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Steelheart Audiobook

Steelheart: The Reckoners, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

From the number-one New York Times best-selling author of the Mistborn Trilogy, Brandon Sanderson, comes the first book in a new, action-packed thrill ride of a series - Steelheart. Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics.

But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his wills.

Nobody fights the Epics...nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them.

And David wants in. He wants Steelheart - the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David's father. For years, like the Reckoners, David's been studying, and planning - and he has something they need. Not an object, but an experience.

He's seen Steelheart bleed.

And he wants revenge.

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    Adam Laskowski 06-04-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Sanderson continues to keep me hooked."

    I loved reading the Mistborn trilogy years ago, and grabbed this book on an Audible deal a few weeks back. After the first several chapters, I was hooked, and am going to be grabbing the rest of the Reckoner series once I place this period.

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    Kristen HUDSON, WI, United States 06-04-16
    Kristen HUDSON, WI, United States 06-04-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Couldn't Get Into The Story"

    Based on the concept and description of the book, I was intrigued. It sounded like nothing I had ever read before. I do admit the story has potential and I like the concept behind the story. I just really couldn't get into the book or the story line. I made it half way through the book and found myself so annoyed and bored, that I couldn't bring myself to finish it. The narrator was great, but there was just something about this book that didn't pull me in and keep me interested.

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    John Almeida 06-04-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Action packed book"

    I had a great time reading this book. Loved the world of epics the author created. Really great job by the narrator as well. If you liked The Matrix you'll love this book.

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    jared 06-04-16
    jared 06-04-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Fantastic tale AND family friendly!"

    Thank you for a riveting story! The only things lacking in this tale are foul language and inappropriate moments - and that's NOT a criticism. This proves a well written book does not need the above mentioned content to hold the attention of the reader. I want more books like this that I can enjoy with my son without embarrassing moments and awkward skipping ahead. Thanks again! Encore!

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    Samuel Hardy 06-03-16 Member Since 2015

    Woot Woot!

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    "Awesome Twist on Superheroes!!!"
    If you could sum up Steelheart in three words, what would they be?

    Fun! Intriguing! Anti-hero!


    What did you like best about this story?

    The vast array of Epic powers


    What about MacLeod Andrews’s performance did you like?

    The passion in his voice.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    A wonderful and exciting book. Well worth the listen! A great new twist on the vision of super powers.

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    Mary Ann Popham 06-02-16 Member Since 2016
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    "EPIC!"

    Thrilling to the very last page. Fast paced with unforgetable characters. Plot was very inventive with surprizing and unforeseen ending. Thanks for the rollercoaster ride!

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    Steve 06-01-16
    Steve 06-01-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Childish"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    The book was written with very juvenile copy. This book might be suitable for a 10-14 year old, but not for an adult (words like "Sparks" and "Calamity" substituting swear words as examples).


    Would you ever listen to anything by Brandon Sanderson again?

    Sure, but not this series


    What didn’t you like about MacLeod Andrews’s performance?

    Not much


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Not really...childish in nature and somewhat predictable.


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    Parasailsam Terra Aqua 06-01-16
    Parasailsam Terra Aqua 06-01-16 Member Since 2015

    Parasailsam

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    "Fun listen"

    Neat ideas. Simple dialogue. Kept me in it through the whole thing.
    Recommended as a guilty pleasure.

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    Scott Austin, TX, USA 05-30-16
    Scott Austin, TX, USA 05-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Excellent story - great author"

    This is a must read from Sanderson. Very cool story, and it's a nice change of pace for him. The only reason I didn't give it a full 5 stars is because I reserve that for something truly special (like Mistborn). I can't wait to read the sequel

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    Amazon Customer 05-30-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Calamity!!!"

    Pretty predictable story but I still really enjoyed it. The metaphors are on point. :)

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