Friday, January 19, 2018

1. The Hero of Ages

By Brandon Sanderson (724 pp)

Not even three weeks into 2018 and I already finished a 724 page book. How is that possible? Well, for one, I gave up non-essential Internet for the month of January. And then I got the crud and spent most of last weekend in bed with my cough drops and my tissues. This is the conclusion of the trilogy and the reason I picked it up was so many fans of this series said it was one of the most satisfying series ends they'd ever read.

That was not my experience. It took me several days to get through the last 100 pages. I didn't even want to carry it on the bus. This thing just went on too long for me and I lost interest in all the parts that originally drew me in. I get why fans liked it and would still recommend to fantasy fans.