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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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A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire #5) by George R.R. Martin: Book Review

In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance—beset by newly emerging threats from every direction. In the east, Daenerys Targaryen, the last scion of House Targaryen, rules with her three dragons as queen of a city built on dust and death. But Daenerys has thousands of

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A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire #4) by George R. R. Martin: Book Review

The Lannisters are in power on the Iron Throne. The war in the Seven Kingdoms has burned itself out, but in its bitter aftermath new conflicts spark to life. The Martells of Dorne and the Starks of Winterfell seek vengeance for their dead. Euron Crow’s Eye, as black a pirate as ever raised a sail,

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A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire #3) by George R.R. Martin: Book Review

George R. R. Martin liked to mess with your head. His character work is unrivalled and definitely the driving force of these books. Jamie Lannister is somehow now a new favourite of mine?? More people die, more people are introduced. The stakes are higher, once again… It’s just incredible and you have to read it.

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 Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1) by George R. R. Martin: Book Review

Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun. As Warden of the North, Lord Eddard Stark counts it a curse when King Robert bestows on him the office of the Hand. His honour weighs him down at court where a true man does what he will,

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