Last Christmas I learnt about the existence of Letters from Father Christmas and I instantly knew I would have to read it. However, I held back because I wanted to be able to read and review it around the Christmas period. As a result of this, a month ago when I was searching for Christmas books … Continue reading Review: Letters from Father Christmas by J. R. R. Tolkien.
Last month I didn't do a book haul because I was on a book ban which I successfully stuck to. However, I couldn't stay away from Waterstones forever and so this month I did do a bit of spending. In total I bought eleven books this month, although two of them I actually forgot to include … Continue reading September Book Haul 2016.
Tolkien is very well known for his writings on hobbits and elves and dwarves etc in various pieces of work including The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and so on. While these stories share a common author with Leaf by Niggle, it doesn't share any of these remarkable creatures. Leaf by Niggle is a separate short story about a … Continue reading Review: Leaf by Niggle by J. R. R. Tolkien.
“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” - Oscar Wilde. (I cannot remember if I have used this quote before or not - you'll see throughout this post that I have a pretty terrible memory - but it seemed relevant for this post.) … Continue reading Books I Want To Reread.
At the moment I am working 5-6 days a week, so this does not leave a lot of time for reading. As a result, I am really struggling lately to get books read and reviews written. Fortunately, however, I can do book tags, so at least I can provide you all with something bookish to … Continue reading The Bookish Christmas Tag.
“Never laugh at live dragons, Bilbo you fool!" he said to himself, and it became a favourite saying of his later, and passed into a proverb. "You aren't nearly through this adventure yet," he added, and that was pretty true as well.” - J.R.R. Tolkien. It is the end of August and I feel like I … Continue reading August Favourites.
“Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.” - J.R.R. Tolkien. Yesterday afternoon I ordered some jewellery from Southern Culture and I just went downstairs to get some lunch to find that my delivery had arrived. I am already incredibly impressed with the speediness of delivery from this company. Now, onto what I ordered... As a whole, … Continue reading Southern Culture Haul.