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En Provence TileStix 4-Piece Peel and Stick Tile Décor
En Provence TileStix 4-Piece Peel and Stick Tile Décor
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Price: $11.99
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1.0 out of 5 stars not good, April 18, 2015
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thin and waferlike, not much good.


Apple 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter (for MacBook Pro with Retina display)
Apple 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter (for MacBook Pro with Retina display)
Price: $77.30
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3.0 out of 5 stars Expensive, April 18, 2015
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It's so expensive.


The American Pageant:  A History of the Republic, 12th Edition
The American Pageant: A History of the Republic, 12th Edition
by David M. Kennedy
Edition: Hardcover
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3.0 out of 5 stars Standard history book, April 18, 2015
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Standard history book. Online video history much more entertaining.


Surviving a Borderline Parent: How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds and Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem
Surviving a Borderline Parent: How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds and Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem
by Freda B. Friedman
Edition: Paperback
Price: $11.85
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, April 18, 2015
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Fabulous book -- it helps you to understand very erratic and cruel personalities.


Aworded (Apalabrados)
Aworded (Apalabrados)
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2.0 out of 5 stars This game makes up its own words!, April 18, 2015
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This game uses words not found in any dictionary! Someone just played rifampin for 84 points -- this is the brand name of a drug. It is not found in any dictionary. What's the point of playing a game that does not keep to the rules?


Staring the Dragon in the Eye:  The Hidden Victims of Animal Extremists
Staring the Dragon in the Eye: The Hidden Victims of Animal Extremists
Price: $9.99

6 of 15 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Sadly, this writer was a hoarder, September 26, 2014
You really need to see the website and photos taken on the day of the rescue. Replace the words with text:
http (colon) (forward-slashforward-slash) web (dot) archive (dot) org (forward-slash) web (forward-slash) 20110104130131 (forward-slash) http (colon) (forward-slashforward-slash) mysite (dot) verizon (dot) net (forward-slash) bizqmjr1 (forward-slash) id127 (dot) html
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Ahead of the Game: The Parents' Guide to Youth Sports Concussion
Ahead of the Game: The Parents' Guide to Youth Sports Concussion
by Rosemarie Scolaro Moser
Edition: Paperback
Price: $14.88
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars an important book, August 26, 2012
This author has given us information we need to know. Every bump to the brain has an impact on intelligence and behavior; she spells out the connection. Important for everyone, not just parents.


Royal Canin Dry Dog Food, Medium Adult 25 Formula, 30-Pound Bag
Royal Canin Dry Dog Food, Medium Adult 25 Formula, 30-Pound Bag

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great food for my Whippets, November 25, 2011
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Royal Canin has kept all its promises -- my dogs digest it well, have no problems, good health, and small stools! It is so digestible that dogs can be switched to it without problem, I see that all the time when someone else's dog comes over and has a meal here -- no problems at all. I've been feeding for 15 years. When new foods come out, we always try them, but end up going back to Royal Canin as it keeps their weight just right and they love it. I raise Whippets and Brussels Griffons. [...]


The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless Versus the Rest of Us [With Earbuds] (Playaway Adult Nonfiction)
The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless Versus the Rest of Us [With Earbuds] (Playaway Adult Nonfiction)
by Martha Stout
Edition: Preloaded Digital Audio Player

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning revelations, easy reading, January 1, 2011
FASCINATING book. In every chapter, an old "friend" named Jean would pop into my mind. I never could understand her. She was a beauty and successful but she manipulated so many people, complained so much, and always wanted you to feel sorry for her, so I didn't keep up the friendship. All Jean's personality traits line up with aspects of "The Sociopath Next Door" who doesn't kill people, they just go around ruining other people's lives. Turns out they LIKE ruining other people's lives. With no emotional ties, they judge themselves by "winning" not based on their achievements but who they are able to destroy. (All so Jean.)

She says the psych community used to think they were not relational but they are very relational, they have to win over people, mess up people, and when they have something awful going on, they HAVE to have an audience.

They think all appeals to sympathy are bogus and that they are the only honest people because they do not pretend to be affected by the plight of another, as the rest of us pretend to do. They we are frauds, they are real.

Stout says sociopaths are more prevalent in US society than anorexics, because American culture encourages the ruthless part of a sociopath that lets them get ahead in sports, games, and companies.

This book was a major eye-opener for me. I'm recommending it to everyone.


The Quiet Girl: A Novel
The Quiet Girl: A Novel
by Peter Hoeg
Edition: Hardcover
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Peter Hoeg, fire your editor!, March 29, 2010
Eagerly, I read the fascinating prose of Peter Hoeg. As I started the book, I thought, "Wow, this is even better than Smilla's Sense of Snow." Eventually, the plot line was tied up beautifully, the characters were drawn and explained, and I was completely satisfied -- but I was only half way through the book! For the next half, the reader has to trudge up and down elliptical sentences and a plot that goes back and forth and around -- instead of being eager to get back to reading the book, I began to dread it. I had to keep going to see if the plot redeemed itself, but it was a chore, like vaccuuming the carpet, something you have to force yourself to do.
The problem is the whole thing is an unedited mess. Why wasn't anyone giving Hoeg feedback? The editor's job is to mold and shape but there was no editor present on this mess. An author who is usually fascinating instead became repetitive and boring. His plot is usually a challenge in a good way. This plot was merely convoluted and unbelievable. When the little girl said they'd done the deed in order to bring about an end to war, I ran to the toilet to chuck up my lunch. Please, Peter Hoeg, fire your editor so you can give us more Smillas, with your delectable writing and incredible mind.


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