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10 Years Younger in 10 Weeks (Your Best Self)
10 Years Younger in 10 Weeks (Your Best Self)
Price: 3.61

2.0 out of 5 stars Nothing new, nothing special - take the test first, 10 July 2014
There is nothing original in this book at all.

I suggest you take the test first (link below) which shows you basically what the instructions will be, and just how unscientific it is. A very brief survey and it'll deduce that you are twenty years older than your biological age/ten years younger/whatever. Totally unscientific. None of the 'anti aging' rules are rocket science and all easily available (and cheaper or free) elsewhere. Exercise. Don't booze too much. Sleep well. Eat healthily. etc etc etc. As a previous reviewer said - smatterings of common sense and lots of pseudo-science. Better to read Michael Pollan instead and really learn about nutrition. This is just marketing opportunism.

pinetribe.com/thorbjorg/biological-age/ pinetribe (dot) com/thorbjorg/biological-age/

PS: It asks for an e-mail to send the result, but you don't need to fill this in, it comes up on screen.


Yes Man [DVD] [2008]
Yes Man [DVD] [2008]
Dvd ~ Jim Carrey
Offered by FUNTIME MEDIA
Price: 2.75

4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable froth!, 17 Jun 2014
This review is from: Yes Man [DVD] [2008] (DVD)
This probably doesn't match 'great' movie standards - but it's thoroughly enjoyable (and I'm not even that keen on Jim Carrey) and is sure to make you smile. And beyond that, there is actually a deeper principle: life really does consist of what we do, not what we don't.

So watch this - and then tomorrow, go out and actually say yes to something - and live!


TANGO
TANGO
Price: 1.02

1.0 out of 5 stars Poor, 14 Jun 2014
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This review is from: TANGO (Kindle Edition)
Can't understand why anyone would bother writing this. Weak in every regard and lots of mistakes - mainly with regard to lower case letters instead of uppercase, but enough to be irritating. And 'Las Ramblos'? Really?

Another example of a story in need of an editor - either to proof read or say try harder - or just don't bother.


We Know That You're Wanking: An infantile verse for the parents of teenagers
We Know That You're Wanking: An infantile verse for the parents of teenagers
Price: 1.83

1.0 out of 5 stars Rubbish, 29 May 2014
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Not good, not clever, not amusing - just incompetent garbage. Even free it is actually well overpriced, considering the value of the time you'd waste reading it (though that won't be long).

A pitiful example of what self-publishing is doing to Amazon. Pathetic.


Meridian Hazelnut Butter 170 g (Pack of 3)
Meridian Hazelnut Butter 170 g (Pack of 3)
Offered by PRO HEALTH
Price: 8.49

1.0 out of 5 stars Deceptive, 29 May 2014
If the seller/producer cannot be trusted to say if this does ('3% palm oil!') or does not ('100% nuts!') contain an undesirable, ecology-destroying ingredient, why would you want to eat what they provide or boost their profits?

Buy something reliable - not this.


Netgear WN3000RP Universal Wi-Fi Range Extender
Netgear WN3000RP Universal Wi-Fi Range Extender
Price: 38.76

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant gadget, 7 May 2014
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Despite getting BT infinity, that provided decent speed but didn't reach the corners of my house as well as my old system had done, and I ended up using long cables to hard-wire between modem and mac. This little box solves the problem, and was an absolute doddle to set up: plug it in, wait for a couple of lights, press the button, press the corresponding button on your modem within two minutes, and bingo: connection. Goodbye trippy-up cables.

Even better as I got it on a lightening deal, but worth the full price anyway.


Home Renovation: How to Keep Your House in Like-New Condition and Increase the Value of your Home
Home Renovation: How to Keep Your House in Like-New Condition and Increase the Value of your Home
Price: 1.86

1.0 out of 5 stars Really dreadful no-star book - I wasted my time, don't waste yours!, 7 May 2014
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Badly written, and nothing about renovation whatsoever - what the writer (and I use the term loosely) seems to have intended was 'maintenance', but even that would be misleading as there's nothing helpful in this whatsoever. And the use of English is hopeless.

Avoid at all - or no - cost; even free it teaches you nothing of use and simply wastes your time.


Fifty Shades of Verse
Fifty Shades of Verse
Price: 1.48

5.0 out of 5 stars I love this!, 27 April 2014
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I nearly didn't buy this book, as I have a complete aversion to the circus around the rubbish that is the '50 shades' franchise.

But this isn't some sad semi-porn offering, it's lots of poems - but the special bit is that they are all written in different forms that are named and explained - metre, rhyming scheme, number of lines, etc.

It makes a nice, lighter companion to Stephen Fry's excellent 'Ode Less Travelled' - which I would also highly recommend.


Sharks: A Fun and Educational Marine Life Book about Sharks (Our Incredible Wildlife Series 1)
Sharks: A Fun and Educational Marine Life Book about Sharks (Our Incredible Wildlife Series 1)

4.0 out of 5 stars Very informative and a good attitude to sharks, 27 April 2014
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A very informative book about lots of different sorts of sharks.

I would have given it five stars but it says that the whale shark is the biggest creature in the sea, and I don't think it is; I think it's the biggest fish, but the blue whale (a mammal) is bigger. Also, it says to contact the writer if there are any mistakes, but there are no contact details (otherwise I would have sent them a message direct).

As a shark lover, I am pleased to see a sensible book about these fascinating and much maligned creatures.


Diary of my Happy Moments
Diary of my Happy Moments
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1.0 out of 5 stars Total garbage - just an advert for dull handbags, 27 April 2014
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This is just a sneaky way of getting people to think they're getting a book, only to find out it's just promotional dross for handbags - and not even very nice or interesting handbags at that. Remember - even if it only takes a few minutes to read, those are minutes you will never get back. Should carry a warning: this is rubbish.


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