Brandon Sanderson thread

Discussion in 'TMB Book Club' started by Gin Buckets, May 22, 2015.

  1. Imurhuckleberry

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    If you are really intent on working the system you can create as many amazon accounts as you want. You can also return any audiobook you buy whether or not you read it. Lastly you can share audible accounts with friends, download and keep the books.
     
  2. Pharm

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    Yeah alloy book is much better now. I had to refresh myself in what happened in mistbirn trilliogy
     
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  3. Pharm

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    First book is done. I enjoyed it. I guess the ending which was cool but also a little disappointing. I need re listen to the last chapter though bc in was fishing during it. It still was felt like it was missing soemthing. I want more allomancy in the next books
     
  4. The Blackfish

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    The allomancy was pretty awesome in the end I thought.
     
  5. Pharm

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    it was was, specifically the part wax and wane pulled off but I liked the full mistborn stuff. What they did with 100 lives was cool too, I guess going from storm light to this is a lil transition. Gonna start book two tonight
     
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  6. The Blackfish

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    Yeah it’s definitely a whole different feel
     
  7. Fargin' Icehole

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    Not sure how to recap all the previous books when The Lost Metal comes out. Feel like I've forgotten so much of the story.
     
  8. Pharm

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    Ok ok I didn’t read the epilogue in book 1, that helped change my mind a lot
     
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  9. ukcats8

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    Jumping into The Wheel of Time series. When does Sanderson take this one over? Almost finished with book 1 and it reads like a mix of Tolkien + Sanderson. I dig it.
     
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  10. billdozer

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    Book 12, 13, and 14
     
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  11. The Blackfish

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    It’s really good. Then it’s not so good, then it’s really good again.
     
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  12. RegimentML

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    Just gotta power through Crossroads and then you’re home free
     
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  13. Pharm

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    Book 2 of wax and Wayne is down and hell if I’m not intrigued.

    very interested in this new metal, he’ll I really want to dive into the metal powers
     
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    Getting close to finishing book 3. Glad a gave them another shot. Books 3 has be fantastic
     
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  15. The Blackfish

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    Hit us up as soon as you’re done and then read A Secret History.
     
  16. Pharm

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    Ok finished it up

    so am I supposed to know who the guy with the copper mind is or the red eyed people. Assuming that one is wit/hoid. The whole other set of people was a pretty cool twist. Now to read this other novella. I’m sure a missed a ton of comsmere stuff but o well. Good 3 books now we wait for book 4
     
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  17. The Blackfish

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    Think of what he told the people to do.
     
  18. Pharm

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    seemed to easy, that made too much sense. Thought it Missed soemthing deeper
     
  19. Pharm

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    Is Elantris worth the read?
     
  20. The Blackfish

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    All of his books are.
     
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  21. Pharm

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    Not a fan of the guy doing Elantris audio book
     
  22. Pharm

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    What am I supposed to tackle after I finish Elantris.

    read his young adult books
     
  23. The Blackfish

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    The Emperor’s Soul
    Warbreaker
     
  24. Pharm

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    I love warbreaker. And Elantris has me very intrigued right now. Only like 10 percent done. I may be the only person in history listening to Sanderson while fishing on a kayak.
     
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    Starting Steelheart
     
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  26. JohnLocke

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    The Way of Kings-Prime version. Sanderson's 2002 original copy that he did a complete rewrite of later. Supposed to be completely different. Going to dive into it at some point. Really cool he's doing this

     
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  27. Pharm

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    is it just me or does he he after overthrow the government in every book. I guess when you think about it. Anything major with humans will probably be that
     
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    I think the nature of the types of stories he writes tends towards that outcome.
     
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    Also finishes steelheart. Enjoyed it
     
  30. Lucky24Seven

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    Almost done with the first book in the Mistborn series. Holy shit. It’s honestly a can’t put down book. Last night I finished part 3, looked at my alarm clock as said “dammit” because I couldn’t possibly stay up any later to read and still function at work. Vin is such an awesome character.
     
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  31. Pharm

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    I’m really liking Elantris too. Although I just hit a part that I didn’t particularly are for and wish the back story was a bit more played out but I’ll see how it goes.
     
  32. The Blackfish

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    Which part
     
  33. Pharm

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    poison making the Gwern like an Elantris. Seemed just really odd with no back story much in the poison guy and how it was made. Maybe it gets fleshed out later but I thought initially it was kinda rushed
     
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  34. JohnLocke

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    Just ordered Arcanum Unbounded, Dawnshard, and the Wax and Wayne series(Mistborn 2)

    Once I finish all of those up I'll be officially caught up with the Cosmere
     
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  35. ukcats8

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    I'm still holding onto Elantris for a rainy day as my last Sanderson book. I wasn't a huge fan of Wax and Wayne at first, but I ended up loving it almost as much as the first 3. I've read his YA stuff as well, and I recall not being in love with the reckoners stuff, but I really dig the skyward books. Reminds me of Enders Game
     
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  36. Pharm

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    Just finished Elantris. I really enjoyed it, but I think I wanted more because Sanderson gave me so much with 6 books of mistborn and storm light being huge ass books.

    I want more back story or the monks, jindo dance, Sereny home town, seon, the religions etc. I feel like it’s a great book but man I see why he does series. I still don’t like the poison bit seemed like it was rushed. Maybe use it magic would have been better idk. I liked war breaker better i think
     
  37. The Blackfish

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    Have you read The Emperor’s Soul yet? Takes place on the same planet, doesn’t really offer much of what you’re looking for but gives a glimpse into other areas of that world.

    also it’s an incredible novella
     
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  38. Pharm

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    no, but assuming it’s In arcanum unbound?
     
  39. The Blackfish

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    I think so
     
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  40. Pharm

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    I think I’m being to hard on Elantris because I really think there is a 3 book or more series here. Think Sanderson knows that too
     
  41. billdozer

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    He said there's a sequel in the plans sometime.
     
  42. Fargin' Icehole

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    Loved Emperor's Soul. Did not love Elantris.
     
  43. JohnLocke

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    Making an addendum to this. I haven't read White Sand. Any good? And how much tie-in does it have to the rest of the cosmere?
     
  44. Pharm

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    I need more Sanderson or soemthing else to listen too
     
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  45. The Blackfish

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    What else have you read?
     
  46. Pharm

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    King killer chronicles, game of thrones, acacia book 1, monarchies of god (book 1), obelisk gate. I think I’ve started the last Three and just didn’t finish
     
  47. The Blackfish

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    Grab Joe Abercrombie’s books. First Law Trilogy then 3 stand alone novels and then the Age of Madness trilogy. There’s some magic but it’s more hack and slash and they’re really good.

    Iron Druid books by Kevin Hearne are a lot of fun. 2000 year old Celtic Druid incognito running a magic shop in modern day Arizona with gods trying to find and kill him.

    Lightbringer and Night Angel series by Brent Weeks are really good as well.
     
  48. Imurhuckleberry

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    Just dl'd night angel
     
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  49. ukcats8

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    Shadow of what was Lost / Licanius trilogy

    Same narrator (Michael Kramer) used for most of Sanderson's books, and it's a good story to boot. Writing isn't perfect, but all 3 are worth the read. Fantastic plot.
     
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  50. The Blackfish

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    2nd this as well. Really good.