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The Magicians' Guild (Black Magician, #1)
Canavan became so popular that she unavoidably made me interested - she is getting lumped together with big names in industry, such as Rowling, Paolin ...more
Apr 08, 2010
Apr 06, 2010
Imię wiatru (Kroniki królobójcy, #1)
The so-called greatest debut of latest years. It's totally fitting. It sounds just as egocentric, self-absorbed, puffed out, conceited, etc etc as mai ...more
Jun 02, 2010
May 20, 2010
The Novice (Black Magician, #2)
Think of this book as what a Harry Potter novel would look like if it was only about Harry vs. Draco struggle. Except here it's Sonea vs Entire School ...more
Apr 13, 2010
Apr 09, 2010
Postern of Fate
I usually don't review volumes from huge series of similar novels, but I feel I should warn people against this one book. It's atrocious. Everything h ...more
Apr 03, 2010
Apr 02, 2010
Html5 Advertising
Very insightful and detailed look into modern advertising. The book contains an amazing amount of information on setup of ads, from legalities to tech ...more
May 13, 2013
Mar 06, 2013
Designing with Web Standards
I heard this book was like web standards Bible. Well... Let's just say I was seriously underwhelmed. Sure enough, it came out a long time ago, when we ...more
Sep 30, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
Toll The Hounds (Malazan Book of the Fallen, #8)
I had 2 years break in reading the series. When I finally picked up the 8th volume, I spent first 200 pages wondering who are these people and why sho ...more
Jan 19, 2010
Jan 04, 2010
Practical HTML5 Projects
Possibly the worst book written on the subject. It's a total joke.

- The author seems to have teleported into modern times straight from 2001. Most of
Oct 09, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
The Dom's Dungeon
Housing exchange, girl breaks the (legal) rules and agrees to act as guy's girlfriend in Dom/sub relationship to make up for it.

Whatever enjoyment I h
May 20, 2012
May 17, 2012
Simple and Usable Web, Mobile, and Interaction Design
It's a very one-sided book. Sure, it offers a ton of nice advice on how to make things simpler, but NOT everything needs to be simpler. Some of the ex ...more
Nov 30, 2011
Dec 11, 2011
The Web Designer's Idea Book, Volume 3: Inspiration from Today's Best Web Design Trends, Themes and Styles
First half of the book is an extremely short introduction to design patterns. The latter lightly touches on information architecture, modular design a ...more
May 17, 2013
May 16, 2013
Head First Ajax
This book is old (2008) and it shows. The most jarring thing is that AJAX itself, as in asynchronous request, constitutes only a small part of this bo ...more
Apr 27, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
Scar Night (Deepgate Codex, #1)
City of Deepgate, suspended above bottomless chasm by huge chains, provides shelter for pilgrims of all sort and is the capital of religious power - t ...more
Jul 16, 2008
Jun 14, 2008
Death Masks (The Dresden Files, #5)
Fifth installment of Dresden Files series. Harry Dresden has even more on his plate than usual. 70 pages into the book he's already handling six sever ...more
Sep 26, 2009
Sep 22, 2009
Cause of Death (Kay Scarpetta, #7)
WTF is with that ending? It's like the author realized there was no way to explain all the BS she's written and she had to cut it while her readers we ...more
Apr 17, 2014
Apr 13, 2014
Modular Web Design: Creating Reusable Components for User Experience Design
This book focuses mostly on graphical design and would be most beneficial to those who create wireframes and visual designs, not developers dealing wi ...more
May 10, 2012
May 18, 2012
Karty na stół
A closed party: four murderers who were never caught and four law enforcement people from various branches, plus the host. Well, you can guess what ha ...more
May 12, 2010
May 07, 2010
Building Flash Web Sites for Dummies
This book is a joke. I don't know who it is directed to - there's too much beginner stuff for Flash developers who want to dabble in full-fledged web ...more
Feb 18, 2010
Feb 18, 2010
Brimstone (Pendergast, #5; Diogenes, #1)
It started well enough: gruesome murders with paranormal flair, no suspects, no clues, looking like the work of a devil. Even Pendergast was pretty st ...more
May 08, 2010
May 06, 2010
Thraxas Under Siege (Thraxas, #8)
Almost direct continuation of Thraxas at War. It took me three years to get to this book. I don't know whether I changed too much or the quality dropp ...more
Aug 17, 2009
Aug 22, 2009
The Cabinet of Curiosities (Pendergast, #3)
36 skeletons discovered on construction site, dated XIX century. New bodies popping up, murdered in the same exact fashion. Agent Pendergast, thinking ...more
Feb 09, 2010
Feb 09, 2010
Creating a Web Site with Flash CS3 Professional: Visual QuickProject Guide
150 pages documenting the process of designing a medium-difficulty website in Flash CS3. The author doesn't show anything that isn't directly required ...more
Sep 30, 2009
Sep 27, 2009
Responsive & Fast : Implementing High-Performance Responsive Design
Compilation of RWD optimization knowledge. It's a good book to push at people who are getting into RWD and are working on big websites, but if you hav ...more
Jan 11, 2015
Jan 06, 2015
The Mark of Zorro
I have been a fan of Zorro since I was... 8? Maybe even younger... Anyway, in my teen days (16? 17?) I found The Curse of Capistrano in district libra ...more
May 25, 2009
May 23, 2009
The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, #2)
Lord Ruler is dead. One year after the Collapse of the Empire, Elend Venture tries his best to keep his little kingdom of a city afloat. His father's ...more
Dec 31, 2009
Dec 28, 2009
Reliquary (Pendergast, #2)
Reliquary is a parasite living off the main idea of first volume, Relic. Horrendous research has led to development of mutated monsters that crawl out ...more
Feb 07, 2010
Feb 05, 2010
Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3
This book falls under the "teach concept by walkthrough" category. It presents the application of responsive design via designing and developing a web ...more
May 12, 2012
May 18, 2012
Przebierańcy (Felix Castor, #3)
Third installment of Felix Castor series. The blurb advertises it as "three cases in which Castor gets hopelessly tangled even though he should know b ...more
Sep 21, 2009
Sep 13, 2009
Sexy Web Design
I had high hopes for this book. I bought it expecting it to be - as advertised - an easy to digest yet informative and competent design manual, going ...more
May 07, 2009
Apr 24, 2009
The Hero of Ages (Mistborn, #3)
I approached the third Mistborn book with caution - after all, this is a very serious situation for our heroes, one that calls for 'miracle' ending or ...more
Feb 02, 2010
Jan 23, 2010
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