Shifting Alliances in Reading

[WARNING: Game of Thrones SPOILERS are in this post, so only continue reading if you are caught up in the books and the show.] This is a post relating specifically to Game of Thrones, but generally to any story long enough to expose its readers to multiple characters in various different lights. I have been… Continue reading Shifting Alliances in Reading

The Magic of the Re-Read

I read The Hobbit every year.  Like clockwork, every January I pick up my favorite book and I read it.  It's so appropriate!  The book is about an unexpected adventure.  What better time of year to read that than at the start of a new year?  What unexpected adventures await me? I have decided that… Continue reading The Magic of the Re-Read

Femme Fatale: The Power of Women in “Game of Thrones”

SPOILER ALERT: This assessment includes all five books and up through Season Three of the HBO series so if you're not caught up, hold off on reading this.The picture above holds some pretty powerful characters in its midst.  For all the grievances I have against George R.R. Martin for his compulsion to kill off good… Continue reading Femme Fatale: The Power of Women in “Game of Thrones”