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Managing Depression with CBT For Dummies
Managing Depression with CBT For Dummies
Price: 6.64

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, but reservations about the Kindle edition, 9 Jan 2014
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Connected with a lot I have read; well written and, like most "Dummies" books easy to follow. However, I downloaded the Kindle version and found the diagrams almost impossible to read without a magnifying glass! And I am shortsighted & can read most small print. Increasing the font size didn't help; I assume they are images??
One book where I recommend the hard copy!


Declutter Extreme! How to Satisfactorily Declutter Your House or Room in Record Time
Declutter Extreme! How to Satisfactorily Declutter Your House or Room in Record Time
Price: 1.92

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars OK, but nothing special., 2 Jan 2014
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Pretty useless if you've ever read any of the multitude of other books on decluttering. The good thing about it (or possibly bad - depends on your psychological state!) is that it isn't padded out with psycho-babble.


Confessions of a GP (The Confessions Series)
Confessions of a GP (The Confessions Series)
Price: 2.49

4.0 out of 5 stars Light entertaining read, 2 Jan 2014
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Gives an insight into the sometimes harassed life of a a GP. Also some explanations about the current state of the NHS and the sometimes mystifying results on your GP's surgery practices.


Takedown Twenty (Stephanie Plum)
Takedown Twenty (Stephanie Plum)
Price: 3.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars If yo like the others you'll like this, 26 Nov 2013
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More of the same - a bit "painting by numbers" but passes a rail journey nicely. Fewer really zany sequences and perhaps the series is drawing to a natural close if Evanovich hasn't got too reliant on the royalties....


Easy Latin Puzzles
Easy Latin Puzzles
by Julian Morgan
Edition: Paperback
Price: 4.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Good for interjecting fun into Latin lessons, 26 Nov 2013
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Crosswords, word searches etc - all good for putting 10 minutes or so of relaxation into a class struggling with gerunds and ablative absolutes!
A few errors which should have been picked up at the sub-editing stage; and the crossword setter shouldn't give up the day job, but well worth the money.


Miss Minimalist: Inspiration to Downsize, Declutter, and Simplify
Miss Minimalist: Inspiration to Downsize, Declutter, and Simplify
Price: 0.77

3.0 out of 5 stars Mixed baggage!, 26 Nov 2013
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Some good, sound advice in the first part, but then there's a large chunk of "philosophy" which strays perilously close to the "knit your own hemp slippers" brigade.


Kodak Hero 5.1 All-in-One WiFi Printer (Print, Copy, Scan)
Kodak Hero 5.1 All-in-One WiFi Printer (Print, Copy, Scan)

1.0 out of 5 stars Awful. Will never buy another Kodak printer, 18 Nov 2013
Main complaint - black printing comes out in grey stripes. Have replaced cartridge twice with genuine Kodak ones; run their maintenance checks, searched the internet, gone on their so-called help site...
Oddly, colour prints OK, but there are a LOT of documents you have to print in black. Will go for ANY other brand as soon as I can get my act together


War Music: an account of Books 1-4 and 16-19 of Homer's Iliad
War Music: an account of Books 1-4 and 16-19 of Homer's Iliad
by Christopher Logue
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.39

5.0 out of 5 stars Ideal introduction to Homer, 13 Nov 2013
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This is NOT a translation. Logue read all the versions available and then used his poetic skills and (considerable!) poetic licence (helicopters in Troy??) over a couple of decades to produce this. You'll love it or hate it.


Angelus
Angelus
Price: 0.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful rendition, 13 Nov 2013
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Simple and uncomplicated version of the hymn / prayer. Not at all like some of the over-orchestrated versions you find.


GadgetinBox™ Bluetooth Wireless Speakers for iPhone's / iPod's / iPad's / Laptops / Mobiles / Mp3 player devices (Black)
GadgetinBox™ Bluetooth Wireless Speakers for iPhone's / iPod's / iPad's / Laptops / Mobiles / Mp3 player devices (Black)
Offered by Micropix
Price: 16.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Can't get aux mode to work, 7 Nov 2013
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OK. It's a neat & stylish little device BUT
1. It took me a long fight to get it to communicate with my Samsung Galaxy 10.1 & Samsung Note via bluetooth, but I eventually succeeded.
2. Aux Mode. Manufacturer provided adapter with a jack on one end which fitted the headphone speaker socket, and a mini-usb on the other which fitted a socket on the speaker on the other. Couldn't be simpler could it? Nope. No sound.
3. As I had already discovered that the speaker didn't charge from the mains as it should, I dug out an old Apple mac connector and plugged it into my PC - charged fine. So I tried every cable connector I possess without joy.
4. The instruction booklet is pretty useless (garbled English type) and a few instructions which were given by the speaker appeared to being recited by a Chinese girl who had learnt her English in Germany.

So, either (a) I am missing something blindingly obvious or (b) this is a piece of junk if you don't have bluetooth.
There are so many positive reviews that perhaps (a) is the more likely, but then there are these positive review factories out there.......

EDIT June 2014
finally got everything working after abandoning it for a while. Good sound BUT although it plays through the mini-SD well, adjusting the volume via the switches on the device is VERY fiddly. OK if you you are using a phone or tablet and can adjust it through that, I suppose; I wanted a neat small device to play white noise / soothing music throughout the night to help me sleep, not a whole set-up.


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