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NetSuite for Consultants (2nd Edition)

NetSuite for Consultants (2nd Edition)

Peter Ries’s NetSuite for Consultants 2nd Edition is an updated and thorough walkthrough of how to implement NetSuite into practically any business model. While not precisely a step-by-step guide, the book covers all the main areas of a business and how NetSuite is used for

Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree

Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree

Legends & Lattes is a quirky fantasy story involving a battle-tested orc named Viv that simply wants to open a coffee shop in the city of Thune. On a previous adventure, she had discovered the wonderful drink known as coffee and was instantly hooked. The

Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn Trilogy by Tad Williams

The Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn trilogy is Tad Williams’ masterful epic fantasy. The series includes The Dragonbone Chair (1988), Stone of Farewell (1990), and To Green Angel Tower (1993). I only discovered Tad Williams when I made a concerted effort to read more fantasy, starting

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom is nearly a decade old but could not be more timely. The book focuses on various forms of superintelligence, but the one most jarring and current is Artificial Intelligence (AI). This books is loaded with incredible insight but

The Grand Canyon From River to Rim by Pete McBride

The Grand Canyon: Between River and Rim by Pete McBride

The Grand Canyon: Between River and Rim is a coffee table book showcasing the adventure Pete McBride and his friend Kevin Fedarko took through the Grand Canyon. Their trek was not the popular “rim to rim” hike that many take. This extreme journey, assigned by

Life on the Mississippi: An Epic American Adventure by Rinker Buck

Life on the Mississippi: An Epic American Adventure

Rinker Buck’s Life on the Mississippi: An Epic American Adventure borrows Mark Twain’s title from the 1883 classic, Life on the Mississippi. But while Twain focused on his early steamboat days, Buck sets out to recreate a journey from Pennsylvania to New Orleans on a

Blood and Thunder - Hampton Sides

Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West

Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West, written by Hampton Sides, is a wonderful biography of the legendary Christopher “Kit” Carson (1809-1868). But it is also much more. America’s wild west was full of many interesting characters, and Kit Carson is near the