“Steelheart” by Brandon Sanderson

Steelheart is set in a world where superpowers are real.  People with superpowers are known as Epics, and nobody’s quite sure how they were created.  Some people think that the Epics were a product of scientific experimentation.  Others think of them as magic.  Either way, their arrival coincided with a strange new light appearing inRead more

Mini-Review: “The Emperor’s Soul” by Brandon Sanderson

While updating my review indexes, I realized that somehow I’d forgotten to review “The Emperor’s Soul” by Brandon Sanderson, which was hands down one of my favorite books of 2012. Brandon Sanderson is one of my all-time favorite authors, and I’m a shameless fangirl.  Most of the novels that he writes are 1000-page chunksters.  TheRead more

“The Well of Ascension” by Brandon Sanderson

During the past month or two I’ve been reading Brandon Sanderson’s “The Well of Ascension” as part of a blog tour style readalong.  It was a fun experience, and now it’s time for a spoiler-free review of the book for anyone who hasn’t been following along. Note that when I say spoiler-free, there still willRead more

“Warbreaker” by Brandon Sanderson

I read Brandon Sanderson’s “Warbreaker” as part of a groupread hosted by Amanda and Naithin.  For anyone who didn’t participate in the read-along, here’s a brief spoiler-free review: Princess Vivenna has spent her entire life being prepared to marry Susebron, the God King of the neighboring country of Hallendren.  War between the two kingdoms is imminent,Read more

“Mistborn: The Final Empire” by Brandon Sanderson

And now for the long-anticipated spoiler-free review! Over the past month I’ve been participating in a readalong of “Mistborn:  The Final Empire,” the first book in Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn trilogy.  For anyone who’s interested, we’re doing a groupread of the second book in the trilogy starting sometime in late May/early June.  I can’t wait toRead more

“The Way of Kings” by Brandon Sanderson

During the past month, I participated in a readalong of Brandon Sanderson’s “The Way of Kings.”  It has been an incredible experience, and I’d like to thank everyone who made it possible.  To conclude the readalong, I’m going to share a spoiler-free review of the novel for anyone who hasn’t been following along. “The WayRead more