4 stars 'cause i got bored by some parts but when it started rolling again, you wont want to put it down. Mr.Martin is a great writer. you'll get you loose and then he'll pull you back and his grip will be tighter. You wont guess what will happen next. I'm planning to spread out the books until the 6th book will be out but i guess i cant wait any longer. Ahhh... decisions decisions decisions. As Tyrion Lannister puts it "Bugger them all."