Musings

The Definitive Ranking of Avenged Sevenfold Albums

7. Sounding the Seventh Trumpet (2001) The creation of Avenged Sevenfold. This was Avenged Sevenfold’s very first album. I consider this to be baby A7X (they didn’t even have their current lineup yet). The songs on here aren’t necessarily terrible, but they weren’t recorded very well, and that leads to a sound quality that just… Continue reading The Definitive Ranking of Avenged Sevenfold Albums

bibliophile · Book Reviews

You by Caroline Kepnes Review (Spoiler Free)

Title: You Author: Caroline Kepnes Published: September 25th, 2014 by Atria/Emily Bestler Books Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Mystery Rating: 4/5 You is about a woman who gets stalked (Guinevere Beck), and is written from the perspective of the stalker (Joe Goldberg). The action of the story begins when Beck visits the bookstore that Joe works at. He is completely enamored… Continue reading You by Caroline Kepnes Review (Spoiler Free)

bibliophile · Book Reviews

The Martian by Andy Weir Review (Spoiler Free)

Title: The Martian Author: Andy Weir Published: February 11th, 2014 by Crown Genre: Science Fiction Rating: 5/5 “One mission to Mars. A freak accident. One man’s struggle to survive.” The Martian is the first novel that Andy Weir wrote under his own name. The story follows astronaut Mark Watney as he struggles to survive on the desolate… Continue reading The Martian by Andy Weir Review (Spoiler Free)

Musings

Fool of a Took: The Misconception of Tolkien and Allegory

Given my blog title, you’ve probably already gathered that I’m a huge Tolkien nerd. So big that nobody wants to play Lord of the Rings Trivial Pursuit with me, but that’s beside the point. During my life, I have been told many times how brilliant Tolkien is for his use of allegory in Middle-Earth. Many people… Continue reading Fool of a Took: The Misconception of Tolkien and Allegory