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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

The Legendarium Podcast - The Year of Sanderson Reading Challenge

The Legendarium Podcast - The Year of Sanderson Reading Challenge

2016 will be the year of Brandon Sanderson on The Legendarium Podcast. (We'll read and watch other stuff, but this will be the main theme.) The man is currently dominating the world of fantasy, with good reason. If you haven't read him yet, or have just started, let's use this as a chance to see what all the fuss is about.

We have previously discussed the Mistborn trilogy and dipped our toes into Elantris, but that's barely scratching the surface of what the incredibly prolific Brandon has to offer.

We've chosen 13 Sanderson books for this challenge, including those we've already read and those we will read and podcast about this year.

Here are the scheduled air dates for each book we will read as a podcast team:

-The Alloy of Law (air date 2/15/2016) (episode HERE)
-Shadows of Self (air date 3/7/2016) (episode HERE)
-Bands of Mourning (air date 3/28/2016) (episode HERE)

(Bonus episode for Mistborn: Secret History HERE)

-Steelheart (air date 4/18/2016) (episode HERE)

(Bonus episode for Mitosis HERE)

-Firefight (air date 5/9/2016) (episode HERE)
-Calamity (air date 5/30/2016) (episode HERE)
-Elantris (air date 6/27/2016) (episode HERE)
-Warbreaker (air date 7/25/2016) (episode HERE)
-The Way of Kings (air date 8/22/2016) (episodes HERE, HERE, and HERE)
-Words of Radiance (air date 9/19/2016)

-More TBD (likely smaller works like Infinity Blade and Legion)

But feel free to read outside of this list! His entire bibliography can be found HERE. Whatever you decide to read, consider doing a review -- especially if you loved or hated it -- and we may read it on the podcast!

We want this to be a very collaborative effort, so head to the forum and let us know you're participating. We'll chat with you there, and we'll quote your comments on the podcast!

Good luck!

Challenge Details
Genre: Fantasy
Challenge Span: January 2016 – December 2016

Reading Levels
Select your reading level below. You can adjust your level up or down at any time during the challenge.

 Reckoner = 3 books + 1 reviews
 Elantrian = 7 books + 2 reviews
 Mistborn = 10 books + 3 reviews
 Knight Radiant = 13 books + 4 reviews

This challenge has expired. Please have a look at some of our other challenges for something that may interest you.

Administrator

Administrator

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
The Well of Ascension
AliasHandler

AliasHandler

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
The Emperor's Soul
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
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The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
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The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
The Well of Ascension
baslerbone

baslerbone

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
The Emperor's Soul
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
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The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
The Emperor's Soul
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
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bruckman417

bruckman417

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
Chiplefien

Chiplefien

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Mitosis
Perfect State
Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
Shadows of Self
Warbreaker
The Well of Ascension
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ChristianSedai

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
Shadows of Self
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
Words of Radiance
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ckannan90

ckannan90

Alcatraz Versus The Evil Librarians
Alcatraz Versus the Scrivener's Bones
The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
The Emperor's Soul
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
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Dalhart54

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daltz01

Alcatraz Versus The Evil Librarians
Calamity
The Emperor's Soul
Firefight
The Gathering Storm
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damhalf

damhalf

The Alloy of Law
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
The Well of Ascension
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Defiant

Defiant

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Mitosis
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
The Well of Ascension
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digitaltempest

Steelheart
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drajon

Elantris
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The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
fdsgs71

fdsgs71

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
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GiantPanda

Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
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Glubbdrubb

The Alloy of Law
Calamity
Elantris
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
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hanks1415

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hysticali

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
jarxg

jarxg

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jasonspeirs

jasonspeirs

Alcatraz Versus The Evil Librarians
Alcatraz Versus the Knights of Crystallia
Alcatraz Versus the Scrivener's Bones
The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
JasperW

JasperW

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
The Emperor's Soul
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Perfect State
Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
Shadows of Self
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
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jlittle964

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karabasch

karabasch

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
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khasnod

khasnod

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miss_dizzy

miss_dizzy

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
Shadows of Self
The Way of Kings
Words of Radiance
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mollymortensen

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Myriel

Myriel

Steelheart
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paula_s

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ph_online

ph_online

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
2
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piibald

piibald

The Alloy of Law
The Emperor's Soul
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
poppunknsushi

poppunknsushi

Calamity
Elantris
The Emperor's Soul
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Legion:  Skin Deep
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Mitosis
The Rithmatist
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Well of Ascension
1
PRationality

PRationality

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
Firefight
The Rithmatist
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
Words of Radiance
2
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PyroVx

PyroVx

The Way of Kings
Words of Radiance
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Raschnish

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rhugan

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RoWanKenobi

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rphinney12

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Mitosis
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
sahawkfire

sahawkfire

Shadows of Self
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Spatel16

Spatel16

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mitosis
Perfect State
The Rithmatist
Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
SpiritOfScotia

SpiritOfScotia

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
The Emperor's Soul
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
Shadows of Self
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
1
Stevo1287

Stevo1287

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
The Emperor's Soul
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
The Well of Ascension
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TheChadlyOne

TheChadlyOne

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TheLegendarium

TheLegendarium

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
thereddeath

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vetterlinj

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
vlholyoak

vlholyoak

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
Weesam

Weesam

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
WithShoes

WithShoes

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
The Emperor's Soul
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
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Z3D

Z3D

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
The Emperor's Soul
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
Shadows of Self
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
1
ZenDragon

ZenDragon

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Calamity
Elantris
The Emperor's Soul
Firefight
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
The Well of Ascension
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Zrew

Zrew

The Alloy of Law
The Bands of Mourning
Elantris
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance
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Zrew3

Zrew3

The Alloy of Law
Elantris
The Emperor's Soul
Firefight
The Hero of Ages
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
Shadows of Self
Steelheart
Warbreaker
The Way of Kings
The Well of Ascension
Words of Radiance