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Join the "Fellowship" in Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Edward
April 04, 2009, 03:15 PM

Jo's Book Nook, the home of our non-Harry Potter Book Club, has now opened the communal reading of the first novel in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring.  Located in our Leaky Lounge forum, Jo's Book Nook offers all registered Lounge members the opportunity to join in with their fellow Book Clubbers to discuss the many details of this most lush and layered fantasy novel.  The reading of The The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring starts today and runs through May 2nd.  Be sure to jump into the discussions today over on the Leaky Lounge.

On a related note, voting is now open to choose the next reading selection for Jo's Book Nook via this link.


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175 Points

I will be joining in the discussion when I can! I also love that the shows people other good series of fantasy out there. Harry Potter will always be the best though, because nothing can top HP!

Posted by harrypotterbookpurist on April 05, 2009, 03:09 PM report to moderator
783 Points

spooky moony,
I’m pretty sure you can read the book for the first time & join in…just watch out for spoilers..

Posted by Mary11_hplvr*WBM* on April 06, 2009, 01:20 AM report to moderator
67 Points

Well, it’s not really a novel per se (it’s more of an epic written in novel form), and it’s not the first, either: remember that the publishing company divided Tolkien’s tale into 3 volumes without his permission! (The name “Fellowship of the Ring” was created by someone at HM, not Tolkien: and don’t get him started on “The Two Towers”!)

Posted by Wimsey on April 06, 2009, 08:13 AM report to moderator
181 Points

If it wasn’t for Lord of the Rings, I never would have gotten into Harry Potter! So I ought to thank Mr. J.R.R Tolkien. =)

Posted by Accio... Sarah! on April 06, 2009, 08:44 AM report to moderator
12005 Points

I have a copy of the “Fellowship of the Ring” that I take into restaurants to wait for seating, service, and enjoy with the meal. I have a definine image with the different scenes, but after seeing the films, there really is room for imagination to fill in the details. To spooky moony: do watch out for spoilers.

Posted by budgie on April 06, 2009, 11:28 AM report to moderator
9765 Points

Cool! :D

Posted by maera-kyrie on April 06, 2009, 12:31 PM report to moderator
39680 Points

i’ll try…

Posted by chocolaterabbits on April 06, 2009, 05:46 PM report to moderator
8069 Points

Yeah, I have been waiting for this!

Posted by Melinae ♥Squee♥/Professor Truffle on April 07, 2009, 01:15 PM report to moderator
67 Points

Um, isn’t it the author’s job to describe his/her imagination to us? I’m paying them to be imaginative: I can be imaginative for free on my own time!

(Shorthand: the more left to the reader’s imagination, the worse the writing.)

Posted by Wimsey on April 07, 2009, 03:57 PM report to moderator
40068 Points

ok cool :)

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Posted by NoeLover42 on April 09, 2009, 03:59 AM report to moderator
2235 Points

Great :)

Posted by Sidish_black6 [WBM] on April 09, 2009, 05:18 AM report to moderator
95 Points

OOohh i’ve nearly read the HObbit, i guess i’ll have to read the next one – is it good?

Posted by Happy_Orange on April 11, 2009, 08:46 PM report to moderator
95 Points

OOohh i’ve nearly read the HObbit, i guess i’ll have to read the next one – is it good?

Posted by Happy_Orange on April 11, 2009, 08:47 PM report to moderator
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