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WOSS 3000 Equalizer Trainer, Black, Made in USA Suspension System
WOSS 3000 Equalizer Trainer, Black, Made in USA Suspension System
Offered by WOSS Enterprises, LLC
Price: CDN$ 39.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A straightforward and challenging fitness system, June 10 2014
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Well made, and an excellent value. It is very easy to set up, provides the means for a really good workout, and takes no space at all to store.

Pet Life Metallic Fashion Parka with Removable Hood, Large, Metallic Grey
Pet Life Metallic Fashion Parka with Removable Hood, Large, Metallic Grey
Price: CDN$ 29.99
7 used & new from CDN$ 29.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Nice and cozy, fits well., Jan. 6 2014
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This coat is working well for my dog. It has been keeping him warm even when it's -25 here, which is exactly what he needed. However the company sent the wrong colour - it's not grey, but kind of a light toffee brown. The hood is kind of silly as when it's down he can't see - but I think that even when it's down, it helps keep his neck warm too.

The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
by Donna Tartt
Edition: Hardcover
Price: CDN$ 16.50
52 used & new from CDN$ 14.48

18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfection., Nov. 29 2013
This is a big, dazzling novel, over 700 pages and expertly crafted. Both an insanely compulsive tale of the twisted path a young man's life takes after it is forever changed by a violent event, and a meditation on family, love, and the enduring power of timeless works of art. With Boris, the protagonist's best friend and partner in crime, Tartt has created easily one of the most memorable and original characters in literature that I've met in years. Absolutely fabulous - this is the kind of book you wish you could read for the first time again and again.

Where the Wild Things Are / Max et les maximonstres (Bilingual)
Where the Wild Things Are / Max et les maximonstres (Bilingual)
Price: CDN$ 4.88
31 used & new from CDN$ 1.38

5.0 out of 5 stars Magical, April 21 2011
I can't remember the quote exactly but I read Maurice Sendak had said something to the effect that the filmmakers had created a magical movie, and anyone who didn't agree could go f*** themselves. (Really - I do recall that last bit specifically, because I thought it was so great.)

It is supposed to be a bittersweet story, and I don't think it's really a movie for kids, anyway. I think it's a movie for the adults who can remember all too well the feelings that made us want to run away to another world, the complete aloneness of being young and left behind, or of being witness to your parents' troubles without being able to help. It's a world created solely by a little boy, so of course it's off-kilter, and weird, and he's a troubled and lonely little boy, so when he's king he screws up and can't make things right, however much he wants to, and that's sad. But the moments when things are good for him and his monsters, and for him and his mother, are truly and wonderfully joyous.

This is a story that never could have been a light-hearted romp. And it's perfect just the way it is.

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