Reading the Hobbit: Part Two

By Vikki Well, I did it! I #ReadTheHobbit! Thanks to everyone who read along with us. I enjoyed your tweets! I could really get into this online book club thing… Here are some thoughts on the second half of the book. Warning, if you’re still reading The Hobbit, you may want to come back to […]

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Reading The Hobbit: Part 1

Hello fellow Hobbit readers! First off, thank you for all the support for our #ReadTheHobbit campaign! We’re so excited to see so many people reading along with us. Thank you for tweeting, for your kind comments, and for all the advice from Hobbit fans. We’re off to a great start so far! So. According to […]

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Are you ready to Read The Hobbit?

Back in June myself and a few HarperCollins Canada employees admitted something quite shameful. We’ve never read J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Well, that all ends today. Read The Hobbit month is here! Over the next month we are going to be reading The Hobbit, discussing The Hobbit, doing Hobbit-related activities, and much more. Are you […]

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Tolkien influences all of us, but who influenced Tolkien?

Many famous authors have referenced J.R.R. Tolkien as one of the inspirations behind their writing. The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy often top lists of the Best Books of All Time. But who inspired Tolkien? Which authors was he reading when he was working on his literary masterpieces? Here’s a list of […]

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