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A Bookish Earth Day

Around springtime and Earth day, I find enjoyment reading books that feature adventures, fairies, fantasy as a whole, and other themes that make me feel one with nature. This year I wanted to encourage readers to not only read this Earth day but do something a little green. Something that wasn’t recycling, but still in theme with […]

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The Lord of the Rings

Said Gimli, ‘but you too, Pippin. I love you, if only because of the pains you have cost me, which I shall never forget. Nor shall I forget finding you on the hill of the last battle. Oh man, I have been putting these off for SO long. The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are both […]

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Return of the King

J.R.R Tolkien ‘Never is too long a word even for me,’ said Treebeard. ‘Not while your kingdoms last, you mean; but they will have to last long indeed to seem long to Ents.’ ‘The New Age begins,’ said Gandalf, ‘and in this age it may well prove that the kingdoms of Men shall outlast you, […]

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The Two Towers

J.R.R. Tolkien A thing is about to happen which has not happened since the Elder Days: the Ents are going to wake up and find that they are strong. We cared little for what lay beyond the borders of our land. Songs we have that tell of these things, but we are forgetting them, teaching […]

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The Fellowship of the Ring

J.R.R. Tolkien All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The […]

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Let’s Talk About Fantasy

Fantasy is an exciting and tedious genre to explore. Most times fantasy is stereotyped as a story that has evil troll-like creatures, elves that hold nature near and dear to their hearts, a hero who is flawless, magical interventions, and most likely if humans are involved they are destroying something. While some of the common […]

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