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Books, Fire, and Gif: tumblr Year in Review Books 2019 2019 fandom: 2019’s Top Books Wizards. Demigods. Warring cat tribes. Fairies. Assassins. Fairy assassins. This list has ‘em all.  The Harry Potter seriesby J.K. Rowling The Warriors series +1by Erin Hunter Percy Jackson & the Olympians −1by Rick Riordan A Song of Ice and Fireby George R. R. Martin Carry On +7by Rainbow Rowell The All for the Game series +3by Nora Sakavic The Six of Crows Duology −3by Leigh Bardugo Pride and Prejudice −1by Jane Austen The Raven Cycle series −4by Maggie Stiefvater The Captive Prince Trilogyby C. S. Pacat The Wicked King, Book 2 of The Folk of the Air Trilogyby Holly Black A Court of Thorns and Roses series −6by Sarah J. Maas The Cruel Prince, Book 1 of The Folk of the Air Trilogy +4by Holly Black The Silmarillion +5by J. R. R. Tolkien The Throne of Glass series −7by Sarah J. Maas Discworldby Terry Pratchett The Secret Historyby Donna Tartt The Mortal Instruments seriesby Cassandra Clare The Outsiders −6by S. E. Hinton The Twilight Sagaby Stephanie Meyer The Dark Artifices Trilogy −1by Cassandra Clare Red, White & Royal Blueby Casey McQuiston The Great Gatsby −2by F. Scott Fitzgerald The Trials of Apollo series −2by Rick Riordan The Wings of Fire series −2by Tui T. Sutherland Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series −11by Rick Riordan Romeo and Julietby William Shakespeare The Song of Achillesby Madeline Miller Milk and Honey −15by Rupi Kaur Good Omens −19by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett The number in italics indicates how many spots a title moved up or down from the previous year. Bolded titles weren’t on the list last year.
Books, Fire, and Gif: tumblr Year in Review
 Books
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fandom:

2019’s Top Books

Wizards. Demigods. Warring cat tribes. Fairies. Assassins. Fairy assassins. This list has ‘em all. 

The Harry Potter seriesby J.K. Rowling 
The Warriors series +1by Erin Hunter 
Percy Jackson & the Olympians −1by Rick Riordan 
A Song of Ice and Fireby George R. R. Martin 
Carry On +7by Rainbow Rowell 
The All for the Game series +3by Nora Sakavic 
The Six of Crows Duology −3by Leigh Bardugo 
Pride and Prejudice −1by Jane Austen 
The Raven Cycle series −4by Maggie Stiefvater 
The Captive Prince Trilogyby C. S. Pacat 
The Wicked King, Book 2 of The Folk of the Air Trilogyby Holly Black 
A Court of Thorns and Roses series −6by Sarah J. Maas 
The Cruel Prince, Book 1 of The Folk of the Air Trilogy +4by Holly Black 
The Silmarillion +5by J. R. R. Tolkien 
The Throne of Glass series −7by Sarah J. Maas 
Discworldby Terry Pratchett 
The Secret Historyby Donna Tartt 
The Mortal Instruments seriesby Cassandra Clare 
The Outsiders −6by S. E. Hinton 
The Twilight Sagaby Stephanie Meyer 
The Dark Artifices Trilogy −1by Cassandra Clare 
Red, White & Royal Blueby Casey McQuiston 
The Great Gatsby −2by F. Scott Fitzgerald 
The Trials of Apollo series −2by Rick Riordan 
The Wings of Fire series −2by Tui T. Sutherland 
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series −11by Rick Riordan 
Romeo and Julietby William Shakespeare 
The Song of Achillesby Madeline Miller 
Milk and Honey −15by Rupi Kaur 
Good Omens −19by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett The number in italics indicates how many spots a title moved up or down from the previous year. Bolded titles weren’t on the list last year.

fandom: 2019’s Top Books Wizards. Demigods. Warring cat tribes. Fairies. Assassins. Fairy assassins. This list has ‘em all.  The Harry Po...

André the Giant, Fire, and Head: PRINCESS THE BRIDE TIDBITS HELLO. MY NAME IS INIGO MONTOYA You killed me father Prepare to die The director believes "My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to die" is the most-quoted line from any of his movies (the other contenders being, "I'll have what she's having," and "You can't handle the truth!"). Reiner spoke of how Christopher Guest disappears so well into a role that he didn't even remember Guest being in the film. When he saw the actor at the premiere party, Reiner's first thought was of how nice it was of his friend to come out and support him, having forgotten that Guest played a part (Count Rugen aka the Six-fingered Man). Billy Crystal (Miracle Max) came up with many of his own lines, including "Why don't you give me a nice paper cut to pour lemon juice on it," and the "mutton, lettuce and tomato sandwich For the opening scene, Goldman originally wanted Jimmy Stewart in the Peter Falk role, but was happy with Falk. If Jewison had made the film, he planned the opening scene with an immigrant carrying a sick child up the stairs of a tenement building. William Goldman, author of the book, said he's not good on sets and related the story of how, even though he wrote the scene in both the book and the script, when he saw Buttercup's dress catch fire, he shrieked, "Her dress is on firel" effectively ruining the scene. Westley's mustache was Cary Elwes' idea, he thought it would give the character swashbuckling flair. During the scene between Westley and the Six-fingered Man, Cary Elwes told Christopher Guest to go on and hit him; Guest clocked him on the head so hard that Elwes had to go to the hospital. The shots of the Cliffs of Insanity are a mix of matte paintings and the actual location: the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare, Ireland. When he wrote the book, Goldman envisioned André the Giant in the role of Fezzik. you should probably go to TheMetaPicture.com lolzandtrollz:Something You Probably Didn’t Know About The Princess Bride
André the Giant, Fire, and Head: PRINCESS
 THE
 BRIDE
 TIDBITS
 HELLO. MY NAME IS INIGO MONTOYA
 You killed me father
 Prepare to die
 The director believes "My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed
 my father, prepare to die" is the most-quoted line from any
 of his movies (the other contenders being, "I'll have what
 she's having," and "You can't handle the truth!").
 Reiner spoke of how Christopher Guest disappears so well
 into a role that he didn't even remember Guest being in the
 film. When he saw the actor at the premiere party, Reiner's
 first thought was of how nice it was of his friend to come out
 and support him, having forgotten that Guest played a part
 (Count Rugen aka the Six-fingered Man).
 Billy Crystal (Miracle Max) came up with many of his own lines,
 including "Why don't you give me a nice paper cut to pour
 lemon juice on it," and the "mutton, lettuce and tomato
 sandwich
 For the opening scene, Goldman originally wanted Jimmy
 Stewart in the Peter Falk role, but was happy with Falk. If
 Jewison had made the film, he planned the opening scene
 with an immigrant carrying a sick child up the stairs of a
 tenement building.
 William Goldman, author of the book, said he's not good
 on sets and related the story of how, even though he wrote
 the scene in both the book and the script, when he saw
 Buttercup's dress catch fire, he shrieked, "Her dress is on
 firel" effectively ruining the scene.
 Westley's mustache was Cary Elwes' idea, he thought it
 would give the character swashbuckling flair.
 During the scene between Westley and the Six-fingered
 Man, Cary Elwes told Christopher Guest to go on and hit
 him; Guest clocked him on the head so hard that Elwes had
 to go to the hospital.
 The shots of the Cliffs of Insanity are a mix of matte
 paintings and the actual location: the Cliffs of Moher in
 County Clare, Ireland.
 When he wrote the book, Goldman envisioned André the
 Giant in the role of Fezzik.
 you should probably go to TheMetaPicture.com
lolzandtrollz:Something You Probably Didn’t Know About The Princess Bride

lolzandtrollz:Something You Probably Didn’t Know About The Princess Bride

Ass, Dude, and Energy: Countess Von Fingerbang @HeatherApplebum Men who feel the need to quiz women when we show any interest in something that they deem "theirs" are fucking annoying. Cut it the fuck out, suck a dick "With all the six stones I can simply snap my fingers, they will all cease to exist. I call that...mercy"-Thanos Replying to @MajinCheeks But can you name all the stones according to color? 5/11/18, 3:22 PM 1 Retweet e r Bluffy Spice @MajinCh... . 17h Replying to @themanstre Let's play! Space Mind Power 5/12/18,6:43 AM 78.9K Retweets 216K Likes oh-the-mess-i-make: madamehearthwitch: evilkillerpoptarts: momo-de-avis: cumaeansibyl: a) do you really think someone would put all that time and energy into making an infinity stone jewelry piece if they didn’t know all about the infinity stones b) I don’t see you putting all that time and energy into making an infinity stone jewelry piece, what have you contributed lately besides being a dick to people for no reason c) who gives a shit if you can’t name all the stones, you’re allowed to enjoy the shit you enjoy without some whiney ass loser quizzing you to the smallest detail I will NEVER FORGET my first convention.  A table was doing Transformers trivia and you could win a prize.  The men in front of me were asked fairly difficult questions.   Then I rolled up.  Dressed as Thrust because buttwings, damnit. “Oh, we’ll go easy on you,” the dude said in the most condescending, smarmy tone.  “Name one of the dinobots.” I rattled all five off in alphabetical order, and demanded that they tell me all six Constructicons. There were several guys at the table.  They managed five. “You forgot Bonecrusher,” I said sweetly and walked off.  I didn’t want the prize I’d rightfully earned.  Their spluttering was all I wanted. If you’re gonna gatekeep, I’m gonna DESTROY YOU. Great story BUT… You shouldn’t have to destroy them!! You don’t have to love something in a ridiculously obsessive way that knows every tiny fucking detail for your love of it to bring you joy. If that’s how they get joy, cool, nice for them. But you don’t have to. You can casually love a thing, cosplay as a thing, go to cons for a thing, without dissecting it into little pieces. Women do not have to be exceptional in order to belong. WOMEN DO NOT HAVE TO BE EXCEPTIONAL IN ORDER TO BELONG
Ass, Dude, and Energy: Countess Von Fingerbang
 @HeatherApplebum
 Men who feel the need to quiz women
 when we show any interest in something
 that they deem "theirs" are fucking
 annoying. Cut it the fuck out, suck a dick
 "With all the six stones I can simply
 snap my fingers, they will all cease to
 exist. I call that...mercy"-Thanos
 Replying to @MajinCheeks
 But can you name all the stones
 according to color?
 5/11/18, 3:22 PM
 1 Retweet
 e r Bluffy Spice @MajinCh... . 17h
 Replying to @themanstre
 Let's play!
 Space
 Mind
 Power
 5/12/18,6:43 AM
 78.9K Retweets 216K Likes
oh-the-mess-i-make:
madamehearthwitch:

evilkillerpoptarts:

momo-de-avis:

cumaeansibyl:

a) do you really think someone would put all that time and energy into making an infinity stone jewelry piece if they didn’t know all about the infinity stones
b) I don’t see you putting all that time and energy into making an infinity stone jewelry piece, what have you contributed lately besides being a dick to people for no reason

c) who gives a shit if you can’t name all the stones, you’re allowed to enjoy the shit you enjoy without some whiney ass loser quizzing you to the smallest detail

I will NEVER FORGET my first convention.  A table was doing Transformers trivia and you could win a prize.  The men in front of me were asked fairly difficult questions.  
Then I rolled up.  Dressed as Thrust because buttwings, damnit.
“Oh, we’ll go easy on you,” the dude said in the most condescending, smarmy tone.  “Name one of the dinobots.”
I rattled all five off in alphabetical order, and demanded that they tell me all six Constructicons.
There were several guys at the table.  They managed five.
“You forgot Bonecrusher,” I said sweetly and walked off.  I didn’t want the prize I’d rightfully earned.  Their spluttering was all I wanted.
If you’re gonna gatekeep, I’m gonna DESTROY YOU.

Great story BUT… You shouldn’t have to destroy them!!
You don’t have to love something in a ridiculously obsessive way that knows every tiny fucking detail for your love of it to bring you joy. If that’s how they get joy, cool, nice for them. But you don’t have to.
You can casually love a thing, cosplay as a thing, go to cons for a thing, without dissecting it into little pieces.
Women do not have to be exceptional in order to belong.

WOMEN DO NOT HAVE TO BE EXCEPTIONAL IN ORDER TO BELONG

oh-the-mess-i-make: madamehearthwitch: evilkillerpoptarts: momo-de-avis: cumaeansibyl: a) do you really think someone would put all that...

Bodies , Fire, and Life: WHAT A REAL HERO LOOKS LIKE @dakotameyer0317 On this day in 2009, near Ganjgal, Afghanistan, Marine Corporal Dakota Meyer charged into heavy gunfire multiple times to rescue comrades under attack from the Taliban. Over the course of the six-hour firefight, Meyer killed at least eight Taliban, personally evacuated 12 friendly wounded, and provided cover for another 24 Marines and soldiers. For "his extraordinary heroism, presence of mind amidst chaos and death, and unselfish devotion to his comrades in the face of great danger," Meyer was awarded the Medal of Honor in September 2011. Read his full citation here: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the repeated risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as a member of Marine Embedded Training Team 2-8, Regional Corps Advisory Command 3-7, in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on 8 September 2009. When the forward element of his combat team began to be hit by intense fire from roughly 50 Taliban insurgents dug-in and concealed on the slopes above Ganjgal village, Corporal Meyer mounted a gun-truck, enlisted a fellow Marine to drive, and raced to attack the ambushers and aid the trapped Marines and Afghan soldiers. During a six-hour firefight, Corporal Meyer single-handedly turned the tide of the battle, saved 36 Marines and soldiers and recovered the bodies of his fallen brothers. Four separate times he fought the kilometer up into the heart of a deadly U-shaped ambush. During the fight he killed at least eight Taliban, personally evacuated 12 friendly wounded, and provided cover for another 24 Marines and soldiers to escape likely death at the hands of a numerically superior and determined foe. On his first foray, his lone vehicle drew machine gun, mortar, rocket grenade and small arms fire while he rescued five wounded soldiers. His second attack disrupted the enemy’s ambush and he evacuated four more wounded Marines. Switching to another gun-truck because his was too damaged they again sped in for a third time, and as turret gunner killed several Taliban attackers at point blank range and suppressed enemy fire so 24 Marines and soldiers could break-out. (Continue in the comments)
Bodies , Fire, and Life: WHAT A REAL HERO LOOKS LIKE @dakotameyer0317 On this day in 2009, near Ganjgal, Afghanistan, Marine Corporal Dakota Meyer charged into heavy gunfire multiple times to rescue comrades under attack from the Taliban. Over the course of the six-hour firefight, Meyer killed at least eight Taliban, personally evacuated 12 friendly wounded, and provided cover for another 24 Marines and soldiers. For "his extraordinary heroism, presence of mind amidst chaos and death, and unselfish devotion to his comrades in the face of great danger," Meyer was awarded the Medal of Honor in September 2011. Read his full citation here: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the repeated risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as a member of Marine Embedded Training Team 2-8, Regional Corps Advisory Command 3-7, in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on 8 September 2009. When the forward element of his combat team began to be hit by intense fire from roughly 50 Taliban insurgents dug-in and concealed on the slopes above Ganjgal village, Corporal Meyer mounted a gun-truck, enlisted a fellow Marine to drive, and raced to attack the ambushers and aid the trapped Marines and Afghan soldiers. During a six-hour firefight, Corporal Meyer single-handedly turned the tide of the battle, saved 36 Marines and soldiers and recovered the bodies of his fallen brothers. Four separate times he fought the kilometer up into the heart of a deadly U-shaped ambush. During the fight he killed at least eight Taliban, personally evacuated 12 friendly wounded, and provided cover for another 24 Marines and soldiers to escape likely death at the hands of a numerically superior and determined foe. On his first foray, his lone vehicle drew machine gun, mortar, rocket grenade and small arms fire while he rescued five wounded soldiers. His second attack disrupted the enemy’s ambush and he evacuated four more wounded Marines. Switching to another gun-truck because his was too damaged they again sped in for a third time, and as turret gunner killed several Taliban attackers at point blank range and suppressed enemy fire so 24 Marines and soldiers could break-out. (Continue in the comments)

WHAT A REAL HERO LOOKS LIKE @dakotameyer0317 On this day in 2009, near Ganjgal, Afghanistan, Marine Corporal Dakota Meyer charged into heavy...