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Top Reviewer Ranking: 17,420 - Total Helpful Votes: 94 of 121
The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Opt&hellip by Elkhonon Goldberg
I'm about half way through the book and I think this is as far as I'll go. I thought that this was a book that would give you guides about your brain but in fact it seems to be a series of conversations/interviews with various people in the field of research about brain health. You can pick out snippets of information from these interviews, but because it's only an interview, there's no supporting information or research to support these opinions.

A tighter hand from the editor (really, those smug sections where an interviewee tells the interviewer how great their work is should have been cut) and more editorial support to put the information in context between the interviews… Read more
Soy Sauce for Beginners by Kirstin Chen
Soy Sauce for Beginners by Kirstin Chen
3.0 out of 5 stars Easy going, 6 Aug 2014
A gentle story about a woman taking over the running of her family's soy sauce company in Singapore. A nice introduction to the country and an undemanding read. This isn't meant to be great art but it's well written and manages to create a sense of nostalgia for a time and country that I've never lived in.
Hotel Success Handbook: Practical Sales and Market&hellip by Caroline Cooper
2.0 out of 5 stars Too general and vague, 6 Aug 2014
This may work as a primer for someone who genuinely has no clue about marketing their hotel/guesthouse (although in that case, I think it may not be all that useful because it doesn't go into great depth about why you would do something as it's assumed the reader would understand) but this is so general as to be very little use to anyone else.

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