Wednesday, January 4, 2012

First Book of the Year

I finished my first book of the year. I would have finished it earlier, or even last year, but I got to spend 30 hours driving in six days over the Christmas Break. Ta Da ...

The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkein
I loved it. It was a beautiful end to a wonderful trilogy. Who doesn't love the triumph of good over evil? Who can't love Sam? I think I would read the trilogy over again just to get to the last book.

5 comments:

Melinda said...

I was excited when I finished my first book of the year too. (Lit! A Christian Guide to Reading Books by Tony Reinke.)
I'm in the middle of "Return of the King" now; I've been enjoying the trilogy immensely.

bekahcubed said...

I felt exactly the same way when I first finished The Return of the King. Tolkien truly was a genius.

hopeinbrazil said...

I'm excited about reading this in 2012!

Robin McCormack said...

What a great book to start off your reading year!

chereemoore said...

I love the LOTR books! Great way to start the new year.