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HISONIC HS120B Portable PA System with Wireless Microphones Black
HISONIC HS120B Portable PA System with Wireless Microphones Black
Offered by Electronnix
Price: $129.99
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent PA System, August 20, 2014
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I am a singer and my friends as well like to harmonize. In addition at family gatherings/parties, we need a PA system to be heard over the laughter, sing for the person of the moment, etc.
This product is small enough to schlepp around and enjoy.

Ellen George, author of children's book, Flutterby, and is in various poetry and short story anthologies. She is currently at work finishing her first book of fiction...
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The Sapphire Astonishment - A Nick Firestone Mystery (The Nick Firestone Mysteries)
The Sapphire Astonishment - A Nick Firestone Mystery (The Nick Firestone Mysteries)
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Could there be six stars????, August 18, 2014
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I am a fan of Edward Patterson. WhileI have read most of his woerks, my joy is his The Jade Owl series-- the most amazinv series that transcended any series I'd read.

One of the heroes of the last book was a five year old Nicky Firestone, named after the wonderful Nick Battle.

Now Mr. Patterson has started a new series with a grown up Nicky Firestone in the year 2025. Wow!! So many cool things in the future! Glimmer glass, eclothes that you can access thd 'Net, call, even pay meals etc.!

He has found The Sapphire Astonishment--an ancient rare Chinese Hairpin that lots of folks want their hands on! And the game's afoot!!!!

There is action, romance, and we meet many of the China Hands, which made me do a happy dance!!

There are gay and straight characters and we love them all--
Back to the gay nightclub Simone was a star act. Straight and gay all enjoy dancing and having fun there, as it should be.

A number of folks want their hands on the Sapphire Astonishment and the race is on and what an adventure it is!!!

The spirit of the Jade Owl Series next generation!!! With our older friends included!!! An amazimg start of a new series featuring Nicky Firestone and his friends.

I cannot wait for the next installment!!! You will love this book and this can stand alone as the new mystery series, and it may get you to read The Jade Owl series!!

Bravo Ed Patterson!!

Ellen George, author of children's book Flutterby, poems and stories in anthologies, and soon a wonderful book of fiction!!
If there are typos forgive me--it's hard to type on a Kindle!!!!


Disposable Cat Litter Tray Size: 50 Pack
Disposable Cat Litter Tray Size: 50 Pack
Offered by Wayfair
Price: $55.39

5.0 out of 5 stars Bigger area than other disposible boxes, August 15, 2014
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I just got my nesting disposible litter boxes. The picture showed blue--I got black boxes. Don't know if the kitty will get used to the box, but it is bigger than the Wonderbox ones we've been using.
Will try and amend my review.


The Book of Life: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy 3)
The Book of Life: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy 3)
Offered by Penguin Group (USA) LLC
Price: $10.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great Finale...But..., July 17, 2014
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For over two and a half years, like millions of others. I had anticipated and had my own selfish wishes to see if certain things from the two earlier books come to fruition.

Again, remember, there may be some spoilers: read this review at your own risk.

I gave this lovely book a four star plus-almost 5 stars rating for two things: At the end of Book II, Diana's bereaved aunt, Sarah, was coaxed out of her room by Ysabeaux, saying Sarah's partner Em's death was necessary for the child of the deamons to be born at the end of the second book (Diana's godchild).
Now there is no mention of that. Now she was brutally murdered by the bad guys that show up every other page.
Huh?
Also, I was hoping, by a statement Diana told Phillipe when they were back in time, that she would be with him in dark times, holding his hand. I hoped he would be rescued by Diana by her going back to the time he was being tortured by the Germans.

Again spoilers as I write my thought:

On to the current book, most of the book is researching the DNA's of everyone--witch, vampire, and deamon. Diana's best friend Chris at Yale comes to help them connect the dots.

The Book of Life takes its previous romantic gloves off and deals more seriously with characters to break DNA codes. While that is needed, the magic between Diana and Matthew leads the tone of the book.

There is no resolution if Diana would become a vampire, or Matthew's fate--- also the twins'.

Many ends are tied up in this last volume, and it is excellently written. I reread the previous two books
to get ready for this book, and I found the change of how Em died troubling, but the change was a catalyst in this book.

Again it was excellent reading, but a different mood of urgency to find the Book of Life. Futures of families are at stake.
Would I reread The Book of Life again? Probably. But only once. The previous two books were so romantic and this was mostly business...I missed the romantic interludes...

Congrats to Deborah Harkness. One heckuva series!
I know how hard it is to put pieces together to form interesting characters or
plot twists to keep folks intrigued.

Ellen George, author of children's book Flutterby; poetry/prose in various anthologies, and currently working on her first full length novel.
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Barracuda II The Return
Barracuda II The Return
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Better than original!!!!, July 14, 2014
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I am a big fan of Mike Monahan. He represents NY's finest, and is one heck of a writer!
Barracuda II The Sequel is even better than his debut novel--

Mick O'Shaghnessy a South Bronx cop, has been summoned back to the Bikini Atoll, a place he knows well, as he fought a giant barracuda that mutated due to the radiation from sunken ships. But the call to paradise this time is to liaison with the Fibbies investigating a deadly heroin smuggling operation finding itself going to the States.
Mick brings his bud, Gus Lopez with him.

But the last drug drop goes awry near the USS Saratoga, where big boy Barracuda terrorized the area years before and Micko got the job done getting rid of the 'Cuda..

What is not known there are three baby barracudas that are not only affected by the radiation, they have a method communication and they mean business!!!

Micko is cutie, as well as expert diver and great cop. There are no deficit of sexy ladies in the area, and Micko is a smooth operator in the lady department too! He does manage to help the heroin operation too!!

The three bad barracudas make themselves known big time,and even Dr. Collins and James Donaghy return to study the effects of radiation on the region.
Micko shows a soft side when he makes a discovery on a solo outing in a lagoon, and that is awesome!

Mr. Monahan is the type of writer you just enjoy so much, all of a sudden, you're at the end of the book !!!
It is a fun fast read by a fun writer!
I'll never get in the water, but keep 'em coming, Mr . Monahan!!!

Ellen George, author of the Children's book Flutterby, numerous poems and works in anthologies, and is presently working on her first work of fiction....


Clip-on Earring Converter. 12 Pair! Turn Any Post or Stud Earring Into a Clip-on Earring!
Clip-on Earring Converter. 12 Pair! Turn Any Post or Stud Earring Into a Clip-on Earring!
Offered by SOR, Inc.
Price: $8.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't work-for me at least, July 12, 2014
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I may be smart, but not smart enough to figure out how to do this -


Gluten Free Cherry Chocolate Chip Gourmet Handmade Biscotti (12 Sticks)
Gluten Free Cherry Chocolate Chip Gourmet Handmade Biscotti (12 Sticks)
Offered by Biscotti Goddess
Price: $24.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Tastiest Biscotti, July 12, 2014
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These are the best biscotti ever.
With chocolate chips and cherries, they are irresistible!

Ellen George


The Peloponnese: including Corinth, Olympia, Sparta, the Mani, Sikyon, Nemea, Monemvasia, Nafplion, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Argos, Pylos, Mistra, Patras and ... from Blue Guide Greece the Mainland)
The Peloponnese: including Corinth, Olympia, Sparta, the Mani, Sikyon, Nemea, Monemvasia, Nafplion, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Argos, Pylos, Mistra, Patras and ... from Blue Guide Greece the Mainland)
Price: $7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars This book is amazing because it shows the area as it was, July 12, 2014
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My people all came from this lovely part of Greece. This book is wonderful because it shows the area as it was, with mythical resources to how it is now-complete with hotel, cafe, and travel information.
This is a beautiful part of Greece where there is poverty, pride, gorgeous orchards, magnificent views- and very wonderful people. Luxury hotels take advantage of the beauty of this mystical place and gives the tourist a one stop shop to see a gorgeous part of Greece. The places you have heard about all your life--Argos, Sparta, etc.all are there to explore.


The Clockwork Dagger: A Novel
The Clockwork Dagger: A Novel
by Beth Cato
Edition: Paperback
Price: $11.88
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great New Series by Beth Cato, July 11, 2014
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The Clockwork Dagger is Beth Cato's first book, and she hit a home run.
It is a steampunk adventure--anachronistically using 19th Century inventions--in this case a huge 'airplane' of it's time, a dirigible , complete with mechanical birds in cages. Ms. Cato describes the airship in detail and you feel you know your way on this ship.

Octavia Leander is a gifted healer, who went to a prestigious school after her parents and village was destroyed. She uses her powers through The Lady, a benficent force who it is said, lived, but was buried and from her, a Tree of Life grew and she communications through those who ask for her help yo do good.

Miss Leander meets a handsome airship steward, Alonso Garrett, and their chemistry is instant.

As the airship, The Argus takes off on its journey, things happen to threaten Octavia, and she acts admirably, using her powers of healing to help those in need.
There are people who want to get rid of Octavia, because of her gifts; her two protectors, a Mrs. Stout and Alonso Garrett look out for her and the fight for good and bad, factors who want to conquer lands begins.

This is an excellent novel--give it a chance and it will be a wonderful ride, literally and figuratively.
The attraction between Garrett and Octavia blossoms, although malevolent things happens on the ship.

I cannot wait for the sequel as Octavia, Alonso, and Mrs. Stout go out to save the world, the Lady's Tree and Her miraculous powers.

It is fun, fast--let yourself get into the steampunk mood as this airship starts the adventure.

A battle of political sides, a race to stop people from misusing The Lady's gifts, and each vying for power and control of the lands.

Fun, fast paced, it is worth reading.
Give it a chance to open up its world to you. Read it all, not just parts, and you will see the birth of a great new series.

Ellen George, author of Children's Book, Flutterby, poetry and short stories in various anthologies, and currently finishing her first full length novel.


Mccormick Gluten-Free Chili, 1 Ounce (Pack of 12)
Mccormick Gluten-Free Chili, 1 Ounce (Pack of 12)
Price: $20.89

5.0 out of 5 stars Can have great chili again, July 7, 2014
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When I was diagnosed that I had to give up a lot of my favorite recipes due to gluten reasons, I was happy and thankful McKormick has offered flavor packets to make an excellent chili!!!
It may not seem such a big deal to you, but it a ray of light you can eat more normally with a brand and excellent gkuten free product!!!!


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