Game of Thrones Season Finale Tonight…Winter is Coming!

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After tonight’s finale it’s going to be another long wait until Season Five begins. You could read the books to pass the time, or if you have devoured them already – why not try some of the suggestions below, that are bound to be a hit with Game of Thrones devotees.

If you haven’t read the Game of Thrones books yet, but are hooked on the TV series here is A Song of Ice and Fire order of books:

  1. A Game of Thrones
  2. A Clash of Kings
  3. A Storm of Swords (two parts)
  4. A Feast for Crows
  5. A Dance with Dragons (two parts)

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
In these pages you will come to know Kvothe the notorious magician, the accomplished thief, the masterful musician, the dragon-slayer, the legend-hunter, the lover, the thief and the infamous assassin. The Name of the Wind is fantasy at its very best, and an astounding must-read title.

Assassin’s apprentice by Robin Hobb
A glorious classic fantasy combining the magic of Ursula Le Guin’s The Wizard of Earthsea with the epic Mastery of Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. Fitz is cast out into the world with only his magical link with animals for solace and companionship. But When Fitz is adopted into the royal household, he must give up his old ways and learn a new life; weaponry, scribing, courtly manners; and how to kill a man secretly.

Gardens of the moon: (malazan book of the fallen 1) by Steven Erikson
Conceived and written on an epic scale, Gardens of the Moon is a breathtaking achievement – a novel in which grand design, a dark and complex mythology, wild and wayward magic and a host of enduring characters combine with thrilling, powerful storytelling to resounding effect. Acclaimed by writers, critics and readers alike, here is the opening chapter in what has been hailed a landmark of epic fantasy: the awesome ‘The Malazan Book of the Fallen’.

The eye of the world by Robert Jordan
Life in Emond’s Field has been pretty boring for Rand Al’Thor and his friends until a strange young woman arrives in their village. Moraine is an Aes Sedai, a magician with the ability to wield the One Power, and she brings warnings of a terrible evil awakening in the world.

The book of the new sun. Volume 1, Shadow and claw by Gene Wolfe
Award winning quest of discovery through an Earth fantastically transformed by aeons of humanity. Recently voted the greatest fantasy of all time, after The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Gene Wolfe’s The Book of the New Sun is an extraordinary epic, set a million years in the future, on an Earth transformed in mysterious and wondrous ways, in a time when our present culture is no longer even a memory.

 

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