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I Suffer from Tsundoku

I kinda suspected there was a term for my condition, and I now know its name. I suffer from tsundoku which is defined thusly: The acquiring of reading materials followed by letting them pile up and subsequently never reading them. Yes, I have a collection of books that maybe, just maybe, I cracked the spine on. […]

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Barnes and Noble Over Christmas

Forgot to post these pictures from Barnes and Noble that I took over the Chirstmas holidays. I had forgotten what it felt like to walk around a bookstore. I gotta admit that even with the resources of the Internet, this magazine has an excellent collection of all things WordPress. Coloring books for adults is trendy […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014: The Art of Social Media

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: The Art of Social Media

It’s not too late to become a “social media giants.” You can learn the proverbial ropes of how to use social media to build your brand and online presence by reading Guy Kawasaki’s latest book, The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users. Just published, this contemporary book is rated at 4.8 out […]

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Go APE Today Only!

Go APE Today Only!

For today only (that’s Saturday, January 26, 2013), you can buy Guy Kawasaki’s latest APE (Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur-How to Publish a Book) at a steep discount. Normally $24.99 for the print version and $9.99 for the Kindle eBook, today’s special price is only $1.99 for the Kindle eBook – $1.99! As in two bucks. On […]

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Looking Up LEGO Books

Looking Up LEGO Books

Never thought of LEGO as something beyond a toy for creativity, so I’m kinda interested to see what books about LEGO are about. Although a little dated, The Unofficial LEGO Builder’s Guide had solid reviews and covers a variety of topics including how to store LEGO bricks. I’m looking at The LEGO Book mainly for […]

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Congratulations LeBron (and His Reading)

Congratulations to the Miami Heat for overcoming the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Finals! What was the secret weapon for the Heat? Was it the play of Mario Chalmers? Was it the three point barrage of Mike Miller and Shane Battier? Could be, but as librarians will point out, it was LeBron James new […]

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LEGO Minifigures Series 7

The Revenge of Borders

Even though the Borders location at Windward Mall closed in August 2011, it’s indirectly had a lasting impact. You see, as part of their closing sale, I discovered LEGO Minifigures (Series 4) and bought a few at discounted prices. Since then, I’ve been hooked on these “random” packages of LEGO.  With Series 7 just released, […]

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Great by Choice

Another book I’m looking to get. Good to Great was, well, great, so I’m hoping for a magical repeat with Great by Choice. Buy this along with Steve Jobs’ autobiography and get free shipping from Amazon.

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Steve Jobs. The Book.

Steve Jobs. The Book.

In this digital age of the iPhone, iPad, iBooks, and even the Kindle, owning a printed copy of the authorized Steve Jobs autobiography seems like the best way of holding on to this icon. Even at 656 pages, it’s all about Steve. Read the description: Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over […]

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