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Warehouse 13 Season 2 [DVD]
Warehouse 13 Season 2 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Eddie McClintock
Price: 8.80

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great!, 10 Jan 2012
This review is from: Warehouse 13 Season 2 [DVD] (DVD)
I really enjoyed the episodes, I'm giving it 4 instead of 5 because the christmas episode isn't on here, which is a massive con I think, I have no other way of seeing it - I guess at some point they'll probably bring out a box set with it included but I shall not be wasting any money on that. I'm reviewing this mainly so people will know that the problem with the ordering of episodes has now been fixed, they are now in the correct order. If you've seen any Warehouse 13 you know what you're getting - it keeps to the same standard throughout. Very silly but very enjoyable.

Dark Alchemy: Magical Tales from Masters of Modern Fantasy
Dark Alchemy: Magical Tales from Masters of Modern Fantasy
by Gardner Dozois
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.57

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent imaginative collection, 3 Oct 2010
This was an excellent collection of short stories suitable for all. There wasn't a bad story among this lot and several were absolutely outstanding, particularly the Tanith Lee. They are clearly meant for anyone to enjoy from maybe 9 upwards but I would recommend this for people who want stories that might challenge them a little, make them think slightly differently. This is a young adult book in the very best sense - the authors have ventured into areas that very often are left alone for safer pastures when a story is considered 'adult'. I want imagination in my fantasy stories and that it what you get here.

Ribbed Music For The Numb Generation
Ribbed Music For The Numb Generation
Offered by EliteDigital UK
Price: 29.95

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous electro-glam for those who like their music a little dark and dirty, 24 Sep 2007
I saw the Soho Dolls at the Whitby goth festival in April and have been waiting impatiently for this ever since. It has not disappointed. For the reviewer who doubted their ability to reproduce this sound on stage, well, I think you ought to have checked them out before writing that because they are explosive live. I was totally blown away by them and this cd has all the tracks I fell for on the first hearing (how many bands does that happen with?) and a few extra, all good, some great on the first hearing, some that I can tell will grow on me. Its punchy, with great guitars, strong rhythms, a lot of synth and Maya's voice sliding over it all, sometimes purring, sometimes almost shouting. Go over to their myspace page and check out the sound for yourself, you won't be disappointed.

Blood Secrets (The Vampire Legacy)
Blood Secrets (The Vampire Legacy)
by Karen E. Taylor
Edition: Mass Market Paperback

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Oh dear, dear me..., 17 Nov 2002
No, this is not a good book. It's badly written, the plot is awful and is just left like that so you'll buy the next one to see what happens - except that didn't work with me - because I never would put myself though that sort of ordeal again. Really, don't buy it, you'd be wasting your money. There are plenty of similar but better vampire books out there - even Nancy Collins's Sonja Blue is better than this, and then there's L K Hamilton and Charlotte Harris etc etc. It's a badly written romance novel pretending to be better than it is, and in so doing bringing itself far lower than you would have thought possible. I'm really not a picky reader - but I have to draw the line somewhere.

Hours... [+ Lenticular Hologram Booklet]
Hours... [+ Lenticular Hologram Booklet]
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: 12.99

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Faintly dreamy in a sleepy sort of way, 22 Feb 2002
Its not his best, but then his best is pretty brilliant, so don't hold that against this album. 'Something in the air' in particular is a beautiful song. Its quite an introspective sounding collection, which I like. His voice doesn't seem to be what it was, but it still holds the songs pretty well. I'd buy other albums first, but if you've got them, head for this. You shouldn't be disapointed.

Dil To Pagal Hai [DVD]
Dil To Pagal Hai [DVD]
Dvd ~ Shah Rukh Khan
Offered by desitunes4u
Price: 4.93

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars typical charming bollywood production, 20 Feb 2002
This review is from: Dil To Pagal Hai [DVD] (DVD)
The basic plotline is that Pooja (Madhuri Dixit)believes in true love, love which will miraculously appear, and that she will know it when it comes. Nisha (Karisma Kapoor) is already in love with her best friend, and Sharukh Khan as (I've forgotten!) doesn't believe in love or marriage at all. You can probably guess the rest.
It was really good, my only criticism would be that it is - well, what it is. A bollywood movie. As such I felt that it didn't have as much charm as I would have hoped. It has some lovely moments, Karisma Kapoor's speech by the lake for instance, and the dance competition. Its a fun movie to watch, but it didn't have that extra spark, which is why I give only 4 stars. But its worth having for all that.

Mohabbatein [DVD]
Mohabbatein [DVD]
Dvd ~ Amitabh Bachchan
Offered by videosanddvds
Price: 4.78

0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth wasting that three hours for, 11 Oct 2001
This review is from: Mohabbatein [DVD] (DVD)
Hey, I can't understand hindi and I enjoyed it (and no, I didn't see the subtitled version) The acting is great, the emotions really come across, the music is wonderful and Ashiwarya Rai is as always, stunning. What more could you want?

The Pillars of the World (Tir Alainn Trilogy)
The Pillars of the World (Tir Alainn Trilogy)
by Anne Bishop
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: 4.69

38 of 39 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gorgeous and true, 5 Oct 2001
The Fae ride their shining roads to and from the mortal world and Tir Alainn, a place where life is peaceful and easy, caring for little but their own pleasure. Slowly, those roads are disappearing, and with them the clans of Fae that live by them. The only clue to what is happening is a fragment of song, mentioning 'The pillars of the world', and terrible rumours about the evil wiccanfae, witches who are vessels of dark magic. On the night of the Summer Moon, one of the highest of them, the Lightbringer, meets Ari, a young woman who lives alone, shunned by her village. What Lucian doesn't realise is that Ari is a witch.
Anne Bishop has done it again. Every book is of such a high standard that it's difficult to compare it to anything else. I particularly liked the ending to this one, which is very different to what you might be expecting, but is so much better than the obvious one. If you want to find out how, you'll just have to read it...

Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter)
Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter)
by Laurell K. Hamilton
Edition: Hardcover

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Anita finally finding some kind of closure?, 5 Oct 2001
For those of you who haven't met Anita Blake before,you need to start off at the beginning with 'Guilty Pleasures' to fully understand how the heroine has developed into her zombie raising and vampire servant powers. This is an interesting progression of the series. Several of the other books seem to have got no further in explaining the relationships Anita has, but in this one it is almost as though Laurell K Hamilton is saying goodbye. There's fighting (there's always fighting!) and there's also a new man on the scene, but there's more than just that. Maybe there is another book in production, but by the end of this book, a lot, if not all, of the problems that have beset Anita from the very beginning are sorted out. Anita's life will never be simple, but she seems to be resigning herself to certain parts of herself that she's struggled against for too long. The monsters are still there, but Anita is finding what her place is among them at last.

Bitten: Number 1 in series (Otherworld)
Bitten: Number 1 in series (Otherworld)
by Kelley Armstrong
Edition: Paperback

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fast-paced, 18 Sep 2001
I picked this book up on the offchance and enjoyed it a lot. As a previous reviewer said, the relationship between Elena, the main character, and Clay is obvious, but obvious can be good. For once, although there are killings, and reactions against the unusual situation she has unwillingly found herself in, the heroine is at least honest enough to admit that there are wonderful things about being changed, as its called in the book, and doesn't deny this to herself much, even though she has a huge resentment about what has happened to her. It's well written and grips you all the way through, even if it did remind me of Laurell K Hamilton's Anita Blake series a little too much - hey, I like that series.

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