The Two Towers, JRR Tolkien

In my post about The Fellowship of the Ring, I mentioned that I was feeling impatient for the story to 'get started' since I had seen the films and was used to the fast pacing of them, but now in book two I have to rescind that sentiment. In The Two Towers I loved that … Continue reading The Two Towers, JRR Tolkien

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The Fellowship of the Ring, JRR Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings is one of the biggest epic stories that exists in the fantasy genre. Unfortunately, I watched the Peter Jackson film trilogy before reading the books. In fact, I saw the movies before I even knew The Lord of the Rings was a book series (I was 13 when the first … Continue reading The Fellowship of the Ring, JRR Tolkien

The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien – A Reading Journal

(Houghton Mifflin Company Edition) Although I’ve heard of The Hobbit many times throughout my life, I didn’t read it until recently. I’m not really sure why. I think I started it at least once, because I remember reading about the hobbit hole in the ground and just imagining how awesome it would be to live … Continue reading The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien – A Reading Journal