Thursday, January 09, 2014

Seven top books featuring very cold, very long winters

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Joel Cunningham tagged seven top books featuring long winters, including:
A Song of Ice and Fire, by George R.R. Martin

OK, so technically winter is still coming to the isle of Westeros, but things are already plenty miserable by the end of the fifth book in the mega-popular fantasy epic. When it’s already cold enough to build a 700-foot ice wall to keep the magical frost zombies at bay, the fact that supernatural weather patterns can mean actual winter lasting an entire decade is just icing on the cake.
Read about another entry on the list.

The Lannister family from A Game of Thrones is one of Jami Attenberg's top ten dysfunctional families in literature. A Game of Thrones is one of Nicole Hill's top six books on gluttony.

--Marshal Zeringue