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Brandon Sanderson

Biography

Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. He lives in Utah with his wife and children and teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University. He is the author of such bestsellers as the Mistborn® trilogy and its sequels, THE ALLOY OF LAW, SHADOWS OF SELF and THE BANDS OF MOURNING; the Stormlight Archive novels THE WAY OF KINGS and WORDS OF RADIANCE; and other novels, including THE RITHMATIST and STEELHEART. In 2013, he won a Hugo Award for Best Novella for THE EMPEROR'S SOUL, set in the world of his acclaimed first novel, ELANTRIS. Additionally, he was chosen to complete Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time® sequence.

Brandon Sanderson

Books by Brandon Sanderson

by Brandon Sanderson - Adventure, Children's, Children's 9-13, Fantasy

Alcatraz Smedry has successfully defeated the army of Evil Librarians and saved the kingdom of Mokia. Too bad he managed to break the Smedry Talents in the process. Even worse, his father is trying to enact a scheme that could ruin the world, and his best friend, Bastille, is in a coma. To revive her, Alcatraz must infiltrate the Highbrary --- known as the Library of Congress to Hushlanders --- the seat of Evil Librarian power.   

by Brandon Sanderson - Adventure, Children's 9-13, Fantasy

Alcatraz Smedry is up against a whole army of Evil Librarians with only his friend Bastille, a few pairs of glasses and an unlimited supply of exploding teddy bears to help him. This time, even Alcatraz's extraordinary talent for breaking things may not be enough to defeat the army of Evil Librarians and their giant librarian robots.

by Brandon Sanderson - Children's 9-13, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Alcatraz Smedry is back with a bang - infiltrating the Library of Alexandria, looking for his not-dead-after-all father and discovering a strange golden sarcophagus that might hold the key to his amazing talent for breaking things. Oh, and his best friend Bastille's come along too - for evil-Librarian-bashing purposes, of course.

by Brandon Sanderson - Fantasy, Young Adult 12+

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’s only defense against the Wild Chalklings—merciless creatures that leave mangled corpses in their wake. Having nearly overrun the territory of Nebrask, the Wild Chalklings now threaten all of the American Isles. As the son of a lowly chalkmaker at Armedius Academy, Joel can only watch as Rithmatist students study the magical art that he would do anything to practice. Then students start disappearing—kidnapped from their rooms at night, leaving trails of blood. Assigned to help the professor who is investigating the crimes, Joel and his friend Melody find themselves on the trail of an unexpected discovery—one that will change Rithmatics—and their world—forever.

by Brandon Sanderson - Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

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’s only defense against the Wild Chalklings—merciless creatures that leave mangled corpses in their wake. Having nearly overrun the territory of Nebrask, the Wild Chalklings now threaten all of the American Isles. As the son of a lowly chalkmaker at Armedius Academy, Joel can only watch as Rithmatist students study the magical art that he would do anything to practice. Then students start disappearing—kidnapped from their rooms at night, leaving trails of blood. Assigned to help the professor who is investigating the crimes, Joel and his friend Melody find themselves on the trail of an unexpected discovery—one that will change Rithmatics—and their world—forever.