4 Responses to “TBR Day: The Final Empire, Mistborn Book 1”

  1. Nicole November 19, 2008 at 1:11 PM #

    Aww…thanks for reading it. I do have to confess that I have the second book but haven’t started it yet. So the glow has dimmed slightly. But I still liked the feeling I had after reading it.

    And yes, the title and series name thing on the cover drives me nuts.

  2. Karin November 19, 2008 at 9:34 PM #

    I enjoyed your review and definitely have to agree about the cover. It would have been nice to see the actual book title in slightly larger print.

  3. Jody W. November 20, 2008 at 11:23 AM #

    I liked it pretty well, especially the magic system and the plot twists. I found those to be fascinating. But I know what you mean about being able to put it down. Although some characters were well-drawn, it appealed more to my thinky self than my feely self.

  4. Kelly Maher November 20, 2008 at 3:51 PM #

    Now I have no clue which book of his I got at the American Library Association conference in June. I thought Mistborn *was* the title. Anyway, I did hear him speak at ALA and I thought he was great. As someone who spends a lot of time thinking about genre in her day job, he provided me with some very useful insights into the genre and was very nice when I briefly met him during the booksigning after the talk. The line was moving a bit slow since Cory Doctorow, Vernor Vinge and Eric Flint had also spoken at that session and were signing.

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