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The House of the Wolfings: The William Morris Book that Inspired J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,520. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2008. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In a 1960 letter, J. R. R. Tolkien referred to The Lord of the Rings when he wrote, “The Dead Marshes and the approaches to the Morannon owe something to Northern France after the Battle of the Somme. They owe more to William Morris and his Huns and Romans, as in The House of the Wolfings or The Roots of the Mountains.” With a foreword and introduction, this is the text of that classic tale.
New Zealand with a Hobbit Botherer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
What should you do if your spouse becomes addicted to the Lord of the Rings movies and swoons at the very mention of Orlando Bloom's name? (Thud. Quick, fetch the smelling salts.) How about taking the advice of a strange apparition that reveals itself in a dream, who recommends touring New Zealand in an effort to prove that its sheep pastures aren't really filled by frolicking Hobbits.
Masculinity in Tolkien
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
In Masculinity in Tolkien, Rost argues that despite Tolkien's often conservative views when it comes to sex and gender, a closer look at how masculinity is performed in his works actually shows the social criticism hidden within, the rejection of the heroic code and the search for a hero and a masculinity which is built on love and loyalty, not the excess of courage and pride of heroic poetry.
Iron Bound June 2011
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
That moment has arrived. Though our mead halls do not comfort as much as they once did, the drink manages to flow just enough to fuel our brave warriors through their campaigns. The harsh winter dwindled our numbers down to only a small fraction, but they now march into other lands with our banners held high in a bold campaign to regain our strength and rejuvenate our blessed lands of Iron Bound.
Meet the Madfeet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Forget the friendly hobbits of the Shire, and the kind smiles of Gandalf the Grey. "Meet the Madfeet" brings you hobbits gone bad, as our young wizard hero is forced by the Wizard's Guild to protect the Madfeet who live in caves carved out of the petrified mud and crumbling rock of the Brown Hills. And yes, there is a dragon in our hero's future...
The Owl Diaries DREGON
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,130. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
In a new era of fading magic and having been born in a time of peace, Dregon is one of the last known dragons to exist on Urthe. Adopted and raised by scattered members of the Temblor Khabal, Dregon is starting to learn that secrets and works of darkness are not only limited to his enemies, but is inherent to those he considers ‘family’ as well.
Tears of Min Brock
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 91,760. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Morehouse Media Group. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Tears of Min Brock is a high fantasy that follows a teenage boy and girl's courageous journey to discover if the King of Claire still exists. Mysterious creatures, heroes and villains permeate the story as do two identical whispers that vie for their allegiance. But which is telling the truth? Tears of Min Brock is a beautiful, fast-paced tale of intrigue that will appeal to readers of all ages.
Study Guide: The Lord of the Rings Series (A BookCaps Study Guide)
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Series: Study Guides, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy has been called one of the greatest fantasies of all time--but it is massive! There are hundreds of characters, plots, and settings. This study guide is a companion to the entire series. It's the perfect guide to someone who wants extra help keeping up with all the twist and characters, or who just wants a refresher while they read the series.
The Remnants
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,670. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Welcome to "The Remnants" Book one in the Kings of Pendar series. Come join the epic adventure as the King of Pendar leads his army of men and dwarves into battle against the invading gnome hordes led by their maniacal ruler who is bent on the ultimate destruction of Pendar. What lengths will Samuel Ellingstone have to go to save the citizens of Pendar and his family? Will the towering granite
The Chronicles of Outsider: Humble Beginnings
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Price: Free! Words: 122,260. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Outsider; a mixed heritage bounty hunter, finds himself caught in the middle of a much bigger plot between two ruling rival forces when he captures a wanted thief who stole from them, and must fight to survive not only his enemies but the harsh weather of the wild northern tundra.