Tag Archives: A Song of Ice and Fire

Interview with George R.R. Martin

This interview was conducted for the April 2013 issue of New Jersey Monthly Magazine and appeared originally on njmonthly.com. Read the print-edition article here.  HBO’s medieval fantasy series Game of Thrones is based off Bayonne bred author George R.R. Martin’s seven-part book series called A Song of Ice and Fire. New Jersey Monthly writers Joanna […]

Tales of Dunk and Egg by George R.R. Martin

“A hedge knight must hold tight to his pride. Without it, he was no more than a sellsword.” – The Hedge Knight George R. R. Martin has published three novellas (with the fourth due in May 2013 and many more rumored to come) as prequels to the Song of Ice and Fire series, and begin […]

Literary Costume Ideas for Halloween

Not sure what to be for Halloween this year? Instead of riding pop culture trends, try representing your favorite literary character! See if any of the following suggestions inspire you to create a costume from your wardrobe. Tweet us your costumes with the hashtag #literarycostumes 1. A Reveur from The Night Circus A “reveur” in […]

A Feast of Ice and Fire by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer

“Later came sweetbreads and pigeon pie and baked apples fragrant with cinnamon and lemon cakes frosted in sugar, but by then Sansa was so stuffed that she could not manage more than two little lemon cakes, as much as she loved them.” – A Game of Thrones Food is one of the most memorable aspects […]

A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin

“This one was a bitch.” – George R. R. Martin, Acknowledgments While A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords were simply continuations of A Game of Thrones – ultimately amounting to a 3,000 page book broken into three sections, A Feast for Crows is a noticeable departure both stylistically and thematically. The fourth […]

Top Ten Must-Read Fantasy Novels and Series (Part I)

Where would Shakespeare have been without fantasy — his spirits, his ghosts, and his proto-Orc Caliban, the misshapen villain of ‘The Tempest’? You can’t have Macbeth without the witches three. Today, the final Harry Potter film released on DVD, and with it, the entertainment industry has finally realized that fantasy sells just as fast as […]

A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

“Martin’s is a raw, gritty, physical world, where the only joys are fighting and drinking and fucking, and the wicked and capricious gods are no better than the men and women they watch over.” – Lev Grossman Set in a world where eerie arctic winters can last a decade, A Game of Thrones is a […]