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Paddington
Paddington
DVD ~ Hugh Bonneville
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Treat, June 7 2016
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For those who fondly remember Paddington Bear or the quirkiness of English culture, Paddington Bear will be a treat. It's well done and thoroughly enjoyable.

The Sorcerer's Daughter: The Defenders of Shannara
The Sorcerer's Daughter: The Defenders of Shannara
by Terry Brooks
Edition: Hardcover
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4.0 out of 5 stars Familiar but fun, June 7 2016
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While this latest in the long line of Shannara novels is well written, easy to read and enjoyable there is a sense of familiarity, in contrast to creativity, in that the variables in the plot have generally been seen in earlier novels.

Warriors of the Storm (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 9)
Warriors of the Storm (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 9)
by Bernard Cornwell
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars Riveting, June 7 2016
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Sheer excellence. Bernard Cornwell makes history come alive and his key character, Uhtred, is memorable. It is a little known time line in British history (10th century) and the story as to how England became England is presented in a riveting manner through this novel.

Demigods & Magicians: Percy and Annabeth Meet the Kanes
Demigods & Magicians: Percy and Annabeth Meet the Kanes
by Rick Riordan
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars Sheer fun, May 24 2016
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Sheer fun.

The Rivers of War
The Rivers of War
by Eric Flint
Edition: Hardcover
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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting Historical Insights, May 24 2016
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Insightful commentary into the War of 1812 era. One has an empathetic approach particularly to indigenous perspectives but not at the cost of how Americans themselves thought of the issues at the time. Worth reading.

The Trials of Apollo Book One The Hidden Oracle
The Trials of Apollo Book One The Hidden Oracle
by Rick Riordan
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Fun, May 24 2016
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Excellent fun. Riordan at his puckish best. His unique style well suits tackling ancient gods and how they could think about modern situations.

Trevor Owen

Hell's Foundations Quiver
Hell's Foundations Quiver
by David Weber
Edition: Hardcover
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4.0 out of 5 stars Worthwhile but getting on, Nov. 11 2015
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Another worth while installation in this ongoing series with a variety of philosophical and theological overtones which make the read that much more interesting. However, the series has been around for a while and one has the sense of getting too used to it.

Rumpole of the Bailey - Complete Series Megaset
Rumpole of the Bailey - Complete Series Megaset
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4.0 out of 5 stars A classic., Sept. 8 2015
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Few books or tv series have entered into the lexicon (especially for lawyers) as this series has done. Referring to a wife as "She who must be obeyed" is still something that hits and, for many, resonates.

Yes Prime Minister: the Complete Collection (3 Discs)
Yes Prime Minister: the Complete Collection (3 Discs)
DVD ~ Nigel Hawthorne
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5.0 out of 5 stars Ageless., Sept. 8 2015
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It's the best political comedy every written. While these episodes were written in the late 1980's and early 1990's the comments are as fresh and as relevant as ever. Most worthwhile.

The Sword of the South
The Sword of the South
by David Weber
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Ride!, Sept. 8 2015
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Likely the best of this fantasy series yet. It was tighter and the action constant. Good fun.

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