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Halti Headcollar Black size 3
Halti Headcollar Black size 3
Price: 8.10

1.0 out of 5 stars terrible, 25 Jan 2014
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I fit it properly and the dog chewed right through it. Absolutely terrible buy a different one with better material.


Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, Book 1)
Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, Book 1)
Price: 2.48

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Alright it's not as clever as it thinks it is, 19 Jan 2014
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the book is very well written, in that it has prose that is poetic without being flowery. In truth that was the only reason I finished it.

The book tries to paint the main character as some sort of cunning genius, a grand chess master. The only problem with that is there is little to no strategy, gambits or scheming of any kind. It's pretty disappointing in that regard, you spend the whole book waiting for Jorg to do something really clever and he lets you down every time.

It's also hard to take the main character seriously when he's just 14 and the scenes that mention him having sex are just awkward and laughable.

However, like I said, it is well written so I am reading the second book, only a few chapters in and already Jorg gets more memory problems and makes more stupid choices.

Bottom line it's a good read just don't expect to much from it.


Tomb Raider (PS3)
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Offered by Super-bargains
Price: 11.93

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Reboot that's worth it, 9 Mar 2013
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This review is from: Tomb Raider (PS3) (Video Game)
This is a great game. I wasn't happy about the reboot as a long time Lara Croft fan but it won me over. The action and puzzles are seamless and it has a story that makes sense and is engaging. As for the new Lara she is a real character fully fleshed out and very likable.

If you liked Far Cry and Uncharted you will like this game. It has the sense survivor element as Far Cry with well executed actions scenes that are actually better than Uncharted.

A definite buy.


Silver Collar (Garoul)
Silver Collar (Garoul)
by Gill McKnight
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.03

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best fantasy series ever., 3 Jan 2013
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This review is from: Silver Collar (Garoul) (Paperback)
This is a great addition to the series. I wished there had been slightly more interaction between the main romantic pairing but it was nice to see from previous characters again. This is a fun and steamy romp, even if it does retcon a few details from the last story.

Definately worth your money, I read it in a day and couldn't put it down.


Kubik Edge II 8GB Touchscreen MP3 and Video Player
Kubik Edge II 8GB Touchscreen MP3 and Video Player

1.0 out of 5 stars Broke after three weeks, 28 Dec 2012
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It was a little hard to get used too and to find out how to set it to shuffle. There is also no mains charger so all charging has to come from usb. After finally learning all its quirks the thing then broke. The screen froze and refused to respond or recognise when it was plugged into the computer. This happened during normal handling of the machine no dropping or hard knocks were suffered.

Getting a refund was hassel free but would have preferred for it to work.


Dante's "Divine Comedy" Retold in Modern English Prose (Annotated)
Dante's "Divine Comedy" Retold in Modern English Prose (Annotated)
Price: 1.32

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars not good enough, 24 Sep 2012
I didn't buy this book because the preview was useless. It didn't show any of the prose and only gave a page of the general introduction, there was no way to make an informed decision.

I hope they at least give a page of the story to see if it's actually in easy to understand English.


The Mermaid's Madness (Princess Novels)
The Mermaid's Madness (Princess Novels)
by Jim C Hines
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: 4.79

5.0 out of 5 stars Almost everything I could want., 31 May 2012
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Loved this book, the interactions where great and now since it split from Cinderella's point of view we get to grow closer to all the characters which is why this book works so well. There's great adventure and plot that is miles better than the original mermaid tale.

I love the tension between Talia and Snow at the end. Great book, just went and bought the other two after finishing it.


The Stepsister Scheme (Princess Novels)
The Stepsister Scheme (Princess Novels)
by Jim C. Hines
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: 4.82

4.0 out of 5 stars Not a regret, 31 May 2012
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The light hearted tone lulls you into not expecting much more than a fun adventure, and while it definitely is that, there is real heart in the book. You end up loving all the characters for different things and at the start Danielle did have the tendency to come off as the boring 'straight man' of the group but she soon grows on you and watching her find her place in the Snow/Talia dynamic is really satisfying.

Definitely a good start to the series and just having finished the sequel can thoroughly recommend it.


Shadow of the Knife (The Celaeno Series)
Shadow of the Knife (The Celaeno Series)
Price: 4.58

1.0 out of 5 stars start somewhere else, 2 May 2011
This book is bad. It fools you into thinking it has the potential to be good but doesn't so much as fall flat but takes a nose dive.

The main character is so weak it's frustrating especially towards the end.

Jane Flectcher is a decent writer that get better with time. This was the first book in the celaeno series but they can all stand alone so start somewhere else. They get much better so just avoid this one. Hell if you're that determine, and hate yourself that much, take my copy but don't say I didn't warn you.


Such a Pretty Face
Such a Pretty Face
by Gabrielle Goldsby
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.96

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Yeah it was worth the read, 2 May 2011
This review is from: Such a Pretty Face (Paperback)
The book was funny and overall worth the read but so many times the main character just needs a smack.

It's a little annoying how the book tries to force you into taking the main characters side all the time. In every issue she's right even though she does some pretty nasty things like essentially cheat on her long time girlfriend and foes on a rude disrespectful rant against her family which is supposedly validated because she was right in the end.

I ended up liking everyone but the main character at the end. But the book is good and the dog in it is funny.


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