Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mark Reads ‘The Hobbit’: Chapter 6

In the sixth chapter of The Hobbit, SWEET SUMMER CHILD, WHAT IS GOING ON. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read The Hobbit.

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Mark Reads ‘The Hobbit’: Chapter 5

In the fifth chapter of The Hobbit, HOLY SHIT THIS IS SO AWESOME. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read The Hobbit.

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Mark Reads ‘The Hobbit’: Chapter 4

In the fourth chapter of The Hobbit, GODDAMN A WHOLE LOT OF THINGS DIE. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read The Hobbit.

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Mark Reads ‘The Hobbit’: Chapter 3

In the third chapter of The Hobbit, the party of dwarves, Bilbo, and Gandalf continue to travel, only to take a break in Rivendell. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read The Hobbit.

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Mark Reads ‘The Hobbit’: Chapter 2

In the second chapter of The Hobbit, Bilbo heads out on the first day of his journey with the dwarves and everyone is unbelievably dismissive and presumptuous with him. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read The Hobbit.

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Mark Reads ‘The Hobbit’: Chapter 1

In the first chapter of The Hobbit, we are introduced the the world of the hobbits and, in particular, a specific hobbit named Bilbo Baggins, who very much would like to not go on an adventure. Intrigued? Then it’s time … Continue reading

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Mark Reads ‘A Feast For Crows’

In the fourth book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, George R.R. Martin takes a totally different approach to breaking my heart a billion times over. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read A Feast For … Continue reading

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Mark Reads ‘American Gods’: Postscript / Final Thoughts

In the postscript of American Gods, we learn about life for Shadow post-war, and Gaiman shares more about the process of writing American Gods. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to finish American Gods.

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Mark Reads ‘American Gods’: Chapter 20

In the twentieth (and final) chapter of American Gods, Shadow realizes that Ganesh was sending him a message about the unresolved horrors in the town of Lakeside. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read American Gods.

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Mark Reads ‘American Gods’: Chapter 19

In the nineteenth chapter of American Gods, Mr. Nancy helps Shadow begin to pick up the pieces of his life, or at least what remains of it. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read American Gods.

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