Review: J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography by Humphrey Carpenter

My goal this month is to read and review both The Hobbit and Fellowship of the Ring, so in order to a) split those up and b) give myself ample time to read FOTR, we’re sneaking in Humphrey Carpenter’s authorized biography of the legend himself, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. This will definitely be a bit […]

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TTT: Why I Love the Race of Men

Okay, I promise not to cry. Lies and propaganda. But I love the Men of Middle Earth a lot, and this is definitely going to be A Journey we’re about to embark on. And, if you missed the Top 10 Characters & Moments from the past two weeks, they’re linked! “The world of Men will […]

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Discussion: Is The Silmarillion Worth It?

I promise you, by the end of this, you’re going to want to read this book of pure drama.  This would probably be better suited as a Top 10 post, but I thought a discussion would be nice to really get into the nitty gritty of why I loved The Silmarillion so damn much.  And, ICYMI, last […]

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An Adventure in Tolkien: The Hobbit

Previously on An Adventure in Tolkien: I don’t even want to talk about the fact that the Tolkien fandom made me ship NAZGÛL. IT’S TIME, Y’ALL! I’m so excited to finally be returning to the main material, and I can’t wait to see how my experience will be changing with all the new information The […]

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Discussion: That's a Lot of Elves

Look, I get it. The Silmarillion is a huuuuge undertaking. Next week, we’re going to chat about why it’s worth it, but before we get there, we need to talk about Tolkien’s overwhelming amount of elves. I’m going to break it down as best as I can, give you some highlights so that you have […]

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Lord of the Rings Tag!

I found this floating over on Tumblr @ faroverthemistymountains, and honestly, these never actually pan out on Tumblr, the ask tags, and though I thought about just screaming all my answers in the tags, I would have eventually run out of room, so here we are! The rest of this celebratory month’s Wednesday posts will […]

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TTT: Most Anticipated Book Releases for the First Half of 2020

Oh boy, this week’s topic from That Artsy Reader Girl is another one that’s got me hyped. I’ve had some of these books preordered since the middle of 2019, and I absolutely cannot wait. These are listed in order of publication. I loved The Disasters so much that I’m still not sure what Spellhacker by […]

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