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 post roster and giveaway details here! Frodo. Gandalf. Sam. Boromir. Merry. Pippin. Aragorn. Gimli. Legolas. AKA some of the most iconic and well-loved Lord of the Rings characters of all time. (And often the most talked about.) Well, today I'm looking away from the fellowship (#sadness) to focus … Continue reading my favorite non-fellowship LOTR characters.
source. I have seven siblings, but for the purposes of today's post, I'll only be putting the tag questions to two of them: my ten year old brother who is almost as obsessed with LOTR as I am (he's seen all six Jackson movies, and read some of The Hobbit--and he also knows a good … Continue reading the 9th Annual Tolkien Blog Party tag: my siblings’ answers.
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.
Hellooooo, everybody! Rachel (of Hamlette's Soliloquy) and I are extremely pleased to announce the Glenn Ford Blogathon, honoring one of our favorite classic movie stars of all time. Glenn Ford has starred in everything from Westerns to film noir to the classic 1970's Superman film and I'm super excited to read what y'all write about … Continue reading announcing the Glenn Ford Blogathon!
source. Hey, guys! I've been recently watching a lot of the TV show Lost (currently in one season with my family and another on my own--can be a tad disorienting, but very fun). While I fully plan to write a blog post (or posts) about my thoughts on the show (and especially its characters), I … Continue reading five things writers can learn from Lost.
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).