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The Concrete Blonde (Harry Bosch, #3)
4.16
it was amazing
Nothing much to say, just another great Connelly book. If you like his Bosch series, you'll love this one as well. And I sure do.
Sep 23, 2019
Aug 22, 2019
 
Fast-Track Triathlete: Balancing a Big Life with Big Performance in Long-Course Triathlon
4.40
it was amazing
This is a GREAT book if you are a self-trained individual pursuing the Ironman dream or trying to shave off some minutes of your personal record. It i ...more
Oct 07, 2019
Sep 23, 2019
 
Living with a SEAL: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet
4.26
it was amazing
An instant favorite. I was hooked by this book the second I opened it on my Kindle and I finished it in one sitting. It is hilarious to read, yet it c ...more
Aug 21, 2018
May 26, 2018
 
The Overlook (Harry Bosch, #13)
3.94
it was amazing
Hands down, the Harry Bosch series is my crime fiction find of the year. I tore through five books already in the last 3 months and every single one o ...more
Jul 04, 2018
Jun 30, 2018
 
Blackout: Morgen ist es zu spät
3.94
it was amazing
Wow! Das Buch regt wirklich zum Denken an. Sehr gut recherchiert und geschrieben - insgesamt ein absolutes Lesevergnügen.
Oct 30, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
 
Der nächste Schritt: Nach jedem Berg bin ich ein anderer
3.70
really liked it
Ein wahnsinnig ehrgeiziger Athlet. Sehr interessant, seine Gedankengänge und (teils sehr grenzwertigen) Entscheidungen nachzuverfolgen. Man beginnt zu ...more
May 21, 2018
May 18, 2018
 
Die Kunst über Geld Nachzudenken
4.16
liked it
Nette, kurzweilige Lektüre mit vielen humorvollen aber auch lehrreichen Börsengeschichten. Nicht unbedingt zur persönlichen Weiterbildung zu empfehlen ...more
Feb 19, 2019
Jun 23, 2017
 
Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
4.47
it was amazing
This book hits like a truck! Goggins is a phenomenal individual and whether you share his exact views or not, you have to admire his grit and determin ...more
Mar 2019
Jan 21, 2019
 
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
4.46
it was amazing
I picked this book up fresh off Bill Gate's 2018 recommended reading list. And what a page turner it has been! Rarely have I been hooked so hard by a ...more
Jan 15, 2019
Dec 31, 2018
 
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
4.09
it was amazing
What a marvelous piece of work. One of the best books I've ever read! Antifragility is much more than a thought experiment in probabilistic thinking. ...more
Jan 10, 2018
Nov 06, 2017
 
Failure is Not an Option: Mission Control From Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond
4.27
really liked it
Fascinating story that really makes you appreciate what was accomplished back in the days with ridiculously simple technical equipment. The book got a ...more
Aug 22, 2019
Jan 10, 2019
 
Leonardo da Vinci
4.18
it was amazing
Brilliantly researched and full of fascinating details. I think few people (including me, before this book) are even remotely aware of what a genius d ...more
Jul 03, 2018
May 21, 2018
 
The Lincoln Lawyer (Mickey Haller, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #15)
4.16
it was amazing
Amazing!
May 16, 2018
Mar 13, 2018
 
The Spirit of St. Louis
4.14
it was amazing
I don't recall who recommended this book to me, but I'm very happy I eventually picked it up and gave it a shot. Lindbergh is perhaps one of history's ...more
Feb 04, 2018
Jan 22, 2016
 
Der Finanzwesir - Was Sie über Vermogensaufbau wirklich wissen müssen. Intelligent Geld Anlegen Und Finanzielle Freiheit Erlangen Mit Etf Und Index-Fonds
4.45
really liked it
Gutes Buch als Einstieg in das Thema ETFs. Für regelmäßige Leser des Blogs vom Finanzwesir leider wenig neues, sondern eher eine Zusammenfassung der B ...more
Jan 07, 2017
Jan 06, 2017
 
Unshakeable: Creating Peace of Mind In a World of Volatility
4.12
really liked it
Nicely lays out the basics once again. Nothing new or very innovative but a well rounded work. I guess when you pick up a book that essentially sings ...more
Oct 27, 2017
Oct 23, 2017
 
BlackRock: Eine heimliche Weltmacht greift nach unserem Geld
3.40
it was ok
Komplette Schwarzmalerei. Das Buch ist extrem einseitig. Viele der aufgeführten Tatsachen sind zwar sicherlich korrekt dargestellt, es fehlt allerding ...more
Jan 07, 2017
Dec 29, 2016
 
Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction
4.09
really liked it
I liked the general idea of Tetlock's reasearch as well as the results he presented. It is astonishing and shocking that there is in fact no measureme ...more
Dec 17, 2017
Nov 23, 2016
 
Oathbringer (The Stormlight Archive, #3)
4.62
really liked it
Probably the longest book I ever read. Easily so if you add the sort of required prequel #2.5 of the series (I believe they combine for a total of aro ...more
Jan 14, 2018
Dec 17, 2017
 
Edgedancer (The Stormlight Archive, #2.5)
4.31
it was amazing
I literally burned through this to get to Oathbringer, waiting on my desk to be devoured next. Nice appetizer! I really like Lift as a character, she ...more
Dec 19, 2017
Dec 17, 2017
 
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
4.17
really liked it
Classic Poirot! You can read along and try to solve it yourself but you inevitably fail to do so until the big moment where he lays it all out. Well p ...more
not set
Apr 01, 2018
 
The Martian
4.40
it was amazing
Definitely an all time favorite and one of the best fiction books I've ever read. It kept me interested and on the edge throughout the entire story wi ...more
Sep 23, 2019
Sep 05, 2019
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.24
it was ok
It is either the fact that I read a bunch of Brandon Sanderson books around the same time as I was reading The Lightning Thief or I am just getting to ...more
Jan 12, 2018
Dec 14, 2017
 
Blood Work (Terry McCaleb, #1)
4.13
it was amazing
Brilliant plot! It twists and turns and keeps the reader in the dark the whole way through. Fantastic!
Jul 29, 2018
Jul 29, 2018
 
10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works
3.92
it was ok
I came for a book about meditation and got the long winded autobiography of a NYC news anchor... Maybe that's my own fault and I had the wrong expecta ...more
Sep 23, 2019
Aug 22, 2019
 
The Confession
3.84
it was amazing
Great read with unexpected turns.
not set
Oct 11, 2019
 
Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography
4.12
it was amazing
Amazing! People call him a bragger and hate against Branson's companies and his (sometimes reckless) adventures. But hands down, when you accomplish t ...more
Sep 13, 2018
Dec 09, 2017
 
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
4.18
it was amazing
I can not fathom how thoroughly and well reasearched this book is. Seriously, it is impossible to imagine how much work and dedication Pinker put into ...more
Dec 17, 2017
May 23, 2017
 
The Way to Wealth
4.09
it was ok
A lot of good points but much too superficially covered in this book. It only barely scratches the surface.
Dec 30, 2018
Dec 11, 2018
 
Letters from a Stoic
4.33
it was amazing
What a fantastic read! I can't recommend this book enough. For me it opened my mind to the entire school of Stoicism and the teachings of not only Sen ...more
May 17, 2017
Apr 05, 2017
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