It helped me decide to not purchase the book at this time.
I'm dissappointed that Sanderson starts other lengthy series before finishing the ones he's already working on. Whatever happened to "The Way of Kings"??
never seen it in print
steelheart. cuz he is so badass
when steelheart is looking at his own blood on his hand in shock.
cant wait to listen to this story
If there's a plus side to listening to this then at least I didn't lose a credit in the end. Twenty minutes into it and I'm shaking my head as to why Sanderson wrote the first book in the Stormlight series OVER 3 YEARS AGO and then starts something else. If Steelheart would've sounded more original and less tweenish I may have given the full book a chance but c'mon this is pretty disappointing.
If you want to read a much better series with a similar spin on the magical powers then go with the Grimnoir Chronicles by Larry Correia.
I have a real crazy in love relationship with books!!!
I cannot say I LOVED anything about this book but I did enjoy listening to it. I think it got off to a bit of a slow start but boy did it jump out there and left me hanging on for more. This was my first time hearing this author and the narrator sounds vaguely familiar. Getting this sample makes me want to read the entire book so I will be placing my order. However, at this moment I am unable to say this was amazing but I think it has potential to be pretty good.
Say something about yourself!
I cannot wait until Sept. 2-whatever. No, seriously. What a ruthless tease you are, Audible. You give me a mere hour and a half of MACLEOD ANDREWS reading SANDERSON and expect me to wait a MONTH?!? are you CRAZY?!? Not cool.
But I will say, oh good gods above, within the first 2 minutes I was hooked. Which considering the source, isn't all that surprising. Although, I will admit that some of B. Sands other books might take a bit longer to suck you in (10-20 minutes, max. and its only because they're just so mind blowingly awesome that you're having to pick pieces of your mind off the floor) so a 2 minute hook, line and sinker makes me feel all warm and glowey inside.
Needless to say, this is going to be awesome. I'm so happy that Macleod is narrating (yeah, we're on a first name basis, don't be jealz.) I fell in love with him through Sandman Slim and can't wait to hear him bring these characters to life.
Now if only we could convince Audible to 'accidently' release the full version early.... hmm.
I read/listen purely for enjoyment and any reviews are based on that. Mostly fantasy, mystery, suspense.
Sanderson is fairly new to my library as ive read everything he has put out (except the wheel of time) in the past 8 months and have loved every one of them. That being said, ill probably buy this novel off that strength alone even though the begining has left me unsure. I'm thinking the reason we dont see authors doing this preview of the beginning thing is just that, it just the beginnning, and without the rest immediately following i could see people losing interest. If Mistborn had been released in this fashion im not sure i ever would have fell in love with Sanderson to begin with. Having purchased Mistborn, I finished it, and it became one of my favorite series of all time. I'm hoping that like so many books out there Steelheart turns into a great story and by the end leaves me feeling satisfied and ready for more.
Was excited by the lengthy free preview and wanted it to be more. It did not hold my interest and deleted it after 45 minutes. Kid' s POV, monsters, reason to hate them, blah, blah, blah.