In the fall of 2017, Lord of the Rings fans were given the greatest news in all of Middle-earth: Amazon Prime declared that they were to adapt Tolkien's epic fantasy, only in an entirely new way and age. Instead of taking place in the Third Age, it would cover a prequel to the trilogy we all know and love, only the exact synopsis of the Second Age adventure was not revealed... until now!
"In the final months of the year – in the second lockdown and with Christmas approaching – secondhand book sales were dominated by JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books," reported The Guardian.
Today is not just the beginning of a fresh new year; it's also the fifty-ninth anniversary of Madeleine L' Engle's A Wrinkle in Time! In honor of the birthday of this classic children's novel, we're sharing the top ten quotes from within its fantasy filled pages.
On this day, 177 years ago, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was published, and his ghostly Christmas story quickly gained popularity and acclaim. Today, this yuletide tale is a holiday classic and one of the staples of the season. In honor of this publishing date anniversary, as well as this upcoming holiday, we’ve gathered a list of similar ghostly Christmas tales (both novels and short story collections) to balance your cheerful season with some creepy vibes!
To celebrate the start of 2021, and the many new bookish adventures that await you there, we've provided a list of five thrilling new reading challenges. Jump into some novel written terrain with these biblioriffic book challenges for 2021!