Riot Headline COVID-19 Updates from the Bookish World

#jrr tolkien

39 Rad LORD OF THE RINGS Tattoos

Below you'll find an array of colorful and intricate LORD OF THE RINGS tattoos, ranging from Hobbit-size all the way up to Mordoresque in proportions.

Which Tolkien Character Shares Your Personality Type?

Hey INFJs, Galadriel is one of you!

Exploring the First Cover of THE HOBBIT

So I’ve been participating in the #RiotGrams Bookstagram challenge, and ran into a bit of a snag the other day ...

An Exercise in Interrogating My Bookshelves

A little while ago,  I saw this comic published by the amazing Tom Gauld. And I looked at it and ...

Bookish Valentines for Your Literary Love

I have been trawling Etsy for the best bookish Valentines cards to share with your favourite reader (or readers — ...

Watch Kids React to THE HOBBIT

Because you stayed out late last night seeing the premiere. And because it’s adorable. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSHcaAYWY4c[/youtube]

My Preciousssss: 8 Hobbit-Tastic Gifts

It’s almost time to go there and back again. To cross over the misty mountains cold and fight dragons and ...

Celebrate Hobbit Day with Literary Breakfasts!

Did you know that today is Second Breakfast Day? It is! And that’s a joy for us all. If you ...

J.K. Rowling, Nobel Laureate

Last week, it came out that in 1961, C.S. Lewis nominated J.R.R. Tolkien for the Nobel Prize in Literature and that ...

THE CONFIDENCE INDEX: Peter Jackson’s THE HOBBIT

The Confidence Index….in which we assess the chance that an upcoming adaptation of a novel/book/short story/comic will not suck. A ...