LotR Reread: Frodo Baggins and the Worst Birthday Gift Ever

“When Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton.”   Chapter One: A Long-Expected Party Thus begins The Lord of the Rings: with a party like in The Hobbit, only this party was a … Continue reading LotR Reread: Frodo Baggins and the Worst Birthday Gift Ever

ARC Review: The Little Shop of Found Things

The Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston Historical Fantasy 320 pages Expected Publication: October 16th, 2018 by St. Martin's Press From Goodreads: A new series about a young woman whose connection to antiques takes her on a magical adventure, reminiscent of Outlander New York Times bestselling author of The Witch's Daughter Paula Brackston … Continue reading ARC Review: The Little Shop of Found Things

LotR Reread: A Personal History with Tolkien Q&A

I thought that providing my own history with the works of J.R.R. Tolkien might be helpful when approaching this rereading project, but I thought a long essay where I drone on about myself would quickly grow boring, so I asked a friend to give me some questions relevant to my own experiences with the books … Continue reading LotR Reread: A Personal History with Tolkien Q&A