2010
 
You're a Horrible Person, But I Like You: The Believer Book of Advice (Vintage Original)
3.14
Given the names attached to this book I skipped reading all prior reviews and immediately purchased it. Oops.

From the initial introduction by David Cr...more
Jul 14, 2010
Jul 12, 2010
 
David and the Phoenix
4.22
Yes, I realize this is in the "childrens" category. And yes, I'm a 29-year-old male. But I do periodically like to venture out of my comfort zone in s...more
Oct 17, 2010
Oct 20, 2010
 
Keynesian Endpoint, The
2.60
As a politically independent, fiscally conservative U.S. citizen, I empathize strongly with Crescenzi's concerns, and similarly engage in the Keynesia...more
Feb 19, 2011
Feb 20, 2011
 
GRE Prep Course
4.17
Pros:
An excellent preparatory guide for those studying to take the Graduate Reentrance Exam. Reflecting now--after taking the "old" GRE CAT (Computer...more
May 04, 2011
May 09, 2011
 
Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and the Government Bailout Will Make Things Worse
4.09
Meltdown is a evidence-based, academically credible, and brutally honest analysis of the causes and effects of economic depression faced in the United...more
Mar 31, 2010
Mar 31, 2010
 
The God Delusion
3.89
An outright assault of religious theism, primarily focusing on Christianity but making no exceptions for Judaism, Islam, Mormons, or any other theisti...more
May 03, 2010
Apr 14, 2010
 
The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)
3.79
A cute, very quick read--more like a short essay, really--on identifying when to keep pressing on, and when to give in. For those frequently pursuing...more
Feb 12, 2010
Feb 12, 2010
 
The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead
3.87
A very well thought out manual on the nature of zombies, and how to improve your chances of survival during all classes of outbreaks. I know feel full...more
Jul 11, 2010
Jul 11, 2010
 
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
3.97
The majority of The Checklist Manifesto centers around an exploration of the nature of complexity: how seemingly insurmountable problems have been con...more
Mar 11, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
 
UR
3.54
The plot concept and story arc is par for King, and will be enjoyed by recreational King readers. My low rating in this case is only due to the freque...more
Feb 16, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
 
The Well-Grounded Rubyist
4.33
The Well-Grounded Rubyist is a well-organized, 3-part Ruby reference covering everything from beginning programmer concepts to advanced dynamic concep...more
Feb 28, 2010
Feb 28, 2010
 
How to Build Log Cabins, Log Homes & Bungalows
4.00
A very thorough, condensed overview of log cabin and general "woodsy"-type home construction, written for the man considering building a modest retrea...more
Jan 28, 2011
Jan 28, 2011
 
In the Beginning...Was the Command Line
3.79
An editorialized history of the modern operating system, written circa 1999 for a "typical" consumer of the day. The first half is filled with amusing...more
Feb 11, 2010
Feb 11, 2010
 
The Alphabet Of Manliness
3.71
A gift from god.

But seriously... The Alphabet of Manliness is vulgar, crude, and immature: achieving a near epic level of obscenity. It will largely a...more
Jul 07, 2010
Jul 07, 2010
 
The New Genetics
2.33
It's unfortunate that the publisher of this Kindle-ized version spent so little time proofing the port that I'm fairly certain that they did not even...more
Jan 18, 2011
Jan 18, 2011
 
Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
3.98
I read the $5 Kindle version in about an hour. While often criticized for being too short, take Pollan's brevity in this small follow-up title as a vi...more
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Apr 05, 2010
 
iPad Programming
3.79
At time of this review this book is still in "beta", though I've followed its development since the earlier releases. I have to assume it won't change...more
Jun 26, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education
3.61
Question: If I complete my general physics and mathematics studies using freely available MIT OpenCourseWare content on my own time, computer science...more
Jun 22, 2010
Apr 29, 2010
 
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
3.95
I was briefed some years ago on Allen's system from professional friends that were struggling to stay in control: to stay on top of a myriad of busine...more
May 04, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
 
How To Disappear Completely
3.37
How To Disappear Completely initially garnered my attention--as I'm sure it does many--by the title. So let's just clarify that this is a fictional st...more
Aug 10, 2010
Jul 02, 2010
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