J. R. R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy trilogy written by English philologist and University of Oxford professor J.R.R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's earlier, less complex c...

The Tolkien Tag | Alexandra

A couple weeks ago I was tagged by Lydia to do the Tolkien Tag. I finally got around to filming my video so check it out. I ramble about The Lord of the Rings, Aragorn and why the elves aren’t a...

Tolkien and Me: How The Lord of the Rings Changed My Life

Fantasy is a natural human activity. It certainly does not destroy or even insult Reason; and it does not either blunt the appetite for, nor obscure the perception of, scientific verity. On the contra...

11 Day Book Challenge: Day Three: Your Favourite Author

Favourite Author – Which Was Your Favourite Book by Him. Normally my answer would be Neil Gaiman and American Gods, but I wrote about that yesterday. So for the sake of variety I’ll chose ...

First Trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The first trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug hit the internet today. The movie will be released December 13, 2013.

New Poster for The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug

Today we get a poster and tomorrow we get a trailer, it feels like Christmas! I adore this poster. I think it does a great job of putting Bilbo in the perspective of the story Jackson is trying to tel...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Review

10pm on December the 13, I found myself doubting that I am actually seeing The Hobbit and that for the next three hours I will be experiencing childhood nostalgia. Tolkien is back in theatres. Since t...

Day 10: Book That Changed You Life

When I was a kid, my mom read to me a lot. From picture books to chapter books, my first exposure to reading was definitely through her. I don’t remember exactly when I got hooked on reading for mysel...

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