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Literary Flashback: Samwise Gamgee On The Greatest Stories

This conversation between Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee comes from Two Towers (the second book of The Lord of the Rings). An abridged and paraphrased version of the dialogue was included in the film adaptation, and you can watch it… 336 more words

Literary Flashback

Reading Upward--for Pleasure

Imagine this scenario: someone writes a book called Why Don’t People Read Anymore?

That was supposed to be a joke. 

Actually, NPR published an April Fools’ Day article called “Why Doesn’t America Read Anymore?” earlier this year. 441 more words

J.r.r. Tolkien

The King and the Ringbearer

One of my favorite scenes in Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings film trilogy comes near the finale of The Fellowship of the Ring… 812 more words


T5W-Top Book Characters I Hate

Hello everyone! Welcome back to the halfway point in the week which means…welcome to another Top 5 Wednesday!

Now, before we start, Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey from GingerReadsLainey on YouTube, and the group is opened to any Booktuber and book blogger. 725 more words

What Do You See When You Read?

This Slate article has been making the rounds recently, and it’s something we’ve talked about briefly here on 101 Books before.

That being, how do you imagine the characters in the novels you read? 307 more words