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Love Is All You Need
Love Is All You Need
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Price: CDN$ 22.60
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely movie, Jan. 13 2014
This review is from: Love Is All You Need (DVD)
I don't own the video, so can't comment on that quality, but saw the movie and loved it. Just a true lovely love story and story of redemption and change. It was lovely to see the slow change in Philip as he fell in love and softened. The scenery is gorgeous. The movie was in Danish and English with Danish subtitles. Really a great romantic story.

Pilgrims: A Lake Wobegon Romance
Pilgrims: A Lake Wobegon Romance
by Garrison Keillor
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 16.14
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1.0 out of 5 stars Bring back the old Lake Wobegone, July 11 2013
I keep reading Garrison Keillor books looking for the old Lake Wobegon. Woe to me, it is gone. I loved his old books and have CDs I listen to which can bring a smile to my face but this new stuff is just junk. This book was a big disappointment. Where the preoccupation with sex came from is hard to understand. It almost appears as though Keillor hates his characters now. When he used to talk about the folks from Wobegon in the past it was with love and affection, although he pointed out their foibles with glee. Now the books all seem to be written to ridicule. Very disappointing. I checked this one out of the library. I'm glad I did not waste money on it. Very sad

Quilts from the American Homefront: 121 Quilt Blocks Inspired by Letters from World War II
Quilts from the American Homefront: 121 Quilt Blocks Inspired by Letters from World War II
by Rosemary Youngs
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 18.50
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1.0 out of 5 stars Not for a novice quilter, April 3 2013
This book is not for a novice quilter. The patterns are attractive but challenging. You have to trace and then figure out the piecing. Too difficult! The stories are charming but the quilting is for advanced quilters.

The Way
The Way
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Price: CDN$ 19.95
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a beautifull movie - non Hollywood., March 16 2012
This review is from: The Way (DVD)
This is a beautifull movie about a man's journey along the Camino (the way) of Santiago de Campostela in Spain. It is a pilgrim route followed by pilgrims for years and Martin Sheen decides to walk the walk in the place of his son who died while walking the route. He carries his son's ashes with him. He meets other modern day pilgrims along the way - a battered Canadian woman, a heavy Dutchman and an Irish journalist - and they form a bond. The scenery is beautifull. The path undertaken - the change in the characters, especially our lead - is wonderfull. Just a beautifull journey to watch and be a part of. Makes us all want to walk the Camino. Loved it.

Caribbean Ports of Call: A Guide for Today's Cruise Passengers
Caribbean Ports of Call: A Guide for Today's Cruise Passengers
by Kay Showker
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 15.12
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting info but too bulky to take along on port excursions, March 8 2012
I bought this for our last cruise. While the info is interesting it is not really portable to take along for a shore excursion. I think the Frommers book - I still had an old one - was much better. Pricing on these things never seems to be accurate anyway and the tourist info does not change much anyway!I don't think I would spend my money on this again.

Harlequin Collector's Set V.1 [Import]
Harlequin Collector's Set V.1 [Import]
DVD ~ Rick Springfield
Price: CDN$ 10.96
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great chick flick movies, March 8 2012
This is a great DVD set for chick flick movies. The plots are simple but fun. Broken Lullaby is great, and the locations are fun with Vienna and Budapest. The clothes look pretty dated - 80s style, but just overlook it and enjoy the romance. A Change of Place is great with a twin going to Paris to fill in her for sister as a model. The romance which develops is unexpected for both. I don't think the actress playing the role looks like a model-type but it is a fun movie. Trecherous beauties is great. Love Emma Sams and the story is fun to watch. Great DVD set for the price.

Crazy from the Heart
Crazy from the Heart
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5.0 out of 5 stars This is a great movie - really needs a DVD release, March 8 2012
This review is from: Crazy from the Heart (VHS Tape)
This is a great movie about an uptight high school principal who has just been making do in life and the Mexican man who challenges her to see life in a new way. I just love Ruben Blades in this. Who would not fall in love with him? I have watched my VHS version of this many times and would not sell it for 100 bucks, but wish it would come out in DVD. A great adult love story!

Nothing Lasts Forever
Nothing Lasts Forever
by Maureen Lee
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 10.94
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Really interesting idea but the characters are flat, Feb. 27 2012
This review is from: Nothing Lasts Forever (Paperback)
I read the whole book so it isn't that bad but it could have been SO much better. The first few chapters are great. You get involved in the different stories of four women - a woman whose daughter is off to university, a young woman taking care of her younger siblings, a pregnant teen and a woman about to get married. Of course things go badly for all of them but then they end up living together in the house owned by one of them. The problem is after the initial interest in the characters they all were so flawed I just did not like any them. We get a great beginning then the rest is RUSHED. Even Diana (who I think was suppossed to be the good one in all of this)was anoying and abrasive and Diana's dad Jim - why was he so attractive to Brodie? He had left his family and never came back even though he was in touch with his mate so he would ostensibly know Diana had been left to raise the boys on her own. The first half is good but the rest? How did Vanessa lose her weight? Why is Brodie's daughter so unreasonable about the baby? Why was Brodie so unreasonable? Why the mean aunt from Ireland? I read the whole book to find out what happened, but I wish the author had done a better job. Not a satisfactory ending at all.

Soldier Love Story [Import]
Soldier Love Story [Import]
DVD ~ Lori Loughlin
Price: CDN$ 7.59
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice clean movie, Feb. 1 2011
This review is from: Soldier Love Story [Import] (DVD)
This is a nice movie about two people who have been hurt and find love yet are a bit afraid to really believe it can happen to them. A young boy writes letters to a soldier and they become friends, so one day when the soldier is home on leave he visits. He bonds with the boy over baseball and soon begins to fall for the mother too. It moves slowly and is very believable yet nice. I liked it.

Disney's A Christmas Carol (Bilingual)
Disney's A Christmas Carol (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Jim Carrey
Offered by Chitchats
Price: CDN$ 9.73
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Terrible movie, Dec 3 2010
This is the worst version of the Christmas Carol I have ever seen. In theatres with 3-D it might have been passable. At home it was terrible, terrible, terrible. The characters are neither animated nor live, so that is a bit of an in-between land. Scrooge never really warms up even at the end of the film. A big dissapointment.

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