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Terra nullius / Claire Coleman.
Author: Coleman, Claire, author.
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Hachette Australia, 2017. -- ©2017
Review by: ADELL  on: 9/01/2018 11:55:40 AM
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This book has had good reviews but I found it difficult to read it is in need of a good edit. I did not finish the book.
Repeated words over and over in some paragraphs.
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Hell or high water.
Author: Mackenzie, David, 1966-, film director. -- Sheridan, Taylor, screenwriter. -- Pine, Chris, 1980-, actor. -- Bridges, Jeff, 1949-, actor. -- Foster, Ben, 1980-, actor.
Publisher: Australia Distributed by Madman Entertainment, [2016] -- ©2016
Review by: harrysmith  on: 8/01/2018 7:32:53 PM
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I really like this film and just came here to note that this DVD isn't about a small town called Beckford at all. Something's gone wrong with member Catnip's review, which appears to be about a different book/film entirely. This is a heist film set in small town USA, Jeff Bridges plays the ageing copy chasing two bankrobbing brothers. The acting is uniformly excellent. The cinematography is memorable. One of my favourite films of 2016.
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The first patient [sound recording] : a novel / Michael Palmer ; [read by Phil Gigante].
Author: Palmer, Michael, 1942- -- Gigante, Phil.
Publisher: Grand Haven, Mich. : Brilliance Audio, p2007.
Review by: simul  on: 2/01/2018 8:30:40 AM
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Enjoyed listening to this audio version. The story was plausible and many of the interactions were well defined in how people actually talk to each other. Worth the time.
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The Osiris child : science fiction. volume one / Storm Alley, Eclectik Vision in association with Phonetic Images presents....
Author: Abbess, Shane, writer, director, producer. -- Cachia, Brian, 1973-, writer, music, co-producer. -- Matusko, Steven, executive producer. -- Lutz, Kellan, 1985-, actor.
Publisher: Richmond, Victoria Madman Entertainment, [2017] -- ©2017
Review by: simul  on: 26/12/2017 9:05:21 AM
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Production values were very high no clunky effects. Plausible storyline well delivered by the actors.
Brief but well managed plot left me wanting more.
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The Target [electronic resource] / David Baldacci ; read by Ron McLarty, Orlagh Cassidy.
Author: Baldacci, David. -- McLarty, Ron. -- Cassidy, Orlagh.
Publisher: [Melbourne, Vic.] : Bolinda audio, 2014.
Review by: simul  on: 24/12/2017 1:45:55 PM
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Making my way through the Will Robie series and it's great the library has the series. Still loving the two narrators and enjoying the interplay of characters and plot An enjoyable listen. Recommended
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Lawyer for the dog / Lee Robinson ; read by Liza Ross.
Author: Robinson, Lee, 1948-, author. -- Ross, Liza, narrator. -- Audible, Inc.
Publisher: Tullamarine, Victoria Bolinda Audio, [2016] -- ©2016
Review by: simul  on: 23/12/2017 10:53:14 AM
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The narrator Liza Ross has a soft voice that was very easy to attune too and this story from Lee Robinson was and enjoyable listen along of the heroines travails in just living her life.
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Tennison / Lynda La Plante.
Author: La Plante, Lynda, author.
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster Ltd, 2015. -- London Simon & Schuster, 2015. -- ©2015
Review by: CliffRich  on: 22/12/2017 8:07:26 PM
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I must admitted I was never really into Lynda La Plante but after watching the DVD Prime Suspect 1973 I am hooked.
This is the starting point to for Jane Tennsion and the live of a WPC. It not a complex or heavy story but it does also draw in the characters around Jane and how they influence or support her which makes for a good read and it is hard to put down
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Sphero SPRK+
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Sphero, [2017]
Review by: Adams, Hugo Mr  on: 22/12/2017 8:04:45 AM
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Detours / Tim Rogers.
Author: Rogers, Tim, 1968-, author. -- Rogers, Tim, 1968- -- You am I (Musical group)
Publisher: Sydney, New South Wales Fourth Estate, 2017. -- ©2017
Review by: ADELL  on: 20/12/2017 12:18:29 PM
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Tim Rogers what a beautiful writer he is. I raced home from work for a few days to read this book. I thoroughly enjoyed it.
I loved his rambling about walking around wherever he is in the world not attached to any devices....
It was funny and sad very honest about his battles with a few demons.
Beautiful verses about his love for his daughter. great writing all round.loved it
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The shack.
Author: Worthington, Sam. -- Young, William P. -- Film adaptations. -- Hazeldine, Stuart, 1971-, film director. -- Fusco, John, screenwriter. -- Lanham, Andrew, screenwriter. -- Cretton, Destin Daniel, screenwriter. -- Netter, Gil, film producer. -- Cummings, Bra
Publisher: Australia Distributed by Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017] -- ©2017
Review by: disney  on: 7/12/2017 12:19:01 PM
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The movie "The Shack" (2017) is directed by Sturt Hazeldine, written by John Fusco and stars Sam Worthington (Paper planes), Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures), Radha Mitchell (London has fallen), and many more talented actors, especially the adorable Amelie Eve as Missy Phillips. The movie is based on the book "The Shack", written by William Paul Young. The author wrote the book as a Christmas gift to his children. It is an amazing gift. The story is about a family man named MacKenzie "Mack" Phillips, who is married to Nan. They have three children Josh, Kate, and their youngest Missy. They are a Christian family, attending church on Sundays. However, for Mack, it isn't heartfelt. When tragedy occurs, Mack's faith in God is tested. The movie deals with complex themes, such as, grief, loss, family relationships, faith, religion, acceptance and forgiveness, just to name a few. The human insight in dealing with these themes, is a miracle. The characters are believable, the viewer experiences their pain and suffering, relating immediately to the characters emotional journey. Recommended highly. The best movie seen in years.
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