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Trueblood Season 6 DVD 2014 Boxset
Trueblood Season 6 DVD 2014 Boxset
Dvd ~ Steven Moyer Anna Paquin
Offered by Mandys's Store
Price: 11.07

5.0 out of 5 stars Not as bad as some people are saying, 12 Jun 2014
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A lot of criticism of this series compared to others but if you like the genre and have enjoyed the other series this one is worth following up. Lets face it there is quite a lot of 'ham' acting and the whole concept doesn't take itself seriously but that has gone on throughout the previous seasons. Its a bit of fun with a bit of drama blood and gore. It's not a Tolkien or Dostoevsky or even a Charles Dickens or Austen but it doesn't claim to be. If you like the earlier ones and don't take.....yourself......too seriously there isn't a lot wrong with this follow on. Yes there are more holes in it than Swiss cheese but that's half the attraction at times. I got it and have enjoyed it for what it is....if you've seen the other series and are being put off by some of the reviews it's worth taking the chance and give yourself a few hours of entertainment.


The Hundredth Chance
The Hundredth Chance
Price: 0.77

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Memory Lane, 23 May 2014
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My mother was given this book as a girl way back when it was published in 1917 and kept it . I loved reading as a kid and one day desperate for something to read (I'm a bloke) I picked it up for something to have in my hands and never regretted it. I read it over 50 years ago and it was a favourite then. It got lost and then I saw this and downloaded it and it is still as fresh now as it was then and thoroughly enjoyed it. So much so I couldn't put it down as I travelled to my youth again and ended up reading it in one go....ran the battery down and had to recharge. A few typing errors but they only add to it. It has been my first Kindle book but I'm hooked and determined to go into my second childhood happily with other classics. didn't know she'd written any others so will be trawling through them next.


Sunshine (Adagio in D Minor)
Sunshine (Adagio in D Minor)
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5.0 out of 5 stars spiritual orgasm!!!, 5 May 2014
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Play this over and over again and get a lift every time. Highly evocative yet incredibly peaceful and calming....theres a sense of unavoidable inevitabilty about it mixed with a wonderful acceptance of 'what will be will be' and feeling that you can just lie back and take whatever comes in your stride.


Balds Original Furniture Balm - Green Top
Balds Original Furniture Balm - Green Top
Offered by Balds Original Furniture Balm
Price: 13.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Worth every penny, 5 May 2014
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Definitely one of those items where 'less is more'. Very little needed and that very little goes a very long way. Leaves a lovely richness to the grain of the wood and a nice mellow glow rather than an artificial shine. The smell is rich and almost herbally pungent but fades to a really nice warming whiff that lasts for several days. doesn't need to be used very often, maybe a wipe over annually depending on how much sunlight it is exposed to. In combination with Lord Sheraton wax polish my oak furniture looks classy (in my opinion anyway\)


Hallelujah
Hallelujah
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very enjoyable, 5 May 2014
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This review is from: Hallelujah (MP3 Download)
Not going to argue the merits of her version against someone elses. I heard it and liked it and bought it. One thing I do like about Ms burke is she actually enunciates her words and you can hear them quite clearly. In this she has a nice rich tone without any fuzziness or artificial rasp and a voice that is flexible.


Captain America: The First Avenger [DVD]
Captain America: The First Avenger [DVD]
Dvd ~ Chris Evans
Price: 7.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth watching...several times, 5 May 2014
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I enjoyed this as much as I do the iron Man films and have worked out why. These two heroes are fallible humans we can relate to who do extraordinary things (or odd things depending on how you look at it...not everyone flies round in a suit of armour or fly an experimental and highly advanced plane when he is a member of the army ground forces etc). On the other hand with the other superheroes we tend to see them as superheroes all the time....as Batman and Superman...or even a god Thor......who just happen to dress up as humans occassionally.Quite a lot of hidden humour in this which I enjoyed and the storyline, while obviously made up and a bit unreal fit into the timeframe and attitudes of the period quite well. A good yarn and am looking forward to the next film coming out on DVD.


A Host of Furious Fancies
A Host of Furious Fancies
by Mercedes Lackey
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.53

1.0 out of 5 stars Fraud and nothing but., 4 May 2014
these two book have already been released under different names. To join them together and put them under a different title is a disgrace. I thought it was a new book in the series and almost bought it. Very disappointed and think Mercedes Lackey should be ashamed of herself for allowing the publishers to try and con people this way. Very disappointed
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Iron Man 3 [DVD]
Iron Man 3 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Robert Downey Jr.
Price: 7.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars People should enjoy it for what it is, 4 May 2014
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I vaguely remember the original mags back in the 60's and people who refer to this film not being true to source need to get a grip. Being pedantic and oh so superior about original material doesn't mean the critique is any more meaningful. So what, it might not stick like glue to the original concept but the technology over the last 50 years mean it can develop to fit in with audience expectations today. If we stuck to everything as it was and the 'futuristic' views of what might happen in the 60's we'd be moaning about the lack of effects and drama and how outdated the whole thing would be This film likes the others takes a fairly traditional hero and puts him into a contemporary setting. In this there are plenty (and I mean plenty) of suits flying round, lots of good bangs and special effects and some very understated humour. I enjoyed it for what it is and a lot of other folk will too. I mean lets face it were talking about a flying suit of armour here.....still a bit futuristic in itself.....its a fantasy/science fiction film so just go with the flow...and enjoy as much as the other two which I assume you have watched and enjoyed or you wouldn't be reading these reviews and thinking about buying this one to follow suit.


The Collegium Chronicles - Bastion (Book 5) (Valdemar)
The Collegium Chronicles - Bastion (Book 5) (Valdemar)
by Mercedes Lackey
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.59

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Sorry but not worth the price of buying, 11 Oct 2013
This is the fifth book and it looks as if it needs another one to finish it all off properly - when in reality the whole lot could have been done in three good books. I regret to say it but I think Mercedes Lackey has lost her inventiveness and is now relying on her name and reputation and the fact that she and the publishers know people will buy her books in series just to see the thing through; but really this series has to have been a bit of a waste of space and the worst she has written. An awful lot of trivial scenes that really don't bring excitement or anticipation to the story at all and are quite simply padding it out to novel length. The characters much more wooden and almost boring to be honest. Certainly not worth the money and in future any books will be borrowed from the library and then bought if enjoyed but if this is typical of what she has to offer from now on she'd be better retiring and resting on the laurels of her earlier books which were far superior.


Redoubt (The Collegium Chronicles -Book 4)(Valdemar)
Redoubt (The Collegium Chronicles -Book 4)(Valdemar)
by Mercedes Lackey
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.59

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not as bad as some reviews claim, 17 Jun 2013
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This isn't the most exiting book of Mercedes Lackey but it follows the story through reasonably well and isn't a bad read at all though it is diverging a bit at time. Some comments reflect on the fact it revisits the time at the mines and claim it is a repeat and been lifted from the first book...it isn't... and gives a different perspective of Mags time at the mines though it would have been nice to actually have Mags attacked and rendered unconscious as part of the story before you find yourself in the middle of his drug induced dreams. As to comments that it would have been nice to have Dallen and Mags have a lovey dovey meeting as they've been apart for a while.....at the time of the meeting they're fleeing for their lives which is hardly the right place to be mooning over each other and slapping each other on the back. The author does seem to be dragging it out a bit and making us wait for the next book....I hope it will be the final one in this series and she can get back to some trilogies as this one is drawn out a bit and not quite her usual style...but its about Valdemar and the Heralds and that in itself is an interesting enough concept. Don't be put off....but don't expect anything too wildly wonderful either. A decent fairly solid continuation of an interesting concept and introduces a few interesting people....another Firecat to start with who actually gets round to explaining the differences in the Red and Black robes which isn't satisfactorily explained in the books written about later times though published earlier.


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