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MyMathLab: Student Access Kit
MyMathLab: Student Access Kit
by Hall H Pearson Education
Edition: Printed Access Code
Price: $68.10
149 used & new from $55.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars if you're reading this, then maybe it isn't too late for you..., December 9, 2013
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The class I signed up for used this as the textbook. This is the worst possible way to learn algebra for me. I hated it. Had to drop the class, and will try to find a class with a real text book.

And what is really irritating is that I spent a lot of money for a stupid code that, unlike a text book, has no re-sale value. What a complete waste of time and money. If I could give it negative stars, I would.

I feel like I've been stolen from... ripped off, and it's all perfectly legal. Great for Pearson Education... bad for students. The level of disgust I have regarding the company and the product can't very well be described.


Learning jQuery, Third Edition
Learning jQuery, Third Edition
by Karl Swedberg
Edition: Paperback
Price: $35.99
43 used & new from $23.29

5.0 out of 5 stars What I expected and needed, December 9, 2013
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Has been very helpful. I hadn't used jquery prior to getting this book, and with it (and some help from the web) I wrote a pretty complex javascript application. So I'm happy. Yay this book.


Personality Theories with Infotrac Online Library
Personality Theories with Infotrac Online Library
by Barbara Engler
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $216.10
33 used & new from $24.40

2.0 out of 5 stars meh..., December 9, 2013
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As far as text books go, this is one of my least favorites. I had it for a psych class at a community college, and well, I just didn't care much for the book, the writing, the approach used, etc. The writing was not very cohesive in places. It felt choppy, and was just confusing at times. At other times, it just seemed plain bad. The first chapter or so seemed the worst, almost as if there just wasn't enough to say so the writer had to get creative.

Usually I like reading my college text books but this one was quite the chore to get through.

The only thing I did like about it is that it has a chapter in the very very end on Buddhism and eastern stuff. The chapter isn't exceptional or anything, but I was just happy that it was there. Of course, we didn't use that chapter in the class, but that is life I suppose.


Gregorian Christmas
Gregorian Christmas
Price: $1.09

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars good if you're into that sort of thing, December 9, 2013
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I love this, but I'm pretty sure my family hates it. It sure does sound good blasting in the car though. Most of the tracks are very good, though in a place or too some guy has a vibrato that gets a little out of hand and drives me nuts.


Catunambu Decaffeinated Ground Mixed Torrefacto Coffee (8.8 oz/250 gr)
Catunambu Decaffeinated Ground Mixed Torrefacto Coffee (8.8 oz/250 gr)
Offered by La Tienda
Price: $8.00

5.0 out of 5 stars good coffee, wish there were other brands, December 9, 2013
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This is one of my favorite coffees. I personally prefer Saimaza Mezcla better (it's the Spain Sara Lee's version of the same type of torrifacto 50/50 roast), but since I can't get that very easily, this is better than nothing. Tip: If you want the Saimaza brand, try contacting a grocery store in Spain and asking them if they will ship you a case... I did that a few years back and it worked out fine. I paid them via paypal.


HACKING EXPOSED WEB APPLICATIONS, 3rd Edition
HACKING EXPOSED WEB APPLICATIONS, 3rd Edition
by Vincent Liu
Edition: Paperback
Price: $33.44
49 used & new from $5.91

5.0 out of 5 stars really helpful, December 9, 2013
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I learned more from this in an hour of sitting and flipping than I have from hours upon hours of searching the web for answers on similar topics. Extremely helpful book for those concerned with web security... covers topics that I've never heard others mention. Also, a lot of people online... specifically with say, PHP programming, will tell you some basic rule or procedure for verifying user input, but they don't explain fully the how and the why---it's like that all over the place---but this book does a very good job of explaining why the procedures and such in PHP or other languages are necessary, and in my case helped me to understand exactly why certain procedures should be employed. (Such as making sure user-submitted data is in the expected encoding, i.e. UTF8, etc.)


Plasma pH Drops 2 oz by AlkaVision 115 Servings - Original
Plasma pH Drops 2 oz by AlkaVision 115 Servings - Original
Offered by Nutribomb
Price: $29.95
4 used & new from $29.95

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Works as Advertised, October 14, 2013
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I had been having issues with acid reflux (I do every so often, not all the time), and tested this to see if it would help. Within a few days of when I started using it, the heartburn improved.

Note: I didn't do as they say and add 10 drops to a liter of water or whatever, instead I just added a couple of drops to my normal glasses of water (roughly 6 oz). Other than that, I haven't changed anything diet wise. (I drink water almost 100% of the time except for morning coffee, so didn't have to change much there.) Oh, I also put it in my coffee.

And just because I'm a bit of a skeptic most of the time, I bought some pH strips and tested water with and without the drops added, and sure enough... it does exactly what they say it does. It raised the pH of the water to the max that the strips I bought would measure.
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies
by Rob Willson
Edition: Paperback
Price: $17.74
89 used & new from $11.95

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars so so for depression, December 7, 2012
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I think the "Burns" book ("Feeling Good") was better for depression. I got this and the workbook thinking that they might have more information or better explanations... but not so much. There were a couple of things where the Burns book had two or three ways of approaching something (or more), and this offered only one of those methods. And the chapter on depression wasn't as helpful as one would hope. Overall, pretty disappointed. If someone just wanted an overview or general reference for CBT... this may be great for that. If you're trying to solve a specific problem, I personally don't think it's as helpful.


Microsoft LifeChat LX-4000 for Business
Microsoft LifeChat LX-4000 for Business
Price: $38.24
72 used & new from $34.95

2.0 out of 5 stars It's okay, December 7, 2012
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I got this because someone swore by it, sound quality, etc. bla bla bla.

The reality is that it's okay. Like many computer electronic sort of things, it doesn't always work as you'd hope or expect. Sometimes I have to unplug and plug back in to get skype to recognize it (that could happen with any headset, admittedly).

There are buttons on it that don't seem to function at all on mine... but it's okay since it functions more or less otherwise.

Glad I got it? Not really... probably would have been happier had I looked around a little more and settled somewhere else.

Oh, the sound quality is fine when it works. Otherwise, not as reliable/good as I'd hoped.


Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy
Offered by HarperCollins Publishers
Price: $4.59

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars life changing, December 7, 2012
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This book gives a really practical approach to dealing using CBT. I had heard of CBT before from other books on consciousness and other "brain" books, and I had decided then based on the evidence I had heard/read about that if I ever was struggling with depression or any other psychological issue, that would be the first thing I tried.

Unfortunately, that time came... and it's been more terrible and painful than I could have imagined. But this book (amazingly--I admit, I'm surprised) has pulled me out of it.

I'm not 100% better yet but getting there, and the ideas and strategies in this book will probably affect far more than my mood. I really think they'll have a positive impact on the rest of my life.


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