Sorry "Game of Thrones" fans, but winter is not coming this year.
Author George R.R. Martin has announced his long-awaited book "The Winds of Winter" will not be released in 2018.
Martin posted the update Wednesday on his official blog.
"No, winter is not coming ... not in 2018, at least." he wrote. "You're going to have to keep waiting for THE WINDS OF WINTER."
The novel "A Game of Thrones" was published in 1996. It's the first in the fantasy series titled "A Song of Ice and Fire."