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Game of Thrones Fans Could Get Two New Reads in 2018

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Game of Thrones fans rejoice! Well, maybe. Last month, George R. R. Martin announced that even though he’s still “months away” from finishing the 6th book in his epic fantasy series, it looks like it might finally be hitting shelves in 2018. In a blog post on July 22nd, Martin wrote, “I do think you will have a Westeros book from me in 2018… and who knows, maybe two. A boy can dream…” We’d pretty much die on the spot if we got two new Song of Ice and Fire novels in a year, but at this point we’d be more than happy with just one. It’s been 6 years since we’ve read a new Westeros novel, and we’re clamoring…

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You’re Not Fooling Anyone: Book Bromances That Should Totally Just be Romances

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Ever read a book and wonder why the main characters who are best of friends aren’t just dating each other? Sometimes, if they’re lucky, they will fall in love by the end of the story. However, in many cases, friendship doesn’t always lead to love; which is why we simply call it a bromance. However, let’s step outside of the heterosexual box and take a look at a few literary friendships that, let’s face it, would totally work better as just plain romances. Here, Matt and Katie from the BookTrib staff pick their top three bromances they pretty much consider a relationship: Matt’s Top 3: Frodo and Sam: The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkein (Mariner Books, 2005) Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee are…

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And Now Our Watch is Ended: The Five Biggest Bombshells from HBO’s Game of Thrones Finale

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The sixth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, based on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire book series, was momentous for several reasons: totally predictable resurrections, huge CGI battles, and adorably sarcastic little girls have rounded out a truly fantastic 10-week-long binge of hard-edged fantasy television. The main reason why this season is particularly exciting is that it’s the first one to venture into territory not yet covered in Martin’s book series (the last book he published was A Dance with Dragons, back in 2011). After one of the most epic episodes in broadcast history last week, Game of Thrones managed to top itself in this week’s finale episode, The Winds of Winter, presumably named after Martin’s forthcoming…

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Video: 4 Important Predictions from the Game of Thrones Season 6 Trailer

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OK, it’s time to stop hyperventilating. At long last, HBO has dropped the Game of Thrones Season 6 trailer. With the show being essentially caught up to George R.R. Martin’s books, and no press receiving episodes to review ahead of the rest of us, all fans are equally in the dark about what twists and turns this new season holds. Well, most fans are in the dark, except for those of us with foil helmets on our heads, life-size replicas of the Iron Throne in our mom’s basement, and fan theories stronger than valyrian steel to keep us company. Some fans are refusing to watch the latest season to avoid spoiling The Winds of Winter, the long-awaited continuation of the A Song…

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Game of Thrones fans know less than Jon Snow

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In this world, you are either one of us or one of them—one of us being a fan of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and the HBO series born of that called Game of Thrones. And if you are a fan, you already know where this is headed. A wise Bookish Diva might have said (or screamed) that she has no words for what is happening on Game of Thrones and neither did George because he didn’t write them.  It has been days since the most recent episode of Game of Thrones aired. However, I am no Spoiler Sue. All you will get here is a fan’s frustrations, hopes, dreams and nightmares. For those that have…

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