Tag Archive: fiction

My Mother’s Soul

“‘Books are meant to be read,’ she said. ‘That is how they stay alive…'”

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Keeper of Nimrah: An Author’s Literary Journey

Read this author’s overview by Shannon Lise, author of “Keeper of Nimrah”, a fantasy novel blending mythological elements from around the world and focusing on an unexpected journey.

The Stag Who Lived Forever

Blessed by the faeries and leader of a charmed life, a stag discovers that true greatness lies in sacrificial love.

I Am with You: The Active Love of Samwise Gamgee

Rediscover the essential role that Samwise Gamgee plays in The Lord of the Rings, solely by pouring out a constant, sacrificial love to his master, Frodo Baggins.

Tolkien’s Mythic History: How Middle Earth Launched the Fantasy Genre

Enjoy this perspective on how the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy rose in popularity beginning in the 1950s, and how Jackson’s films brought these lingual-and-history inspired tales alive for those who prefer the tone of modern fantasy novels.

The Case for Jo Laurence: An Analysis of the Relationships in “Little Women”

10 reasons why Jo March and ‘Laurie’ Laurence should have ended up together in “Little Women.”

Come Quick! Real Elves!: A Human’s Wistful Reflections on the Immortals of Middle-Earth

Enjoy this anecdote of how one Elf-admirer took her fandoms a bit far and paid for it with much humiliation.

Observations on Novels and the Reader’s Life–Crispin: The End of Time by Avi

Enjoy Mary Faustina’s cheeky review of a historical fiction trilogy set in the Hundred Years’ War which she boldly decided to delve into backwards!