‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7: Recap Of Episode 6, titled “Beyond The Wall”

HBO's 'Game of Thrones,' Season 7, Episode 6, 'Beyond the Wall,' Beric Dondarrion and Jon Snow

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Remember how last week Jon Snow had this idea to go on a road trip beyond the wall and bring back one of the undead to show off to Cersei Lannister? Well, Episode 6 of Game of Thrones Season 7 is totally that road trip.

Here’s what went down in Episode 6 (titled “Beyond the Wall”) of HBO’s Game of Thrones Season 7.

Temporary Queen in the North

Before we get to all the exciting stuff, let’s have a look at how the Starks are faring under the creepy eye of Petyr Baelish (Aidan Gillen). Considering just how smart Arya (Maisie Williams) and Sansa (Sophie Turner) have become in Game of Thrones, it comes as no surprise that all it takes is one suspiciously planted letter to get the pair bitching to each other. Seriously girls, even Brienne (Gwendoline Christie) comes out and tells Sansa Littlefinger is a creep and still the girls can’t quite put their finger on what is going on. *rolls eyes*


You can read my full recap on HBO’s Game of Thrones via The Snarking Dead Recaps.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7: Recap Of Episode 5, titled “Eastwatch”

HBO's 'Game of Thrones,' Season 7, Episode 5, 'Eastwatch,' Gendry and his battle axe

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Just one word: Gendry.

With that small teaser, here’s what went down in Episode 5 of HBO’s Game of Thrones Season 7.

Team Dragon Queen

So Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) returns happy as shit from annihilating the Lannister army. Jon Snow (Kit Harington) who is looking broody AF while waiting for her manages to cop a feel of her … dragon. Of course, no one mentions dragons are supposed to be fussy about who touches them, but maybe that’s just because Daenerys is starting to look a little unhinged and Jon gets a raven from Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright) telling him everything is fucked.


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BOOK REVIEW: Kismet by April Canavan

Kismet by April Canavan

Kismet by April Canavan
Publication date: August 11, 2017
Genres: Mystery, police, procedural

BLURB

Birch County is a peaceful place to live along Maine’s rocky coast. Mostly. Follow along as the men and women of the Birch County Sheriff’s Department struggle to keep the inhabitants safe and stumble along in their personal lives as well. Hopefully you’ll see them find their own versions of happily ever after along the way.

Maya, a police dispatcher by trade, is one of the residents of Birch County, expecting her life to be quiet and peaceful. Until the night she’s attacked in her own home. In the aftermath of her attack, she struggles to love not only herself but to love someone else as well.

Brian has seen terrible things during his time as a deputy in Birch County, but nothing prepares him for the attack on one of his own.

While Maya struggles to find her own sense of normal, Brian and the other members of Birch County Sheriff’s Department must figure out who her attacker was, before he comes back to finish the job.

ADD TO GOODREADS

PURCHASE

AMAZON

*MY BOOK REVIEW*

DISCLAIMER: This book/eBook being reviewed was purchased independently and is a part of my private library. I have in no way been compensated for this review.

I haven’t read a lot of mystery books for quite a while and am glad I jumped back in with a book like Kismet. The book captures the reader and draws them in to the horrific story of Maya and her stalker.

The author is spectacular at describing the disturbing scenes when Maya is attacked, so I am certainly adding a trigger warning here. However, as a result of the author’s way with words in these instances, the reader is drawn into the tale and cannot escape until the very end.

While I thoroughly loved this book, I did find a few faults. In the beginning of Kismet, the characters do tend to seesaw somewhat. At times some characters seem to jump from one emotion to another without much provocation. This eases though as the story develops, and the characters then maintain a believable course for their personalities.

In addition, there were times when action was building and the author chose to cut away from this action. While she did come back to it, to explain the finer details, sometimes it threw me out of the moment when all I really wanted to do was immerse myself in the story. Once again, though, this is minor and I would really like to recommend Kismet ot those who love a good cop story or procedural mystery.

Over all, I am giving Kismet by April Canavan 4 out of 5 stars.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

April spends her time wandering through the woods chasing after a precocious child, trying to keep the voices of her characters in check as they tell their stories. Sometimes, though, those characters need to be heard. That’s when you can find April curled up into a ball surrounded by snacks and playlists with her favorite music, fleshing out the stories in her mind’s eye. She is a member of the Maine Romance Writers. If you can’t find her wandering around her website you can find her on Facebook and Twitter.

AUTHOR LINKS

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7: Recap Of Episode 4, titled “The Spoils of War”

HBO's 'Game of Thrones,' Season 7, Episode 4, The Spoils of War, Daenerys Targaryen, Missandre, and Jon Snow

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This week’s episode of Game of Thrones is the shortest for Season 7, but, have no fear, because HBO replaces length with the massive girth of fire-breathing dragons.

So, here’s what went down in Episode 4 of HBO’s Game of Thrones Season 7.

Team Cersei

This is probably the last week Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) can be all smug as shit about paying her debts. I figure once Jaime arrives home and lets her in on Olenna’s secret, she will have a big slice of Fuck You pie to get through.

Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) is tasked with getting all of Highgarden’s gold back to Braavos and there is just enough mentions of how Braavos will be impressed with the Lannisters so long as the gold arrives, that you know already shit is about to go sideways.


You can read my full recap on HBO’s Game of Thrones via The Snarking Dead Recaps.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7: Recap Of Episode 3, titled “The Queen’s Justice”

HBO's 'Game of Thrones,' Season 7, Episode 3, The Queen's Justice, Daenerys Targaryen

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So, TV fans of Game of Thrones have been waiting six seasons for this: The actual meeting of Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen. For fans of the book series, you are probably all dead now and this is why George R. R. Martin has stopped writing.

Regardless, how did this meeting go? Let’s have a look at Episode 3 (titled “The Queen’s Justice”) of HBO’s Game of Thrones Season 7 and find out, shall we?

Team Daenerys

Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) is announced with her big long list of titles and affiliations. Then, Jon Snow (Kit Harington) gets his turn. Welcome, Jon Snow King of the North. Right, shall we move along then? Even though Daenerys’ dick title is bigger than Jon’s it doesn’t mean he is intimidated. Quite the opposite actually. Jon insists he is going to remain King in the North and there is nothing Daenerys can do about it.

Oh, except for take his ship. Right. So, that leaves Jon to stand on a cliff and brood like no one but Jon Snow can. Even Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) comments on it in between playing the two sides.


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