This post is a contribution to the 9th Annual Tolkien Blog Party. Additionally, I have Rachel to thank for inspiring some of the points in this post (based on her excellent LOTR read-along notes). source. "Only the waning might of Gondor stands now between him and a march in power along the coasts into the … Continue reading defending Boromir.
This blog post is a contribution to the 9th Annual Tolkien Blog Party. source. 'I will take the Ring,' he said, 'though I do not know the way.' There. Boom. Done. Mic drop and all that. Oh, you want more than that? You're not convinced that Frodo is worthy of our admiration, liking, and respect? … Continue reading why Frodo Baggins deserves better.
check out the kick-off post with the tag, post roster, and giveaway details here! So it begins. In all the years that I've known Rachel, this is the very first year that I've been able to participate in her annual Tolkien Blog Party. And I'm so excited! I've got three blog posts prepped for publication … Continue reading the 9th annual Tolkien Blog Party tag!
source. Since I haven't posted anything gushy and fandom-related in a while, I thought I'd write this post to fangirl over some of my favorite fictional couples. Although I dislike most romance novels (as in, stories that are totally centered around a romantic relationship), there are many, many fictional couples that I wholeheartedly ship. And … Continue reading my favorite fictional romantic moments.
GUYS. IT'S HERE. BEHOLD. THE COVER: I love it so much. The color palette is exactly to my taste--soft purples and oranges and yellows. Seeing Lindy is awesome! And it's just such a beautiful cover in general. ❤ I was thrilled to get an early peek at it. And because I was fortunate enough to … Continue reading cover reveal: Operation Lionhearted.
Stolen from Little Blossoms for Jesus! ❤ source. I know we're quite past the middle of the year (just HOW did that happen???), but I saw this tag on Katja's blog and couldn't resist. So fun! Even though I haven't read a lot of books this year, I've read some amazing ones. (I'm also reading … Continue reading mid-year book freak-out tag (2021 edition).
I love almost everything about this book and there's no way I'll be able to write a proper, analytical review. Therefore, I'm just going to do a list of the stuff I particularly love. Probably with a lot of fangirling. I think most people who read this blog know what LOTR is about (at the … Continue reading book review: return of the king.
source. What if superhumans weren't considered heroes? When Scarlett Marley is attacked by an illegal super with fire powers, she doesn’t get burned, but now she has a fire-like glow flickering in her eyes. With superpowers criminalized, she has no choice but to turn herself over to the Superhuman Containment Facility, or risk hurting everyone … Continue reading book review: ignite.
source. With the fellowship broken (#sadness), the story now expands in three different directions: Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli's pursuit of Merry and Pippin (that eventually leads to them going another route and helping Rohan), Merry and Pippin hanging out with Treebeard, and Frodo and Sam making their way toward/through Mordor--with a strange new companion. While … Continue reading book review: the two towers.
Found over at Mary and the Words. source. MIDDLE EARTH: THE HOBBIT OR THE LORD OF THE RINGS? LOTR, for both book and movies. Though I do love The Hobbit (book) and enjoy several aspects of the film trilogy, LOTR was my first love. The depth of LOTR's story and the multitude of characters who … Continue reading the lord of the rings tag.