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The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.42
I enjoyed the novel for what it was. Quick read. Relatively well-paced for the first 2/3 of the book, then becomes somewhat tedious. Author missed som...more
Dec 30, 2011
Jan 02, 2012
 
Essays That Will Get You Into Law School
3.00
Provides useful exercises to help you come up with essay topics, and has many nice example essays. My problem with it is that all the example essays a...more
Sep 13, 2008
Jul 06, 2008
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.57
A 17-yr old girl, Bella, moves from her mother's house in Phoenix, AZ to live with her father in Forks, Washington. She meets and falls in love with a...more
Dec 2007
Dec 06, 2007
 
Self-Made Man: One Woman's Journey Into Manhood and Back Again
3.26
Author Norah Jones takes up disguise as Ned Jones an infiltrates the world of men to gain insight into their lives.

As Ned, she joins a bowling league,...more
Dec 2007
Dec 25, 2007
 
Double or Nothing: How Two Friends Risked It All to Buy One of Las Vegas' Legendary Casinos
3.66
A captivating story of two friends who made two 100 Million Dollar deals before their mid-thirties (lucky bastards).

The best thing about this book is...more
Apr 11, 2008
Apr 14, 2008
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.81
This book is told from the perspective of an autistic child -- which is at the same time very fascinating and very annoying. I found that the first ha...more
Jan 2008
Dec 09, 2007
 
Shakespeare: The World as Stage
3.76
An interesting exploration of the Bard, discussing what we do know about Shakespeare, the many things that we don't know, why it's not so unusual that...more
Apr 14, 2008
Jan 14, 2008
 
Little Brother (Little Brother, #1)
3.95
In the not-too-distant future, some tech savvy kids fight back against the DHS after a terrorist attack in the Bay Area leads to heightened fear and d...more
Apr 2009
May 06, 2009
 
The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
4.18
Page turner quality for much of the book. Although it does offer some suggestions for rationalizing fear, the main effect of the book is increasing fe...more
Dec 15, 2008
Jan 04, 2009
 
I Will Teach You to Be Rich
4.02
Lots of very practical financial advice for the 20-30-something. The best thing about this book is that it teaches that you don't have to do everythin...more
Mar 2009
May 06, 2009
 
How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships
3.81
Lots of helpful tips on being successful in all your relationships. I feel like I need to study this book, since most of the tips are not natural to m...more
May 06, 2009
May 06, 2009
 
No More Goodbyes: Circling the Wagons Around Our Gay Loved Ones
4.26
A series of stories about gays within and affected by the Mormon church (and a few other faiths). Heart-breaking and heart-warming. Good for Mormons w...more
Nov 22, 2008
Nov 05, 2008
 
The Little Book on Legal Writing
3.40
A waste of time. If you are interested in grammar in a legal context, check out anything by Bryan Garner. This stuff is fluff.
not set
Jan 06, 2010
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.92
I really enjoyed the first part of the book. The narrative was captivating and full of suspense and mystery, which drove me forward. But I feel like t...more
Jan 11, 2009
Dec 04, 2008
 
Strauss' Legal Methods: Understanding and Using Cases and Statutes, 2D
1.75
The worst book I have ever read.
not set
Jan 06, 2010
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.92
I just couldn't get through this one. The idea is a good one, but I feel like the author wasn't competent enough to pull it off. The tone was a little...more
Aug 14, 2009
Aug 04, 2008
 
The PowerScore LSAT Logical Reasoning Bible: A Comprehensive System for Attacking the Logical Reasoning Section of the LSAT
4.07
This is a very useful prep tool for the LSAT, but in my experience it wasn't until I got near the end of the book that I really noticed that it was he...more
Jun 17, 2008
Dec 09, 2007
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.00
It was ok. I really wanted to like it, because I loved Cat's Cradle. But the protagonist in Slaughterhouse was annoying to me. He was so flippant, so...more
May 2010
May 27, 2010
 
Boy Proof
3.52
Quick read about a smart, awkward sci-fi geek teenager who struggles with her anger and loner lifestyle. Main character Victoria/Egg is loathable at f...more
Sep 13, 2008
Sep 13, 2008
 
The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions: Straight Advice on Essays, Résumés, Interviews, and More
4.19
This is the most useful publication I have read relating to the law school admissions process. Written by a former Dean of Admissions, this book provi...more
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Aug 28, 2008
 
Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive
3.91
The first 10-20 studies are really interesting, but after that, you begin to perceive a formula that each chapter follows, and the reading gets a litt...more
Sep 13, 2008
Aug 28, 2008
 
The PowerScore LSAT Logic Games Bible
4.28
This updated version is an improvement over the original, which was already an incredibly useful tool. There are some changes to the diagramming techn...more
May 30, 2008
Jun 17, 2008
 
Law School Confidential: A Complete Guide to the Law School Experience: By Students, for Students
3.40
This book delves into everything you need to know about getting into law school, and how to survive while you're there. It seems like an excellent gui...more
Sep 10, 2008
Aug 28, 2008
 
Civil Procedure
2.64
The cases are fine, but the explanatory text is not very useful, and the notes and problems lead you in nauseating circles of rhetorical death.
not set
Jan 06, 2010
 
ABS Diet for Women
3.80
Seems to be a good plan that shouldn't take too much effort to implement.
Jul 04, 2008
Jun 26, 2008
 
Legal Language
3.60
None
not set
Dec 09, 2007
 
Position of the Day Playbook: Sex Every Day in Every Way
3.68
None
not set
Dec 10, 2007
 
The PowerScore LSAT Logic Games Bible
4.28
None
not set
Dec 09, 2007
 
Plain English for Lawyers
3.59
None
not set
Dec 09, 2007
 
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
3.61
None
Feb 24, 2009
Jan 04, 2009
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