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Book Review: The Origins Of Tolkien’s Middle-earth For Dummies

The Origins Of Tolkien’s Middle-earth For Dummies, by Greg Harvey As someone who has read a few books in this particular series [1], and other series like it, I often ponder whether such a book like this is necessary.  I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jane, Unlimited

Jane, Unlimited, by Kristin Cashore It is rare when I read a book that the author anticipates and answers my concerns before I have the chance to rant about them in a review.  When I began reading this book, I … Continue reading

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What Kind Of World Do You Want?

I have commented before on the music of Five For Fighting both explicitly [1] and implicitly [2], but one of the biggest hits the singer/songwriter had was a pleasant little tune called “World” where he asked the listener “what kind … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Tolkien

This film was made for those who know a lot about Tolkien’s writings but don’t know a lot about his faith.  When watching this movie I kept on waiting for C.S. Lewis to show up, given the importance that he … Continue reading

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Book Review: Poems And Stories (J.R.R. Tolkien)

Poems And Stories, by J.R.R. Tolkien Admittedly, I had read most of these materials before in other works and while I found them perfectly alright, I was unsure if reading them again would be a bit of a letdown.  In … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tinsey Clover

Tinsey Clover, by Chelsea Flagg [Note:  This book was provided by Reedsy Discovery for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] If I approached this book like its ideal reader, a middle grade female interested in fantasy reading … Continue reading

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Book Review: Doomsayer (The Conquests Of Brokk #3)

Doomsayer (The Conquests Of Brokk #3), by Thane Keller [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Adams PR Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It is not always the easiest thing to jump into the middle … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Roots Of The Mountains

The Roots Of The Mountains:  Wherein It Is Told Somewhat OF The Lives Of The Men Of Burgdale Their Friends Their Neighbors Their Foemen And Their Fellows In Arms by William Morris It is telling and altogether appropriate that this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harry Potter, Narnia, And The Lord Of The Rings: What You Need To Know About Fantasy Books And Movies

Harry Potter, Narnia, And The Lord Of The Rings:  What You Need To Know About Fantasy Books And Movies, by Richard Abanes If you know going into it that this book is written from the point of view of an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Farmer Giles Of Ham

Farmer Giles Of Ham, by J.R.R. Tolkien Besides his writings in the Middle Earth universe, Tolkien wrote a great deal of diverse writings, including this enjoyable fantasy tale that began as a tale for his children and became a short … Continue reading

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