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Which Tolkien Character Shares Your Personality Type?

Hey INFJs, Galadriel is one of you!

10 Reasons Reading A Novel Aloud is My Favorite Winter Tradition

Reading a novel aloud as a family is the coziest thing you can possibly do.

Why I Hate The Hobbit

How an awful experience reading the book in school turned one reader into a Hobbit-hater.

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 ...

The 15 Best Songs + Poems from Middle-earth

I love the stories of Middle-earth with all my heart and soul and I love that song and verse plays such a large role in these stories.

10 Must-Read Children’s Books of the Last 100 Years (by Decade)

Ten excellent children's books from the last ten decades.

The 37 Best Lines from The Hobbit

The best of The Hobbit, to celebrate the anniversary of its publication

If We See These Books On Your Shelves, We Should Probably Be Friends

Rioters share the books that, when they see them on someone's shelves, signal the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

The Silmarillion Could Make an Excellent Film

Why we should get a Silmarillion film (or three), and why they'd be better than The Hobbit movies.

Please, Hollywood: Adapt This Book a Hundred Times

I have this theory: the problem with remakes and reboots and sequelitis isn’t that the movies are being made and ...

5 Books to Celebrate J.R.R. Tolkien’s Birthday

J.R.R. Tolkien’s 124th birthday is coming up on January 3rd! Celebrate by reading one of these books about his life and ...

10 Folio Society Classics to Give to Your Children This Christmas

I should probably have titled this “10 Folio Society Classics to Give to Your Children This Christmas That You Will Want ...

J.R.R. Tolkien and the Exorcism of the Tape Recorder

Recently it was announced that a hitherto unknown short story by J.R.R. Tolkien named The Story of Kullervo will be published ...

10 Adventure Novels to Die For

Is there anything better than a great adventure novel? Here are ten (plus a few extra recommendations) to add to ...

Reading Pathway: J.R.R. Tolkien (Beyond LOTR)

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was one of the most beloved authors of the twentieth century and is widely considered ...