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.
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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
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
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
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,
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.
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…
The aftermath of book one is at the core of this book, driving it forward. The first book had me hooked and engaged – this book made me fall in love with the series
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,