I have a horrible feeling that, in one of these blogs, I’ve already spoken about both my support for United and my relationship with football.
It can’t have been concerning a Manchester United book, because I’m (pretty) sure I’ve only read three and all of them I’m reviewing today.… Read the rest
Cast your mind back. Before the Berlin Wall came tumbling down. Before the Hundred Years War marked its 78th year. Before Rome Fell.
Cast your mind back and back and back until you reach 2011.… Read the rest
And so it begins — the final leg.
When I picked up Carrie, I had just twenty-seven books remaining. The seven Harry Potter books, four David Wellington Vampire novels, the first eight in the Darren Shan Zom-B series, and eight books by Stephen King-the first seven he published under his name and his non-fiction, On Writing.… Read the rest
This is going to be a tough one to write.
That’s not to say Salem’s Lot has any emotional relevance to me. I won’t struggle to get through it before the waterfall of my tears sends sparks flying from my keyboard.… Read the rest
I’m not sure I’ve ever finished writing one blog and transitioned straight into the next before.
It’s too organised. It smacks of professionalism, and that isn’t me.
Yet here I am, having just tapped the last few words on my Salem’s Lot blog minutes ago, starting my The Shining review.… Read the rest
When are you reading this? When was it released?
11th of May, I think is the plan.
Well, it was finished on Friday the 19th of April, meaning it took six days to read.… Read the rest
This will be the section of the blog where I say something about my life before I dive into talking about how I’m not going to talk about Stephen King and then the review.… Read the rest
It’s been a good few weeks since I sat down and wrote the first draft of a blog at my desk at home, rather than on my lunch break at work.… Read the rest
Since this challenge began, from when I picked that first book (Lisey’s Story, though that ended up being the second I read), I would collect the chosen book from wherever it lay on the shelf, then, once I had finished, place it back in reading order, or get rid of it.… Read the rest
I had a good weekend, reading wise. Very good.
On Saturday morning I finished Harry Potter six, only a couple of days after starting it on Thursday.
Good going.… Read the rest