All buildings are CLOSED until further notice, click here for our interim services. Please visit our digital content here.

A storm of swords

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.2 - AR Pts: 63
THE BOOK BEHIND THE THIRD SEASON OF GAME OF THRONES, AN ORIGINAL SERIES NOW ON HBO. Rarely has there been a tale as gripping, or one as likely to seize the minds and hearts of a generation, as George R. R. Martin's epic high fantasy series. In A Game of Thrones, an ancient kingdom was torn by the ambitions of ruthless men and women; in A Clash of Kings, war, sorcery, and madness swept over the kingdom like a voracious beast of prey. Now, as the brutal struggle for power nears its tumultuous climax, the battered and divided kingdom faces its most terrifying invasion--one that is being spearheaded from beyond the grave. . . . A STORM OF SWORDS Of the five contenders for power, one is dead, another in disfavor, and still the wars rage as violently as ever, as alliances are made and broken. Joffrey, of House Lannister, sits on the Iron Throne, the uneasy ruler of the land of the Seven Kingdoms. His most bitter rival, Lord Stannis, stands defeated and disgraced, the victim of the jealous sorceress who holds him in her evil thrall. But young Robb, of House Stark, still rules the North from the fortress of Riverrun. Robb plots against his despised Lannister enemies, even as they hold his sister hostage at King's Landing, the seat of the Iron Throne. Meanwhile, making her way across a blood-drenched continent is the exiled queen, Daenerys, mistress of the only three dragons still left in the world. Filled with the stench of death and decay from the destructive dynastic war, Daenerys is gathering allies and strength for an assault on King's Landing, hoping to win back the crown she believes is rightfully hers. But as opposing forces maneuver for the final titanic showdown, an army of barbaric wildlings bent on overwhelming the Seven Kingdoms arrives from the outermost line of civilization. In their vanguard is a horde of mythical Others--a supernatural army of the living dead whose animated corpses are unstoppable. And as the future of the land hangs in the balance, no one will rest in the quest for victory until the Seven Kingdoms have exploded in a veritable storm of swords. . . . Brilliantly conceived and grand in scope, A Storm of Swords is the incredible tale of a world of harsh beauty and powerful magic, torn by treachery, ravaged by brutality, and consumed by greed and ambition. It portrays a war-torn landscape in which nobles and commoners, heroes and villains, the freeborn and the enslaved, all struggle to survive and to find their destinies...along with the dazzling bounty and wondrous enchantment that was once their birthright in the Seven Kingdoms.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Accelerated Reader:
Level 5.2, 63 Points
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work IDb9c15b98-70ee-dd99-0918-9ba6f190b859
Grouping Titlestorm of swords
Grouping Authormartin george r r
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2020-06-02 04:18:52AM
Last Indexed2020-06-02 04:43:35AM

Solr Details

auth_author2Dotrice, Roy, 1923-2017.
authorMartin, George R. R.
author2-roleDotrice, Roy,1923-2017.
author_displayGeorge R. R. Martin
available_at_santafeOliver La Farge Branch
collection_santafeOn Order
detailed_location_santafeLa Farge
La Farge AV
Online OverDrive Collection
Santa Fe Public Library On Order
display_descriptionThe three surviving contenders for the throne of the Seven Kingdoms continue to struggle among themselves, Robb defends his kingdom from the Greyjoys, Jon confronts an escalating threat, and Daenerys and her dragon allies continue to grow in power.
format_category_santafeAudio Books
format_santafeAudio CD
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:.b14013046.i19496734La Farge AVCD spoken Sci Fi Martin, G Vol. 11falsefalse*CHECK SHELF*lav
ils:.b14013046.i18340817La Farge AVCD spoken Sci Fi Martin, G v. 21falsefalse*CHECK SHELF*lav
ils:.b14013046.i19496746La Farge AVCD spoken Sci Fi Martin, G Vol. 21falsefalse*CHECK SHELF*lav
ils:.b14013046.i18340805La Farge AVCD spoken Sci Fi Martin, G v. 11falsefalse*CHECK SHELF*lav
ils:.b14631817.i20168561La FargeFiction Martin, G 21falsefalseDue May 18, 2020lf
ils:.b14631817.o3458623Santa Fe Public Library On OrderON ORDER1truefalseOn Orderl
overdrive:317316fb-e05b-4572-8b9b-eaeebefb1969-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook1falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadChecked Out
overdrive:921f9d02-00e2-47d5-8acf-a1f5e3f49dd3-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenChecked Out
itype_santafeCD - Spoken
Regular Circ
local_callnumber_santafeCD spoken Sci Fi Martin, G Vol. 1
CD spoken Sci Fi Martin, G Vol. 2
CD spoken Sci Fi Martin, G v. 1
CD spoken Sci Fi Martin, G v. 2
Fiction Martin, G 2
owning_library_santafeSanta Fe Public Library
Santa Fe Public Library On Order
owning_location_santafeOliver La Farge Branch
Oliver La Farge Branch On Order
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:.b14013046Audio CDAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishRandom House Audio, p2004.39 sound discs (47.5 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ils:.b14631817BookBooksBantam Books trade paperback movie tie-in edition.EnglishBantam Books, 2013.973 pages . : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
overdrive:317316fb-e05b-4572-8b9b-eaeebefb1969eBookeBookEnglishRandom House Publishing Group2003
overdrive:921f9d02-00e2-47d5-8acf-a1f5e3f49dd3eAudiobookAudio BooksEnglishBooks on Tape2006
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b14013046.i19496734On Shelf*CHECK SHELF*falsetruetruefalsefalsetrue9999
ils:.b14013046.i18340817On Shelf*CHECK SHELF*falsetruetruefalsefalsetrue9999
ils:.b14013046.i19496746On Shelf*CHECK SHELF*falsetruetruefalsefalsetrue9999
ils:.b14013046.i18340805On Shelf*CHECK SHELF*falsetruetruefalsefalsetrue9999
ils:.b14631817.i20168561Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsetrue9999
ils:.b14631817.o3458623On OrderOn Orderfalsefalsetruefalsefalsetrue
overdrive:317316fb-e05b-4572-8b9b-eaeebefb1969-1Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:921f9d02-00e2-47d5-8acf-a1f5e3f49dd3-1Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
seriesSong of ice and fire
series_with_volumeSong of ice and fire|3
subject_facetAlliances -- Fiction
Courts and courtiers -- Fiction
Dragons -- Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Seven Kingdoms (Imaginary place) -- Fiction
title_displayA storm of swords
title_fullA Storm of Swords
A storm of swords / George R.R. Martin
A storm of swords [sound recording] / by George R.R. Martin
title_shortA storm of swords
Courts and courtiers
Seven Kingdoms (Imaginary place)