Brandon Sanderson is one of the best known and most loved modern fantasy writers. I finally got around to starting his Stormlight Archive series of epic fantasy books. Does it hold up?
I recently finished reading the first Mistborn trilogy. I don’t necessarily like doing individual reviews of sequels, so I wrapped up my thoughts on the whole series. Did it hold up to the hype?
As is expected – after all this is a site dedicated to writing and reading – I have several books that I plan on reading this year. Here are just a few of the most anticipated ones.
Brandon Sanderson is a highly respected and loved author in the world of modern fantasy. Mistborn is an early book of his. What did I think of it? Does Sanderson live up to the hype?
In a lot of modern fantasy books, authors seem to be relying on a particular trope that I can’t help but feel like is a cheap emotional trick. Everyone loves this trope, but I hate it. And here is why.
This is the portion of the tier list that people might be more interested in, since it contains the characters that I liked the least in Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time masterpiece. Let me know what you think about my ranking.
Rage of Dragons is a book that I am not supposed to like. A darker, brutal look at a character’s quest for revenge, it had aspects that I really loved and some that I really didn’t.
Jade City by Fonda Lee is a modern fantasy story set in an urban environment that combines martial arts and the mafia in a refreshing way.