Front Cover Fridays #17

Faber & Faber – a London-based publisher – held a contest recently for teenagers to design a new cover for Lord of the Flies. The resulting images are SO AWESOME… The image above won 1st place – kinda creepy, but so is the book i guess. The other images below were some of the other […]

Best of 2011: Book Club Books Review

As we come to the end of the year, we’ll be spending some time listing the very best books from 2011. Click here to see everything we’ve covered for the year. This year marks the first full calendar year for the Ultra Manly Book Club.  Looking back over all of the books we’ve done throughout […]

Best of 2011: Science Fiction & Fantasy

As we come to the end of the year, we’ll be spending some time listing the very best books from 2011. Click here to see everything we’ve covered for the year. A lot of adults write off science fiction and fantasy novels as Young Adult books and, as a result, never even think to pick […]

Best of 2011: Biographies and Memoirs

As we come to the end of the year, we’ll be spending some time listing the very best books from 2011.  Click here to see everything we’ve covered for the year. Most men skip the fiction/mystery/sci-fi/fantasy sections all together and go straight to the non-fiction section.  A large part of the non-fiction genre are memoirs […]

Best of Books of 2011: Amazon’s Top Sellers

As we come to the end of the year, we’ll be spending some time listing the very best books from 2011.  Click here to see everything we’ve covered for the year. We’ll start with what basically amount to the People’s Choice Awards for books, Amazon’s Best Selling Books of 2011.  This shows, not just what […]

Best Books of 2011

So far, 2011 has been a great year for new books.  We’ve had new authors emerge, Pulitzer prize winners come out with new heralded books, even iUMBC authors have come out with new books (two of them, in fact).  See Amazon Kindle’s top 20 books of 2011 below.  Fair warning: these have not been put […]