An Author Recommends: George R.R. Martin

Recently, author George R. R. Martin posted "Reading Recommendations" on his blog.  While there are many of these you can find at HCPL, for your convenience, here are a few of his suggestions! 

Of the Classics suggestions:

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Conan by Robert E. Howard
Tales of the Dying Earth by Jack Vance
Watership Down by Richard Adams
Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser by Fritz Leiber

Of the Contemporary:

A Shadow in Summer by Daniel Abraham (Part of The Long Price Quartet)
The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie

And Historical Fiction:

The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle.

This book is available through a database.

Courting Favour by Nigel Tranter
Cruel as the Grave by Sharon Kay Penman