Tag Archives: Brandon Sanderson

With The Last Jedi, Rian Johnson Took a Page from Brandon Sanderson

I liked The Last Jedi.  But I didn’t love it.  Or, rather, I loved parts of it and had real issues with other parts (you can find those thoughts in depth here).  Opening up Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn trilogy, I was … Continue reading

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Review of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

The Way of Kings is remarkable even for this halcyon age for the doorstopper epic fantasy in which we live.  Sanderson openly pitched it as a 10 volume series.  The hardcover dwarfs the collected first eight volumes of The Walking … Continue reading

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Review of Perfect State by Brandon Sanderson

God-Emperor Kairominas is lord of all he surveys. He has defeated all foes, has united the entire world beneath his rule, and has mastered the arcane arts. He spends his time sparring with his nemesis, who keeps trying to invade … 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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Review of Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson

Shadows of Self is a book that was not supposed to be but perhaps instead was meant to be. Brandon Sanderson has long voiced his plan to revisit the Mistborn universe with an urban fantasy featuring essentially contemporary technology. But … Continue reading

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