An Adventure in Tolkien: The Book of Lost Tales, Part One

Previously on An Adventure in Tolkien: I have literally fallen in love with Gimli, and so has Legolas. Tudo bem, I’ve got a bone to pick with this Foreword. Christopher clearly has got some Thoughts about people who say that The Silmarillion is “too difficult”, and I’ve got many of those same Thoughts because IT’S […]

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TTT: Best Lines

This is going to be purely movie lines, and if any are similar to the book, that’s only because Peter Jackson pulled it directly from the book. Ideally, I should have kept track while I was rereading the trilogy last year, but I’m the worst, and I didn’t, so you’re going to have just deal […]

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What Legolas & Gimli Say About Racism

Well, today’s post is very timely. I’ve got a lot to say about what happened last week, and none of it’s kind, and all of it is more than I can put in even a single post, never mind an intro. I was hopeful that I wouldn’t have to do another intro like this after […]

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How Does the Movie Compare?

You know what would have been a really good idea? Taking notes while I was watching the movies recently, immediately after I’d finished reading the books. Alas, I was too swept up in Middle-earth–how does one get too swept up in a movie they’ve seen literally dozens of times? NO IDEA–and thus, I took literally […]

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TTT: Most Anticipated 2021 Book Releases

A second post today! I know, I know, but I couldn’t not do this week’s That Artsy Reader Girl topic for anticipated releases because I have got a lot of books preordered, and I’m hella excited about all of them. I’m only going to list the ones from January to June because although I’ve got […]

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TTT: Times Gandalf Made me Cry

Look, Gandalf makes me cry a lot. Probably more than anyone else in the legendarium, and that’s saying something. Plus, I’m just a person who cries a lot, so while some of these I’ve only cried about once, or even just in spirit, some of them I’ve cried about every damn time. There’s no order […]

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Frodo vs Everyone & the Ring

In my house, there’s an old argument that surfaces every once in a while–can Superman actually be defeated? Usually, it comes down to a “well if xyz happens, and the circumstances are right, and this particular villain is involved, probably” kind of answer, and while that’s all well and good, I like more substantial answers. […]

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Happy Birthday, JRR Tolkien!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE LIGHT OF MY LIEF, JOHN RONALD REUEL TOLKIEN! Truly, this day is just such a joyous one, and I’m definitely going to be celebrating in style. Cake, a movie or two, even some Tolkien books! I’ve always been a huge Tolkien fan, as is evident by An Adventure in Tolkien, but […]

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2021 Goals

Happy New Year! I know everyone’s saying it, but wow, 2020, am I right? That was–something. And that’s all I really want to say about it. ICYMI, I wrapped up my 2020 goals a couple days ago, so make sure to check that out, and I’ve got some big plans, as always, for the year. […]

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December Wrap-Up

It’s the end of the world as we know it! Oi, I’d almost take a Grey Havens ship into the West at this point. It’s really become a cry or laugh type of laugh, you know? Anyway, there’s been so much wrapping up in the last few weeks, so ICYMI, here are my top five […]

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