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Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #1)
3.86
I can't get behind morally reprehensible characters. We read books to embark on a journey with them to experience the pleasures and pain of the world. ...more
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Jun 21, 2013
 
JavaScript and Jquery: Interactive Front-End Web Development
4.60
Just came out but what I've seen is beautiful and clear. Be forewarned, this book doesn't come with exercises but you can find the examples online to ...more
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Jul 16, 2014
 
Unravel Me (Shatter Me, #2)
4.32
Got to get my hands on the ARC.

I liked it.

Stop it with the Team Warner or Team Adam deal. Really. STOP. IT.

Without spoiling the book, I found the bo
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Oct 01, 2012
 
Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience
3.78
Lean UX is a great book for beginners from an Agile/Scrum developmental process viewpoint (frankly a smart choice because most software dev teams usua ...more
Jul 02, 2013
Jul 06, 2013
 
Legend (Legend, #1)
4.19
Two stars for "it was ok" seems a little harsh because I thought 3 stars would be "ok", so for now it is 3.

In all honesty, I do have a few qualms abou
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Jun 10, 2011
Jul 13, 2011
 
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
3.87
Really good read if the topic interests you. Her perspective, and this book, feels more like how to wrestle power from the inside of an already existi ...more
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Oct 21, 2013
 
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
4.42
Readability isn't as high as you would think - it's not like a textbook, but feels very high-brow/classy/cigar-in-mouth kind of way. It has a very hig ...more
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Jul 16, 2014
 
How Would You Move Mount Fuji?: Microsoft's Cult of the Puzzle: How the World's Smartest Companies Select the Most Creative Thinkers
3.50
I skimmed it in preparation for a Microsoft PM interview. While the first 150 pages are interesting, I found the most valuable sections to be the latt ...more
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Oct 17, 2013
 
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
4.16
I don't know how anyone could have liked this book.
I'm sorry, but there was hardly any flow, the characters lacked...character, many of them were slo
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Apr 02, 2012
 
CSS Essentials
3.67
Yes, these are CSS Essentials, laid out very clearly. I'm a huuuge fan of Smashing Mag and thought the book was worth it. I'd recommend it for those w ...more
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Jul 21, 2013
 
The Designer's Desktop Manual
4.04
If you're already familiar with Photoshop/Illustrator, this should be fairly easy to understand and is fantastic for polishing up skills. Overall, the ...more
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Jun 10, 2013
 
Creative Workshop: 80 Challenges to Sharpen Your Design Skills
3.91
Great way to become inspired and get going. I do a couple of exercises in here and it's enough for me to push out 4-8 visually appealing prototypes to ...more
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Jul 16, 2014
 
Thinking with Type
4.04
If you're into typography, this is the bible equivalent in the graphic design world. Lots of good advice and terminology, though not necessarily how t ...more
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Jul 16, 2014
 
Exhalation
4.32
Am I allowed to curse in reviews? Shoot, I loved this short so much. Changed my perspective on speculative fiction.
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Apr 02, 2012
 
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
4.22
YA novel that does not shy away from blood, gore, and violence.

That is all.
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Aug 31, 2013
 
Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
4.20
Amazing. Clear principles laid out. A good guide to observing and analyzing user behavior and how to communicate between interface and user. This is a ...more
Jul 21, 2013
Jul 08, 2013
 
HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites
4.40
Covers the fundamentals of HTML/CSS. Has some HTML5 and CSS3 in it as well. The part I was looking for weren't really covered in depth (responsive web ...more
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Jun 10, 2013
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.16
I can't add much more than what's already been said on here, but my own 2c:

Well-researched, easy to read with respect to flow/diction. Pollan is very
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Apr 02, 2012
 
Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)
3.85
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Jul 13, 2011
 
Fight Club
4.19
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Apr 02, 2012
 
What to Eat
4.03
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Apr 02, 2012
 
Riddle-Master: The Complete Trilogy (Riddle-Master, #1-3)
4.24
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Apr 02, 2012
 
Alphabet of Thorn
4.05
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Apr 02, 2012
 
The House on Parchment Street
3.53
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Jul 16, 2014
 
Snow White, Blood Red
3.74
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Apr 02, 2012
 
1984
4.09
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Jul 13, 2011
 
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)
4.10
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Jul 16, 2014
 
Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
4.39
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Oct 01, 2012
 
The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter
4.06
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Apr 02, 2012
 
The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate
4.24
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Apr 02, 2012
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