Over the past decade, Brandon Sanderson has crafted amazing fantastical worlds in his Mistborn and Reckoner novels, and even contributed to another in the form of finishing Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time saga after Jordan’s death. But one book of Sanderson’s, White Sand, has never been released... until now.
It’s a whole new year, and already the science fiction and fantasy publishers are hitting the ground running. There are tons of great new books in January, including China Miéville, Amber Benson, and Tim Powers! These are all the science fiction and fantasy books that should be on your radar this month.
You’d better clear your schedule—because October is just packed with amazing science fiction and fantasy books. Including George R.R. Martin’s tales of Westeros long before Game of Thrones. Plus Ann Leckie, Gene Wolfe, Doctor Who and Brandon Sanderson. And the most delightfully weird fantasy spinoff ever!
The David Gemmell Awards were established and first awarded in 2009 to honor the late David Gemmell by recognizing exemplary fantasy novels. Now in its seventh year, the three awards have honored some of the best recent fantasy novels.
As superhero movies continue to dominate at the box office, everyone is looking for the next big angle. And Shawn Levy, director of Real Steel and Night at the Museum, may have found it—with Brandon Sanderson’s book trilogy about evil superheroes, The Reckoners.
Brandon Sanderson helped inject life and emotion into the superhero prose fiction genre with his novel Steelheart. Now the trilogy is coming to an end next February with the third book, Calamity, and we’ve got an exclusive excerpt. Check it out!
As the proud father of three boys ages seven and under, our household is a goldmine of improvised superhero costumes. Along with the quintessential blanket as a cape, I regularly encounter oven mitts as Hulk fists, boxes (sometimes with eyeholes, sometimes not) as helmets, and cardboard tubes over the hands to…
Stephen Leeds, the man with a thousand (superpowered) personalities, is back in this sequel to Brandon Sanderson's novel Legion. Now he's up against new bad guys — and has a creepy new mystery to solve. You can listen to an excerpt now!
No kidding. This month is just crushingly incredible, when it comes to new science fiction and fantasy books. Including a new William Gibson, Ann Leckie's Ancillary sequel, Gillian Anderson's science fiction novel, Ann Rice's new Lestat book, new Chuck Palahniuk, and so much more. Here are 27 must-read titles.
Brandon Sanderson's new book Words of Radiance debuted at #1 on the New York Times Besteller List. What does he think is the secret of his popularity, and the reason for epic fantasy's resurgence? We asked him, and he explained why epic fantasy is ready to take it to the next level.
Maybe you read Brandon Sanderson's first entry in The Stormlight Archives, The Way of Kings. Maybe you're just familiar with his work from finishing up Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series. Whether you've been hyped for Words of Radiance or not, you are not prepared for how fantastic it is.
Your reading list isn't long enough! You can always use another stack of science fiction and fantasy books — and luckily, March is full of exciting reads. Including new Terry Pratchett and Brandon Sanderson, but also loads of magic, time travel, apocalypses and fun. Here are the March books you can't afford to miss.
The second book in Brandon Sanderson's Stormlight Chronicles, Words of Radiance, hits physical and virtual bookshelves today. So enjoy this conversation between the author and legendary publisher/ Tor Books founder Tom Doherty, about how to break into the biz, the future of Sanderson's fantasy worlds, and more!
We're excited to bring you the exclusive first look at the book trailer for Brandon Sanderson's new superhero novel, Steelheart. Except that Sanderson's superpowered bruisers aren't all that heroic — power has corrupted them, and it's up to ordinary humans to take them down.
The Hugo Awards just happened at San Antonio's LoneStarCon 3, and it was a night of dramatic reveals. The winners: Game of Thrones! John Scalzi! Tor's Patrick Nielsen Hayden! Ken Liu! Pat Cadigan! Stanley Schmidt, twice! Brandon Sanderson, twice. And Saga! Full details below.
Let's start with a spoiler-free review, shall we? A Memory of Light is an incredibly fitting end to Robert Jordan's sprawling, immersive and often aggravating Wheel of Time saga. It's both epic and weirdly perfunctory, as Brandon Sanderson — who of course took over for Robert Jordan when he died in 2007 — manages to…
This year's science fiction books are going to rock. John Scalzi returns to the Old Man's War universe, there's a brand new Neil Gaiman novel, and Stephen King's long-awaited sequel to The Shining. Plus brand new books from Austin Grossman, Nalo Hopkinson, Christopher Priest, Diana Gabaldon, Robert J. Sawyer, Joe…
George R.R. Martin's A Dance With Dragons was everything we'd hoped it would be — but now we can't wait to read the next book, The Winds of Winter. How can we keep from going mad with impatience to find out what happens to Tyrion and Daenerys?
With the runaway success of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Fire and Ice, even epic fantasy has toned down the sword-and-sorcery, and ramped up the gritty realism. At NYCC's "Winter is Here" panel, Brandan Sanderson, Peter V. Brett, and other authors offered their theories.