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The Hobbit
The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
This lavish gift editionof J.R.R. Tolkien's classic features cover art, illustrations, and watercolor paintings by the artist Alan Lee.Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum. Written for J.R.R. Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit has sold many millions of copies worldwide and established itself as a modern classic.
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The Hobbit | J. R. R. Tolkien
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I spent that last year and 1/2 in illness, but I never stopped reading. Recently, I decided to listen to Tolkein‘ books. The audiobook is very enjoyable and well done. I highly recommend it. #reread #bookworm #fantasy

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Arkrayder
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I wonder what The Hobbit would have been like if J.R.R. Tolkien had written it in the same style as The Lord of the Rings? 🤔🧐

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cristinaderamo
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A wonderful adventure!!!

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Susanita
The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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I‘d do a cookie exchange with Bilbo and the dwarfs. #sundayfunday

Lunakay I'd exchange books with Hermione🤓📚 1mo
ozma.of.oz That sounds delightful! Thank you for sharing! 1mo
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bela_deters
The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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This book was hard for me to get through. I started the audiobook version of this made it more bearable. I just am not a fan of Tolkien‘s writing style.

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TheWhiteHatter
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As I do every year around this time I read The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. Today my little reading buddy, Colby decided to curl up on the blanket over my legs. He makes a great heater when cozying up for a nice read. #dogsofLitsy

ozma.of.oz What a great tradition! And an excellent reading buddy! 1mo
TheWhiteHatter Thanks @ozma.of.oz , he really is happiest when he snuggled up against me or my wife @GypsyKat . Every year I read these books I feel as if I am returning to see old friends and places I know, which seems fitting for the holiday season. Happy holidays to you! 1mo
ozma.of.oz I reread Hogfather for exactly the same reason! Happy holidays to you and your family as well! 🎄 1mo
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jenniferw88
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Ignore the dates for the readathon, but I'm also planning on doing this one next year.

Tagging #pop22 crew, just in case! @Cinfhen @alisiakae @Megabooks @KarenUK @Laughterhp @squirrelbrain @Kalalalatja @RaeLovesToRead @Cortg

RaeLovesToRead These prompts are amazing 😄 2mo
Cinfhen Darn!!! This looks fun but im stopping with 4!!! My brain & budget can‘t handle anymore 😂😂😂 2mo
squirrelbrain I‘m determined not to do any more challenges! 🤣 2mo
Larkken That‘s amazing. Man I am a sucker for a good challenge 😂 2mo
CaramelLunacy This is so clever! 2mo
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Branwen
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Every year at Thanksgiving I like to think about the books/authors I'm particularly thankful for! Because really, books have been one of the biggest comforts, supports, and joys in my life! 💕📚💕

Today I'm thinking about Tolkien and the glorious worlds he created, mostly because of how much I loved the Rings of Power show! The Hobbit was the first fantasy book that I read and fell in love with, and I'm super thankful for that, and for Tolkien!

CBee I loved Rings of Power too! Anxiously waiting for more 😅 2mo
Branwen @CBee Me toooooooo! That ending! 😱❤️ 2mo
CBee @Branwen oh my gosh, YES the ending blew me away 🫣🫣🫣 2mo
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lauraisntwilder
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I make my son a Christmas ornament every year, but last year he requested Bilbo Baggins because he read The Hobbit. It took me so long to decide how to do it, that I didn't get it done. I set the project aside and picked it up yesterday. I have all the pieces cut and packed so I can stitch him up on our drive to Tennessee for Thanksgiving. I can't wait to see how he turns out!

Ladygodiva7 I love it!!!! That looks so awesome!!! 2mo
lauraisntwilder @Ladygodiva7 Thank you!! 😊 2mo
Clare-Dragonfly So cute! And what a sweet tradition! 2mo
emz711 Looks so good! ☕🫖 2mo
marleed I love this! 2mo
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vonnie862
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I wouldn't mind living in Bilbo Baggin's Hobbit home. It's cute and cozy.

#SundayFunday @ozma.of.oz

Susanita “…it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.” 2mo
vonnie862 @Susanita 💜💜💜 2mo
ozma.of.oz Excellent choice! You‘d get a hobbit pantry! Thank you for sharing! 2mo
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mjtwo
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6-28 Oct 22 (audiobook)
I do love this book. And Andy Serkis is simply the best.
I was first introduced to it when my aunt bought an illustrated copy from The Little Bookroom. Beatrix was equally bewitched. She has insisted on proceeding straight to The Lord of the Rings against my better judgment - too scary (the Black Riders terrify me) and too complex. But I could not resist. Trialling it as family audiobook with Polly and will see how it goes.

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johncadams
The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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I love this book. Not just for itself but also for the journey it began...

Read my review here at John C Adams Reviews:

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-hobbit

#TheHobbit #Tolkien #fiction #fantasy #JohnCAdamsReviews #JohnCAdams #WayBackWhensday #book #books #bookreview #bookreviews

kspenmoll Believe it or not, I have not read this. I have too! Your review reminded me to get it from the library. (edited) 3mo
johncadams @kspenmoll Thank you so much for reading my review! 3mo
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persephone1408
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Eggs Perfect 😍 3mo
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Bookworm04
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Bookworm04
The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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Nice chilled picked this handy little thing bookmark book light winner love it

Bookworm04 Chapter or two of hobbit then nosey at new picks got today 4mo
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jackilynn
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Did I need more copies of the Hobbit or LOTR...no!!

Did I buy more at the book sale anyways...yes!! They are my favorite books (especially the Hobbit) after all.

Kind of bummed that the matching edition of The Fellowship was missing it's cover so I didn't end up with a full set but that's a used book sale for you.

Leftcoastzen Cool ! I think it‘s great when people collect different copies of their favorite book. 4mo
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Leniverse
The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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📖 The Hobbit, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Half of a Yellow Sun, Half Bad trilogy
✍️ Barbara Hambly, Tanya Huff, Victor Hugo
📽️ Highlander, 📺 Hemlock Grove
🎸 Jimi Hendrix
🎶 The Four Horsemen by Aphrodite's Child, Hell is for Children by Pat Benatar, Helpless by Neil Young (also Horse With No Name, Harvest Moon, and From Hank to Hendrix)

#ManicMonday #LetterH @CBee

CBee So Neil Young isn‘t on Spotify 🙁 Just a heads up if you don‘t see your songs on the playlist!! 4mo
Leniverse @CBee Oh! How strange. Or actually, not completely out of character for him to refuse to put his music on Spotify. 😆 4mo
Leniverse @CBee Wait. No he absolutely is on Spotify. Could this be a regional thing? Is Spotify different from country to country? 4mo
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CBee @Leniverse I‘m not sure? I‘m going to look into it. 4mo
CBee @Leniverse looks like some of his songs are there, but only if they‘re on soundtracks or maybe collabs with other artists? 4mo
Leniverse @CBee Ah, that could be. I don't have a Spotify subscription, and that makes it confusing to find things in the app. 4mo
CBee @Leniverse I tried to add them from the soundtrack to Eat Pray Love but it still didn‘t work 😳🙁 4mo
Leniverse @CBee That's a shame, but thanks for trying! 4mo
eeclayton Hendrix ❤️ 4mo
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PathfinderNicole
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I‘ve wanted to live in a hobbit hole ever since I first read The Hobbit 20 years ago! #SundayFunday

ozma.of.oz A perfectly lovely choice! Thank you for sharing! 4mo
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Branwen
The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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#BannedBooksWeek #BannedBooks

If you are a fan of Tolkien and The Hobbit, you're not alone! It's such a wonderful classic fantasy story that can be enjoyed by people of all ages!

But! It is a book that has been challenged/banned in the past! 😮 In fact, in 2001, a Christian extremist group burned copies of The Hobbit and other books by Tolkien because they felt the books contained witchcraft and satanic themes!

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Susanita
The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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1. Mysteries are like Mac and cheese in book (and TV) form.
2. But…I will reread Tolkien for comfort.
3. Tagged
#thoughtfulthursday

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Mindelan
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I can‘t believe that I had never read this until now. What a fun, goofy romp. I‘d love to write more about it, but my brain is mush from running the gauntlet of prep week/orientations at preschool, so I‘ll just say it lived up to the hype, is better than the movies, and I liked the Andy Serkis audiobook.

Picture is the headboard we‘ve been working on this summer, almost done. It will always make me think of the Misty Mountains!

Cortg Love the headboard! I read The Hobbit a few years ago and loved it. I haven‘t read LOTR yet, but plan to eventually! 5mo
Mindelan @Cortg Thanks 😁 I‘m so thrilled with it. It was a really fun summer project 5mo
Blueberry Beautiful 5mo
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Jameson
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“loved this book was one of my favorites I found it very interesting how the main characters did not defeat Smaug and instead Smaug was defeated by a nearby towns guards by hitting his weak spot with an arrow which sparked an argument between the main characters and everyone else who wanted a piece of Smaug's treasure horde

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Mindelan
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Y‘all, Gandalf the wizard frantically doing a headcount of the dwarves as they are fleeing goblins, briefly losing Kili and Fili before realizing that they are right in front of him has such teacher energy. I relate 😂

Had fun listening on and off throughout the day, now enjoying lap cuddles from a sleepy pupper ❤️

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Susanita
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1. Tagged!
2. Patio
3. Summer: lemonade, winter: cocoa
#sundayfunday

ozma.of.oz I‘d be reading outside too right now, if it wasn‘t over 100 degrees most of the time here! 😂 Thank you for posting! 6mo
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Mindelan
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Finally getting around to giving Tolkien another try. I bounced off LOTR in middle school and have been meaning to try again as an adult. It is my middle nibling‘s current read aloud, and apparently she is loving it. I can‘t think of a better reason to try again! I just listened to the first bit and found it very cozy and fun. Posting a pic of my prairie garden blooming, because apparently Bilbo is very fond of flowers, like myself.

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Darklunarose
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Starting this one tomorrow morning.

MerlinTheSlightlyAwkward So excited for you! Even though it‘s a piece of a dauntingly wide literary universe, The Hobbit is probably one of Tolkein‘s best. It does so well as a stand-alone story. ☺️ 6mo
Darklunarose @MerlinTheSlightlyAwkward ❤️ I‘m very fond of the LOTR movies, so thought this would be a good place to start with the books. 6mo
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abookdragonsretreat
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I really enjoyed this prequel to LOTR, I actually prefer The Hobbit as I like Bilbo more than Frodo. I loved the story and how Smaug spoke to Bilbo. Overall really great!

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vonnie862
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This was a re-read for me but I decided to listen to it for our road trip to Colorado. I still had fun listening to it. I loved the dwarves and I loved Bilbo's growth. What I loved best was listening to how the narrator interpreted the songs. But I must admit that there were many parts that I found myself drifting off.
4⭐️

#BookSpinBingo #8 #doublespin
@TheAromaofBooks
#BigJuneReadathon @Clwojick

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 7mo
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vonnie862
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The perfect book to listen to during our roadtrip adventure from California to Colorado. 🤗
#audiobook #thehobbit

Ruthiella Wishing you an excellent trip! 8mo
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Jjaxn95
The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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And so it begins…

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LiseWorks
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June 2 Became a Movie #BookMoods I have read all these books and have watched all the movies. @Eggs @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Eggs Perfect 😍 8mo
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BookwormAHN
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Andy Serkis is a brilliant narrator and now on to the LOTR trilogy he narrated 🦅
#Booked2022 #AuhorBornInAfrica Tolkien was born in Bloemfotein South Africa in 1892 @Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage
#WickedWords #May @AsYouWish
#WyrdAndWonder #DontLeaveThePath @imyril
#BFC2022 @wanderinglynn
#BookSpinBingo @TheAromaofBooks

Liatrek I‘m listening to the Fellowship now and he is so great! 8mo
Cinfhen Awesome 👏🏼 👏🏼 👏🏼 cool choice 8mo
imyril I've been sorely tempted to pick up his narrations, but I grew up listening to the BBC radio adaptation of Lord of the Rings - which even Peter Jackson couldn't drum out of me, the two version of “fly you fools“ compete in my head - so I've resisted so far by telling myself I'm going to replace my ancient unplayable cassettes 😂 ...but the Serkis version is unabridged, so sorely, sorely tempted! 8mo
TheAromaofBooks I admire any narrator willing to confidently tackle Tolkien's penchant for complicated names! 😂 8mo
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Ruthiella
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#AwesomeApril I completed The Hobbit for the readathon. This is the third time I‘ve read it but the last time was over 20 years ago and I‘d never seen the film(s) so there was a lot I‘d forgotten. Lovely story and unlike many readers, I really love the songs! I read ‘em out loud to best appreciate them. 🐉

Cathythoughts I‘d like to refresh my memory too .. it‘s years sinse I read it. I loved those hobbits ❤️ 9mo
Ruthiella @Cathythoughts Bilbo is a lovely character! I had a lot of fun getting to know him again! 😊 9mo
Centique Beautiful edition 😍 9mo
Ruthiella @Centique Thanks! 9mo
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swynn
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It's been about forty years since I read this last. And yeah, that's too long. The Recorded Books version is narrated by Rob Inglis, who does a lovely job of it.

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Susanita
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The Last Homely House at Rivendell is a #RemoteInn right? #savvysettings

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Perfect 👍🏻 📚 10mo
Eggs Well played👏🏻👏🏻 10mo
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Chrissyreadit
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FYI. Sounds legit. (I was born in 1971 but I‘m sure there‘s room for me to identify as the Hobbit Generation. )

CBee I‘m claiming it (1977) 😂😁 11mo
wanderinglynn I want to claim it too (1976). 11mo
persephone1408 Yes! (1979) 11mo
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RaeLovesToRead Woo! Me too (1988) 11mo
BiblioLitten 😂😂 Me too @RaeLovesToRead 🙌🏼 (edited) 11mo
RaeLovesToRead @BiblioLitten High five for '88 🙌 11mo
MicrobeMom Sounds about right!!‘79 11mo
BethM We‘ll take you! I hope you‘re feeling better! 10mo
Chrissyreadit @BethM I am so much better! Even Epstein Barr symptoms from pre COVID seem to be gone! 😘 10mo
BethM That‘s wonderful!!! 10mo
Chrissyreadit @Susanita Im looking for the air B and B info I posted last year and saw this post - it sounds like something that would amuse you too. 5mo
Susanita Nice! 5mo
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Ast_Arslan
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Eggs 😳😱 11mo
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Sargar114
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Listened to the audiobook version of this one. Quite enjoyable; very well done. I‘ve only seen the old cartoon movie of this story so only vaguely remembered it. I‘ve read the Lord of the Rings series and was interesting trying the audio version, so thought I‘d give this a try. Glad I did!

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SeaToSkyes
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🌿Happy #middleearthmarch 🌿

This is part of my tiny collection. I forgot about some of my items and also this picture had to be cropped for Litsy.

This month, I'm reading the entire #lordoftherings series for the first time. Being a fan of the films for most of my life, I have only ever read The Hobbit. It's so exciting to finally read the original material that's been such an important part of my life! #jrrtolkien #middleearth #thehobbit

Roary47 Man that is an awesome goal! 11mo
SeaToSkyes @Roary47 thank you!! ☺️ 11mo
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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
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Ngl I laughed pretty hard at this

Centique Ha! That got me too 😂😂😂 11mo
Susanita 🤣🤣🤣 11mo
CarolynM 🤣🤣🤣 11mo
sprainedbrain Omg 😂😂😂 11mo
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yoavshai
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#BookCoverChallenge
Day 186.
Here I will note 365 books (or as many as I will have before I get tired) that have shaped my taste in literature. No explanations, no reviews. Just the cover of the book.
I do not challenge anyone. You are all welcome to take part.

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kam01
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I was surprised how much I enjoyed this book, as i tend to read non-fiction. I was hooked from the beginning.

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johncadams
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The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien is one of the most influential fantasy novels ever written. Read my review here.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-hobbit

#TheHobbit #Tolkien #fiction #fantasy #JohnCAdamsReviews #JohnCAdams #WayBackWhensday #book #books #bookreview #bookreviews

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wordslinger42
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Some reading for school & some reading just for fun (plus a little homemade cocoa to warm up during the storm). I love this time of year 📚❄☃️

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 12mo
SerenaCrawford What sort of notes did you make on the hobbit? I see all the tabs. 10mo
wordslinger42 @SerenaCrawford Oh, it was just for a research paper I was writing! 10mo
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hopebeths
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peanutnine
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I enjoyed this much more than I expected. I've tried reading LOTR before and did not like it at all so I wasn't interested in the Hobbit, but it was my bookclub's pick for the month so I gave it a shot. The audiobook read by Andy Serkis definitely helped. He did an amazing job bringing the characters and story to life.

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TheSpineView
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#sundaysoapbox @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit."

Want to play? @DarkMina @bthegood @Come-read-with-me @MoonWitch94 @ozma.of.oz @Klou

PageShifter Familiar book to me as well ❣ 12mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I haven‘t read it 🙀🙈 12mo
ozma.of.oz Oh thanks for the tag! 12mo
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TheSpineView @ozma.of.oz You're welcome! 12mo
TheSpineView @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks No worries! There are over 1K that I own and have not gotten to! 🤷‍♀️🤪 12mo
Klou Thanks for the tag! I pick the same as opening line as you!! Love this book so much!! 12mo
TheSpineView @Klou It is a great story! It started my love of epic fantasy. 12mo
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Messiejessie
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Love this cover! Even though the previous owner must have used it as a coaster…. 😢
Such a charming adventure tale.
I can very much relate to Bilbo Baggins who, throughout the adventure and while discovering his strengths and generally being awesome, really just missed his quiet, comfortable, little home with the kettle singing on the stove and a full pantry. I get it, Bilbo.

LapReader I have an equally trashed copy. 13mo
Leftcoastzen It is a marvelous cover . 13mo
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