~Tolkien Tuesday: The Fall of Gondolin~

"But Tuor looked upon the walls of stone, and the uplifted towers, upon the glistening pinnacles of the town, and he looked upon the stairs of stone and marble, bordered by slender balustrades and cooled by the leap of threadlike waterfalls seeking the plain from the fountains of Amon Gwareth, and he fared as one … Continue reading ~Tolkien Tuesday: The Fall of Gondolin~

Slaughterhouse by Gail A. Eisnitz ~Review~

If you aren't a vegetarian before reading Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry by Gail A. Eisnitz you will be after you read this. WARNING: These details are very difficult to read and very graphic. "Carol Taylor" is the undercover name of Gail A. Eisnitz. She … Continue reading Slaughterhouse by Gail A. Eisnitz ~Review~

Blackbeard by Craig Cabell, Graham A. Thomas, and Allen Richards ~Review~

"Criminals have come and gone over the centuries but Blackbeard's legend and fame have managed to live on..."Blackbeard Thank you, NetGalley, Craig Cabell, Graham A. Thomas, Allan Richards and Pen & Sword Naval for the opportunity to read this book! Blackbeard is about the hunt for the world's most notorious pirate and is written by … Continue reading Blackbeard by Craig Cabell, Graham A. Thomas, and Allen Richards ~Review~

~Tolkien Tuesday: Beren and Luthien~

"Where the forest-stream went through the wood,and silent all the stems there stoodof tall trees, moveless, hanging darkwith mottled shadows on their barkabove the green and gleaming river,there came through leaves a sudden shiver,a windy whisper through the stillcool silences; and down the hill,as faint as a deep sleeper's breath,an echo came as cold as … Continue reading ~Tolkien Tuesday: Beren and Luthien~

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin ~Review~

“One can give nothing whatever without giving oneself - that is to say, risking oneself. If one cannot risk oneself, then one is simply incapable of giving”James Baldwin The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin is an utter masterpiece. It consists of two essays-- My Dungeon Shook: Letter to my Nephew on the One-Hundredth Anniversary … Continue reading The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin ~Review~

The Book of Hope by Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams ~ARC Review~

Thank you, Jane Goodall, Douglas Abrams, Celadon Books, and NetGalley for the opportunity to read this book. It hits shelves on October 19th, 2021! "Hope is contagious. Your actions will inspire others. It is my sincere desire that this book will help you find solace in a time of anguish, direction in a time of … Continue reading The Book of Hope by Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams ~ARC Review~

My Captive Highlander by Vonda Sinclair ~Review~

My Captive Highlander is the 7th book in Vonda Sinclair's Highland Adventure series. This installment is also a novella at only 90 pages. Maili has always been feared in her home, except by her brother, Neacal, who left their home years ago. But her other brother, who is the chief of their clan fears and … Continue reading My Captive Highlander by Vonda Sinclair ~Review~