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Avery Textured Place Cards, White, 1.43 x 3.75 Inches, Pack of 60 (80504)
Avery Textured Place Cards, White, 1.43 x 3.75 Inches, Pack of 60 (80504)
Price: $8.13
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5.0 out of 5 stars Quality customizable place cards, November 26, 2014
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These little place cards add a touch of elegance to any table or buffet line. Made of good quality card stock, they are easy to separate and work well with my inkjet printer. Templates on the Avery website make customization a breeze. Please note that while the cards are labeled “white” they are actually an ivory color.


Avery Textured White Scallop Round Tags, 2.5-Inch Diameter, Pack of 27 (80503)
Avery Textured White Scallop Round Tags, 2.5-Inch Diameter, Pack of 27 (80503)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Nice customizable tags, November 26, 2014
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These tags are made of good quality card stock and work well with my inkjet printer. Not too big and not too small, they’re great for creating custom gift tags for any occasion. You can use the design tools on Avery’s website or create your own template using your own word processing program. While I like these tags, there are only 27 in a package which makes them a bit pricey. Please note that these tags are not self-adhesive.


Night of a Thousand Stars
Night of a Thousand Stars
by Deanna Raybourn
Edition: Paperback
Price: $10.25
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great historical escapist reading, October 29, 2014
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This book has everything I’ve come to expect from Raybourn. Richly atmospheric, it combines a strong female character with moments of high action, flashes of humor, and a touch of romance. In short, it’s historical escapist reading done with elegance.

I was hooked from this book’s very first scene. Determined to leave her aristocratic groom at the altar, Poppy Hammond is climbing out a window in her wedding dress when she finds a surprising source of assistance, a young curate called Sebastian Cantrip.

While this is a standalone novel, it’s a companion piece to Raybourn’s earlier CITY OF JASMINE. Longtime fans will be pleased by the way Raybourn connects her trio of Jazz Age novels to her Lady Julia Gray series.


The Marriage Game: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth I
The Marriage Game: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth I
by Alison Weir
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $19.26

4.0 out of 5 stars Solid historical fiction, October 26, 2014
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Spanning the first 30 years of her reign, THE MARRIAGE GAME chronicles the tumultuous relationship between Elizabeth I and Lord Robert Dudley.

Tudor fiction often plays fast and loose with the facts, but Alison Weir keeps much of her story grounded in the historical record. Of course, there's also a fair amount of speculation in the plot, particularly about what happened between Elizabeth and Dudley in private and why Elizabeth was so unwilling to marry. Weir bases her plausible if somewhat controversial suppositions on psychology.

While this is undeniably a solidly researched novel, it's narrow focus - and the well-known fact that Elizabeth never married - blunts the narrative's dramatic punch. Still, I enjoyed this book. While it isn't a particularly atmospheric story, the solid history kept my interest.


Dangerous Deceptions (Palace of Spies)
Dangerous Deceptions (Palace of Spies)
by Sarah Zettel
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $13.46
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3.0 out of 5 stars Fun characters let down by a poorly paced plot., October 16, 2014
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There are a quite a few things to like about this book. Peggy Fitzroy is a fun heroine who narrates her story in a unique and surprisingly mature voice. There's plenty of court etiquette and palace intrigue. The descriptions of food and fashion are first rate.

Sadly, the story starts slow and then meanders along for some 200 pages before there's any real action. I would have preferred to see some of the climatic scenes better fleshed out.


Corel CorelDRAW Home and Student Suite X7 (3-Users)
Corel CorelDRAW Home and Student Suite X7 (3-Users)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beginner friendly photo editing and so much more, October 6, 2014
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I picked this up solely for its photo editing capabilities and I am impressed. Easy to install and easy to use, it transforms my so-so photos into good ones.

Having had good results PHOTO-PAINT, I’ve started exploring the suite’s other features. One of the things I really like is that it has a lot of video tutorials and hints, as well as a Quick Start Reference Guide. They even have a special beginner's work space.

Since I’m not artistic, I appreciate that it comes with a large clipart library, 125 different fonts and several project templates that make creating professional looking flyers a breeze.


Murder at the Brightwell: A Mystery
Murder at the Brightwell: A Mystery
by Ashley Weaver
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $18.62
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4.0 out of 5 stars Classic-style cozy, September 19, 2014
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This is a nicely paced cozy with a romantic subplot. Ashely Weaver evokes an early 1930s atmosphere, not just in the book’s seaside hotel setting but also in the way it is plotted and written. Featuring the customary assortment of English gentry, there’s a undeniable Christie-esque feel to this story.

Narrator Amory Ames juggles amateur sleuthing, her former fiancé and her estranged playboy husband. She’s an engaging character, one I wouldn’t mind revisiting in a sequel.


The Three Emperors: An Ethan Gage Adventure (Ethan Gage Adventures)
The Three Emperors: An Ethan Gage Adventure (Ethan Gage Adventures)
by William Dietrich
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $18.92
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great historical romp, September 19, 2014
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This is the first Ethan Gage Adventure I’ve read, but it definitely won't be the last. I was hooked from the very first line by the end of the third chapter, I was completely enamored with Gage. He's a mix of Sharpe and Indiana Jones with a healthy dose of roguish self-preservation thrown in.

This is a fun adventure yarn. The plot mixes historical fact and medieval legend with the pacing of National Treasure. I loved Ethan’s wry narration. There are also several chapters told from the viewpoint of his wife Astiza. These are more serious, more earnest in tone which is a nice counterpoint.


TP-LINK TL-PB10400 10400mAh Dual-Port Ultra External Battery Portable USB Charger, Power Bank, Fast Charging, High Capacity, Compatible with iOS(iPhone/iPad) and Android(SAMSUNG/HTC/NEXUS/MOTO) Devices, One Micro USB Cable, Practical Flashlight
TP-LINK TL-PB10400 10400mAh Dual-Port Ultra External Battery Portable USB Charger, Power Bank, Fast Charging, High Capacity, Compatible with iOS(iPhone/iPad) and Android(SAMSUNG/HTC/NEXUS/MOTO) Devices, One Micro USB Cable, Practical Flashlight
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4.0 out of 5 stars Easy to use power on the go, September 15, 2014
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This little power bank is easy to use and really does deliver. After charging both my nearly drained iPod and iPad, it still had 25% of its power reserve left. Of course, all that power means that this isn’t something you can just slip in your pocket (however it is definitely travel bag friendly). The unit comes with a little protective pouch and a built-in flashlight. What it doesn’t come with is wall charger.


A Prefect's Uncle (Collector's Wodehouse)
A Prefect's Uncle (Collector's Wodehouse)
by P. G. Wodehouse
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $17.65
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3.0 out of 5 stars Sporty school story, September 10, 2014
Wodehouse is best known for his madcap comedic novels. But if you open this book expecting to find eccentric characters in humorous situations, you’re going to be disappointed. Oh sure, there’s a bit of clever word play and a chuckle or two, but mostly the action is delivered with a straight face.

A Prefect’s Uncle, one of Wodehouse’s earliest titles, is a school story. Ostensibly, the plot revolves around Gethryn, head prefect of Leicester’s House, who is dismayed when his much younger uncle is enrolled at the same school. There are some boyish high-jinks, but the main focus is cricket.

Possessing only the most rudimentary understanding of the game, I struggled with the play by play descriptions of matches. Fortunately, this book is short – only 159 pages – so I never felt I was getting too bogged down.


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