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Embark on ‘Game of Thrones’ Cruise


Embark on ‘Game of Thrones’ Cruise

For me, one of the most memorable parts of reading George R.R. Martin’s A Dance with Dragons was Tyrion’s trip down the Rhoyne river. It was so vivid that I could almost feel the boat rocking beneath my feet, smell the stench of its water, and see the overgrown ruins along its banks. At the [...]

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Poll: Do You Read Excerpts From Forthcoming Books?


martin-thronedragonsYesterday, I received A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin.

It was not in hardcover. Or trade paperback. Or eBook. It was the mass market paperback! And inside, a new chapter from the forthcoming The Winds of Winter! Do you like reading excerpts from forthcoming books? Vote in the poll!

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Charity Drive: George R. R. Martin Helps Wolves


A Dance With DragonsGeorge R. R. Martin loves direwolves.

Therefore, it comes as no surprise that he is donating 40 signed/personalized copies of A Dance With Dragons to aid the wolves in our own world! This is a rare opportunity for a great cause!

Make the jump to learn more!

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Finalists: 2012 Hugo Awards


A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. MartinThe 2012 Hugo Awards finalists have been announced!

Here are some observations about the category of Best Novel, as well as the nominees for the John W. Campbell Award!

Congrats to all the nominees!

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George R. R. Martin Recommends David Anthony Durham


durham-sacredbandpbEpic fantasy can be great for obvious reasons.

It can also be bad for a very important reason. Volumes in an epic fantasy series are usually quite large, requiring a lot of words to tell the tale—and therefore a long time to finish.

Not so with David Anthony Durham’s Acacia trilogy. It is finished. It is epic. It is fantastic. And George R. R. Martin has something to say about it!

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Must-Read: A Conversation Between George R.R. Martin and Bernard Cornwell


Must-Read: A Conversation Between George R.R. Martin and Bernard Cornwell

Sometimes we find ourselves among the giants, their immense talents casting shadows ever-long between which we small but steady lights dance and play and fade. Their dreams are our own, because they give them to us: flickering images of knights and dragons, statesmen and generals, all captured chiaroscuro and fragile in ink and paper.
George R.R. Martin [...]

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Excerpt: The Winds of Winter by George R. R. Martin


A DANCE WITH DRAGONS - coverYesterday, George R. R. Martin released an early excerpt of The Winds of Winter, Book 6 in his Song of Ice & Fire series.

It’s a Theon Greyjoy chapter. Make the jump to read some of it and be sure to visit George’s website after!

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Best of 2011: A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin


A Dance With DragonsIt’s December and the New Year is just around the corner. What better time than this to look back at some of this year’s best books, as well as some of next year’s most anticipated titles?

For the next few weeks, we at Suvudu will be sharing some of our favorites from 2011. After that, we’ll focus on what we think is going to make 2012 a great year for reading.

Today’s Best of 2011: A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin

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George R.R. Martin Remembers His Space Suit! You Have Zombies in Your Ears!


George R.R. Martin Remembers His Space Suit! You Have Zombies in Your Ears!

Here are a couple of news items that will interest Suvudu readers:
A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin told USA TODAY about the best book he ever received as a Christmas gift: Robert Heinlein’s science fiction classic Have Space Suit Will Travel:
“That book set me on the course to where I am [...]

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Audiobook Narrator Roy Dotrice on Recording ‘A Dance with Dragons’


We think you’ll enjoy this exclusive interview with Roy Dotrice, narrator of the audio edition of George R.R. Martin’s A Dance with Dragons. Dotrice discusses the intricacies of the recording process with fellow professional narrator Scott Brick, another voice you will likely recognize.
Dotrice has narrated all most of the volumes of A Song of Ice [...]

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