Nine ‘Hobbit’ Quotes About Adventure

Nine ‘Hobbit’ Quotes About Adventure

Eighty-three years ago today, J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit was published. In celebration of the tale that introduced readers to Middle Earth and started the rise in epic fantasy with The Lord of the Rings, we’ve compiled this list of quotes from The Hobbit to celebrate the thrill of budding adventure.   1. “This is a story of how a Baggins had an adventure, and found himself doing and saying things altogether unexpected.” It’s interesting that Bilbo, a hobbit who is originally dead-set against anything that interrupts his routine, would come to see such a radical growth in character. At the onset of …

Summer Flings – 5 Fantasy Standalones

Summer Flings – 5 Fantasy Standalones

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As the summer draws to a close, here’s a list of the five best fantasy books you just have to read before autumn arrives! All these books aren’t set in the summer, but they’re still the perfect thing to pick up, no strings attached! Whether you like paranormal, high fantasy, or light horror, you’ll find the perfect book to read in the sun (without falling asleep).     Uprooted – Naomi Novik   Image via Amazon   If you’re not reading Novik yet, then you’re missing out! This is the perfect standalone to get you started. Set on the outskirts …