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Tolkien Reading Day 2021

March 25th marks the day in Middle-earth when the One Ring was destroyed in the fires of Mount Doom. That’s why today we celebrate Tolkien Reading Day. The Tolkien Society has declared the 2021 Tolkien Reading Day theme to be “Hope and Courage”. Read something penned by Tolkien to mark the occasion. Here’s a funny… Continue reading Tolkien Reading Day 2021

Fairy Tale · LOTR · NovElla · Quotes

Tinúviel

A lot of events have been canceled lately, and everyone seems to be holing up… with a good book! That makes this a perfect time to tackle the 12-volume “The History of Middle-Earth” series. We can still celebrate Tolkien Reading Day, without even leaving the comfort of our own homes. I bring you a quote… Continue reading Tinúviel

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

LOTR · NovElla · The Hobbit

Tolkien Reading Day 2018

March 25th is Tolkien Reading Day! Per the Tolkien Society, the Tolkien Reading Day theme for 2018 is “Home and Hearth: the many ways of being a Hobbit”. On that note, here is an excerpt from Bilbo’s walking song: The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far… Continue reading Tolkien Reading Day 2018

LOTR · NovElla · The Hobbit

Tolkien Reading Day 2016

March 25th is Tolkien Reading Day and I’m thrilled to share the festivities with you! Today is a day to commemorate the written works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Why March 25th? In Middle-earth, March 25th was the day Frodo destroyed the One Ring in the fiery pit of Mount Doom. A great day for merrymaking! Per… Continue reading Tolkien Reading Day 2016