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Top Ten Tuesday - Favourite 2017 Reads (Dec 12)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a different topic is posted inviting the participants to come up with a list of ten things to do with the topic. 141 more words

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On the perils of Faërie.

“Faërie is a perilous land, and in it are pitfalls for the unwary and dungeons for the overbold”.

J. R. R. Tolkien (On Fairy-Stories)

When it comes to Faërie, mortals must exercise great care in dealing with it. 1,494 more words

J. R. R. Tolkien

Christmassy Books on My Wish List

I’m not usually a seasonal reader. Reading a book set in summer during winter or vice versa doesn’t bother me at all. So, I never seem to have on my shelves the books deemed appropriate for a specific time of the year. 411 more words

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Wander into the Wardrobe: Reasons to Return to Narnia in December

Along with the pleasure of lighting the Advent wreath, of busy preparations and programs and starry night silence, I love to return to the land of the lamp post in December, to do battle against the White Witch who made made Narnia always winter but never Christmas. 1,628 more words

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fandom and chill

we’ve now reached the point where year-in-review reports start to pile in. whether in the professional or personal world, everyone has a list of goals they achieved & areas they’d like to improve in. 77 more words

Popular Culture

A Call for Guest Posts: The Inklings and King Arthur with Guest Editor David Llewellyn Dodds

It is an intriguing fact of literary history that the Inklings were individually fascinated by the Arthurian legends. Christopher Tolkien’s publication of his father’s The Fall of Arthur… 381 more words

C.S. Lewis