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Why You Should Read ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’

Many viewers of the TV show who have never read the books, probably decided never to even think about the world of Westeros ever again, let alone read the books! I want to inspire you to read the books because they are incredible.

Stop Telling George R. R. Martin to Hurry Up with ‘The Winds of Winter’

Recently, I have been reading comments on Goodreads below George R.R. Martin’s ‘The Winds of Winter’ (and also on Patrick Rothfuss’ ‘Door of Stone’) that are frustrated with the wait for the new book. Shut up. We are the readers and they are the writers. It sounds like an obvious point but many seem to

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October TBR – 2019

I am not a huge fan of TBRs (for myself) as I feel it adds a lot of pressure, so I’m just going to talk about the books I want to read from now and through October, but without promising to read all of them! The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss I just picked

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A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE As always, the characters are one of the best things about George R. R. Martin‘s epic fantasy books, with the world coming in at a close second. In A Dance with Dragons, I love most of the POVs – at least the way they are written – as

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A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 3/5 SPOILER FREE A Feast For Crows by George R. R. Martin felt like more of a set-up for a bigger story than a story in itself. I have thought before that this epic fantasy series reads more like a long book rather than several individual ones, and that’s not necessarily

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A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE At this point in the epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin, there isn’t much that can be put into a spoiler free section, but I’ll try to generalise. George R. R. Martin liked to mess with your head. His character

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My Top 5 Fantasy Books – 2018

5. The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis I grew up reading Lewis’ Narnia series. They carved a path straight through my mind that drove me into new world through the fantasy genre. There is only one book from my childhood that had more of an impact, and it’s next on the list…      

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A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE The aftermath of book one, A Game of Thrones is at the core of this book, driving it forward. The first book had me hooked and engaged – A Clash of Kings made me fall in love with the series, A Song of Ice and Fire. Somehow, George

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A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin: Book Review

Court Intrigue Fantasy Books

My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin is one of the greatest first books in a fantasy series. The writing style is not to everyone’s taste, but I found it accessible and the language was beautiful. I could see and hear and smell the world of

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