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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
3.94
liked it
Pro: it’s always good to have someone remind you to evaluate your values and align your focus with them.

Con: cites no peer-reviewed research, yet toss
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Jul 04, 2019
Jul 04, 2019
 
Subterranean
4.01
did not like it
People don't often ask what the worst book I've ever read is, but I have a ready answer. The characters in this are laughably thin. The plot points ar ...more
not set
Jul 06, 2015
 
Holy Cow
3.34
liked it
Is it possible for a book to be both amazing and absolutely terrible? If so, this is that book.
Jun 10, 2015
Jun 02, 2015
 
This Is How You Lose the Time War
3.96
really liked it
Truly creative in form and concept. Some of the references (like “your princess is in another castle”) feel like they won’t last very long.
Sep 10, 2020
Aug 15, 2020
 
This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class
4.20
liked it
I love Elizabeth Warren. Her energy and ideas are inspiring. She’s a great Senator and she’d make a great President.

But this book is just a stump spee
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Oct 14, 2019
May 14, 2017
 
Secondhand Souls (Grim Reaper, #2)
3.95
liked it
I'm a bite Christopher Moore fan. This is definitely not my favorite of his.

Pros: silly, inane, perverted humor; great variety of characters; good pac
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Apr 24, 2016
Nov 09, 2015
 
The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth, #3)
4.32
liked it
Some creative ideas that tie together the threads from earlier books. Unfortunately, the story and characters are nowhere near as compelling as in the ...more
Jun 18, 2018
Oct 31, 2017
 
Consider Phlebas (Culture #1)
3.86
it was ok
Great world-building. Banks is dogged in staying true to the physics of his universe. But the book is both grotesque and boring and the characters are ...more
May 25, 2017
Dec 01, 2015
 
Bad Feminist
3.94
really liked it
None
Aug 13, 2016
Nov 09, 2015
 
Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs, and Some Other Things That Aren't as Scary, Maybe, Depending on How You Feel About Lost Lands, Stray Cellphones, Creatures From the Sky, Parents Who Disappear in Peru, a Man Named Lars Farf, and One Other Story We [...]
3.45
really liked it
None
not set
Nov 30, 2015
 
The Design of Everyday Things
4.16
it was amazing
None
not set
Apr 11, 2015
 
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
4.06
it was amazing
None
Aug 17, 2017
Mar 28, 2015
 
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
4.09
None
not set
Sep 20, 2020
 
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
4.02
really liked it
None
Feb 20, 2015
Mar 04, 2015
 
Red Mars (Mars Trilogy, #1)
3.86
None
not set
Mar 04, 2015
 
Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)
4.22
really liked it
None
not set
Mar 04, 2015
 
Feynman's Lost Lecture: The Motion of Planets Around the Sun
4.37
None
Nov 28, 2015
Nov 28, 2015
 
Cry, the Beloved Country
3.89
None
not set
Jun 01, 2018
 
Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1)
4.16
really liked it
None
Jun 07, 2020
Feb 05, 2017
 
The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
4.44
None
not set
Sep 04, 2019
 
Thinking with Type
4.09
liked it
None
Jul 20, 2015
Jul 20, 2015
 
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #3)
4.20
really liked it
None
not set
Mar 28, 2015
 
What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful
3.98
it was ok
None
not set
Mar 04, 2015
 
Democracy in America
4.03
None
not set
Nov 23, 2017
 
Machine That Changed the World: The Story of Lean Production
4.05
None
not set
Jul 05, 2018
 
Apathy and Other Small Victories
3.78
None
not set
Jan 19, 2020
 
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
3.71
None
not set
Jun 13, 2016
 
Courtroom 302: A Year Behind the Scenes in an American Criminal Courthouse
3.99
None
not set
Jun 28, 2020
 
Fly Me to the Moon: An Insider's Guide to the New Science of Space Travel
3.80
None
Jan 16, 2016
Dec 08, 2015
 
Dave Barry in Cyberspace
3.76
it was ok
None
not set
Mar 28, 2015
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