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Top Reviewer Ranking: 550
Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (3,710 of 4,493)
Location: United Kingdom
In My Own Words:
My passion is books, books and more books. I have my own blog (see url above) where I discuss books, host author interviews, book giveaways, disucss upcoming releases etc.

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My favourite books are Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, The Magus by John Fowles, Blindness by Jose Saramago, Wolf Totem by Jiang Rong, Life of Pi by Yann Martel, Animal Farm by George Orwell, Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden, The Road by Cormac Mc… Read more

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 550 - Total Helpful Votes: 3710 of 4493
Pharmavits 100mg Raspberry Ketones Vitamin Supplem&hellip by Pharmavits
1.0 out of 5 stars Did nothing for me, 28 Mar 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
I'm glad I didn't actually pay for these myself or I would be very disappointed.

I have lost quite a bit of weight over the last year and still have about a stone more that I want to loose. Since Christmas I have plateaued a bit and when I saw these on Amazon Vine I thought I'd give them a go. I was still eating healthily, just not actively having a big push on the weight loss front. I took these for a few weeks and nothing changed at all. Then 2 weeks ago I decided to actively start watching my weight again (and not taking these tablets) and I have lost 7lbs since through just careful eating and regular exercise.

I know it's boring and hard work and takes a long time… Read more
Almo Nature Rouge Dry with Chicken 750 g by ALMO NATURE UK
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My cats are fussy. On the one hand they act like they are permanently starving, weaving round my ankles whenever I go within 100 metres of my kitchen and miaowing like I haven't fed them for a week, but if something goes in their bowls that isn't to their liking they stick their little snouts in the air and shuffle off again.

When I first opened this cat food I thought we were on to a winner - they were face down in their bowls within seconds and didn't pause for breath for a full 5 mintues. This happened the next few time I fed them too. Finally, I thought, something that comes up to their royal highnesses standards. Alas, it was a short-lived love affair, as only a few days… Read more
Under the Greenwood Tree (Oxford World's Classics) by Thomas Hardy
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
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Until a few years ago I had never read a Hardy. I had heard about how depressing his books were and stayed clear for that reason. I then found myself reading a copy of Tess of the D'Urbervilles and really enjoying it. A few years later I read the first page of The Mayor of Casterbridge while staning in a book shop and found that I couldn't put the thing down! TMoC is now one of my all-time favourite books.

Under the Greenwood Tree was a lovely, simple book (not simple in terms of prose, but in temrs of not having much drama). I put it off for a while as I needed to be in the right frame of mind to read it. Others have called it dull and I certainly wouldn't say that, but if it's… Read more

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