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I listen to a lot of audiobooks, read a lot of library books and e-books, still somehow never have enough room on my bookshelves.

Currently reading

The Radical King (King Legacy)
Martin Luther King Jr., Cornel West
Ancillary Justice
Ann Leckie

Beren and Lúthien

Beren and Lúthien -  Christopher Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien, Alan Lee Probably of value only to Tolkien nerds who've read the Silmarillion enough times to remember how it goes. I'm more or less in that category, and really enjoyed successive versions of the stories laid side by side. I took a long break from it when I hit the verse form version, as there are only so many rhyming couplets a girl can take, but even that really picked up in the later sections. I'm sorry that it was never probably finished. Overall I liked the (almost) first version with the Prince of Cats the best, as it was so whimsical and fey. I wish the original version survived. Alan Lee provides his usual gorgeous art.