Books to read for kids, young adults, and adults

I was a voracious reader as a child, and I still am, even though I read a lot less than I did back in those days. My husband and I read to our kids every night before bed, and they have also started reading by themselves - even though both of them still seem to enjoy the "read… Continue reading Books to read for kids, young adults, and adults

Fantasy books I love

   J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings This is it for me. This is my favourite book of all time. I re-read it every year. I love it. I worship it. I cried the first time I read it, and parts of it still make me cry. The scope, the breadth, the depth, of… Continue reading Fantasy books I love

C.S. Lewis’ wonderful review of Tolkien’s “The Hobbit”

I just saw this wonderful review on explore-blog over at Tumblr: it was written by Lewis in 1937, when "The Hobbit" was first published. Of course, Lewis and Tolkien were friends, so I guess he could be said to have been biased, but it's a wonderfully insightful review anyway. And he was certainly right about… Continue reading C.S. Lewis’ wonderful review of Tolkien’s “The Hobbit”