NEW From Easton Press: Tolkien’s “Kullervo”

If you’re on Facebook and other forms of social media, you’ve likely seen the advertisements for The Easton Press’ gorgeous leather-bound copies of J.R.R. Tolkien’s popular books – The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and the Lost Tales of Middle-earth. Joining their ranks and now available to order is Tolkien’s most recent…

Smaug the Golden Necklace from Badali Jewelry

I am delighted to have the chance to review another beautiful item from Badali Jewelry! Following the same theme as my last review (the Smaug/Arkenstone set, which you can read here), this new necklace features the mighty dragon Smaug resting atop his bed of gold, the Arkenstone at the centre of his hoard. The necklace…

Our Funko Wishlist

Funko seems to have figures for everything nowadays — that is, everything except The Lord of the Rings. Yes, there’s a Pop! for Sauron, but that’s it. We can’t help but wonder why that is; you’d think that LOTR would be prime Funko material! At least we have some Hobbit Pops!, but even those don’t feel like enough. They…

Coming Soon: David Day’s ‘The Battles of Tolkien’

Scheduled for release on 14 March 2017, The Battles of Tolkien is another encyclopedic work from Canadian author David Day, which matches the aesthetic of previous releases such as Tolkien: An Illustrated Atlas and Tolkien: A Dictionary.  “The history of J. R. R. Tolkien’s fictional world of Middle-earth is filled with epic battles in an…

Two New Products Hit the Official Tolkien Online Book Shop!

Two new items have been added to the Official Tolkien Book Shop – the 2017 Tolkien Calendar and The Hobbit 80th Anniversary Facsimile Edition! The 2017 Tolkien Calendar £9.99 “This year’s calendar features 13 paintings and illustrations by J.R.R. Tolkien himself, which were drawn by Tolkien when writing his beloved children’s classic, The Hobbit. They…