Brandon Sanderson – The Way of Kings

I think I’m a little bit in love with Brandon Sanderson. Scratch that. A lot in love. I honestly can’t believe that one man could write such epic stories again and again and again and never leave me disappointed. I’d love to see what goes on in his head, blooming amazing! And honestly a genuinely nice guy, when I met him to get my book signed he was so lovely and friendly. I’d actually been putting this book off for quite...

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Brandon Sanderson – The Rithmatist

*sigh* Brandon Sanderson. Is it even possible for him to write a bad book? I’d love to take a glimpse inside his head, his creativity is just endless. I love the fact that every Sanderson book you read has a different world and a different magic system, but it’s always introduced so well that it’s not confusing or hard to understand. In this book, the magic revolves around something called Rithmatics. These are people who have...

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Brandon Sanderson – The Alloy of Law

I reserved this book at Waterstones while I was reading Hero of Ages, and I was very surprised when I went to pick it up that it was so short! The other books have been 700+ monsters, and this one clocked in at just over 300 pages. Let me tell you, my shoulder was very glad for a rest!! The book itself took a little while to get into, the only real common element with the previous 3 books was the elements of Allomancy and Feruchemy, the book was...

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Brandon Sanderson – Hero of Ages (Mistborn 3)

Well I would just like to say that this has become my favourite fantasy series. I thought I’d loved reading Game of Thrones, but this was soooooo much better! (Warning: spoiler alerts below) I didn’t realise quite how attached I had become to the main characters until things started happening to them and I wanted to help so badly and couldn’t! Poor Sazed has lost faith in his study of religions, along with just religions and...

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Brandon Sanderson - The Well of Ascension (Mistborn 2)

Brandon Sanderson – The Well of Ascension (Mistborn 2)

They tend to say that the second book in a trilogy can usually be a bit slow – you’ve already got through the introduction to all the characters and the plotline, and you’re waiting for the dramatic ending to the final book in the series. But I’m very glad to say that it wasn’t true for Mistborn. I’ll warn you now, there will be spoilers below so look away now if you don’t want to ruin the surprises for...

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Brandon Sanderson - The Final Empire (Mistborn 1)

Brandon Sanderson – The Final Empire (Mistborn 1)

After having this book heavily recommended to me by my best friend, and then also recommended to me by the waiter at Nando’s who spotted my ‘Read Harder’ t-shirt and sparked an awesome conversation about all the books I should read, I had high hopes for this book. At 650ish pages, it’s not exactly a short book, and I found it kind of slow to get going, which led to me spending the first 100 or so pages thinking that the...

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