J. Benjamin St John

Erhaltene "Hilfreich"-Stimmen für Rezensionen: 81% (124 von 153)
Ort: Munich, Germany


Top-Rezensenten Rang: 404.814 - Hilfreiche Stimmen insgesamt: 124 von 153
Magic Tree House Collection: Books 9-16: #9: Dolph&hellip von Mary Pope Osborne
1 von 1 Kunden fanden die folgende Rezension hilfreich
You get exactly what you might expect. The author reads the books word for word, including all the 'Jack saids' and 'Annie saids'. I personally find she doesn't bring a lot to the reading -- it's like a somewhat engaged grandmother reading. I'm a bit disappointed, as they could have had one voice for Jack, and another for Annie, and a few sound effects, and brought the stories much more to life. As it is, I find them a bit bland, but the kids still like them.
Liontouch 189 Flame Sword / Flammen-Schwert von BestSaller
1 von 1 Kunden fanden die folgende Rezension hilfreich
5.0 von 5 Sternen Great safe fun!, 30. Juni 2012
We've had these six months now (since Christmas) and the kids still love them and still play with them. They are bright and fiery, mostly soft, so the have to work to hurt each other, and certainly can't poke, and generally just good fun. No noise, very durable (so far) and good fun.
Conquerors' Pride von Timothy Zahn
Conquerors' Pride von Timothy Zahn
2.0 von 5 Sternen Cliche and incomplete, 30. Juni 2012
I got this in a used bookstore, and was quite disappointed, as I'd heard good things about Timothy Zahn, and, e.g., his Star Wars novels.

This one is shallow, cliche, and resolves almost nothing, after setting up a conflict with an alien species. It's fairly quick and readable, so if you haven't read much (and even less science fiction) it might be a nice place to start, if you have access to the next two novels. As a standalone though, it was just frustrating to read.

As a synopsis, it opens with a human task force gets wiped out by aliens. The one prisoner they take is the son of an industrial magnate, who of course goes personally looking for him (along with his… Mehr dazu