You'd have to have, like, a lentil for a soul to hate wiener dogs. ~Zuzana from The Daughter of Smoke & Bones by Laini Taylor

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

WoW STEELHEART by BRANDON SANDERSON @RandomBuzzers @BrandSanderson

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at  Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Book Description

September 24, 2013 Steelheart

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mistborn Trilogy, Brandon Sanderson, comes the first book in a new, action-packed thrill ride of a series—Steelheart.

Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics.

But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his wills.

Nobody fights the Epics . . . nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them.

And David wants in. He wants Steelheart—the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David's father. For years, like the Reckoners, David's been studying, and planning—and he has something they need. Not an object, but an experience.

He's seen Steelheart bleed. And he wants revenge.

Product Details

  • Age Range: 12 and up 
  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press (September 24, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385743564
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385743563

About the Author

BRANDON SANDERSON is the author of the international bestselling Mistborn trilogy. Recently, he was chosen to complete Robert Jordan's the Wheel of Time series based the late author's notes. His books have been published in over 25 languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. He lives and writes in Utah. You can visit him at brandonsanderson.com.

I am such a sucker for these end-of-the-world type books where mortals end up with powers.  


  1. Wow I've never heard of this one before. Steelheart sounds right up my alley though. I'll be putting this one on my TBR.

    My WoW

  2. I'm excited for this one, too. It sounds amazing. I love books about superpowers. Great pick!
    Natflix&Books' WoW

  3. I haven't heard of this book before now but it sounds great!

    Sharon – Obsession with Books


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