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 …

Check Out These 9 Stunning J.R.R. Tolkien Inspired Tattoos

Check Out These 9 Stunning J.R.R. Tolkien Inspired Tattoos

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When it comes to fantasy books, we can all agree Tolkien’s works are some of the best. The love for this epic author and his wondrous, fantastical world of magic can still be seen and felt today. For example, musical artist Grimes recently got an amazing J.R.R. Tolkien tattoo and she took to Instagram to show it off.     j r r tokin ? A post shared by Grimezsz (@grimes) on Jul 8, 2018 at 7:09pm PDT Image Via Instagram   Sick, right? Check out these other stunning pieces of art based off of Tolkien’s works! Middle-earth love is …

5 Precious Stories Amazon Could Use for Its ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series!

5 Precious Stories Amazon Could Use for Its ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series!

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If you are one of the many for whom hobbits, wizards, and tales that include liberal amounts of drinking, singing, and fellbeasts make you feel a certain kind of way, then you have undoubtedly heard about the Lord of the Rings prequel series that Amazon’s cooking up. In cooperation with The Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Trust, New Line Cinema, and HarperCollins, the humble fans of Tolkien’s universe will once again get to see the legendarium come alive on screen. Assuming they’re paying for Prime, that is.   If you’re worth your mettle as a purveyor of fantasy television, then you’re probably …

5 Precious Stories Amazon Could Use for Its 'Lord of the Rings' Series!

5 Precious Stories Amazon Could Use for Its 'Lord of the Rings' Series!

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If you are one of the many for whom hobbits, wizards, and tales that include liberal amounts of drinking, singing, and fellbeasts make you feel a certain kind of way, then you have undoubtedly heard about the Lord of the Rings prequel series that Amazon’s cooking up. In cooperation with The Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Trust, New Line Cinema, and HarperCollins, the humble fans of Tolkien’s universe will once again get to see the legendarium come alive on screen. Assuming they’re paying for Prime, that is.   If you’re worth your mettle as a purveyor of fantasy television, then you’re probably …

J. R. R. Tolkien’s Christmas Letters to His Kids Are Exactly What You Need Today

J. R. R. Tolkien’s Christmas Letters to His Kids Are Exactly What You Need Today

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Between 1920 and 1943, J. R. R. Tolkien wrote and illustrated letters in the voice of Father Christmas to be delivered to his children every Christmas Eve. The amount of sheer joy, magic, and warmth this brings to my cold, warped heart is voluminous. As far as loving gestures go, this one’s epic in scale. Now fans can see these letters firsthand at Oxford’s Bodleian library between June 1 and October 28, 2018.   Image Via The Guardian   After his three-year-old son John asked Tolkien where Father Christmas lived, Tolkien embarked on the twenty-three year tradition of writing letters …