The End is Coming! Are you ready for Game of Thrones?

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The END is coming and only binge-watching the first 7 seasons can get you ready. The epic fantasy series Game of Thrones will return for its final six episodes beginning on April 14. It will be a stunning epic event, soooo your library has you covered! The books, the music, the DVDs, background history books and even a cookbook to prepare a Game of Thrones opening night party. 

When author George R.R. Martin started this incredible world of mystery and scandal, love and obligation, battles and machinations, mystical wonder and DRAGONS. The books then turned into an excellent TV series that fans wait anxiously for. Who will end up sitting on the Iron Throne?

Below are some of the great resources we have available; all you have to do is click on the cover and place the item on hold:

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.

The Science of Game of Thrones is the ultimate guide to the epic series as well as the perfect gift for science-lovers and fans. So prepare yourself to see the Seven Kingdoms as you have never seen them before.

 

Graphic Novels

There are four graphic novel volumes adapted from A Game of Thrones (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 Music

The first seven seasons of composer Ramin Djawadi's soundtracks are available for those long bus rides or whenever you need to hear the wonderful thematic music from the HBO TV series. 

 

If you need to catch up on the books (George R. R.- we are anxiously awaiting the next installment please!)  you can search the library catalog for print, ebooks and audiobooks. DVD copies of the HBO series for Seasons 1- 7 are also available for you to enjoy, laugh, cringe, cry and all the other emotions that GoT has in store.

The End is Coming, SO BE PREPARED!  You can watch the official season 8 trailer below.

 

 

Game of Thrones | Season 8 | Official Trailer (HBO)

Posted by LindaD on April 1, 2019