{book} the rithmatist

The Rithmatist (bk 1) by Brandon Sanderson Illustrations by Ben McSweeney Tor, 2013 hardcover, 370 pages. SFF, ages 12 & up. More than anything, Joel wants to be a Rithmatist. Chosen by the Master in a mysterious inception ceremony, Rithmatists have the power to infuse life into two-dimensional figures known as Chalklings. Rithmatists are humanity’sContinue reading “{book} the rithmatist”

{in reply} Mistborn: Hero of the Ages

this post is sure to contain spoilers concerning Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn trilogy. Logan (Rememorandom) was curious what Sean and Natalya thought of book 3 of the Mistborn trilogy The Hero of Ages. I interrogated them over dinner after both of them finished the tome. Of note: I am working from memory here, and I haveContinue reading “{in reply} Mistborn: Hero of the Ages”

{group read} …

As part of Stainless Steel Droppings’ Once Upon a Time Challenge are two Group Reads. The first is Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn: The Final Empire (bk 1). Check out his announcement for today’s start day and the schedule. We (really, Sean) plan to participate–once we get a hold of a copy. Gee–this Brandon Sanderson guy isContinue reading “{group read} …”