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George R.R. Martin Unveils an Excerpt from Next Game of Thrones Book

George R.R. Martin Unveils an Excerpt from Next Game of Thrones Book

Originally posted 04/03/2015 09:10AM

The wait is over! (Sort of.)

Game of Thrones fans can now feast on the much-anticipated next novel in the fantasy series – well, on a lengthy excerpt of it, anyway.

Author George R.R. Martin posted 6,703 words from the The Winds of Winter on his website Thursday. The book will be the sixth in the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series, on which HBO's popular Game of Thrones TV show is based.

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Derek Hough Admits It Used to Be 'Super Awkward' to Dance with Sister Julianne

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EXCERPT: Derek Hough Admits It Used to Be 'Super Awkward' to Dance with Julianne in PEOPLE's 10 Years of Dancing with the Stars

Originally posted 04/03/2015 08:30AM

When Derek Hough was young, he started dancing for the same reason many boys do anything at all: to get girls.

As the DWTS pro reveals in PEOPLE's 10 Years of Dancing with the Stars Collector's Edition – available in stores, online or by download – that initial motivation to dance definitely made it "super awkward" for him to dance with his sister, Julianne.

In the following excerpt from 10 Years of Dancing with the Stars, read on to find out how Derek and Julianne moved past the awkwardness and how the super competitive brother-sister duo made it up as they went along on DWTS's very first season 10 long years ago.

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Patricia Arquette Is Writing a Memoir

Patricia Arquette Is Writing a Memoir

Originally posted 04/02/2015 08:10PM

Patricia Arquette's Oscar acceptance speech was apparently just the start of what she has to share.

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Choose Your Own Adventure Series Is Coming Back with a New Book

Choose Your Own Adventure Is Coming Back with a New Book! Celebrate with 5 Surprising Facts

Originally posted 04/01/2015 07:10PM

During the 1980s, kids around the world were given the chance to make life-or-death decisions. Should you grow gills? Should you explore the dark, scary cave? Should you confront the people hunting you?

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Title and Cover Revealed for Latest Book in the Dragon Tattoo Series

Title and Cover Revealed for Latest Book in the Dragon Tattoo Series

Originally posted 03/31/2015 10:20AM

It seemed that Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium series of Lisbeth Salander novels – beginning with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – would forever remain a trilogy, following their author's untimely death. But a new book is in the works – and its title and cover have just been unveiled.

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How an Author Is Coping with the Discovery That Her Grandpa Was a Nazi

How an Author Is Coping with Discovery That Her Grandpa Was Schindler's List Nazi

Originally posted 03/27/2015 03:30PM

There was shock and "trembling" when Jennifer Teege first learned the secret her biological family kept hidden: Her grandfather was the sadistic Nazi officer portrayed in Schindler's List.

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The Haunting of Sunshine Girl's Paige McKenzie Shares the Top 5 Things That Spook Her

The Haunting of Sunshine Girl's Paige McKenzie Shares the Top 5 Things That Spook Her

Originally posted 03/27/2015 02:20PM

It takes a lot to scare YouTube sensation Paige McKenzie when she's hunting the phantom-filled halls of her house on The Haunting of Sunshine Girl.

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Mariel Hemingway: Woody Allen 'Had Kind of a Crush on Me'

UpdatePosted 03/25/2015 08:30PM

Mariel Hemingway: Woody Allen 'Had Kind of a Crush on Me'

Originally posted 03/25/2015 03:00PM

In her new memoir, Mariel Hemingway, 53, reveals that Woody Allen once offered to take her to Paris after she starred as the director's much younger girlfriend in his 1979 movie Manhattan.

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Harper Lee's New Book Jacket Revealed!

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Harper Lee's New Book Jacket Revealed!

Originally posted 03/25/2015 08:05AM

Forget any rumored pretenders you may have seen.

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Why Candice Bergen Won't Diet: 'I Live to Eat'

Candice Bergen on Her Weight Gain: 'I Live to Eat'

Originally posted 03/23/2015 01:20PM

Candice Bergen has no shame in following a bread basket with a bowl of chocolate ice cream.

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