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Brandon Sanderson Books in Order (54 Book Series)

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Brandon Sanderson is a series of 54 books written by 2 authors. Here, you can see them all in order! (plus the year each book was published)

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    Total: 54 books
    1. 7


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    2. 11


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    3. 24

      The Rithmatist

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    4. 29

      Perfect State

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    5. 39


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    • What is the order of Brandon Sanderson books, and does it matter if I read them in any particular order?

      The order of Brandon Sanderson books varies depending on the series. For example, the Mistborn series has three different eras, so it's important to read those books in the correct order. However, other Sanderson series, like Elantris, can be read in any order. To get the most out of the Cosmere universe, it's recommended to follow a Cosmere reading order.

    • I've heard a lot about the Cosmere in relation to Sanderson books. What exactly is the Cosmere, and how does it tie into the different series?

      The Cosmere is a shared universe in which most of author Brandon Sanderson's fantasy novels take place. While each series can be read individually, there are overarching connections, themes, and story elements that tie the various series together. Reading the books in the suggested Cosmere reading order can enrich your overall experience and understanding of the interconnected stories.

    • What is the best way to find Brandon Sanderson's books in order?

      To find the correct order for Brandon Sanderson books and series, you can visit the author's official website, where you'll find a comprehensive list of all his novels, novellas, and short stories. Alternatively, you can search online for specific reading order guides that cover the Cosmere universe and other standalone novels.

    • Are there any free ways to read Brandon Sanderson books, or do I need to buy them all?

      While some stories, such as "The Emperor's Soul" and "Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell," may be available free online from time to time, you'll generally need to buy the books to read them. Sanderson's books are available in various formats, such as hardcover, paperback, Kindle, and ebook, so you can choose the format that best fits your preference and budget.

    • I've read all the Sanderson books and want more in a similar style. Can you recommend any other authors or series to try?

      If you've enjoyed Brandon Sanderson books and are looking for similar fantasy novels, you might enjoy Janci Patterson's works. Like Sanderson, Patterson is a talented author known for her world-building, character development, and strong storytelling. You may find her books to be a refreshing addition to your fantasy reading list.

    • Who is the publisher of Brandon Sanderson's books, and how can I follow their releases?

      The primary publisher for Brandon Sanderson's books is Tor, a well-known publisher of science fiction and fantasy novels. To stay up-to-date on the latest releases, you can follow Tor's website or subscribe to their newsletter. Additionally, you can follow Sanderson's official website and social media channels for news on upcoming releases and events.

    • Are there any novellas or short stories that are essential to understanding the Cosmere universe?

      While not all novellas and short stories are essential to understanding the Cosmere universe, some do provide additional background information and character development that can enhance your reading experience. For example, "Mistborn: Secret History" offers insights into the Lord Ruler and the events that transpired during the Mistborn series. Including these shorter works in your reading order can provide a more comprehensive understanding of Sanderson's interconnected universe.

    • How can I ask Sanderson a question about his books or the Cosmere universe?

      To ask Brandon Sanderson a question, you can try reaching out to him through social media platforms like Twitter or Reddit, where he has been known to reply to fans' inquiries. Additionally, you can visit online communities, like the Cosmere subreddit, where fans and experts on the author's works can provide answers and insights into your questions.