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Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson was born in Nebraska in 1975. Since then he has written the Mistborn series, amongst others, become a New York Times bestselling author and been hailed as the natural successor to Robert Jordan. He lives in Utah.

Read an extract of Shadows of Self

To celebrate Brandon Sanderson’s UK Tour, we are delighted to share an extended extract of Shadows of Self, as well a special message and reading from Brandon. Shadows of Self is out now in Hardback and Audio.


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Cover Reveal: Calamity

We’re thrilled to be able to reveal the cover for the third of Brandon Sanderson’s Reckoners novels; Calamity. This follows on from Steelheart and Firefight. It’s a series that, with its swift-moving action, engaging narrative voice and fantastic twist on the superhero trope, has won Brandon many new fans including a crossover YA audience.

Once again Sam Green has hit the nail on the head with a dark and moody cover  – something that really … More

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The Final #MistbornMondays!

Hello fellow Mistborn readers!

Today marks the end of The Great Mistborn Readalong. For ten weeks, we’ve been reading the first three books in the Mistborn trilogy – The Final Empire, The Well of Ascension and The Hero of Ages. For those who have finished reading the series for the first time, or for those who have completed their re-read, we hope you’ve enjoyed taking part!

For me, this readalong gave me the much-needed push to read the Mistborn series – a … More

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Cover Reveal: The Bands of Mourning

We’re delighted to be publishing The Bands Of Mourning, the sensational sixth Mistborn novel from Brandon Sanderson in January. And a new Brandon Sanderson novel means new artwork from the excellent Sam Green. Following on from the wonderfully atmospheric and striking “secret steam engine” cover for The Alloy of Law, and the ornate magical mirror of Shadows of Self comes this beauty featuring a rather dapper Wax looking up at us from the foot of a statue.

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Mistborn Mondays: The Hero of Ages

Welcome back to another instalment of #MistbornMondays!

We’re coming to the last week of this 10 week readathon (phew!) and only have a few days left to finish the final book in the first part of the Mistborn series, The Hero of Ages.

After reading (or rather devouring) the first two books at a rapid pace, I’m fully immersed in Brandon Sanderson’s wonderfully rich and detailed world and the characters are so familiar to me.

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