Given that, throughout the last few reviews and, especially, the stats blog, I’ve talked a lot about the end of the challenge, I’ve wondered if it is even worth doing an “outro”.… Read the rest
Over a three year period, my Uncle Colin gambled away everything he had. Home, pension, car. He even lost his wife after betting his daughter in a game of Texas Hold ‘Em.… Read the rest
Last Thursday, when I began my Man vs Bookshelf challenge, I said I was going to start with Lisey’s Story by Stephen King.
This turned out to be a lie.… Read the rest
This challenge has already been excellent for me.
In Horowitz Horror and Lisey’s Story I’ve now read two books that have been on my shelf for nigh on a decade, and now it’s time for Devil May Care, another unread elder of the shelf.… Read the rest
Here we are, back again for book four of my Man vs Bookshelf challenge and, so far, I’ve been racing through.
I finished Big Little Lies on Wednesday, 14 days after this challenge began.… Read the rest
For a time it seemed ‘Good Omens’ might be a bad omen.
A terrible omen.
I was sure I’d never finish it in a week. I got three days in, with Sunday gone, and I wasn’t even halfway there.… Read the rest
After struggling to get through Good Omens in the allotted time, I wanted to dive into a quick read.
I choose Grandpa’s Great Escape. It may look beefy, and weigh in at over 450 pages, but don’t let that fool you.… Read the rest
Today, with book seven, we have something new.
The first non-fiction book of Man vs Bookshelf.
As well as being the first non-fiction book, Clough has also pinched an undesirable record.… Read the rest