The Lord of the Rings Readalong

by Jessica Anderson on April 19, 2014

in Book Events

The Lord of the Rings Readalong

Um, yeah. I’m totally in. My dad read parts of this to my brother and me when we were kids. But I think it’s time to revisit it – all of it.

There’s going to be good times with Twitter chats and blog posts and whatnot. Read more about it here. And I’m going to go ahead and post the reading schedule here, mostly so I have it around for reference later.

Fellowship of the Ring (Book 1): May 1 to May 15
Fellowship of the Ring (Book 2): May 16 to May 31
The Two Towers (Book 3): June 1 to June 15
The Two Towers (Book 4): June 16 to June 30
The Return of the King (Book 5): July 1 to July 15
The Return of the King (Book 6): July 16 to July 31

Won’t you join us?

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish list meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

MY TOP TEN BOOKISH THINGS (THAT AREN’T BOOKS) THAT I’D LIKE TO OWN

Oh man. I’ve really had a good time with this topic. There are so many great bookish things out there! I made a whole Pinterest board with awesome bookish products. Thanks to the Book Riot Book Fetish posts for lots of inspiration and to all of the fine people on Etsy making marvelous things and putting them up for sale on the internet. Any who. Let’s move on to the goods, eh?

1. Tree Book Shelf
This tree book shelf has been on my wishlist for years, but it’s rather expensive. Maybe some day. Sigh.

2. The Circus Arrives Print
I love this artist, and this print makes me so happy. Plus, it makes me want to reread The Night Circus.

3. Levenger Bookweight
It’s nerdy; I know. But I really really covet this bookweight.

4. Pride and Prejudice Book Scarf
Isn’t it lovely? I heart it so much. (I also love this Anne of Green Gables one.)

5. Handwritten Dishes
You can custom order these with any words/quotes you want. I drool over these and imagine the lush dinner parties wherein I would use them to full effect.

6. Deathly Hallows Necklace
I love this symbol and love the necklace. As an added bonus, the circle rotates.

7. Fierce Shakespeare Toddler Shirt
Fierceness. Shakespeare. Little girls. What’s not to love? I’d put my daughter in this in a hot minute.

8. Pride and Prejudice Penguin iPhone Cover
The Penguin Classic covers are just that, classic. I love this case in classic orange, of course. (They have lots of other titles available, or you can request a custom title.)

9. Not All Those Who Wander are Lost Key Ring
I love this quote and putting it on a key ring just seems apt.

10. Reading is Sexy Shirt
This shirt combines some of my favorite things: reading, the Gilmore Girls, and shirts! (Okay, I fudged a little on that last one, but I do like shirts.)

What bookish things would you love to own?

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