No. Thanks though. Was bored and didn't find anything new or interesting for that matter.
No, I know there are better fantasy novels out there
No because had I known the story I'd never cared to listen in the first place.
Not a fan. At all. Ridiculous story, silly characters, and few memorable lines. Not impressed.
Wow. I am so happy I delved into Sanderson's writing more. I really loved the setup of this book, the characters in this book, and pretty much all of this book. I had thought that this book would be a rehash of all fantasy clichés, but was exceptionally surprised!! I listened to this novel pretty much nonstop, and was so enthrall end that I found my heart ache a bit when it ended. If you're up for a long but fun listen, please try this book! The magic system is so interesting! I find myself wishing to try it firsthand!! I'm sorry Mr Sanderson, for not giving you a chance in the beginning. I've since learned the errors of my ways.
I did not read the print version, but may feel differently if I had.
The ending was guessable. I could already see the direction the book was heading.
I really like his narration, I feel he does a great job keeping the tonal inflections consistent between characters.
Not necessarily. As it wore on, I did listen in longer intervals, but in one sitting it'd be too much.
It is a fun idea, with good characters. However the characters lack depth and their motives before and after their actions seems a second thought. The world building was not done very well. The different species and the idea of "thorn" is cool, but was not developed. I was left wondering why characters did what they did, and weary of the nonstop battle scenes that didn't allow for much character development.
Probably would have liked to have spent my time on another book, honestly.
Not especially. I got bored with the story and honestly fell asleep often. At least the narrator has a soothing voice!
Both were slow, so I suppose so.
No. The relationships between characters seemed flippantly described and the characters had no depth to them overall.
Not my cup of tea. Main issue was with the character development. Severely lacking
Yes!! Because it is a well wrought story and relatable characters. I felt despair along with the main character as loved characters died, etc.
Hmm, since they all were so good in the story, I refuse to answer this one :)
He brought life to the characters and narrated with emotion that kept me enthralled.
Well I seemed to have fallen asleep during most of it, and was still able to understand the shallow story...
Wasn't able to finish it. It was super anticlimactic
The narrator did decent renditions of a few characters, but some were laughable. No, I sincerely laughed aloud.
I'd be worried, the magic system is interesting but movies have been known to do more harm than good
Could have been fantastic, gonna see about the second book--the first was slow and the background story was given shallowly. I didn't connect with the main character at all--the characters were very cookie cutter for me, though I sure did try to like them. I found a supporting character (a steward) to be the only character who I liked. The dialogue seemed forced, and redundant in many ways. I got so tired of "Vin," she had potential to be relatable. I ended up rolling my eyes a lot at her actions/interactions/ and decisions. Oh well, not a winner for me. I'll try book 2 but am skeptical.
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