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Dynamic Duos: The Alpha/Beta Key to Unlocking Success in Gay Relationships
4.20
really liked it
Although the book is very redundant throughout, the content that is within is incredibly beneficial. The book challenges our perceptions of our motiva ...more
not set
Dec 21, 2008
 
Zag: The #1 Strategy of High-Performance Brands
4.01
it was amazing
One of the most refreshing brand/ad books I have read. Right away the author tells you he wrote this book to have a lot of content concentrated down i ...more
Dec 17, 2008
Nov 26, 2008
 
I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence
3.87
it was amazing
Quite the unusual read; yet, if you like the humor of "Stranger with Candy" than you will love this book. A quirky look at throwing different themed p ...more
not set
May 20, 2008
 
Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul
3.81
really liked it
A great view of not only Starbucks during its hard time; but, how a CEO struggled and ultimately succeeded in his quest to right the wrongs in his com ...more
May 02, 2011
May 03, 2011
 
Swish: My Quest to Become the Gayest Person Ever
3.78
liked it
Although the book had a completely different approach to writing than Im normally accustomed to, it was a good read overall. The main character in the ...more
Jun 12, 2010
Jun 07, 2010
 
Gunn's Golden Rules: Life's Little Lessons for Making It Work
3.73
really liked it
A fun insight into the life, work and thoughts of Tim Gunn.
Nov 27, 2011
Nov 27, 2011
 
Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time
4.02
really liked it
As a former Starbucks Coffee Company Assistant Store Manager and Store Manager, I received this books as my standard packet of hiring materials. As a ...more
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May 26, 2008
 
Supertoys Last All Summer Long and Other Stories of Future Time
3.49
really liked it
I began reading this book to try and further understand the undertones present in Spielberg/Kubrick's film "A.I." What I found was the first three sho ...more
May 31, 2010
May 27, 2010
 
The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers: An Unconventional Memoir
4.06
really liked it
The story engrossed my from one side of the cover to the next and about such a simple subject. A couple that wanted to live a slightly more simple at ...more
Jul 17, 2010
Jul 04, 2010
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.98
it was amazing
I picked up this book because I liked the cover and knew it was a classic. What I didn't know was that it would be one of the best reads I've had in y ...more
Jun 28, 2010
Jun 12, 2010
 
Oil!
3.68
it was ok
The first time I would ever say the movie was leaps and bounds better than the book is in the case of Oil!. Being a big fan of "There Will Be Blood" I ...more
May 26, 2010
Jul 22, 2008
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.29
it was amazing
I actually enjoyed this book a bit more than the first, surprisingly enough. Along the same lines as the first book with more unexpected twists, a muc ...more
Apr 15, 2012
Apr 07, 2012
 
Hoopla
4.20
it was amazing
An absolutely excellent book for anyone in the ad industry or for anyone that wants to push their creative thinking. Not only does it have great conte ...more
Dec 27, 2010
Dec 27, 2010
 
How Toyota Became #1: Leadership Lessons from the World's Greatest Car Company
3.84
liked it
The book starts out on a great foot. It gives relevant and interesting information on the founder of Toyota (Toyoda) including his character, how he e ...more
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May 21, 2008
 
The Sparrow (The Sparrow, #1)
4.17
really liked it
A great read that has excellent character development and is able to mix themes from scifi, mystery, classism, romance, and religious thrillers and ma ...more
May 09, 2011
May 09, 2011
 
The Things They Carried (Tim O'brien): Curriculum Unit
3.90
really liked it
By far, ironically, one of the most cruel, violent and beautiful books I have read in a long time. The book is a story of soldiers fighting in the way ...more
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May 21, 2008
 
Starbucked: A Double Tall Tale of Caffeine, Commerce, and Culture
3.74
it was amazing
Coming from being a starbucks enthusiast and a Store Manager for about two years, I didn't think there was much new information I could gain from this ...more
Jul 05, 2008
May 26, 2008
 
The Metamorphosis
3.79
did not like it
Quite simply the worst piece of writing I have ever undertaken. Although one can show Kafka respect for exploring the abstract and attempting (but uns ...more
not set
May 21, 2008
 
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.12
it was amazing
The first book, like 1984, that touched at my own philisophical values and lead me to reading one of the most important books in my life, "Atlas Shrug ...more
not set
May 26, 2008
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.33
really liked it
Not the best written; but, extremely good plot and character development. Highly recommend.
Apr 07, 2012
Apr 06, 2012
 
The Fountainhead
3.86
it was amazing
The first time I read the book was immediately after having read Atlas Shrugged. The Fountainhead serves as a taste of Ayn Rand's objectivist epistemo ...more
Dec 16, 2008
May 25, 2008
 
The Hobbit
4.25
it was amazing
Great ending to a fun book. Interestingly enough, it was written in a style more similar to the Chronicles of Narnia but a fun read none the less. :)
May 13, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
 
In the Time of the Butterflies
4.13
it was amazing
I've never been a large fan of hispanic based literature until I came across this novel. The story of a group of women fighting for political rights i ...more
not set
May 27, 2008
 
Steve Jobs
4.11
it was amazing
An excellent read with great insights into Steve Jobs, Apple and Pixar.
Nov 26, 2011
Nov 09, 2011
 
The Lord Won't Mind (Peter & Charlie Trilogy)
3.82
it was amazing
This book can be summed up in one word, PHENOMENAL. It is a simple story with undertones similar to the well known film, "Brokeback Mountain." Yet the ...more
Apr 09, 2005
May 20, 2008
 
The Stranger
3.97
it was ok
This book uses descriptive language second to none. When they describe the skin condition of the dog you can almost see it peeling and when the sand i ...more
not set
May 21, 2008
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.26
it was ok
I read this book, as I'm sure many Americans did, as part of the required readings in school. The book starts off wonderful and is deeply saturated wi ...more
not set
May 25, 2008
 
1984
4.16
really liked it
A great and well known read. Although it takes a lot of the same story elements and approached that Ayn Rand's novels "Anthem" and "We The Living" tak ...more
not set
May 21, 2008
 
The Snow Garden
3.77
liked it
A well written mystery about a cult. Although it is an over done story plot, the writing style is original and saturated with great detail. Overall th ...more
not set
May 21, 2008
 
The Awakening
3.64
it was amazing
An absolutely phenomenal book! It has a very beautiful Victorian feel to the story that is incredibly distinctive because it's strict Victorian that i ...more
not set
May 21, 2008
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