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I Am a Fan of Jrr Tolkien Books

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    Tolkien Talk

    For any Tolkien fans who are interested in talk and study of his great works, I suggest you go to the Tolkien professor.com or on ITunes. The profession, Corey Olsen, has done podcast on the Lord of the Rings books and the Silmerillions.  You can also leave comments on his...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Jan 5, 2013

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    I Wish There Were More

    Since I've read everything from the Silmarillion to the ring trilogy and the lost books, and Tolkien biographies, I've exhausted the cubboard. I so wish there were more material.  What shocked me the most was to find tall elves who were mighty warriors.  After all, elves are...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Jan 2, 2013

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    Read The Books

    I'm one of those people who believe the Lord of the Rings books are far superior to the movies. Now I liked the movies and own them on DVD, and I accept the fact that they are different media and have to tell the stories in a different manner. After all, there a lot of time...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Sep 22, 2012

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    Whole Worlds

    It's been a  while since I've read "Lord of the Rings", and now I'm revisiting "The Hobbit". I am amazed once again, how perfectlu created and detailed the world of Tolkien's books is. From the maps to the several languages, not to mention creatures. I still haven't read...
    Dzoe Dzoe 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2011

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    Started Reading Them In 6th Grade

    My favorite has always been 'The Hobbit'. I love the movies also, can't wait until 'the hobbit' movie comes out! I love gandalf the most.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 12, 2009

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    Can't Help But Love His Work

    I've read all the Major works of Tolkin. His prose is so unbelievably beautiful it make reading a pleasure. The only thing better than reading Tolkin is rereading him. Usually, every summer I try to reread either one of the Lord of Rings books of the Silmerillions . I wasn't...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Sep 18, 2012

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    The Immortality Paradox

    In the mythology of Tolkien there are two race of children of Iluvatar, the immortal Elves and mortal man. Each race, though kindred are endowed with slightly different natures.  And the greatest of the difference is the immortality of the elves and the mortality of men.  Each...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 28, 2013

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    I Read The Hobbit

    but thats the only book so far. the LOTR is like 1200 pages so aint read it yet. im going to tho. but i loved all 3 movies of it lol.
    Squirelbait Squirelbait 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 6, 2011

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    I am always obsessed by Tolkien.

    I try to see any documentary, or join any discussion on his works. The fact that I believe his book are high literature, yet they popular. They are not just relegated to the halls of academia where a few old men pore over the words endlessly while no one else cares. Which is...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M May 16

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    The Council Of Elrond

    One of my favorite chapters of the Fellowship of The Ring book. It was only giving a three minute treatment in the movie and is an entirely different even than the one in the book.  But the book takes the time to give you the histories of the characters and the ring.  One of...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Dec 5, 2012

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    The First Step of a Journey

    I can still remember my initial introduction to J. R. R. Tolkien's works.  As was the case with my development of interests in mythology, history, and fantasy, the catalyst was my older brother.  We were on a road trip, heading to Hilton Head Island so that my mother...
    WildMagic WildMagic 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I finally made myself read the Lord of the Rings series...what a great read!! I especially love The third book when Aragorn is going back n forth with the Herbalist in the Houses...
    MostArdently MostArdently 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I'm posting this in this experience topic as well as "I Absolutely Love to Read". Reading is my absolute life and passion. I believe that I would be a shell of person without...
    GloriousGrey GloriousGrey 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I watch the series and i read the books. The books were great and the series starts of at the same point but eventually veers of on a completely original story line and the rest is...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Mostly I read fantasy like, "Harry Potter," "13 Treasures," "Fablehaven," etc. but I also love books on: herbs, plant and mushroom identification, wild edible plants...
    MikjallFimbultyr MikjallFimbultyr 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 30

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    yay!! bookstores!! I have about SEVEN bookstores in my city! yay for fanpeople!!!
    CloakedWanderer CloakedWanderer 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I'm currently in Lexington Kentucky visiting family. I love a bookstore here; Joseph Beth Booksellers. It's fantastic covering two levels in what appears to be an older mall. It's...
    Redbuns Redbuns 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    My insatiable curious flows! My teacher always has to tell me to put the book away. My favorite kind of books are fantasy, and non fiction! Mercedes Lackey Joust and Overlasting...
    HeroicTeen HeroicTeen 13-15, M a week ago

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    It may sound dumb, but the Divergent series. I'm not one of those fangirls who read all three when they heard about the movie, no. I read it years ago when it came out and loved it...
    livyroro livyroro 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Yes! I'm into science fiction and fantasy. I imagine it real. If it's something I really enjoy, I long to live in that beautiful world. My favorite books, shows, movies...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jul 31

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    I am 16 and I just finished reading The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. When I started I felt like I am a bit old for it and felt pressured into reading it from my...
    kanadiankitty kanadiankitty 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I am not a bookworm. In fact, I hate reading. How should I say this? I collect books, not for the sake of reading. I just merely like collecting them and bragging about owning...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hi there, I love reading books, sadly they are too many and I have no more room for the books. It would be wasted and disrespect of knowledge to thrown those useful books so I...
    mixgirl83 mixgirl83 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    There was a bookstore near my hometown in Florida that my brother took me, and when he first took me there, we both were like, "We'll look around and probably won't stay for too...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Ever since I was of grammar school age I loved learning, and I come from a traditional two parent home where my father worked and my mother stayed home. Both of my parents had the...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M Aug 7

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    Reading fine art at university meant I had to work through a lot of books. I enjoy reading books still, and visiting bookstores to find a book is such snow interesting pursuit. Of...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I read at least 4 books a month. I just love books! My favorite must be The Da Vinci Code, I just love mystery and Dan Brown! I also enjoyed classics from Jules Verne and...
    ParkerFewer ParkerFewer 13-15, F a week ago

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    I love books. Always have. I will sit and read 2-3 books a day if I have the time. Usually 2 if I haven't read them before. If I had to choose, I'd take books over cable anytime.
    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M 8 Responses Jul 28

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    I would love to own a bookstore... or have space enough for that many books! The feeling, sight, and smell of books is one that you simply can't capture through a computer or phone...
    mcatH2O mcatH2O 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    So I was reading Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell and I suddenly remembered how I felt when the Harry Potter series was finally over. I cried.
    wherehorizonsmeet wherehorizonsmeet 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Used bookstores are my secret heaven. One of the highlights of my world travels is hunting down used bookstores in whatever city I visit. Even if most of the books are in a...
    imitosis imitosis 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Is an amazing sensation, just to see all the books, of what they are about and just feel them. For some reason, i lost track of time when im in a bookstore (maybe because i can...
    Mynameistooweird Mynameistooweird 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I love going into Barnes and Noble and smelling all the fresh new books and knowing a world of knowledge is just a few feet away. Nothing like a good bookstore. Half Price books...
    ramsfan3 ramsfan3 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    I guess I'd have to say Harry Potter is my favorite series. I have been reading them since 4th grade and have read it dozens of times since then. J.K Rowling made something...
    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Any other Harry Potter, Jack Reacher, Rangers Apprentice, or Alex Cross fans, give me a question and I'll answer. I have more favorites series but more than 4 at at a times seems...
    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Bookstores are magical. Especially huge ones that can be found with multiple floors. You can find a pile of books, each one a different genre, curl up in a corner and stay there...
    ZydecoVivo ZydecoVivo 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't read much but when I do I can't stop. I try not to read books that have to much hype as I end up hating them after I read them. My favorite series would have to be the...
    Doof00 Doof00 18-21, F Jul 28

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    My teacher wants me to read Dan Brown books ( I don't know why) and that too in order. But I have yet to read his books. And if possible I might start with Inferno. I hope it is...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 10 Responses Jul 29

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    I could just spend hours in a bookstore walking around and reading through books! There are so many interesting things to read about!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F Jul 29

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    Something I've realized is that every time there is a bad film adaptation of a book people always say that "the movie ruined the book." I don't know what books they are reading but...
    emwel5 emwel5 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    The whole experience! The sight of thousands of books waiting to discovered, the smell of the different papers, the touch of smooth paperbacks and flicking through fine pages, the...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I live taking a book and reading the words , allowing myself to be emerged in words and imagination of the story . There is nothing like reading the pages and turning the page...
    jakey40 jakey40 36-40, M Aug 2

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    I would like recommend House Night books. I had read all 9 books.  This is a audiobook version of book l : Marked. 
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 2

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    I love shopping with my husband in adult bookstores. We love to buy different toys and adult movies to view later in bed. Also, I order from online adult bookstores as well.
    bethanyinusa bethanyinusa 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 9

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    When my school is having a book fair, my friends Annabelle and Lucas just spend our free time smelling books. Sure we get strange looks from everyone, but we don't care because new...
    Mustlovecats Mustlovecats 13-15, F Aug 10

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    I feel enlightened in book stores. Especially used book stores. There is the smell of a book store, bleached paper and perhaps the aroma of coffee seeping in from a corner...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    I could spend all day in the non-fiction section of a bookstore, whether it's a Books-a-Million or a used-boookstore hidden away in the city. But I normally leave too soon cause I...
    ACasualGuy ACasualGuy 22-25, M 5 Responses Aug 13

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    Books are my drug, and right now I'm the meth head who needs em!!! What books should I read fiction I would recommend
    fredlez2306 fredlez2306 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 15