Hilary Mantel’s ‘The Mirror and the Light’ Finally Has a Release Date!

Hilary Mantel’s ‘The Mirror and the Light’ Finally Has a Release Date!

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Good news for fans of Hilary Mantel! Her final historical novel, centered around protagonist Thomas Cromwell, completing the trilogy of works around the life of the famous English statesman, according to The Guardian. The first two novels were titled Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, the first novel charting Cromwell’s rise to greatness, while the second began to show the situation that would lead to Cromwell’s real life execution. The final novel, entitled The Mirror and the Light, will cover the final four years of Cromwell’s life, leading to his death by beheading in 1540.   Image via Amazon   It’s been eight years since the …

George R.R. Martin Confirms Release Date for ‘Winds of Winter’!

George R.R. Martin Confirms Release Date for ‘Winds of Winter’!

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George R.R. Martin has revealed the release date for Winds Of Winter. It’s been a long time coming, considering his last  book, A Dance With Dragons, came out in October of 2013. Now let’s admit it: We’ve all been a little bit childish with our jokes, our YouTube jokes, but let’s face it: writing is hard. You have to figure out the characters, the plot, how the bloody sentences are structured and if they sound good or not. Then you have to edit the whole thing. (And given how enormous George’s books are, it’s no wonder it took so long. So let’s …