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The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
liked it
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
liked it
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
Self-Made Man: One Woman's Journey Into Manhood and Back Again
liked it
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,
Dec 2007
Dec 25, 2007
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
liked it
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
Double or Nothing: How Two Friends Risked It All to Buy One of Las Vegas' Legendary Casinos
really liked it
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
Apr 11, 2008
Apr 14, 2008
Shakespeare: The World as Stage
liked it
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
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
it was ok
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
Little Brother
really liked it
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
liked it
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
really liked it
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
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