George R R Martin Books

George R.R. Martin mostly referred as GRRM is American author and a story writer in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres, television producer and a screenwriter. He is famously known for his famous epic fantasy books, A Song of Ice and Fire which was adapted into the famous series Game of Thrones. George RR Martin actually assists the television series in his capacity of co-executive producer, allowing him to give advice and instruction, when required, on plotting and characterisation.

Order of A Song of Ice and Fire Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 A Game of Thrones 1996 Description / Buy
2 A Clash of Kings 1998 Description / Buy
3 A Storm of Swords 2000 Description / Buy
4 A Feast for Crows 2005 Description / Buy
5 A Dance with Dragons 2011 Description / Buy

Order of A Song of Ice and Fire Companion Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Art of George R.R. Martin's a Song of Ice and Fire 2005 Description / Buy
2 The Art of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice & Fire, Volume Two 2011 Description / Buy
3 The Lands of Ice and Fire 2012 Description / Buy
4 The Wit & Wisdom of Tyrion Lannister 2013 Description / Buy
5 The World of Ice & Fire 2014 Description / Buy
6 The Official A Game of Thrones Coloring Book 2015 Description / Buy

Order of George R.R. Martin Short Story Collections

# Read Title Published Details
1 A Song for Lya 1976 Description / Buy
2 Songs of Stars and Shadows 1977 Description / Buy
3 Portraits of His Children 1985 Description / Buy
4 Quartet 1996 Description / Buy
5 Old Venus 2015 Description / Buy

Order of A Song of Ice and Fire Graphic Novels Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 A Game of Thrones Volume 1 2011 Description / Buy
2 A Game of Thrones Volume 2 2013 Description / Buy
3 A Game of Thrones Volume 3 2013 Description / Buy
4 A Game of Thrones Volume 4 2014 Description / Buy

Order of Game of Thrones Collection Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms 2013 Description / Buy

Order of Hedge Knight Graphic Novel Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Hedge Knight 1998 Description / Buy
2 The Hedge Knight II: Sworn Sword 2008 Description / Buy

Order of Dreamsongs Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 GRRM 2003 Description / Buy
2 Dreamsongs, Volume I 2003 Description / Buy
3 Dreamsongs, Volume II 2003 Description / Buy

Order of Wild Cards Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Wild Cards 1986 Description / Buy
2 Aces High 1987 Description / Buy
3 Jokers Wild 1987 Description / Buy
4 Aces Abroad 1988 Description / Buy
5 Down and Dirty 1988 Description / Buy
6 Ace in the Hole 1990 Description / Buy
7 Dead Man's Hand 1990 Description / Buy
8 One-Eyed Jacks 1991 Description / Buy
9 Jokertown Shuffle 1991 Description / Buy
10 Double Solitaire 1992 Description / Buy
11 Dealer's Choice 1992 Description / Buy
12 Turn of the Cards 1993 Description / Buy
13 Card Sharks 1993 Description / Buy
14 Marked Cards 1994 Description / Buy
15 Black Trump 1995 Description / Buy
16 Deuces Down 2002 Description / Buy
17 Death Draws Five 2006 Description / Buy
18 Busted Flush 2008 Description / Buy
19 Inside Straight 2008 Description / Buy
20 Suicide Kings 2009 Description / Buy
21 Fort Freak 2011 Description / Buy
22 Lowball 2014 Description / Buy
23 High Stakes 2016 Description / Buy

Order of George R.R. Martin Standalone Novels

# Read Title Published Details
1 Starlady and Fast-Friend (Short Story) 1976 Description / Buy
2 The Lonely Songs of Laren Dorr (Short Story) 1976 Description / Buy
3 Dying of the Light 1977 Description / Buy
4 Windhaven 1981 Description / Buy
5 Sandkings (Short Story) 1981 Description / Buy
6 Fevre Dream 1982 Description / Buy
7 The Armageddon Rag 1983 Description / Buy
8 Nightflyers 1985 Description / Buy
9 Tuf Voyaging 1986 Description / Buy
10 In the House of the Worm (Short Story) 2005 Description / Buy
11 The Ice Dragon (Short Story) 2007 Description / Buy
12 Hunter's Run (Short Story) 2007 Description / Buy
13 Doorways 2011 Description / Buy

Order of New Voices in Science Fiction Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 New Voices in Science Fiction 1977 Description / Buy
2 New Voices II 1979 Description / Buy
3 New Voices III 1980 Description / Buy
4 New Voices 4 1981 Description / Buy
5 The John W. Campbell Awards Volume 5 1984 Description / Buy
6 The John W. Campbell Awards Volume 6 1987 Description / Buy

Order of Night Visions Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Night Visions 1986 Description / Buy

Order of Warriors Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Warriors 2 2010 Description / Buy
2 Warriors 1 2010 Description / Buy
3 Warriors 2010 Description / Buy
4 Warriors 3 2011 Description / Buy

Order of Dangerous Women Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Dangerous Women 2013 Description / Buy
2 Dangerous Women 1 2014 Description / Buy
3 Dangerous Women 2 2014 Description / Buy
4 Dangerous Women 3 2014 Description / Buy

Order of George R.R. Martin Graphic Novels

# Read Title Published Details
1 Sandkings 1987 Description / Buy
2 Wild Cards 1990 Description / Buy

Order of Science Fiction Megapack Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Eighth Science Fiction Megapack 2013 Description / Buy

Order of The Dying Earth Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Songs of the Dying Earth 2009 Description / Buy
2 Songs of the Dying Earth 2009 Description / Buy

Order of Le trône de fer Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Le bûcher d’un roi 2012 Description / Buy

Anthologies/Collaborations

# Read Title Published Details
1 Dragons of Light 1980 Description / Buy
2 Nightflyers / True Names 1981 Description / Buy
3 The Science Fiction Weight Loss Book 1983 Description / Buy
4 Shadow Twin 2005 Description / Buy
5 Warriors 2010 Description / Buy
6 Songs of Love and Death: All Original Tales of Star Crossed Love 2010 Description / Buy
7 Down These Strange Streets 2011 Description / Buy
8 Old Mars 2013 Description / Buy
9 Rogues 2014 Description / Buy
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Martin was born on 20th September 1948 in Bayonne, New Jersey. He is the son of Stevedore Raymond Collins Martin and Margaret Brady Martin. He is the elder brother to his two sisters, Janet and Darleen. His mother was half Irish while his father was of Italian descent. The author also possesses English, German, French and Welsh roots. Martin went to Mary Jane Donohoe School and later joined Marist High School. While at Marist, he became a diehard fan of comic books and developed a strong interest in the superheroes published by Marvel Comics. The author graduated from Northwestern University, Illinois in 1970, and completed his M.S in Journalism in 1971 from the same university. After university, George R.R Martin wrote science-fiction short stories to be published in magazines, and he picked up some success in the industry, albeit on a smaller scale than he is used to now. However, in 1983, things changed, and Martin’s failure to hit the big time with his fourth novel caused him to change tack and move into the world of television writing, and he stayed in the television industry for several years. The Hero his first single sale was purchased by Galaxy Magazine and was published in 1971 magazine issue. While in an East Coast Sci-Fi convention he met Gale Burnick and married her in 1975, however, they divorced in 1979. Martin married his long-term partner Paris McBride on 15th Feb 2011.

GEORGE R.R. MARTIN AWARDS

Martin’s has won and also been nominated for several of his prolific writings. Here are some notable awards by the author.

The Armageddon Rag was a nominee for the World Fantasy Award in 1984. A Clash of Kings won the 1999 Locus Award, nominee for the 1999 Nebula Awards and appeared on Publishers Weekly Starred Review in 1999. A Dance with Dragons won the 2011 Goodreads Choice Award and the 2012 Locus Award for best fantasy novel. The same novel was the nominee for 2012 Hugo Award and 2012 World Fantasy Award. A Game of Thrones won the 1997 Locus Award for Fantasy Novel category. The same book appeared in 1996 Kirkus and Publishers Weekly Starred Review. Portraits of His Children won the 1986 Nebula Award.

GEORGE R.R. MARTIN BOOKS INTO MOVIES/TV

The popular television series Game of Thrones is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire. The series was written and produced by David Benioff & D.B Weiss and stars Peter Dinklage and Sean Bean. Game of Thrones series premiered on 17th April 2011, to a critical and commercial success.

BEST GEORGE R.R. MARTIN BOOKS

These are two best books by the author George, A Game of Thrones (1996) and A Storm of Swords (2000).

A Game of Thrones: This is the first book in A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin.

Very long time ago, a preternatural event threw seasons out of balance such that summers can last for decades and winters even for a lifetime. The winter is returning, and beyond the frozen wastes all the way to the north of Winterfell evil forces are forming beyond the kingdom wall. On the other hand to the south, the king’s authority is failing, and enemies are emerging from the shadows of the throne. In the midst of the conflict lies the Starks of Winterfell. Lord Eddard Stark is called in to serve as the king’s new Hand, but this appointment not only puts Eddard at risk but the whole kingdom at large.

A Game of Thrones narrates a tale of lords, soldiers, ladies, assassins, sorcerers, and bastards, who come together during a time of grim omens.

A Storm of Swords: A Storm of Swords is the third book in A Song of Ice and Fire Series, a series that forms a genuine masterpiece of the modern fantasy, fated to stand as one of the greatest achievement of imaginative fiction.

Of the five contestants for power, the other is in disfavor, but still, the war rages on as alliances are made and broken. Joffrey, the ruler of the seven kingdoms, sits on the Iron Throne. His rival Lord Stannis stood disgraced and defeated a victim of the sorceress who holds him in her grip.

Young Robb is still the ruler of the North starting from the fortress of Riverrun. Daenerys is the exiled queen and the mistress of the remaining three dragons in the world. While the opposing forces maneuver for a showdown, an army of wildlings arrive accompanied by a supernatural army of the dead who are unstoppable, and no one will rest until the 7 Kingdoms are shattered.

George R.R Martin FAQ

Q: What does R.R stand for in George R.R Martin?

A: It stands for Raymond Richard. George R.R Martin was born George Raymond Martin, and took the name Richard at the age of 13 for his confirmation. So, his full name is George Raymond Richard Martin, it’s not a pen name!

Q: Does George R.R Martin write the TV show Game of Thrones?

A: No, there are a lot of talented script writers out there who have adapted George R.R Martin’s books in the A Song Of Fire and Ice series to get the story onto your television screen. However, George R.R Martin does offer his thoughts and consultancy in his role as co-executive producer on Game of Thrones.

When Does The Next George R R Martin book come out?

George R R Martin doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is High Stakes and was released on August, 23rd 2016. It is the newest book in the Wild Cards Series.

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