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Instant Biology Reviews
I'm in the middle of Easy Biology Step-By-Step right now and I have to say Instant Biology has better explanations and diagrams that rival the depth of textbooks (the kingdoms of life and DNA transcription were especially well done). I would recommend this book to anyone who wants a concise introduction/review of the principals of biology. I personally think I got just as much information out of this book than the year long course I took in high school.
Never having taken a full biology class through undergraduate engineering and into one class of graduate-level industry-focused Electrical Power for Satellites, I found the 1996 version of Instant Biology an outstanding replacement. I wonder how it compares with "Biology for Idiots" or "KISS (Keep it Simple Stupid) Biology," if they exist.
The best who-done-it I've read. Wonderful retelling of the DNA RNA puzzle resolution. I read it while taking a micro-bio class. Got me through the technical stuff nicely, and made the labs comprehensible. Well worth the reading time.
This book helped me get a high score on the CLEP. I recommend it highly for that purpose.