Bookoisseur

I read. I write. I spend all together too much time on the internet. I talk incessantly about books, TV and movies. I write for Hello Giggles, and tweet frequently as Bookoisseur.
~ Wednesday, March 26 ~
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The best conversation anyone will have today

katiecandraw:

Conversations with kids always leave me stunned at how amazing being a kid is. 

This morning, I took my kids to daycare. After I’d dropped them off in their respective classrooms, I went to put my 3 year old’s lunch away in a fridge in one of the big activity rooms… a room that is full of elementary school aged kids waiting for the bus every morning. 

This morning, I overheard the kids all talking about their favorite characters.

“Jake the Dog!”

“Creeper!” (That’s a Minecraft thing, right?)

“Elsa!”

A girl that was about 10 said “Legolas!” and a few of the other kids shrugged it off. I turned and said “I’m a Samwise fan myself, but Legolas is pretty great.”

She must have recognized a kindred nerd spirit in me because she launched into a 3 minute, frenzied talk about The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit and her love for them. She even fit in a  “and I KNOW it’s not in the movies but in the books…” 

I told her she sounded like a true Tolkien Scholar. 

She looked at me like I was crazy. “What’s that?”

“Oh, a Tolkien Scholar is someone who studies Tolkien’s books… like, as a job.”

She got very quiet for a minute and said “You can do that for a job?”

“Yep.”

She looked right at me and said “I know what I want to be when I grow up.” My heart almost melted, the moment was so cute. 

Then the bus came and she left. 

And I have to live with the fact that in the timespan of about 6 minutes, I created a Liberal Arts major. 

Tags: kids nerds nerd kids nerdlings little nerds tolkien lotr hobbit the hobbit lord of the rings
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~ Thursday, December 19 ~
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~ Tuesday, November 19 ~
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homegeekonomics:

Hobbit LEGO (via GeekSugar)

I never had this much skill as a kid. I still don’t as an adult. Amazing.

homegeekonomics:

Hobbit LEGO (via GeekSugar)

I never had this much skill as a kid. I still don’t as an adult. Amazing.

Tags: legos Hobbit LoTR Bilbo Baggins
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~ Monday, April 1 ~
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haleyhss:

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Character copyrights

The Hobbit © J.R.R. Tolkien

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey © Warner Brothers/New Line Cinema/MGM

Fan-arts by Haley, 2013

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~ Thursday, December 13 ~
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officialcomedy:



A Guy Steals a Loaf of Bread: and shit goes down


We’re almost as excited for this as we are for Les Hobbit.

YES

officialcomedy:

A Guy Steals a Loaf of Bread: and shit goes down

We’re almost as excited for this as we are for Les Hobbit.

YES

(Source: hawkeyesmajesticdick)

Tags: Les Mis Hobbit Movie Trailers Movie Christmas Movies
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