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Books I Feel Differently About After Time Has Passed

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme held by Broke and Bookish

May 24:  Ten Books I Feel Differently About After Time Has Passed (less love, more love, complicated feelings, indifference, thought it was great in a genre until you became more well read in that genre etc.) 260 more words

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

I don’t know why I’ve never written a review about the Hobbit. It’s one of My all time favorite books. Obviously, it is a children’s book – I do realize it’s not SO obvious, as some people don’t know this bit of info – but the Hobbit is such a ‘precious’ and imaginative book, that any person at any age is sure to enjoy it. 316 more words


Meriadoc Brandybuck Feels Like Baggage in Someone Else's Story

When Aragorn makes the speech that we thought about in last week’s reflection Gimli and Legolas hear it as a call to arms. They have no doubt about what they must do. 663 more words

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Twelve Classic Books for Older Children

Again inspired by Stuff’s list of Fifty Books Every Kid Should Read By Age Twelve, and by Goodread’s Top 100 Children’s Books list, here is my hopelessly-biased (the majority of the books are British, and most are favourites from my own childhood) but still very good list of twelve of the best classic reads for children aged eight to twelve. 1,425 more words


I am told that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it. – J. R. R. Tolkien http://ift.tt/1TqX1Kf

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Dreaming of Middle Earth

When I was a child growing up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, there was a boxed set of books on a shelf in my parents’ study. 2,510 more words


Hobbies that Changed the World - WIF Imagination

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10. Tolkien’s Hobby Changed Fantasy Forever

The list of things inspired by Lord of the Rings and, to a lesser extent, … 2,084 more words