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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Special Rehearsal Edition)
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Special Rehearsal Edition)

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A play aimed towards fans of Harry Potter, 16 Aug. 2016
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A play, meant for children. I was glad to have the chance to read it as tickets to the play are so expensive.
If you liked the last chapter of the last Harry Potter book then you will definitely enjoy this story.
As a stand alone book this struggles to make you care about all the characters, which I suspect is not a problem on the stage.
The length is good and it is an easy read. There are no real shocks or surprises for the adult reader, which is to be expected.
I think that if I intended to watch the play I would prefer to watch it first, then read the book afterwards as a reminder...
Glad I read it, but nowhere near the standards of any of JK Rowling's books, reads like fanfiction on occasions, but this is for the younger fans and aficionados and thus not deserving of critical reviews from those outside the fan base.
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Price: £3.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 20 Jun. 2016
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Good quality. Well packaged. Arrived quickly. Easy to apply, fits the screen of my HTC One M8 well.


The One Dollar Horse: Book 1
The One Dollar Horse: Book 1
Price: £4.49

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Children's book with an adult cover, 8 Mar. 2013
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I bought this book as many of the reviews shared my view that there are not enough horsey books for adults.
This book is an extremely quick, easy read and the plot is simple.
However, this is not an adult book.
There is limited description and the characters are one-dimensional and under-developed.
It's not a bad book, it's fairly reasonably priced and I don't mind reading children's books from time to time, but I've read better children's horsey books growing up.
I would recommend downloading the sample if buying on kindle and having a quick look inside before buying here to check if the level of writing is acceptable to you as the sample does reflect the level of writing.


KitchenAid Artisan KSB52BAC Blender Cream
KitchenAid Artisan KSB52BAC Blender Cream

14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars It's okay, 16 Sept. 2010
Does it blend, well yes of course.
We have had this blender for about a year now, and it was working fine, til we put some mince in it...
You see the problem, or intended design flaw with this product is the plastic teeth on the coupler (connects jug to base (motor)). They are designed to shear off when there's too much strain to stop it damaging the motor.
But what this means is you are left with a useless product and a sinking feeling of disappointment.
I was not impressed.
However, all KitchenAid blenders have an automatic 3 year warranty on them. I bought mine through amazon so all I did was contact KitchenAid with my amazon receipt and they sent me out a new coupler n spanner to fit it free of charge. Okay so it took a few emails but they were really good about it and it came very quickly. So don't be put off by comments about the teeth shearing cos you can have it fixed free of charge safe in the knowledge that the blender isn't damaged.
Looks-wise it's very pretty, if a bit heavy.
Personally I would have been quite happy without it, and I'm not sure it's worth the money; but being forced into buying it as a present all I can say is it works, it's pretty and relatively durable, and when it can't cope you can get it fixed for free.


A Life Less Ordinary [VHS] [1997]
A Life Less Ordinary [VHS] [1997]
VHS
Offered by minipack
Price: £4.95

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well one thing's for sure: Fate works in mysterious ways!, 11 Feb. 2003
Another thing you should know is that this is not an average boy meets girl romance. It's strange and quirky to say the least; in fact the love aspect of the film is unconvincing and barely plays a part in the story, which is slightly odd as this is the point of the film.
No, the highlight of the film has to be Ewan Mcgregor who portrays a hapless janitor with such charm that you wonder why he has to be helped to find love.Oh and his good looks, puns, and hilarious acting is enough on its own to make you crazy about this film.
The story is about Robert (the janitor played by Ewan) and Celine (A rich woman/ psychopath!!!) both are bored of life, dreamers, and how fate intervenes in their lives. Angels, O'Reilly and Jackson to the rescue!! Or perhaps not, as their way of helping the pair to fall in love is just slightly unorthodox to say the least. An odd pair that add to the confusion of the plot, proving just how illogical and unpredictable fate and love can be.
The film features the gorgeous Ewan yet again revealing his talented voice, unfortunately marred however, by Cameron Diaz's flat notes. Although this film stars Cameron Diaz, yes she wears a swim suit in the first scene, big deal, I did not grow to like her character at all. She spends most of the time with a scowl on her face not allowing us to see the masterpiece of her orthodontist/ex Elliot. However, the film is not harmed in anyway by her presence as I thought it might have previously, being not the biggest fan of her work.
This film is a must-see for anyone that loves Ewan Mcgregor, so that'll be most fans of Moulin Rouge, Brassed Off etc..
WARNING!: This is NOT a normal love story, it IS weird, it IS strange, and most importantly it IS funny, amazing, quirky, fast-paced... need I go on?
Watch this film!


Fire Wars (Point Fantasy)
Fire Wars (Point Fantasy)
by Jessica Palmer
Edition: Paperback

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars wow., 16 Dec. 2002
Continues the series on Zelia and Ares as well as a good storyline (If a little irrelavent due to time being reversed). We are introduced to the Gods, and see more of the world in whih Zelia and Ares live. More is revealed about Ares parentage(or at least inferred). It is best read after book 1 and before book three, as it does not even attempt to be perieved as a novel in itself. If, however, you dislike Fantasy novels this will not be a book for you.


Squire (Protector of the Small)
Squire (Protector of the Small)
by Tamora Pierce
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another success from Tamora Pierce, 4 July 2002
If you are a fan of Tamora Pierce then you will not need to read a review to coerce you into buying/ reading this book as you are already hooked. If you are not then you should be, the third in an enthralling quartet which should be read from the beginning of at least this series if not from the start of the Alanna series to appreciate some of the links and updates on previous characters. The story revolves around Kel's squiredom with the unflappable Sir Raoul!! Kel finds love, enjoys jousting, meets her hero, proves herself a warrior, takes care of a wild animal, makes friends and continues on her path to knighthood. A fabulous book of good length a must-have/read for any fantasy reader or those who like to see girl power.


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