game of thrones books

Game of Thrones Books:

The Game of Thrones series, authored by George R.R. Martin, has enthralled readers since its first publication in 1996. From its beginning as an epic fantasy novel to its more recently-published companion books, the series has introduced a complex and captivating world of epic struggles, political intrigue, and complicated characters.

The Song of Ice and Fire Series:

The main series consists of five books, the first of which – A Game of Thrones – was released in 1996. The fourth, A Feast for Crows, was published in 2005, and the most recently released fifth book, A Dance With Dragons, was released in 2011. Each of these books has sold millions of copies, and have become celebrated worldwide as modern classics of the fantasy genre.

The Companion Books:

The companion books offer readers an even greater foray into the Game of Thrones world. These titles provide bonus content, including:

  • A World of Ice and Fire – This book is a comprehensive guide to the fictional world in which the books take place, including the known geography, an illustrated encyclopedia of the characters, a complete history of the major events, and more.
  • The Lands of Ice and Fire – This book goes even further, providing a set of full-color maps of the world created by the author.
  • The Art of Game of Thrones – This book is an art historian’s guide to all of the official artwork created for the books, including the maps, character art, and the original cover art for each of the books.
  • The Winds of Winter – The sixth book in the Song of Ice and Fire series, this book is currently in progress and is scheduled for a 2019 release.


The unstoppable success of the Game of Thrones books is a testament to the power of George R.R. Martin’s vivid storytelling and engrossing worldbuilding. With the bonus companion books providing even more depth, the series will remain a firm favorite of fantasy readers for many years to come.


Mostafa Saady, Egyptian Software Engineer, supersonic self-learner and teacher, fond of learning and exploring new technologies and science. As a self-taught professional I really know the hard parts and the difficult topics when learning new or improving on already-known languages. This background and experience enables me to focus on the most relevant key concepts and topics.

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