For GOT fans there is just never enough information about the intrigue, betrayals and treachery of the citizens of Westeros. We can just never get enough and yet spoilers are everywhere for the HBO series and the books. IT IS JUST SO FRUSTRATING!! So here are some of the amazing resources available from the library that can help you get through the time between epsiodes or the next book.
There are great background histories that you may have to put on hold but they are worth the wait.
This volume begins with the prehistory to the coming of the First Men, through the reign of the Targaryen kings and then to Robert's Rebellion. It was co-written by George R.R. Martin and the knowledgeable founders and keepers of the www.westeros.org site. It includes fantastic illustrations with maps galore. Available in print, ebook and audiobook format.
A behind the scenes look at HBO TV series Game of Thrones with photos, interviews, costume designs, storyboards and insights into seasons one and two. This companion book is a must for fans of the HBO series.
There are four volumes of the Game of Thrones novel (Book one of Song of Ice and Fire). They are adapted by Daniel Abraham and illustrated by Tommy Patterson and include several pages not found in the original books. Illustrations are in full color.
Hungering for more?
Even if you don't plan on baking Cream Swans or Tyroshi Honeyfingers, this is a great book to browse and read some insight from a true GOT fan. There are even tips for planning your own GOT feast.
The first five seasons of composer Ramin Djawadi's soundtracks are available for those long bus rides or whenever you need to hear the wonderful world music from the HBO TV series.
If you need to catch up on the books (as we are anxiously awaiting the next installment) you can search the ACLD catalog for print, ebooks and audiobooks. DVD copies of the HBO series for Seasons 1- 5 are also available for you to enjoy, laugh, cringe, cry and all the other emotions that GOT has in store.