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7 Books I Swore I'd Read in 2015 (and totally didn't)

Last year was going great for me. I was keeping up with my reading challenge on Goodreads, and I was also reading the texts for my courses. 861 more words

Book Symposion Blog

Game of Thrones 1.06: A Golden Crown

Nobody intended it this way, buy Arya’s training with Syrio Forel was essentially her induction into a cult. In reading the books – experiencing all of this information for the first time – it completely escaped my notice that when Arya went to Braavos with nothing but the clothes on her back, she already had tremendous respect for at least one Braavosi. 622 more words


Top Five Friday - Book Girlfriends

Last Friday I did a post about my bookish boyfriends, and that’s all great and everything, but I’m not just into guys. Girls get me going as well, and I’ve got my fictional female crushes as well, so sit back and enjoy. 177 more words


Game of Thrones 1.05: The Wolf and the Lion

“The Wolf and the Lion” came as quite a surprise to me – it has the first major scene from characters that never had a point of view in the book (ironically, neither a Wolf nor a Lion). 818 more words


Top 5 Wednesday: Biggest Badasses

Top 5 Wednesday was created by Booktuber Lainey at Gingerreadslainey and you can find other T5W-ers, the topics and guidelines on the Top 5 Wednesday  409 more words

Christina Henry

Game of Thrones 1.04: Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things

As of episode 4, the series has moved past the major opening events of A Game of Thrones, which will probably influence the color of my analysis somewhat. 543 more words


Game of Thrones 1.03: Lord Snow

I almost forgot to take commentary notes for this episode because I was just enjoying being along for the ride. Part of that is because this episode emphasizes something I came to learn reading the Song of Ice and Fire series: this is a universe where the truly irredeemable get their just desserts. 925 more words