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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TTT: Tolkien Characters

Welcome to the first of this month’s themed Top 10s! For the next four weeks, we’re going to be chatting about all things Tolkien, and I, for one, am very excited about today’s topic. I don’t usually do Top 10s in a specific order, but these are 100% in order of my favorite because if […]

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Discussion: Is Samwise Gamgee Really the Best?

Well, we can just cut straight to the chase here–the answer is an emphatic YES, and since Stephen Colbert agrees with me, I’m right. Seriously, we could just end it here because that is why Sam’s the best, but I’m going to try to break it down into something more coherent than just my usual […]

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Happy Birthday, JRR Tolkien!

Today is the best day. It’s John Ronald Reuel Tolkien’s birthday! I know that people usually just refer to him as the Professor, but he and I have formed a special relationship over the past year where I sigh his full name at him when he starts getting ridiculous. Confused? Same, but check out my […]

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2020 Goals

Happy New Year! 2019 was a wild ride, and I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one that feels that way. 2020 is already shaping up to be pretty amazing (I start my new job tomorrow!), but US politics is sure to make everything else fairly chaotic. However, I was published again in 2019! Z […]

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December Wrap-Up, Part 2

December Wrap-Up, Part 1 Wow, I had big plans for these last two weeks because I quit my job and was going to have a ton of free time, but then I got pretty sick and just crawled into bed for several days and did nothing but watch YouTube. And ICYMI from this morning, here […]

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Top 10 Reads of 2019

Wow, this is it. The end of a decade. I read some truly amazing books this year, and also more books than I ever thought possible. For a bit, I played with the idea of a Top 20 if I could read 200 books, but alas, I am a bit short, so we’re here with […]

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