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The Silmarillion
J.R.R. Tolkien
A number-one New York Times bestseller when it was originally published, THE SILMARILLION is the core of J.R.R. Tolkien's imaginative writing, a work whose origins stretch back to a time long before T...

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Finished We Have Always Lived in the Castle, by Shirley Jackson

Started The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien and The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

I've read bits and pieces of the Silmarillion so I'm pretty excited to go through the whole thing finally

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Finished The Return of the King and halfway through The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Getting ready for The Fall of Gondolin end of this month. LOTR was a reread for me, but all his other works are new. I understand now some of the complaints on the style of The Silmarillion. It reads more like a Nordic myth, or like the Bible. But I'm personally enioying the heck out of it.

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The last book I've read was a book by Stephen King, which I read about 3 years ago (haven't read a book since). Started reading The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith 2 days ago in an attempt to pick up reading again. I've read 200 pages so far and am planning on reading Dr.Sleep by Stephen King, The Silmarillion by Tolkien, and The Children of Húrin by Tolkien as well this week and the upcoming week :)

I hope I can keep it up!

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Finally finished The Silmarillion, by JRR Tolkien

I started it in June for an online bookgroup and was doing a great job keeping up with the reading. But then I moved in July and started a new job and got too far behind. Shelved it until the Fall. It's such a good book! This was a reread that was long overdue, I've read a lot of the Bible since my first time and I was able to pick up on a lot of the influences. I definitely recommend reading it with a copy of The Complete Guide to Middle Earth, by Robert Foster. There are so many characters to keep track of, having a resource that can remind you who they are is so helpful.

Started Brave Men, by Ernie Pyle

Was assigned reading for me in college, and even though I thought it was interesting I had to skim it to finish the assignment. Finally decided it was time to give it the full read it deserves. Hoping to finish it by December 7.

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Started and finished: (on vacay so I lost track of the days)

Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien

The first half or so was tough to get through and I'll have to re-read a lot of it to make better sense of it, but I have only for love for the realms now.

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I started and finished In Order to Live, by Yeonmi Park within the last 24 hours. I picked it up because it's the Book Club selection for the month, and once I started, I had a hard time putting it down.

I am hoping to start Born A Crime, by Trevor Noah this week and I am still reading Skyward, by Brandon Sanderson, The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkein, and Little Nothing, by Marisa Silver.

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I finished Kingdom of Ash, by Sarah J. Maas yesterday and Warbreaker, by Brandon Sanderson today.

Warbreaker was a joy to read and it was interesting to watch the characters struggle with overcoming their prejudices. I am fascinated by magic system in Warbreaker and I am really wishing I could change my hair color at will.

While Kingdom of Ash was a decent ending to the series, I still had a couple of issues as far as some of the relationships went.

I am currently reading The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien and will be starting Little Nothing, by Marisa Silver this week.

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Metamorphoses, by Ovid

The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien