My review of the first volume of Marco Rudy's absolutely beautiful bande dessinée, I mean, graphic novel!
This year's categories: Favourite Supervillain Novel; Favourite Mythological Remix; Favourite Family Mythmaking; Favourite Weaving of History and Historical Fiction; Favourite Epistolary Mindfuck; and Favourite Bildungsroman! (Oh, and Favourite Nonfiction too!)
I carved out a day to virtually assist the Tolkien Society Seminar on Translating and Illustrating Tolkien's works. Here are a few things I learned:
Taking some wacky, slightly fantastical photos with the sword Leif gave me as a present for my thirtieth birthday came to me at exactly the right moment!
I ran away to the woods so please enjoy the May 2021 reading recap from a patch of only slightly buggy ferns.