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Review: The Way of Kings

The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book might be... the best book I ever read. The writing was beautiful. The characters were deep and felt real. The world was vast. The LORE was vast. I adored everything about this book. The battle of the betrayed tower... was better than the battle of the blackwater (and I CRIED during that battle).

I can't vouch for the narrators, as I listened to it on 1.5x speed, so it would be closer to the speed people might actually speak, but in their high pitched tones they did fantastic. There was a tiny slip near the end, where the narrators hadn't agreed to use the same pronunciation of a character's name, but it doesn't detract from the telling.

I wanted to start the book over, immediately, and listen to it again. The last time I recall doing that was Stephen King's Dark Tower (Gunslinger #7), when I wanted to start the whole series over.

I hear there's a sequel to this book, and and a t…