Fall of Gondolin in August 2018...

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  1. Malazan the Moderate

    Malazan the Moderate Guard of Gondolin

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    What an announcement...

    The Fall of Gondolin to be published

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    To see a full 304-page version of this epic story come to fruition is a joy.
     
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    Oooo, I got another book to look forward to, though sadly probably will never read it at the rate I'm going
     
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    Ooh! I need to get a good list of books together to read, this is going on there
     
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    Tamago Lord-Commander of Anakin's Kingsguard

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    More reason to actually get started on LOTR and The Hobbit. :eek:
     
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    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    Oh this one is going to be a lot of fun!

    Although it reminds me how mean publishers are to other fantasy authors in that pretty much only Lord of the Rings gets illustrated editions (beyond the map). Really wish they'd add more illustrations to other authors works!
    (and hint publishers - illustrations don't work well on kindles so yeah there's a big reason to add more pictures to help drive those lagging paperback and hardback sales)
     
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    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    Ok I can accept getting defeated by LotR but the Hobbit - come now Tamago! You must read it- your objective for this summer is to read it cover to cover!!!! :)
     
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    Tamago Lord-Commander of Anakin's Kingsguard

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    I want to, it’s on my list in forever, even have it on my kindle! Just didn’t get round to it... yet! Maybe I’ll make it my objective this summer!
     
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    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    There is no maybe!

    There is only do or do not.

    Thus do you must and read it you should. No more aspirations, live the dream!
     
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    yes the Hobbit is maybe a good three day book if you just sit and read, sooooo, a week and you'll have it right :D

    I take into consideration that you do have a small child so just sitting all day and reading would probably never happen lol
     
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    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    Read the Hobbit to the child :)

    Then when they are older do it all over again
     
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    wanderingmagus King Anakin's Royal Advisor, Constantly Around :D

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    this one is definitely going on my list of books to read! :eek:
     
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    yup, along with Beren and Luthian, which I got for yule, but haven't really found time to read
     
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    Tamago Lord-Commander of Anakin's Kingsguard

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    It’d be marvelous if she’d stay put while I read to her, but she won’t. She’s only 1y and a half old, I’m lucky she lets me read her colorful books at least. :D I’ll try squeezing in some reading of The Hobbit this summer. I have other books started too, though, so I guess I’ll need a sort of challenge to make my arse get moving. :eek:
     
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    You could read some of Tolkien's other works too, like the Adventures of Tom Bombadil!
     
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    Love that story. I got a collection of a lot of his shorts, it was a good read
     
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    Tamago Lord-Commander of Anakin's Kingsguard

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    I'm going to ask you about that when/after I finish The Hobbit! :)
     
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    Midnattblod Royal Wolf of Shadow

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    When I get home, I'll take a picture of the book I have that has a lot of his shorts in it, I can't find it online right now
     
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    Thank you! That would be lovely!
     
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    Just gotta make sure I remember lol
     
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    it'll probably keep the kids' attentions longer :p