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Ten Memorable Books

There’s been a Thing going around on Facebook of posting as your status ten books that have stuck with you. As you might imagine, I quite approve of this Thing. 1,023 more words


Book Review: The Two Towers by J.R.R Tolkien

Title: The Two Towers
Series: The Lord of the Rings
Author: J.R.R Tolkien
Stars: 5

Blurb: The Company of the Ring is sundered. Frodo and Sam continue their journey alone down the great Rive Anduin – alone that is, save for a mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go… 62 more words

Book Reviews

27 December 2001

Again, I skipped a day. I did think about writing last night, but it didn’t grab me enough.

Yesterday, we took the kids to my parents & then Heidi & I went to see “The Fellowship of the Ring”. 183 more words

Review: The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

On The Hobbit

This one took me quite a while to get through. No, it’s not long, nor complicated but lots happened in between. I flew back across the world, I moved into college, I went to many parties and that takes up time. 210 more words

Book Club Online

Let every dirty, lousy tramp arm himself with a revolver or a knife, and lay in wait on the steps of the palaces of the rich and stab or shoot the owners as they come out. Let us kill them without mercy, and let it be a war of extermination.

Sometimes, when I’m bored, I browse the ‘fantasy’ tag on WordPress. This mostly throws up a collection of inane ramblings about ‘world building’, shallow reviews (complete with marks out of ten, even) and – due to the ambiguities of the English language – the occasional fantasy-as-in-whips-and-leather. 1,138 more words


Morning Mashup 09/01

We are kicking off September and Labor Day with a new edition of Morning Mashup. If you are like my wife and have today off from work, rest up! 490 more words

Morning Mashup

Literary Confessions: 5 Books I Gave Up On From Page One

It’s getting on two weeks since last I discussed books and the like separately from blog reviews as a whole, and I couldn’t help but notice that posting has come in fives this month. 870 more words

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