When I was in high school, I was introduced to the wonderful world of J.R.R. Tolkien: Middle-earth. First I read The Hobbit (as one does--it's still my favorite to this day) and then I made my way through The Lord of the Rings trilogy in a few weeks' time. What made me want to read… Continue reading Fabulous: Dressing Like a Hobbit and Making People Laugh
Read more Here’s a doable list of things you can do to help your favorite author (or any author, really) stay in the business of writing the books you consume. 1 - Request your local library buy a copy of the author’s book. While libraries make up around a little over 1.3% of book sales… Continue reading 7 Ways Readers Can Help an Author Right Now
Movie-to-book adaptations abound, I mean, come on, who doesn't want to hear that their favorite paper and ink hallucination trough is about to be offered up in visual and audio? Except...when you buy your ticket, take you seat, and then sit through a condensed dream-soup that reeks of "We didn't have the heart or the… Continue reading Beth’s Top 6 List of Book to Movie/TV Adaptations
Cookbook and apples--oh boy! Back in January, I attempted to make a recipe from AN UNEXPECTED COOKBOOK, a collection of recipes inspired by the food found in THE HOBBIT by J.R.R. Tolkien. The recipe in question was apple hand pies. The method? Both freeform and patted into a cupcake tin. The process went about as… Continue reading That One Time I Attempted to Cook Like a Hobbit
Toss a coin to your Witcher.... Has anyone else watched and enjoyed The Witcher on Netflix? So awesome. Lots of swearing, some nudity and sex, lots of violence/gore, though, so be forewarned. One of the things I love most about the show, besides the amazing acting and storylines and characters, is the music. Joey Batey… Continue reading If You’re a Witcher Fan and Like the Music, This One’s for You!
Cassette tape/mixtape Why did it take so long for me to discover Spotify Premium? I mean, I'd had a regular account for years and never used it, instead opting for YouTube and Amazon Music. The first one is hard to make playlists on because, well, ads. The second one is okay, but when I bought… Continue reading 7 Head-Bangingly Awesome Songs I Cannot Stop Listening to Now
Empanadas that look a bit like pasties, which I would like you to pretend they are. One of the most fun details to read about in fiction, for me at least, is food and how it's prepared (this is probably because I enjoy cooking a bit myself.) It adds a bit of realism to what… Continue reading Where Can You Find Fantastic Food? In Literature, Good Friend!
The wait is over. Here is the cover for book three in The Goblets Immortal trilogy: Death's Key Cover Years after the Circle disbanded, Meraude builds an army to rid the land of mortals, wizards, and anyone she cannot control. The Goblets Immortal and the throne of Inohaim Tower soon will be hers! But there… Continue reading Death’s Key Has a Cover and It is HERE!
5/8/22: As of today, there are fifteen pre-order incentives left. I'll try to keep this up-to-date. DEATH'S KEY cover From what I understand, Death's Key (The Goblets Immortal 3) is slated to come out November 15, 2022! And, as usual, I am offering pre-order incentives (US mailing addresses only--sorry!) to the first 20 people (18… Continue reading Pre-Order Incentives for Death’s Key
I stayed up late one night--WAY too late, to be honest--and so I got very silly, as I am wont to do when I am very sleep-deprived. So I came to thinking: what tea would each member of the Fellowship of the Ring of Power be most likely to drink? Thus, we now have this… Continue reading 9 Teas Worthy of a Fellowship…of the Ring