Brandon Sanderson

Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson


With the gap between books, I had forgotten just how epic Brandon Sanderson’s Stormlight Archive is. The perfect blend of world-building, drama, character development, and cinematic action sequences. It’s more than that, though. Words of Radiance, like its predecessor, is basically three full-length novels in one. And on top of that, it is also a […]

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A Memory of Light Review


The end is finally here. Some of you have been waiting more than twenty years for this book, and others less. Either way, the fourteenth and final installment in The Wheel of Time has finally been released to the world. The much-anticipated Last Battle certainly lives up to expectations, spanning the majority of the book, […]

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Cover Art for A Memory of Light Released


Tor has released Michael Whelan’s covert art for the final Wheel of Time book. It has something of a resemblance to Darryl K. Sweet’s covers, but with Whelan’s own vibrancy. The level of detail is amazing, and it has, without a doubt, the best depiction of Rand to date. Harriet McDougal, Jordan’s editor and widow […]

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Mistborn: Birthright RPG in Preliminary Development


Brandon Sanderson has announced that early work on a Mistborn video game is now underway by Little Orbit, with Sanderson himself writing the dialogue. It is to be a “fast-paced, action game with some RPG elements,” where you play as a Mistborn in the early days of the Final Empire. (It will take place hundreds […]

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A Memory of Light Release Date Bumped, Michael Whelan to Illustrate


Tor has officially set the release date for the final Wheel of Time novel, A Memory of Light. It’s a bit later than was initially expected, at January 8, 2013. But don’t worry, it’s still going to come out in the Year of the Dragon! (The Chinese calendar is a lunar calendar, so the Dragon […]

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Brandon Sanderson Finishes the Final Wheel of Time Book


Yesterday morning, Brandon Sanderson tweeted that he had finished the draft of A Memory of Light, the fourteenth and final book in Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series. He estimates that the revision period should be six months, so the book is likely to be released in the fall of 2012, though Tor has not […]

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The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson


Three hundred years after the events in the original Mistborn trilogy, Brandon Sanderson’s The Alloy of Law gives a glimpse of what the world of Scadrial has become. The magic is the same, though it has evolved a little, with the addition of a couple new metals. The thriving city of Elendel now has trains […]

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Fantasy Faction Interviews Brandon Sanderson


Fantasy Faction has recorded a half-hour video interview with Brandon Sanderson while he was in Europe recently. The interview has some interesting discussion about The Way of Kings, the upcoming Mistborn sequel, and some of Brandon’s book recommendations. There was also some fresh Mistborn news. The Mistborn (pen-and-paper?) RPG “is a go” and should be […]

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The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson


With The Way of Kings, Brandon Sanderson begins a new richly-detailed fantasy series known as The Stormlight Archive. Clocking in at over 1,000 pages, it is only the very beginning of an epic story that will span an estimated ten books before its completion. There are three main protagonists, along with numerous side characters. Kaladin […]

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Mistborn: The Alloy of Law Cover Art and Synopsis


Information about Brandon Sanderson’s new Mistborn novel are starting to surface. The Alloy of Law, set 300 years after the Mistborn trilogy, is set in a world transforming from a medieval-style setting to something more along the lines of the 1800s. Electric lighting and railroads have come to Scadrial, but the Allomancers and Feruchemists haven’t […]

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