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October 2015
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reviewed: The Hero of Ages
This is probably my least favorite of the 3 books in the trilogy, but that's only because the first two were so damn good, an...
The Hero of Ages - Brandon Sanderson
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October 2015
09
reviewed: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
This is a tough book to rate. Some of the content changes the way you approach life and it really could make you a more effec...
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change - Stephen R. Covey
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September 2015
28
reviewed: The Well of Ascension
The second book in the series is also a fun, fast paced read that's hard to put down. Sanderson expands the universe a bit to...
The Well of Ascension - Brandon Sanderson
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September 2015
10
reviewed: Mistborn: The Final Empire
The Mistborn series creates exactly the kind of fantasy world I enjoy: all the "magical powers" have well-defined rules; ther...
Mistborn: The Final Empire - Brandon Sanderson
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August 2015
15
reviewed: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Business Law
A must-read for anyone starting a business. This book contains a solid introduction to just about all the common legal and bu...
The Entrepreneur's Guide to Business Law - Constance E. Bagley, Craig E. Dauchy
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August 2015
12
reviewed: Docker: Up and Running
A quick read that provides a clear and concise intro to Docker. This book does a good job of helping you wade through the buz...
Docker: Up and Running - Karl Matthias, Sean P. Kane
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July 2015
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finished reading:
July 2015
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reviewed: The Martian
An instant sci-fi classic. The premise of how a lone astronaut stranded on Mars could survive is great, the main protagonist ...
The Martian - Andy Weir
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July 2015
23
reviewed: The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
This book started off great. Fun Forrest-Gump-Esque premise, interesting characters, and good humor. And then it kept going. ...
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared - Jonas Jonasson
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June 2015
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May 2015
14
reviewed: Yes Please
I listened to the audiobook version of this book and found it very entertaining. The writing is good--clear, sometimes moving...
Yes Please - Amy Poehler
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May 2015
05
reviewed: Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
I found this to be an eye opening book. I think just about anyone, man or woman, would too. It's well researched, well writte...
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead - Sheryl Sandberg
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May 2015
02
reviewed: Remarkable Trees of the World
A quick, pleasant read, wonderfully illustrated with large, lovely photos. Actually, the writing is largely secondary to the ...
Remarkable Trees of the World - Thomas Pakenham
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May 2015
01
reviewed: Under the Tuscan Sun
As someone who is moving to Tuscany soon, and as a fan of A Year in Provence, I thought I'd enjoy this book. The truth is tha...
Under the Tuscan Sun - Frances Mayes
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April 2015
30
reviewed: Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
A fun, fast paced, hard-to-put-down read that does a great job of telling the story of John Carmack, John Romero, and the gro...
Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture - David Kushner
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April 2015
27
reviewed: The Psychology of Computer Programming
This isn't a book about "computer programming", but about computer programmers. It holds up remarkably well more than 40 year...
The Psychology of Computer Programming - Gerald M. Weinberg
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March 2015
23
reviewed: Making Software: What Really Works, and Why We Believe It
An important read for everyone in software development. Although the book is not executed perfectly, it raises the level of d...
Making Software: What Really Works, and Why We Believe It - Andy Oram, Greg Wilson
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