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INK E-SALE 4 Pack Compatible Toner Cartridge Replacement for 201X CF400X CF401X CF402X CF403X for use with Color LaserJet Pro MFP M277DW M252DW MFP-M277N M277W M252W M252N (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)
INK E-SALE 4 Pack Compatible Toner Cartridge Replacement for 201X CF400X CF401X CF402X CF403X for use with Color LaserJet Pro MFP M277DW M252DW MFP-M277N M277W M252W M252N (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)
Offered by Tianxing
Price: £76.00

2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great pack of toners for my color laser, 28 May 2016
I was contacted by polite people from TIANXING company to review their toner replacement product – and I am happy for accepting this opportunity given how satisfied I am with this toner.

So far I used many printers, either for business purpose or at my home. And though I tend you use OEM toners, when I encounter some good offer I do not hesitate to grab it. And the great and bargain offer this is.

I started using HP Color LaserJet Pro M252n replacement toners for my color laser printer a few months ago after years of frustration with another brand's all-in-one printer that consumed huge amounts of color ink even though I printed everything in black and white. The toner cartridge that came with the HP laser unit ran out quickly, as I was warned. First time I decided to replace it with OEM toner, but I was not very happy because the cartridge was again not long-lasting as I hoped for.

I've got the printer set for lower DPI to maximize my yield and very soon started getting "low toner" warning. And if it weren't for seeing this toner I would probably again buy the same replacement.

With this one I have printed over around 100-130 additional pages compared to previous toner replacement and everything is still printing fine, with no lines or other problems that come when the toner actually is low. The quality of print is the same as original, it is impossible to spot any difference, either when it comes to text or graphics. I look forward to see for how long it will manage to last, but already now I am more than satisfied with results.

Therefore, TIANXING replacement toner pack for my HP color laser provides good value for spent money – though not OEM, definitely choice worthy of recommendation because of quality and durability.

I received a sample of HP Color LaserJet Pro M252n replacement toner pack from TIANXING seller at a discounted price for the purpose of testing and unbiased review, while all the presented information is based on my impressions.
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By Diana Gabaldon Outlander: Cross Stitch (TV Tie-In) (Film tie-in)
By Diana Gabaldon Outlander: Cross Stitch (TV Tie-In) (Film tie-in)
by Diana Gabaldon
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars If you love history and romance, and the concept of time travel and science fiction is not too repulsive, definitely recommended, 3 Dec. 2015
‘Cross Stitch’ written by Diana Gabaldon is the first part of her worldwide known Outlander series, often referred to as the romantic novel in which exclusively women will enjoy, although it is actually a novel that mixes a lot of genres - adventure, drama, mystery, history, fantasy and romance - delivering a book that despite its grandiosity can be read quickly and easily.

Diana Gabaldon so far issued a dozen books in Outlander series, and still works on few new ones demonstrating how great her formula is given the great success of her books in the market.

The main character of her books is a nurse named Claire Randall who is coming back home after World War II and once again starts to live with her husband. Thanks to a strange set of circumstances and interesting fantastical premise Claire will be returned in time 200 years ago, back in the 18th-century Scotland where she will experience countless adventures and experience romantic love…

What will be of concern to a certain number of readers at first glance is the thickness of the book, which is exceptional, although the novel actually is read with ease due to the accessible style in which it was written. And though the book is primarily advertised by word-of-mouth as a romance, the fact that the author obviously knows the historical events and circumstances makes pages of the novel abundant with historical references; therefore Gabaldon’s novel can primarily still be considered historical, though through all its pages interwoven is romantic note that has definitely made the book so recognizable and successful.

It’s particularly interesting how many sex scenes can be found on the novel pages, and although the malicious could say it was a trend that began with ‘50 Shades of Gray’, which is obviously something that goes well with the audience, ‘Cross Stitch’ is a novel that has been written more than 20 years ago hence such a claim is certainly not true. And on the other hand, precisely sex is something that makes this novel more realistic - as opposed to the mystification or beautifying how typically different authors depict sex, in this case it is truthful, sometimes brutal, but certainly real.

‘Cross Stitch’ is an entertaining novel with which you will not be bored, regardless of its length, the novel that is easy to read, full of details that make the story interesting and characters more believable; so if you love history and romance, and the concept of time travel and science fiction is not too repulsive for you, this is definitely a book in which you will fully enjoy. Taking into account this is only the first in a series of author installments that will lead her heroine all around the world, if you enjoy this Diana Gabaldon first novel for a long time you will have plenty of pages to read.


Proverbs for Young People
Proverbs for Young People
by Jack E Levin
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £8.04

5.0 out of 5 stars Important teachings and humorous artwork for the youngest readers, 30 Nov. 2015
‘Proverbs for Young People’ written and illustrated by Jack E Levin is a charming book for the youngest readers that will introduce them to the world of proverbs.

Made in appealing way with the combination of cheerful illustration and simple sentences written in clean and easy-to-read font, will be in same time captivating and educating experience. And though simple, the proverbs listed within the covers of this book are full of wisdom and will certainly initiate many conversations between elders and young readers.

Therefore, with ‘Proverbs for Young People’ Jack E Levin managed to create children book that is equally joy to look and read, providing some good life lessons, combined with few good laughs.

Where this book really excels is its artwork - Levin uses kind of old-school presentation and rich colors that resulted in simple, yet great illustrations that will keep children interested until the very last page.

Overall, ‘Proverbs for Young People’ is certainly book for children that can be recommended due to some important teachings about the life it managed to deliver - combined with humorous illustrations it would inspire preschool kids to read it numerous times.


Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again by Donald J. Trump | Summary & Highlights
Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again by Donald J. Trump | Summary & Highlights
by Summary Reads
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Interest – Time = Summary Reads, 30 Nov. 2015
Summary & Highlights edition of ‘Crippled America’ written by Donald Trump and prepared by Summary Reads was a chance for me to read at least summary of this book – probably I would not read other way.

Though so far I had chance to read several Instaread summary books, this summary edition is quite different – instead overall Summary, Analysis and Style chapters that discuss book in general, Summary Reads goes chapter by chapter taking out the major ideas, conclusions or questions. Also on the end of each chapter there is “Sizzle or Steak” part in which authors listed the notable quotes from each chapter.

Given the fact I did not read the original book and cannot compare these two, on the other hand it certainly manages providing a good insight to the key points and ideas of Trump’s book. I am sure it could be also recommended read to those that had previously read his book in order to have emphasized all the details that one may overlooked previously.

There are lot of people who spend their free time on reading, having enough will and patience to go through the literary works hundreds of pages long. In same time, there are many people, probably much more, that doesn’t have enough time for reading or will to spend lot of time in company of a book. Those people can be happy because of the summarized books editions that will enable them to enjoy and become familiar with the known literary pieces.

As I wrote for some other summarized books, I’m more than sure many people after reading this nicely made summary will decide to read the actual full book version, intrigued by the content; for others, either if they don’t plan to read it or already had read it, this summarized edition will be an excellent reminder or reference.

Though I’m not the type of person targeted for summary kind of books, it makes me very happy to share pleasant experience of this booklet reading - and if you don’t have enough time or chance to read full book version, this Summary Reads edition is the closest you can get to the original Donald Trump work.

This is the reason why I can recommend this book using the formula authors provided: Interest – Time = Summary Reads

I was given a copy of this book by the publisher for the purpose of unbiased review, while all the presented information is based on my impressions.


Weird But True! 7: 300 Outrageous Facts (Weird But True )
Weird But True! 7: 300 Outrageous Facts (Weird But True )
by National Geographic Kids
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great choice to encourage reading, 29 Nov. 2015
If you are searching for a perfect book to encourage young persons to start reading – this is great choice.

Packed with facts, but written in a manner the school children will "fall in love with the first sight", “Weird but True” series are full of interesting content and latest discoveries, accurate and verified, yet looking cool and beautifully designed with accompanying photos.

Overall, my kids love it from the very first volume and with seventh installment their joy did not decrease, quite the opposite seems to be a best ever issued.


Boys in the Trees: A Memoir
Boys in the Trees: A Memoir
by Carly Simon
Edition: Hardcover

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Much more than “the princess”, 28 Nov. 2015
“Boys in the Trees”, written by strong woman icon Carly Simon, as was stated on book cover, is actually book that speaks lot about men, either young or adult. Starting in times when Carly was 7 years old, there was a guy named Billy, almost 10 years older than her, a boyfriend of her sister Lucy who becomes very important in her life.

And though Carly was back then so young, the impression this boy left on her was big and their relation lasted for long six years, definitely having influence on the creation of her personality and the way she deals with sexuality.

It could be said her memoir ends with time when Simon divorced from her fellow singer-songwriter James Taylor back in 1983 there is a lot of things that can be found inside. Starting with the beginning of her singing career that help her with stammering problem, a short time she spent with her sister Lucy Simon as duo group called the Simon Sisters, until she became known as a solo artist with her 1971 self-titled debut album “Carly Simon”.

A daughter of Richard L. Simon, a man behind Simon & Schuster, Carly Simon with her book tries to prove she is far from being kind of privileged daughter, emphasizing the details such as changing her name on shopping card to “Mrs. James Taylor”, one of the first thing she did after marrying. And though this is a rare occasion for someone to give up on such background, Carly Simon proved she is much more than “the princess”.


SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
by Professor Mary Beard
Edition: Hardcover

27 of 33 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Mary Beard proved she is different type of historian, 23 Nov. 2015
Mary Beard, Cambridge classics professor, managed with “SPQR” (the title derives from an acronym of the Latin phrase Senatus PopulusQue Romanus, meaning “the Senate and people of Rome) to cover nearly 1000 years of Roman history, taking readers from the founding of the city of Rome and the overthrow of the early kings to the time when Republic became the Empire, up to year 212AD when Emperor Caracalla declared that every free inhabitant of the Roman Empire would henceforth be a Roman citizen.

Though most of people interested for Roman history were educated by masterpiece written by Edward Gibbon “The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” back in 1776, Mary Beard commented that Gibbon “lived in an age when historians made judgments”. Therefore, she tries from the beginning to avoid that trap.

Beard wrote: “In some ways, to explore ancient Rome from the 21st century is rather like walking on a tightrope, a very careful balancing act. If you look down on one side, everything seems reassuringly familiar: there are conversations going on that we almost join, about the nature of freedom or the problems of sex; there are buildings and monuments we recognize and family life lived out in ways we understand, with all their troublesome adolescents; and there are jokes that we ‘get.’”

“On the other side, it seems completely alien territory. That means not just the slavery, the filth (there was hardly any such thing as refuse collection in ancient Rome), the human slaughter in the arena and the death from illnesses whose cure we now take for granted; but also the newborn babies thrown away on rubbish heaps, the child brides and the flamboyant eunuch priests.”

Mary Beard with her book shows that she is different type of historian – she loves humor, even irony, sometimes can’t help herself giving us the “nice” details about Roman way of living. Yet, with her concise book she managed to disclose the real secrets of the Rome’s success, not forgetting to show how the Roman Republic got underway at almost the same time as the Athenian democracy.

Therefore, for history enthusiasts or professors Mary Beard’s book is must-read that will force you to reconsider what we know or thought we know about the Rome and its people. “SPQR” is not the usual type of history book that discusses rise to power of the Roman Empire but, in times even provocative, interrogation of everything Romans left behind.
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Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Animal Designs
Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Animal Designs
by Blue Star Coloring
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.96

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Coloring is not just for kids anymore!, 23 Nov. 2015
Adult coloring books are a wonderful way to escape from various aspects of our turbulent daily lives that cause us lot of stress.

This book “Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Animal Designs” is amazing particularly due to the details included within each image. Especially I like the fact these are not just repetitive patterns as some coloring books are.

Overall, I enjoy the designs and for the price it is a great buy. I would recommend this both to novice or experienced colorists. Good for practice and for stress relief.

So coloring is not just for kids anymore!


City of Hidden Children (Children in Hiding Book 3)
City of Hidden Children (Children in Hiding Book 3)
Price: £2.51

4.0 out of 5 stars Trilogy concluded, 20 Nov. 2015
“City of Hidden Children”, a third and final novel in “Children in Hiding” series written by Victoria Randall, is good conclusion of exciting and believable dystopian trilogy. Though can be read as standalone, as was the case with the second installment, my advice would be to read the whole series because this author and her story deserves your time – with story that combined some real events from the past, in same time delivering some dark predictions of dystopian human future.

Some time had passed from the exciting events that were in focus of prequel named “Come on Home, Children” – Katy is now 17 years old, the year is 2055 and she is faced with truth about the world that surrounds her. And though because of her mother she is able to live freely, her two best friends were not that lucky. So she would try finding them…

I read all three installments in author’s series and can conclude Victoria Randall managed to stay on same decent level of writing quality. Taking into account number of readers these days that enjoy reading about dystopian visions of the future human world, especially if they made in such convincing manner, I’m sure Victoria Randall will be pleasant surprise for many of them.

Therefore, with “City of Hidden Children” the author managed to conclude her series in great style, in same time succeeding to keep reader actively immersed into the story. The result is good series that can be recommended not only because of its provocative subject, but the author’s writing skills, as well – both being the reasons why reader would not be able to put these books down until the very last page.

I was given a copy of this book by the author for the purpose of unbiased review, while all the presented information is based on my impressions.


Self-Help Made Simple: Straightforward Tips On How To Make The Most Of What You Have And Start Working On Getting What You Want
Self-Help Made Simple: Straightforward Tips On How To Make The Most Of What You Have And Start Working On Getting What You Want

4.0 out of 5 stars Booklet full of small wisdoms, 20 Nov. 2015
‘Self-Help Made Simple’ by Fia Essen is booklet not too thick, yet decently made work in which reader could find several practical advices for leading better life - usable instantly, even before the book will be left read on the shelf.

Though in last year or so I was asked by many self-published authors to review their works (and most of them I did), I have to admit Ms. Essen managed to deliver more in her 35 pages than many authors succeeded in their much thicker books.

Starting from the first short chapter that speaks about dealing with your past, up to the last where she speaks about stop seeking approvals, she delivers straightforward and easy-to-understand advices how to make the most of what you have and start working on getting what you want from your life.

‘Self-Help Made Simple’ is booklet full of small wisdoms, based on author’s own life experience and somehow leaves reader wanting for more when the end is reached. Therefore one can only hope Fia Essen will take material published within these covers and expand her writings into something bigger because this theme and her style certainly prove she is capable of such endeavor.

I was given a copy of this book by the author for the purpose of unbiased review, while all the presented information is based on my impressions.


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