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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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    Cheri' 04-03-16 Member Since 2014
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    "steelheart"

    I really liked the characters in this book, superheroes gone bad, what a twist! great plot, lots of twists and turns.

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    mix579 Sudbury, MA 04-02-16
    mix579 Sudbury, MA 04-02-16

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    "Entertaining but shallow"

    I must admit, it was fun listening to the book on a long cross-country ride. The narrator did a fabulous job. At the end of the day though, the story is more "young adult" than serious sci-fi. It almost feels as if it was written as a script for one of today's ubiquitous action sci-fi movies, with little depth, total abandon of logic, and random escapes out of impossible situations.

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    Jason 04-02-16
    Jason 04-02-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Loved the ending!"

    Not Sandersons best but it was still enjoyable with lots of twists and the ending was classic Sanderson with an extremely well done climax.

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    Eric 04-01-16
    Eric 04-01-16
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    "Gripping, start to finish."

    Most books take me about a few chapters to really get interested. but this one had me hooked from the start. Brandon Sanderson takes the cliche topic of "Superhumans" and makes a fantastic world of EPICS.

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    Jerome Canete 03-30-16 Member Since 2015
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    "awesome!"

    This story is very very good. I find it very engaging and I can't wait to listen to the next one.

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    Eric G. 03-30-16
    Eric G. 03-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Fun, fast read"

    Really enjoyed this. Good story and pacing. Narrator kept you engaged. I hoped not to get hooked on a series but I'm afraid I am. Gonna have to do the next book now.

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    CYD US 03-30-16
    CYD US 03-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "griping story and great narration"

    couldn't wait to continue to listen again. story picks up intensity half wsy in and it is impossible to stop reading. voice of narrator is perfect for the protagonist.

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    JJ 03-29-16
    JJ 03-29-16 Member Since 2014

    Long car rides have rekindled my love for 'reading' I like a good history book, thriller and - most importantly - zombie fiction.

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    "Great Power Brings Great Pomposity"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This book is a new take on superpowers, and more likely what would happen if people got them. People would likely use them to benefit themselves rather than being benevolent benefactors to society. I found the characters engaging and the right amount of plot twists.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It's a bit like a mystery that you're solving as you read through the book. All the clues are there, but will you catch them?


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The final fight seen was great. It's the scene with the big 'tell' on all the little secrets and mysteries that have been percolating.


    Any additional comments?

    Enjoyable book and I'll likely read the next.

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    Megan 03-29-16
    Megan 03-29-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Thrilling book!"

    First of all, I love Brandon Sanderson's books. He is a fantastic writer who really transports his readers into the world he creates. Steelheart, the beginning of the Reckoners series, is another great addition to my Brandon Sanderson library. This book has great characters and I love the way the narrator brought them to life. This book had me on the edge of my seat all the way until the end and I already bought book 2 of the Reckoners series. Absolutely thrilling!

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    Amazon Customer 03-29-16 Member Since 2016
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    "good not great"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I had the ebook along with the audio and I found myself reading more than listening . it was hard for me to keep track of the different charachters and the dialogue


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    the super powers and the fast passed plot, least interesting I would say the charachter development


    Which character – as performed by MacLeod Andrews – was your favorite?

    None stood out, I must say the book itself regardless of the audio preformance was ok not great and the audio was ok too


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Paranormal action fun


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