Tagged with j.r.r. tolkien

Hobbit Fever!

Hobbit Fever!

If any of you out there are like me then you are GOING CRAZY this week in anticipation of the impending release of Peter Jackson’s first installment of the Hobbit trilogy. Well, to help tide you over here are some links to exciting Hobbit developments in the news. Luckily the people over at Entertainment Weekly … Continue reading

Literary Feasts!

Literary Feasts!

There seems to be a recent trend on the internet and in the lives of readers wherein long-time fans of books are recreating (or inventing!) favorite scenes that feature descriptions of food. Whether it’s coming up with recipes inspired by the food in books (see my sister’s recent discovery of the new Downton Abbey Cookbook), … Continue reading

Breaking LOTR News from Comic Con!

Breaking LOTR News from Comic Con!

Hold on to your hobbit feet, Tolkien fans, there is exciting news in the land of nerdom! At Comic Con in San Diego last week, the rumor was unleashed that Peter Jackson is considering a third Hobbit  movie in what is already a two-movie adaptation of Tolkien’s prelude to the Lord of the Rings  trilogy. … Continue reading

On the Perils of Faerie…

“Faerie is a perilous land, and in it are pitfalls for the unwary and dungeons for the overbold…The realm of fairy-story is wide and deep and high and filled with many things: all manner of beasts and birds are found there; shoreless seas and stars uncounted; beauty that is an enchantment, and an ever-present peril; … Continue reading

Children’s Literature in the News!

Children’s Literature in the News!

While perusing the internet this week, I came across a plethora of exciting goings-on in the world of children’s literature, fantasy, and books in general. Overwhelmed by the wealth of content, the only way I could cope with the awesome was to share it all with you! From the Atlantic: An article about the term … Continue reading