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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

Brandon has concluded Robert Jordan's epic series. The last book, A Memory of Light, is OUT NOW!

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Brandon does a podcast on writing with authors Dan Wells, Howard Tayler, and Mary Robinette Kowal.

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Reading Excuses

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