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The Winds of Winter

(A Song of Ice and Fire #6)

4.41  ·  Rating details ·  6,404 ratings  ·  388 reviews
The Winds of Winter is the forthcoming sixth novel in the epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin.

The previous installment, A Dance with Dragons, covered less story than Martin intended, omitting at least one planned large battle sequence and leaving several character threads ending in cliffhangers. Martin intends to resolve these cliffhangers "ver
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Zero vi Britannia When the sun rises in the west and sets in the east. When the seas go dry and mountains blow in the wind like leaves. When Dany's womb quickens again,…moreWhen the sun rises in the west and sets in the east. When the seas go dry and mountains blow in the wind like leaves. When Dany's womb quickens again, and she bears a living child. Then it will be released, and not before.(less)

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Apr 08, 2014 marked it as to-read

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Darth J
How long it feels waiting for this book:
Apr 03, 2013 marked it as ceci-n-est-ce-pas-un-compte-rendu
i have no real information about what is going to happen in this book, but i think it's gonna go a little something like this:

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Alberto Lecompte
Nov 28, 2012 marked it as to-read
If GRRM dies before finishing the series,i will perform blood magic and bring him back by sacrificing the life of justin bieber and\or other disgusting person
mark monday
Jan 10, 2012 marked it as to-read
Shelves: fantasy-modern
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✨    jamieson   ✨
the year is 2199, George R.R Martin has preserved his brain in a freezer and uploaded his consciousness in order to avoid death and continue procrastinating writing this book.

my great great grandchild raises me from the grave so I can read this book, and my ghost thoroughly enjoys it
Sep 30, 2012 marked it as to-read
I just finished A Dance with Dragons. It is the hour of the wolf and I can't sleep. The end of this book is absoultely amazing, and leaves me with the absurd need of hugging you and slapping you at the same time, George Really Ruthless Martin.
You are my many-faced God.
Geri Reads
May 28, 2013 marked it as to-read

Don't do this to me, George.

May 27, 2012 marked it as to-read
EDIT: Mar 17, 2014
(previously posted in the comments)

I would like to interject on all the people complaining about George R.R. Martin's writing process on this "review" of mine...

I would like to clarify that my "review" was not made in the spirit of complaining about Mr. Martin, but rather just a comment that I am not going to sit around and stress (and/or complain) about when it is going to come out. I have enjoyed what he has written thus far. I will be excited to read this book when it comes
Jun 14, 2017 marked it as to-read
update: so apparently this is coming out in 2020 and uhhhhhh.....sure, george.


sometimes I just come back to this page in the vain hope that a release date will have magically appeared ahahahahaha why do I do this to myself.....

-Bookish Gal-
May 24, 2013 marked it as to-read

So it's 2016 and no signs of TWOW even now and fans are like


because let's face it, this was us,


And there's only one man responsible for this, one man alone.


But there's no point in raging and ranting, because that's gonna help with nothing right, it's not like Martin is gonna bow down against the collective rage of the fandom and finish his next mammoth anytime soon. Besides, there aren't many Starks left and I for one, would really, really like to see at least ONE of them make it to the e
Nov 14, 2018 marked it as to-read
Mariah Carey: All I want for Christmaaaas is -
me, at the top of my lungs: THIS FUCKING BOOK TO COME OUT
Sean Barrs the Bookdragon
Apr 16, 2014 marked it as to-read
Shelves: fantasy
I have to post this, spoilers be damned (that’s your warning), but I guess we know the biggest mystery now that this series ever posed.

Hold the door

I’m literally crying right now. That last episode almost broke me. I need to read this now. What a shame that the answer was revealed on the show and not in the way it should have been……

I wonder how much dramatic effect George R.R Martin is going to sacrifice. I’ve waited five years for my answers, and now I’m getting a second rate version of th
Sep 27, 2012 marked it as to-read
It's 2017. I give up.

Update of the update: 2016 is half over. At this point I'm pretty sure when I purchase this book it's going to be a page that says 'just watch the show' followed by 600 blank pages.

Update: Alas, as 2015 begins to fade I come to the realization that my plan will never come to fruition. It was a good plan. I'll miss this plan.
Maybe 2016?

I have this plan that when this comes out in 2015 I'm going to drop my child (by then, age 4) off at grandma and grandpa's house, get myself
Junkie for the Written Word
2015 HAHA

Oh, book #6, I see your expected publication date and I laugh. I drink whisky and I laugh and laugh and laugh.

Then I cry.
Ana O
Oct 10, 2015 marked it as to-read
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George R.R. Martin keeps promising the next book and not delivering.

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Still no freaking release date.

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I need to know Jon Snow's fate. I need to know if Young Griff is legit or not. I need a flashback scene featuring Rhaegar and Lyanna.

Doomed romances are my thing.

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I ship who I motherfucking ship.

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How much longer do I have to wait? What a wicked game you play Mr. Martin.

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Posting this because of reasons.

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I was just going through some of my GOT videos on yt, here are a couple of my favor
Aug 29, 2012 marked it as to-read
EDIT: November 9th. 2012.

Finished A Dance With Dragons last night.


Three more years till I can even start anticipating the next one.

George R. R. Martin, please write like the wind.

Check out Nymeria's comment below, "Write like the Wind". LMAO.


"Expected publication 2015"?

*narrows eyes*

Words are wind, Ser George, words are wind.
Jun 06, 2012 marked it as to-read
Shelves: immagetchoo
It took a nearly fatal run-in with a van for Stephen King to finally guide "The Dark Tower" series to its decades-awaited conclusion. What kind of violent sign from the universe will it take to nudge George R. R. Martin toward the "Song of Ice and Fire" finish line?
Dan Schwent
May 03, 2013 marked it as will-preorder-when-i-can
Can't wait to jump into my flying car to ride down to the mailbox to get this
Kristina Mullins
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Jessie R
Jun 24, 2013 marked it as to-read
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Jan 12, 2014 marked it as to-read
I imagine that George is somewhere here in his writing process

and by now most of the fans are like

So my question to George is

Apr 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
After Roger Zelazny and Robert Jordan, my prediction is that GRRM will write book 6, get halfway through book 7 and then come down with some rare, instantaneously fatal disease that leaves us all once again lost and forlorn and unsatisfied. It seems to be a pattern. From now on, any author who writes a series longer than 3 books I'm going to request their medical records before I read the books.

Still, looking forward to the next installment even if I AM chewing my nails to the quick over the nex
May 22, 2019 marked it as anticipated
George R. R. Martin can take his sweet ass time. I’ve already seen one rushed ending, I don’t need another one. You do you, George.
Apr 12, 2014 marked it as to-read

Cuando llegue el invierno...
No escucharas leones rugir...
No habrá ciervos pastando en los campos...
Ni rosas creciendo en los prados...
Ya no habrá serpientes en la arena y el sol no calentara mas la tierra...
Los krakens se congelarán allá donde naden...
Los hombres desollados se pudrirán y se marchitaran...
No habrá truchas nadando en el río ni halcones volando en los cielos...
Ni siquiera el aliento de los dragones calentara los salones...
Llegara la larga noche...
Y los otros convertirán a los hombr
Reem Ghabbany
Jan 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
so I'm actually afraid I'm gonna die before this gets released or he dies.
I need closure as soon as possible
August 21, 2015
Found something quite hilarious re-reading Game of Thrones:

It says:
2002- A Feast for Crows (In Preparation)
2003- A Dance with Dragons (In Preparation)
2004- The Winds of Winter (In Preparation)


Still waiting though.
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October 13, 2013

Omg, is this the cover? I don't know but I loooooove it.



Now let's wait again...


July 23, 2013:

¿2015? ¿Es en serio?


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George R.R. Martin was born September 20, 1948, in Bayonne, New Jersey. His father was Raymond Collins Martin, a longshoreman, and his mother was Margaret Brady Martin. He has two sisters, Darleen Martin Lapinski and Janet Martin Patten.

Martin attended Mary Jane Donohoe School and Marist High School. He began writing very young, selling monster stories to other neighborhood children for pennies,

Other books in the series

A Song of Ice and Fire (7 books)
  • A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
  • A Clash of Kings  (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
  • A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
  • A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
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“Is he blind, or merely stupid?”

“He is honorable. Sometimes it amounts to the same thing.”
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