Monthly Archives: November 2015

Review of The Shards of Heaven by Michael Livingston

Historian Michael Livingston was previously best known in fandom for speaking on panels at JordanCon. It is perhaps unsurprising, then, that Livingston riffs off of Robert Jordan’s all-the-myths-are-true shtick in his debut novel The Shards of Heaven. Here, though, the … Continue reading

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Review of Mystic by Jason Denzel

Mystic is the first book by Jason Denzel, better known in fandom circles as the founder of The Wheel of Time fan site Dragonmount.  Mystic is the story Pomella, a teenage girl who fights with her father and dreams of … Continue reading

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Ranking the New Wheel of Time Covers

Yesterday I ranked the oft-maligned Darrell K. Sweet covers used for the original editions of The Wheel of Time. I like several of those covers a whole lot, but when Tor decided to commission original artwork for the ebook editions, … Continue reading

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Ranking the Original Wheel of Time Covers

The covers for the first 13 Wheel of Time books (fitting, that number) and New Spring were provided by the late, great Darrell K. Sweet.  Like Robert Jordan before him, Sweet died before the series could be finished, and artist … Continue reading

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Review of A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

And so the Third Age Ends, not with a Whimper but with a Bang. There are no endings in The Wheel of Time, but this is an…no, wait, this is the actual end of the series. Over 20 years since … Continue reading

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Review of Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

I’ll return to the question I asked in my review of The Gathering Storm—After Robert Jordan’s passing, with the series left unfinished, do can I recommend that someone who has never read the series pick up The Eye of the … Continue reading

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Review of The Gathering Storm by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

The Wheel of Time’s Empire Strikes Back I’ll tackle the most important question first—After Robert Jordan’s died with the series unfinished, can I recommend The Wheel of Time to a newby now that the series has been finished by another … Continue reading

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