Man vs Bookshelf: The Moaning of Life

This entry is part 39 of 45 in the series Man vs Bookshelf

I’m not going to open this blog by saying ‘if there’s one thing I like, it’s moaning’, because I hate that saying.   Nobody likes only one thing. Not even me, and I hate liars even more than I hate Cheerios so I’m going to open with honesty, and the following line: There are seven Read more about Man vs Bookshelf: The Moaning of Life[…]

Man vs Bookshelf: The Hobbit

This entry is part 32 of 45 in the series Man vs Bookshelf

Hello, and welcome to this Mark Ayre production of “The Hobbit (review)” Okay, I know what you’re thinking. “Mark. Why are you writing the Hobbit review BEFORE your Buffy Scripts review? We know you read Buffy first cause that review came out days ago.” Well first off, how do you know what order I’m writing Read more about Man vs Bookshelf: The Hobbit[…]

Man vs Bookshelf: Pele

This entry is part 28 of 45 in the series Man vs Bookshelf

I’ve always wondered what it would be like to read two non-fiction books in a row, except that I haven’t because who does? What is interesting or not interesting depending on what kind of life you’ve led is that last week’s blog was the shortest I’ve written thus far. It was a short book, so Read more about Man vs Bookshelf: Pele[…]

Man vs Bookshelf: The Clifton Chronicles (1 & 2)

This entry is part 26 of 45 in the series Man vs Bookshelf

Since starting Man vs Bookshelf it has been full steam ahead. In fact, from week six until week 17, I read more than a book a week in all but one week. At times I was struggling to keep up with all the review writing this entailed. A couple of times I even burst into Read more about Man vs Bookshelf: The Clifton Chronicles (1 & 2)[…]

Man vs Bookshelf: The Thin Executioner

This entry is part 15 of 45 in the series Man vs Bookshelf

I’m spoiling myself now. Following on from Silence, which I didn’t enjoy, I’ve treated myself to two books I knew I’d like. One because I know the author, and one because I know the author and also I’ve read it before. So, with Six Years out of the way, I dived into The Thin Executioner. Read more about Man vs Bookshelf: The Thin Executioner[…]