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Serenity Fruity Oaty Girls Bobble Head Maquette Set
Serenity Fruity Oaty Girls Bobble Head Maquette Set
Offered by YUK
Price: 43.99

5.0 out of 5 stars fruity oaty bar, 26 Jun 2014
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I love this item. Very cool and a lot bigger than I expected it to be. Even the packaging was super cool.


Panic
Panic
by Lauren Oliver
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 13.49

4.0 out of 5 stars Beautifully written as you'd expect from Lauren Oliver, 26 Jun 2014
This review is from: Panic (Hardcover)
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Beautifully written as you'd expect from Lauren Oliver. I think it is now my favourite book by the author. Loved the contemporary setting and the idea that all these kids from one town are involved in such a high risk game for a chance at a huge prize fund. Loved the variety of characters and getting into the reasons why they were competing. Only criticism is I think I would have preferred 1st person split narrative rather than 3rd person split narrative to make me connect more with the characters


Far From You
Far From You
by Tess Sharpe
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars I loved this book for a variety of reasons most of ..., 26 Jun 2014
This review is from: Far From You (Paperback)
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I tried to read this on my kindle and struggled to know what was going on and gave up with it. I then received a paperback copy which made the differentiation between time periods more clear and therefore so much easier to know what was going on and it had me hooked. The paperback wins again over the kindle.

I loved this book for a variety of reasons most of which I can't talk about for fear of spoiling the book. The murder mystery side was suspenseful and made me want to keep reading to know what was going to happen next. I loved being made to guess all the way through until the very end.

I loved how the relationships weren't completely straight forward and how that fact made the book that bit different from every other YA book out there. It made for a far more interesting story especially when you looked back over previous events and the way in which the characters reacted. Yay for being a bit different

Just a fab read all in all and one I'd definitely recommend.


Galt Toys First Puppet Book
Galt Toys First Puppet Book
Price: 8.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Lots of fun, 26 Jun 2014
This review is from: Galt Toys First Puppet Book (Toy)
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This book and finger puppet set is so cute. Bright and colourful and interactive for little one and something that will continue be used as baby gets older and is able to play with finger puppets herself.


Galt Dr Miriam Baby Bath Set
Galt Dr Miriam Baby Bath Set
Price: 5.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Baby bath set, 25 Jun 2014
This review is from: Galt Dr Miriam Baby Bath Set (Toy)
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This set is so cute and I am sure little one will have a brilliant time playing with them in the bath. Very tactile and easy to hold with lovely bright and colourful designs


Ambi Toys Baby's First Car
Ambi Toys Baby's First Car
Price: 7.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Baby first car, 23 Jun 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This is a sweet little toy and perfect first car for baby as really tactile. However not sure how long it will be used for as very basic so baby might get bored of it as he becomes a toddler


Ultrasport Boxing Gear-Series Punch Pad / Kicking Makiwara
Ultrasport Boxing Gear-Series Punch Pad / Kicking Makiwara
Price: 32.27

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kick it, 23 Jun 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
Thai Pad training is now a pivotal part of martial arts development and can be utilised for practicing punches, kicks, knees, and elbow strikes. Thai pads are used to absorb the impact of strikes and allow the fighter to react to the attacks of the pad holder as if in a live situation. They enable the fighter to use a reasonable level of contact and to encounter resistance to their attacks. They are superior to kick shields in that they can be moved from location to location quicker forcing the fighter to react, they are superior to kick paddles as they offer resistance to a successful attack, they are superior to hand pads in that they can be targeted with greater force and with a wider range of techniques.

This is a really high quality Thai pad and well worth a purchase. The quality of it is really high and I have personally used this in a variety of ways to aid my training. I would highly recommend the brand.

My only observation to the serious martial artist would be that these really only work well when used two at a time, one each hand - the obvious answer put two in the Amazon basket.


A Love Like Blood
A Love Like Blood
by Marcus Sedgwick
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 16.55

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Love like blood, 18 Jun 2014
This review is from: A Love Like Blood (Hardcover)
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Just as you'd expect from a Marcus Sedgwick Novel: dark, gothic and utterly brilliant hooking you in from the very first page. Highly recommended both for new fans or those who previously loved his work aimed at teenagers


Galt Dr Miriam Activity Centre
Galt Dr Miriam Activity Centre
Price: 22.90

4.0 out of 5 stars Activity centre, 6 Jun 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
A really fun toy for little ones. Lots to touch and feel to help with hand eye coordination to the point where my friend refers to it as baby bop-it. Nice to have the educational advice with the toy but not completely convinced by it if I'm honest.


Say Her Name
Say Her Name
by James Dawson
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.24

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Say her name, 1 Jun 2014
This review is from: Say Her Name (Paperback)
This is a really scary read and very much has left me terrified of the gigantic mirrors in my living room. I recently had James into school to do an event for the book and several of the kids who bought books have been to tell me the same thing. Not one to read at night time. Or alone. Or in a room with mirrors!

It is no secret that I am huge James Dawson fan. His books appeal to the teenage book geek in me and I wish I'd had them to read when I was 15. I love his wit and the way he writes his characters. I love how his books keep me guessing. While I'm not especially a horror fan I picked this up because Jame wrote it and very glad that I did because all the elements I love about his books were there and as a consequence I'll happily read anything he writes in the future no matter what the genre

If you love 90s teen horror films like I know what you did last summer and point horror you will adore these but be warned this is scarier by far.


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