May 2018 Month-in-Review

May was another crazy month, for the blog, and at home.  no-angel continues to surprise us with new tricks on a weekly basis, although her enjoyment of Ralph Bakshi’s Lord of the Rings seems a rather cruel one.  It was a very busy month on the blog.  I got 6 posts up for my Tolkien 101 series that will run through August and 17 posts overall.  Speculative Fiction fans must like Tolkien, because I had my best month ever by a fair margin.  My super-secret project goes live on Monday (well, one super-secret project), but you will need to follow me on Twitter or Google+ or wait until mid-June if you want to know more.

no-angel reacts to the end of The Hobbit


Tolkien 101


Non-Tolkien Reviews


Top 5 Blog Posts


Books acquired


Books started

  • By Fire Above by Robyn Bennis
  • Six Theories of Justice by Karen Lebacqz
  • The History of the Hobbit by John D. Rateliff
  • Wrath of Empire by Brian McClellan


Books finished

  • Suicide of the West by Jonah Goldberg
  • By Fire Above by Robyn Bennis
  • The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (reread)
  • The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carré
  • The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien (reread)
  • Tale of the Magician’s Skull vol. 1, edited by Howard Andrew Jones


[1] Actually acquired in April, but I neglected to include it in last month’s post.

About H.P.

Blogs on books at Every Day Should Be Tuesday (speculative fiction) and Hillbilly Highways (country noir and nonfiction).
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3 Responses to May 2018 Month-in-Review

  1. Bookstooge says:

    Are you getting a lot of search engine hits? I’d assume that newer posts with keywords like “Tolkien” would come up near the top of google searches, etc.

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