Instead of writing one huge post of all the books I’m looking forward to in 2012 with info on them, I had decided to highlight some of these books in their own posts throughout the rest of 2011. I’ve decided to carry this feature forward into this year as I discover new books coming out this year that sound interesting and continue with books of 2013 as it gets closer to the end of the year. This is just one [...]
Just one new book came through my door this week, all because I can’t resist a good bargain for a book that sounds good. Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson I partially bought this because of Memory’s recent review, which made it sound awesome. A god who doesn’t believe in his own divinity? This I must read! After reading her review, I immediately went to add it to my mile-long wish list on Amazon. When I went to add it, I noticed [...]
Vera Nazarian’s novel Dreams of the Compass Rose is available in several different formats as a free download for 90 days. (Note: I tried this link earlier and it did work but there seems to be an issue with it at the moment. Hopefully it will clear up soon – there just may be too many people trying to download it at the moment.) I haven’t read this one, but I did really enjoy Lords of Rainbow by Vera Nazarian [...]
Elantrisby Brandon Sanderson656pp (Paperback)My Rating: 7/10Amazon Rating: 4.5/5LibraryThing Rating: 4.07/5Good Reads Rating: 4.23/5 Elantris is the first published novel by Brandon Sanderson, the author who will be completing the final novel in the Wheel of Time series. Although it leaves a few questions unanswered, this is a stand alone book and no sequels are planned. While Elantris is a solid debut and an entertaining story, it never rises above readable to the level of exceptional. The Shaod, a mysterious transformation [...]
Mistborn: The Final Empireby Brandon Sanderson672pp (Paperback)My Rating: 7.5/10Amazon Rating: 5/5LibraryThing Rating: 4.48/5Good Reads Rating: 4.5/5 Mistborn: The Final Empire is the first book in the Mistborn series and the second novel written by Brandon Sanderson, the author selected to complete the final novel in the Wheel of Time series. The second book in the series, The Well of Ascension, is currently out in hardcover and the final book, The Hero of Ages, has a scheduled release date of October [...]
Unfortunately, I haven’t had much time to read this week so I have not yet finished Mistborn: The Final Empire so I could write a review of it. However, I did come across an interview with the author on Omnivoracious, mostly about completion of the final Wheel of Time book. Sanderson said he is currently rereading the entire series before starting work on the book this month. A Memory of Light is scheduled to be released in 2009.