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Staff Recommendations - February 2015

The Adaptation staff have spent their February with these lovely characters. How about you?

The World of Ice & Fire by George RR Martin

I’ve heard a lot of people say that there isn’t a lot of information in The World of Ice & Fire that you can’t get from the books, but despite the fact that there is a lot that we already knew, the book was worth buying for the extra information you do get, the excellent art work and the ability to have all the bits and pieces of this complex world all in one place. 451 more words


Check Out The Season 5 Key Art For 'Game Of Thrones', Complete With Tyrion Lannister And Dragon

Game Of Thrones returns for its Season 5 debut in a month and a half. To make the wait a little more bearable, HBO unleashed another look at what’s to come. 76 more words


"The Curious Affair of the Dead Wives" by Lisa Tuttle

Lisa Tuttle is a name I sometimes hear or read about when discussing contemporary fantasy authors.  I have never actually read anything by her before this point, but I had high expectations, considering the company she is usually mentioned with.  276 more words

'Game of Thrones' key art spotlights Tyrion as a dragon looms in fog

The new key art for the “Game of Thrones” fifth season has arrived to help promote the upcoming fifth season of HBO’s epic fantasy.

Set to premiere April 12, the new season of the wildly popular series adapted from the work of author George R.R. 279 more words


Game of Thrones S5 Poster

Not often that a poster for a TV show gets me as excited as Game of Thrones’ latest poster for the upcoming season. This marks the 5th season of the high-fantasy HBO show. 159 more words


A TALE OF TWO DRAGONS – The Princess and the Queen, or, the Blacks and the Greens – A Review

One of my favourite literary series of all time is the award winning A Song of Ice and Fire and when I come across something in the bookstore written by George RR Martin (GRRM) I naturally feel compelled to purchase it. 351 more words

Book Reviews

Vampire Queen Anne Rice and the Sympathetic Vampire (23 Feb 2015) By Ms Leigh McLennon

A thoughtful and well-researched article on the sympathetic vampire, acknowledging the lesser-known precursors before Anne Rice and noting the shifts from those vampire lovers of the 1970s to their descendants in contemporary paranormal romance by Leigh McLennon, PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

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