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Cover-Up Toshiba Excite Pure (10.1-inch) Tablet Platform Stand Cover Case - Black
Cover-Up Toshiba Excite Pure (10.1-inch) Tablet Platform Stand Cover Case - Black
Price: 22.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Good choice, 16 Dec 2013
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Good quality, fits quite well, even if the slot where the power/UBS conects cable could do with a bit more room. All in all, a good buy.


Fringe - The Burning Man (book 2)
Fringe - The Burning Man (book 2)
by Christa Faust
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: 5.03

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Seting up the background, 4 Nov 2013
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A fairly good book, all in all. Sets up the background story of Olivia, showing it's childhood and teenage years. We learn why she became an FBI agent and... a few more things. Not yet a true "Fringe" story, this book follows the first one in building the foundations of that world.


Gravity (Score) - O.S.T.
Gravity (Score) - O.S.T.
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Price: 11.50

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Breathtaking, 14 Oct 2013
An outstanding soundtrack, that really helps the movie. In any movie, the soundtrack is used to help convey the mood of the scene. But in "Gravity", this matters more than in most movies; since there is no sound in space (well done, the director) the only sounds that enhance the drama are the voices (and screams) of the characters, and this amazing, epic soundtrack, which does it's job very, very well indeed. Bravo.
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Fringe - The Zodiac paradox (book 1)
Fringe - The Zodiac paradox (book 1)
by Christa Faust
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: 5.03

4.0 out of 5 stars Good prequel., 22 Aug 2013
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The book follows the 1st adventure involving the eldest characters of the series: Walter, Bell and Nina. We get to know how they met and why. And we get a story that mixes many of the elements we knew from "Fringe": weirdness, suspense, clifhangers... and drugs! It does lack some of the high tech and polished of the later Fringe Divison, and Walter is still sane, so that might disapoint some readers. But if you're a fan, don't let that stop you from reading this book.


War Maid's Choice
War Maid's Choice
by David Weber
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: 6.50

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Too much padding, 16 Aug 2013
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I was looking forward to another book on "Bahzell & Co"'s adventures, so I grabbed this book asap. Well...

It's a bit disapointing, tbh. At 512 pages, I can honestly say that I felt close to 100 are useless padding; overlong descriptions, senseless dialog, etc. It would have been better to use that to fill up the vilains, most of which come out as "bad because vilain". The end conflict, when it comes, is resolved far too quickly and easily, which is ridiculous, considering all the set up described along the book.

Mr Weber gets lost in writing up too much local (in-story) politics and descriptions and too little on the characters and their actions (as opposed to simply riding around and trading banter), which forces the reader to plod along, trying to reach a meaningfull part. It's something that has been creeping up on some of his other series...


Small Gods: (Discworld Novel 13) (Discworld Novels)
Small Gods: (Discworld Novel 13) (Discworld Novels)
by Terry Pratchett
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.59

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best book on religion EVER., 18 July 2013
This book should be mandatory reading for anyone even remotely interested in religion (any religion) in any way. An outstanding story on the falacies of organized religion and all that comes with it.


House of Steel Softcover (Honorverse)
House of Steel Softcover (Honorverse)
by David Weber
Edition: Paperback
Price: 9.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excelent source of information, 18 July 2013
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This book is, imho, a must for a Honoverse fan. It starts with a short story, covering roughly the years before the first Haven war: the beginings of Haven's expansion, King Roger's eforts to increase the size of the navy, the problems involved, etc. It includes a long list of characters, with a short background for each, which very handy, considering the large number of charaters the series has; I often get lost trying to figure out who's who! It has an extensive description (including color plates) of the navies (ships and history) of Manticore and Grayson, as well as historical background on both planets.

All in all, an excelent purchase, and one I'll probably often use as reference for rest of the books. My only criticism is that there was almost nothing on Haven; the book is dedicated to Manticore and Grayson. Perhaps a future book?


NASA Mars Rovers Manual: 1997-2013 (Sojourner, Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity) (Owners' Workshop Manual) (Haynes Owners' Workshop Manuals)
NASA Mars Rovers Manual: 1997-2013 (Sojourner, Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity) (Owners' Workshop Manual) (Haynes Owners' Workshop Manuals)
by David Baker
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 14.73

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great find, 12 July 2013
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An excelent book, that does a great job of descripting the evolution and developement of the Mars rovers. Particulary enjoyed finding out about all the problems and sacrifices made to shoehorn everything needed into these amazing pieces of technology.


A Mighty Endeavor
A Mighty Endeavor
by Stuart Slade
Edition: Paperback
Price: 15.38

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars I want more!, 5 Jan 2013
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This review is from: A Mighty Endeavor (Paperback)
This series is becoming more and more interesting, and adictive, by the book. Mr Slade paints a canvas of a terrifying altenate WWII, in which the UK surrenders in June 1940. But, instead of rewashing all the usuall ideas, he takes on the task of dealing with the consequences for the British Commonwealth, as well as it's neighbours. It's something I've never seen done before!

I only regret the books come out so slowly.

And I see that Mr. Slade's editing skills are improving. But he still needs help! Baen or some other publisher should pick him up!


Existence - Limited Edition 3D Cover
Existence - Limited Edition 3D Cover
by David Brin
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars What to say, what to say..., 10 Oct 2012
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It's a strange book, tbh. It's main problem (imho) is that it spends far too long getting up to speed. The story is prety much coasting along for almost a third of the book, and there's a lot of "small" asides on philosophy and the "future of mankind". In many ways the book is more an essay than a novel.

The second half of the book finally starts to get interesting, and then we get rushed through things in the last third, with, I have to say, some pretty new takes on alien-human contact. I'm admit I was all "Holly Crap" when I read that.

All in all, I liked it. But I doubt I'll read it again. And if I do, I'll stick to the 2nd half. The rest is just too boring.


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