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Re: Hero of Ages hits Bestseller List!
« Reply #15 on: October 23, 2008, 04:21:18 PM »
Congratulations Brandon :)

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« Reply #16 on: October 23, 2008, 05:50:52 PM »
Woo Hoo! That is great news!

Although, truthfully, I am not a bit surprised that he made it to the list. Brandon's work is impressive to say the least.  I think it far outshines anything else that scored higher.


I'll bet AMOL hits #1 :D
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« Reply #17 on: October 23, 2008, 08:01:16 PM »
I have a feeling he gained a lot of readers when he agreed to write AMOL.   Personally I never heard of him prior to that.    AMOL gave us his name, and warbreaker gave us an idea of his writing style.  It was only a matter of time before we bought and read his other books.

Good job Brandon!  Excellent writing and excellent publicity decisions bring lots of fans!

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« Reply #18 on: October 23, 2008, 11:52:16 PM »
I'll bet AMOL hits #1 :D

No doubt.  I'll have multiple reasons for reading that one for sure.
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« Reply #19 on: October 24, 2008, 01:11:17 AM »
I have a feeling he gained a lot of readers when he agreed to write AMOL.   Personally I never heard of him prior to that.    AMOL gave us his name, and warbreaker gave us an idea of his writing style.  It was only a matter of time before we bought and read his other books.

Good job Brandon!  Excellent writing and excellent publicity decisions bring lots of fans!

Incidentally, I bought Mistborn 1+2 before I found out he was going to write AMOL.  I'm pleased with the series and I feel Sanderson'd is one of the few authors that can pull it off.

Happy to hear you surpassed your personal expectations, and I hope you have many more successes in the future.

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« Reply #20 on: October 24, 2008, 01:45:27 AM »
That is simply supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! :D I had a feeling that MB3 would do very well because the series is awesome and HOA is as breathtaking as it gets. Congrats, Brandon!!
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« Reply #21 on: October 24, 2008, 04:46:20 PM »
Goosebumps! Im so happy for you, people don't give as much recognition as they should to fantasy writers, They know better know!

I love it when i see books i love being praised and recognized! Congrats dude!
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« Reply #22 on: October 26, 2008, 03:13:37 AM »
When I first read Elantris more than a year ago, and Mistborn quickly after that, I thought to myself that there's no way the Cosmos would be fair enough to give this ridiculously talented author the success he deserved. But sometimes, things actually happen the way they should.

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« Reply #23 on: October 26, 2008, 03:30:55 AM »
When I first read Elantris more than a year ago, and Mistborn quickly after that, I thought to myself that there's no way the Cosmos would be fair enough to give this ridiculously talented author the success he deserved. But sometimes, things actually happen the way they should.


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« Reply #24 on: October 26, 2008, 06:14:09 AM »
The official list is out.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/02/books/bestseller/besthardfiction.html

Now let's get Warbreaker into the top 15. (Or—keep telling your friends how awesome HoA is so it stays on the list.)
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« Reply #25 on: October 26, 2008, 08:45:34 PM »
The official list is out.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/02/books/bestseller/besthardfiction.html

Now let's get Warbreaker into the top 15. (Or—keep telling your friends how awesome HoA is so it stays on the list.)

Warbreaker is out?

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« Reply #26 on: October 26, 2008, 08:47:52 PM »
Warbreaker is out?

Not until next year. He's talking about when it comes out--gives all of us time to spread the word!
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« Reply #27 on: October 26, 2008, 08:53:21 PM »
Cool, thanks Booookla! (Wow, your name seems scarier these days...) ;)
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« Reply #28 on: October 27, 2008, 10:21:21 PM »
oh...drat!

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« Reply #29 on: November 03, 2008, 06:39:54 PM »
In the newest list, Hero of Ages dropped to #30. It will probably drop off completely next week (past #35). Two weeks for the first time is pretty good.
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