Tag: j.r.r. tolkien

Fictional Bucket List #9

Posted October 15, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 4 Comments
Fictional Bucket List #9

I have spotted several versions of the Fictional Bucket List popping up on a few blogs now and I think it is really awesome so I couldn’t resist making up a list of my own! Basically it is a bucket list for all the literary worlds you would love to visit or literary characters you would like to interact with – the sky’s the limit! Throughout the months of October/November I will […]

Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors

Posted April 1, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 14 Comments
Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is: Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey (so your list could be a mix of a books that got you into reading, an author that got you into reading a genre you never thought you’d read, a book that brought you BACK into […]

Top Ten All Time Favourite Books in The Fantasy Genre

Posted March 10, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 10 Comments
Top Ten All Time Favourite Books in The Fantasy Genre

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is: Top Ten All Time Favourite Books in The Fantasy Genre Fantasy is probably my all-time favourite genre but it was difficult narrowing down my favourite books to just ten! I ended up listed the series rather than just a singular book as there are so many fantasy series I love and I […]

World Book Day – UK

Posted March 6, 2014 by Brin in Fun/Off-topic / 6 Comments
World Book Day – UK

World Book Day is celebrated on an entirely different day in Britain from the rest of the world. World Book Day is a charity event held annually in the United Kingdom and Ireland on the first Thursday in March. The rest of the world will be celebrating this event on 23 April but we folks in the UK have claimed this day for our celebrations. Even my work joined in; […]

10 Must See Book-to-Movie Adaptations in 2014

Posted February 20, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
10 Must See Book-to-Movie Adaptations in 2014

I am always curious to see book-to-movie adaptations. So many have been disappointments but there have been a few gems here and there so I have never really given up on viewing them even though nine times out of ten I prefer the book – but there is always the exception to the rule. >>> Here are the movies I am looking forward to seeing this year: Vampire Academy by […]