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Old 01-10-2020, 01:56 PM
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Apparently there are cosmere podcasts...
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I've only read two of his so far, both from the Mistborn series. Are all of his books YA? Or are some a little more "mature"? It is probably my only frustration so far -- I don't need tons of sex, blood, gore, etc. but a protagonist who's not a mopey teenager would help a little. Not a criticism, because I still enjoy the books, just curious if some are more "adult" than others.
His YA books are the librarian series and the skyward series. (AFAIK)

His books will always be a little tame in the "adult" department (I think)because of his Mormon faith.
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I think the reckoners were also YA. Not sure if the Rithmatist was as well.
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I noticed some also, but dismissed them because it was technically YA.
Yeah, I had some similar complaints. Spensa and Ironsides both. To be fair, I can't even imagine what it'd be like to grow up in Spensa's shoes, and I'd imagine that would affect your personality significantly.
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His YA books are the librarian series and the skyward series. (AFAIK)

His books will always be a little tame in the "adult" department (I think)because of his Mormon faith.
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I think the reckoners were also YA. Not sure if the Rithmatist was as well.
Yeah, that hits them all.

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At my current pace, my re-read is going to be just about perfectly timed with the Stormlight 4 release.

Mistborn Era 1
Elantris
Warbreaker

The Way of Kings (In progress)
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Mistborn Era 2
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His YA books are the librarian series and the skyward series. (AFAIK)

His books will always be a little tame in the "adult" department (I think)because of his Mormon faith.
Thanks. I saw he taught at BYU and wondered, but didn't know for sure.
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Sanderson is a very devout Mormon and a self-proclaimed prude.

I will say this, though, he's very good at recognizing that about himself and recognizing when a story requires some... uh, adultiness? His annotations of that Siri chapter from Warbreaker are particularly interesting I think. (Don't read this if you haven't read Warbreaker yet, but here's the annotations for Chapter 18)
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I'm reading a non-Sanderson series currently and have multiple times wondering how certain things connected to the cosmere or if I someone might be Hoid...
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Also, I finished White Sands graphic novel 3. It wasn't good. I want to say it was almost bad. unfortunate.
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