A Clash of Kings  - George R.R. Martin I enjoyed this book even more than the first in the series (which I loved, but had a few issues with). I think this was mainly down to the pacing; the first book I found a bit too slow with not enough of a conclusion, whereas this book had more action and more of a climax. The battle scenes had me on the edge of my seat and the description in the more slow parts of the book kept me gripped all the same, Struggled to put this book down I was so immersed in it, and look forward to reading the following installments!