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Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson Review of Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

Steelheart is the first book in Brandon Sanderson’s young adult series The Reckoners. The second book in the trilogy, Firefight, was recently released and joined the ranks of the first book as a #1 New York Times bestseller. The conclusion, Calamity, doesn’t appear to have a release date yet. Even though he was only eight years old at the time, David vividly remembers the day Steelheart appointed himself emperor of Chicago—and changed his life forever. Epics, people with superpowers, had […]

Steelheart and Firefight by Brandon Sanderson Giveaway: Steelheart and Firefight by Brandon Sanderson

Today I am giving away one EPIC READS prize pack—a set containing the first two books in The Reckoners series by Brandon Sanderson! Firefight, the second book, was released in January, and both this and the previous novel are #1 New York Times bestsellers. I haven’t yet read the most recent book, but Steelheart is a lot of fun with a fantastic ending so I’m excited to be giving these away! ABOUT STEELHEART (read an excerpt): Ten years ago, Calamity came. […]

The Emperor's Soul by Brandon Sanderson Books of 2012: The Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson

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 […]

Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson The Leaning Pile of Books

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 […]

Read for Free: Vera Nazarian and Brandon Sanderson

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 […]

Review of Elantris

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 […]