Mike P

Helpful votes received on reviews: 96% (92 of 96)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 382,004 - Total Helpful Votes: 92 of 96
RANGE (I Am Just Junco #4) by J. A. Huss
I really wanted to like 'Range' after reading the first three books in the series, but after three books of exciting action with small amounts of angst and navel-gazing, this book seemed to be almost entirely composed of the latter.

Many chapters begin with flashbacks that reveal how Junco has been manipulated during her life and answer some of the mysteries in the previous three books, but Junco is remote from the action for most of the book and there are incessant descriptions of her being assaulted physically and emotionally. Furthermore, there are so many characters with so many different agendas who seem to love Junco one minute then hate her the next that I was completely… Read more
92 of 96 people found the following review helpful
Freeview receivers that record to a medium that can be exported to a PC appear to be unusually rare: saving a collection to hard disk is fine until the disk dies and my Topfield PVR has already munched its way through three hard disks.

Until I saw this unit, I thought Topfield were the only manufacturer with a data export facility and given my experience with Topfield, I am loath to invest in another of their units.

The little piece of kit has a lot of connections, but once these are all correctly in place it is quite intuitive to set up. The automatic channel detection works fine, though, as other reviewers mention, the numbers are not consistent with listing magazine… Read more