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TFG Christmas Party Gifts

Holiday Book Gifts

Christmas and New Year’s Eve are over. Gifts have already been opened. For book lovers and book hoarders, piles of books that will probably be stocked on the shelves must have been wished for and granted. And life resumes to normal programming. But before all that, let me just list down the books that I got during the holiday season. Some of these I bought for myself, some given to me, and some I wished for. First is my set of J. R. R. Tolkien books, The Lord of the Rings series plus The Hobbit. The last two of the LOTR series were given to me by my office best friend during our Christmas Party last December 16, 2011. She, or rather we, couldn’t find the first installment, so I had to hunt for it online. Fortunately, I found one at It was delivered last December 23, 2011. I didn’t realize that these used trade paperback editions are hard to find as one set. The Hobbit was given to me by my team mate …