Book Review: Someone’s Watching You!

Someone’s Watching You!
Paperback | Kindle
Written by Forest Lee
Adams Media
Released June 18, 2011

If you’ve ever wondered just how plugged in we all are to the Matrix, you must read Someone’s Watching You!, Forest Lee‘s thorough examination of how all of our personal information is gathered, stored, used, and who’s collecting it and why.

When it comes to technology, we all have our personal comfort zones. We’re highly selective about who we give our name, address, and phone numbers to, among other precious data. Some of us are fine with finding friends on Facebook, but panic at the notion of online banking. Some folks still refuse to shop online, lest some hack pilfer their credit card number. While still some others won’t even enter the arena of online social networking because within moments of signing up on Facebook, their second grade social studies teacher pops up in the right hand corner of the screen under the suggestion “Here’s someone you might know.” How does Facebook know who I might know, you may have wondered. The answer to that question is in this book.

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Book Review: Raising Unicorns

Raising Unicorns
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Starting and Running a Successful – and Magical! – Unicorn Farm
Written by Jessica S. Marquis
Illustrated by Kevin Hedgpeth
Adams Media
Released August 18, 2011
Paperback: $13.95

Raising Unicorns: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Starting and Running a Successful – and Magical! – Unicorn Farm is a joke that goes on far too long. Jessica S. Marquis offers excruciating details on such things as the many varieties of unicorns, how to select the breed that’s right for you, how to dress so you don’t scare a unicorn, and how much glitter each variety farts.

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