Brandon Sanderson

Reviews of books by this author:

The Way of Kings

I elected to listen to this, in part, due to the length. The 1,000+ pages turn into around 45 hours of audio to work through. And this is just the first book of the trilogy, so it’s somewhat immense. As with a story that runs to this length, we end up with not only a – Read the rest of this review

The Final Empire

Not sure where I got the suggestion for this one. I suspect this was a random pick-up from Waterstones many years ago, prompted by a gift card. Recently, having been watching some ‘top 10’ videos on YouTube, it seems this series comes highly rated. Having languished on my to-be-read shelf for a while, and having – Read the rest of this review


We think of superheroes as good. They’re always shown protecting humanity, whether it be from supervillains or some other threat. But what if they were bad? They could subjugate humanity. That is the premise behind Steelheart, which starts ten years after a star called Calamity appeared in the heavens and Epics (those with powers of – Read the rest of this review