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Helpful votes received on reviews: 55% (6 of 11)
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,247,610 - Total Helpful Votes: 6 of 11
The Witch Must Die: The Hidden Meaning O: How Fair&hellip by Cashdan
Brilliant!

(I case you've looked to see all my reviews, you'll see most are 5 stars. That's not because I give everything 5, but because I can only be bothered to write about the ones I like).

In fact, I loved this book. I've told/bored loads of people at dinner parties, or anywhere where they can't easily escape from, about the hidden meaning in Snow White. It makes perfect sense.
Impact Mapping: Making a Big Impact with Software &hellip by Tom Poppendieck
I'm going to give it 5 stars, with a reservation. I think the idea itself is worth 5. It's a short book, and I've read it 3 times.

Where I feel the book is weak is by not actually making the concept so clear. After the first read, I kind of realised the book had a big idea worth understanding more, but I needed to read it again to get a grip on it. Why it failed is, in my opinion, by trying to be too visual, with lots of cartoon pictures to summarise topics. The main set of pictures uses a racing car, driver, mechanic, engine and stuff, and this made it less clear, not more.

However, once I went over the book and got my own metaphors and pictures (I'm certainly not… Read more
Evil by Design: Interaction Design to Lead Us into&hellip by Chris Nodder
This is the best web design book I've bought. It sparked lots of ideas for features to encourage sign ups and sales.