Tag Archive | Game of Thrones

Checking Out the Library

Checking Out the Library

It’s a really light week for library checkouts. The only thing I had come in this week was George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones on audiobook. Anyone who knows me, knows I’ve struggled to finish this book in its entirety. I get caught up on one or two characters and skip over the ones that […]

Top Ten Tuesday #18: Books I Meant to Read in 2015

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Today’s theme is supposed to be the top ten 2015 releases I meant to read. But I’m not much of one to pay attention to new releases. Truth is, every new release I was looking forward to, I read. So instead […]

Review: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R.R. Martin

Review: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R.R. Martin

Taking place nearly a century before the events of A Game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A Song of Ice and Fire. These never-before-collected adventures recount an age when the Targaryen line still holds the Iron Throne, and […]

Review: The Mystery Knight by George R.R. Martin

Review: The Mystery Knight by George R.R. Martin

Before Tyrion Lannister and Podrick Payne, there was Dunk and Egg. A young, naïve but ultimately courageous hedge knight, Ser Duncan the Tall towers above his rivals—in stature if not experience. Tagging along is his diminutive squire, a boy called Egg—whose true name is hidden from all he and Dunk encounter. Though more improbable heroes […]

Review: The Sworn Sword by George R.R. Martin

Review: The Sworn Sword by George R.R. Martin

After the deaths, surprises, and heroics in The Hedge Knight, Dunk and Egg continue their journey in search of the fair puppeteer Tanselle. Along the way, the elderly knight Ser Eustace takes both men under his charge, alongside another knight—and this one promises trouble. Peace is ever elusive for Dunk and Egg, as they are […]

Review: The Hedge Knight by George R.R. Martin

Review: The Hedge Knight by George R.R. Martin

Night falls over the life of one noble knight and brings the dawn of his squire’s knighthood. Dubbing himself “Ser Duncan the Tall,” “The Hedge Knight” sets forth to the tourney at Ashford Meadow in search of fame and glory and the honor of upholding his oath as a knight of the Seven Kingdoms. Unfortunately […]

Top Ten Tuesdays #1: TV Shows Based on Books

Top Ten Tuesdays #1: TV Shows Based on Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Since this week is a freebie week, I thought I would explore the list of television shows that I watched (and for several, enjoyed), but never read the books that inspired the shows. I actually struggled to come up with ten, […]