Similarities Between Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings

Since I’ve covered The Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter on my blog now, I thought I’d share some similarities I noticed between the two stories. This contains spoilers for both series. Most of the similarities are between characters. Let’s start with the good guys. Frodo and Harry: Besides being the protagonist of theirContinue reading “Similarities Between Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings”

Tier Ranking Middle Earth Characters

I’m tier ranking characters from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. I have six tiers: The Best, Good, Love to Hate, Meh, Not Great, and No. No: Azog the Defiler, The Master, Tauriel, Thranduil, Denethor, and Grima Wormtongue These are characters I really don’t like, either because they’re poorly developed or because they’reContinue reading “Tier Ranking Middle Earth Characters”

Ranking Middle Earth Movies

I’m ranking the three Lord of the Rings movies and the three Hobbit movies. I’ll be basing my rankings off of the normal editions of The Lord of the Rings movies and the extended editions of The Hobbit movies. I’ve seen the normal editions of The Hobbit, but that was when they were in theaters.Continue reading “Ranking Middle Earth Movies”

Ranking Middle Earth Books

I’m ranking the five Middle Earth books I’ve read: The Silmarillion, The Hobbit, and the three Lord of the Rings books. I will be starting with my least favorite and working my way up to my favorite. This post is spoiler-free; so if you haven’t read these, don’t worry. Number 5: The Silmarillion The mainContinue reading “Ranking Middle Earth Books”

Five Worst Parts of The Lord of the Rings

While I overall love this trilogy, there are a few things I don’t like about it. Today I’m sharing those things, mostly spoiler-free. Skip Number Two if you don’t want to be spoiled. The rest aren’t spoilers. Disclaimer: These are my opinions, and you don’t have to agree with me. Number 5: The books glossContinue reading “Five Worst Parts of The Lord of the Rings”

Five Best Parts of The Lord of the Rings

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ve seen me share my favorite things about each of the books in The Lord of the Rings. Today, I’m sharing my favorite parts of the trilogy as a whole. This post does not contain spoilers. Disclaimer: These are my opinions, and you don’t have toContinue reading “Five Best Parts of The Lord of the Rings”

The Fellowship of the Ring Book Tag

Since I’m wrapping up my posts on The Lord of the Rings, I thought now would be an appropriate time to do this tag, originally created by Unputdownable Books Blog, which you can find here. Gandalf: A book that taught you something I feel like all books teach us something. I recently reread The CountContinue reading “The Fellowship of the Ring Book Tag”

The Return of the King Movie Review

Today I’m reviewing the adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Return of the King from book to movie. I saw the movie first, so that influences my perception. This review contains spoilers for the book and movie. I mentioned this in my review of The Two Towers movie, but I love how the director interweaves theContinue reading “The Return of the King Movie Review”

Nine Worst Parts of The Return of the King

As I always say, no book is perfect. Today I’m discussing some of the things I don’t like about the final installment in The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien. This post contains spoilers for this book. Disclaimer: These are my opinions, and you don’t have to agree with me. Number 9: There’s aContinue reading “Nine Worst Parts of The Return of the King”

Nine Best Parts of The Return of the King

I read The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien for the first time last year. I can’t believe it took me this long to finish The Lord of the Rings, but I finally did it. Today I’m sharing my favorite things about this book. Unfortunately, I can’t do so without including spoilers. If youContinue reading “Nine Best Parts of The Return of the King”