The Courage of a Hobbit

It’s March 25th. What better way to celebrate Tolkien Reading Day (which also happens to be the anniversary of Sauron’s defeat) than by talking about Middle Earth and its populace? Or, more specifically, what better day than to talk about Frodo? (I’ll also be listening to a bit of The Children of Hurin – narrated by […]

Help Me Celebrate The Hobbit!

It’s finally December! Do you know what that means? That means Battle of the Five Armies releases December 17th. The last Middle Earth movie. And I have plans. As you can see from the banner above, I’m hosting a read-along for The Hobbit. I’ve had this event planned for months, guys, and thanks to the amazing […]

The Hobbit: The Last Goodbye

So we got a look at the song for Battle of the Five Armies credits and I’m a fan. It’s an amazing tribute to the journey we’ve all taken from the moment we began watching The Fellowship of the Ring. The emotion is almost palpable.   What do you think? Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your […]

Lord of the Rings Read-Along January Overview

It’s the last day of January and tomorrow we start The Two Towers. In case you’ve missed anything, I’ve linked to it all below. Welcome to the Lord of the Rings Read-Along How to Read Tolkien – Advice from Me and Pages Unbound On Hobbits and Gossip Activity – Who are You in Middle Earth? […]

Who are You in Middle Earth?

  Okay, it’s activity day! Otherwise known as The Day Stephanie Posts an Awful Quiz. Don’t worry, if you end up totally thinking this is lame I have a link to one that’s more fun. But until then, I must torture you with this.   1.) It’s a sunny afternoon, you would most like to…. […]

On Hobbits and Gossip

Hello everyone! It’s time for the second discussion we have this month for our Lord of the Rings Read-Along. Last week, Pages Unbound and I gave you some advice for your journey into Tolkien’s world. But today I present to you my thoughts on hobbits, gossip, and perhaps a little bit more. If you’re just joining us […]

Giveaway and Interview With S.P. Cloward

I’ve got an awesome and generous giveaway today with S.P. Cloward, author of Afterlife. What if This is the Way it Really Happened? If you think you’ve read every possible “undead” scenario there is, you’re in for a surprise. AfterLife transcends the typical zombie or vampire genre and audience to present a plausible explanation of […]

Monday Spotlight: J.R.R. Tolkien

In honor of it being Tolkien Reading Day, Mr. J.R.R. Tolkien has won his place as a Monday Spotlight (and because he’s an amazing author). I know this year’s theme is the landscapes of Middle Earth but it’s been a while since I’ve read any Tolkien. I’m planning on picking up The Silmarillion later today but […]