Louise Parker

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 89% (42 of 47)
Location: UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 908,235 - Total Helpful Votes: 42 of 47
Certified Refurbished Kindle Fire 7", LCD Display,&hellip by Kindle
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Reasons why I'm not at all happy with my Kindle Fire - not the hardware but the software
As hardware this does a good job. It's fast, responsive and does all the right things. It's also fantastic value for money. But Amazon have tied it to their own Operating System (a restricted version of Android) and app store, which has a number of major disadvantages that I'll go into. First of all, don't expect to see widgets where you left them. Instead there is a carousel, and the widget at the front is whatever you were doing last, so it can take a little while to find what you want to do next. In addition, when you download apps you don't always get the widget graphic; often you get an Amazon… Read more
The Elder Gods (Dreamers 1) by David Eddings
The Elder Gods (Dreamers 1) by David Eddings
8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
I was very disappointed with this book. I don't think it's a re-hashing of previous stories, and when it comes down to it, David Eddings is still a superb story teller. But it does seem that since he decided (or was told) to put his wife's name on the cover and share the writing, his dialogue in particular has gone to pot. I enjoyed the story, but the style, especially the writing of the female characters, is in some places so saccharine that it made my teeth hurt. The battles are still well written and in some places he retains some of the dry wit and humour that made the Belgariad such a joy to read, but I don't think I can face ploughing through another treacly installment just to find… Read more
The Professional Chef by The Culinary Institute of America
The Professional Chef by The Culinary Institute of America
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Professional Chef, 14 Oct 2003
A very useful reference work, with clear pictures and diagrams of essential skills. Recipes tend to be in large quantities, but numbers of servings included. A lot information on foundation topics such as nutrition, food safety, equipment etc.

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