Book Review: “A Dance With Dragons” by George R.R. Martin

(The adventure continues) Genre: Fantasy - "A Dance With Dragons" continues the story with emphasis on several of the more popular, still living, characters.  Jon Snow, Cersei, Daenerys, and Tyrion. As with the other books, do not get attached to a character as they will most likely die. As "A Dance With Dragons" ends we … Continue reading Book Review: “A Dance With Dragons” by George R.R. Martin

“A Feast for Crows” by George R.R. Martin

- (The story continues with some dragging) Genre:  Fantasy - As explained at the end of this, the fourth book in the series, George R.R. Martin chose to focus on the Kings Landing area and the characters associated with that region.   Book 5 ("A Dance With Dragons") will pick up the stories of the other characters … Continue reading “A Feast for Crows” by George R.R. Martin

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

(The epic adventure continues) Genre: Fantasy - In this, the third book of the "A Song and Ice and Fire" series, Martin takes us on a rousing adventure covering many of the territories, islands, and venturing far north of the wall. This book is way to long to summarize in a short blog entry. Needless … Continue reading Book Review: “A Storm of Swords” by George R.R. Martin

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

  Genre:  Fantasy (Epic) "A Clash of Kings" is the second book of the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series, and is VERY long (nearly 1,000 pages).   I started reading the book, then Christmas rolled around and Santa brought me a Nook Simple Reader.  I downloaded (and paid for) the Nook version and … Continue reading Book Review: “A Clash of Kings” by George R.R. Martin

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

Genre:  Fantasy (brutal, epic) "A Game of Thrones" is the first of five books in the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series.  Galen at the Tracy, CA Barnes & Noble told me it was a great book (he was right) and that I really should expand beyond spies, killing and murder. With "Harry Potter" … Continue reading Book Review: “A Game of Thrones” by George R.R. Martin