LOTR · NovElla · Quotes

Song of Eärendil

“When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton.” – Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring September 22nd is the date Bilbo and Frodo would celebrate their birthdays together. Since “Mr. Baggins was… Continue reading Song of Eärendil

LOTR · NovElla · Quotes

And Morgoth Came

March 25th is Tolkien Reading Day! J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion explores the history of Middle Earth prior to the events in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Before Sauron and the One Ring, there was Morgoth: “For the rocks rang with the shrill music of Fingolfin’s horn, and his voice came keen and… Continue reading And Morgoth Came

Fairy Tale · LOTR · NovElla

Fairy Tales in The Silmarillion

“A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun.” – Tolkien, “The Road Goes Ever On” J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion delves into the history of Middle Earth, and the world of Arda as a whole. It contains a lot of background… Continue reading Fairy Tales in The Silmarillion

Austen · Cinderella · LOTR · NovElla

One Lovely Blog Award

I am honored and excited to share that I’ve been nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award! Marcia Strykowski, over at her own lovely blog, received the award and so a big thank you to her for nominating NovElla and Banannabelle! Here are the guidelines for the One Lovely Blog Award: Each nominee must thank… Continue reading One Lovely Blog Award