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Elantris and Emperor's Soul

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Warbreaker is a standalone epic fantasy novel, which you can get for free on his official website

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The Rithmatist

The Rithmatist, formerly Scribbler, is a YA series about chalk magic and awesome.

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Brandon's middle grade novels. Alcatraz will make fun of you if don't read them. Actually, he'll make fun of you anyways.

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The Wheel of Time

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