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More Stories Haven’t had time to finish your Way of Kings reread yet? has you covered. Brandon Sanderson is going on tour for Words of Radiance! While Brandon’s on tour, he’ll be handing out these special Szeth die-cut cards to both fans and booksellers. The Szeth figures will feature codes to unlock secret codes and goodies on Brandon’s website! Check out the cover of Last Plane to Heaven, a new short story collection from Jay Lake. Renee Graziano, one of the stars of VH1's Mob Wives, has written a book!
Words of Radiance and the Fantasy Epic
by Brandon Sanderson

I can be reasonably certain that Dragon Prince, by Melanie Rawn, was the first thick fantasy book I read. For those who don’t know my story, I was not a reader in my youth—and so the thought of approaching something that huge was daunting to me. However, I was just coming off of the high of having discovered something beautiful and wonderful in this genre, and I was hungry for more. This book, with its gorgeous cover (thank you, Mr. Whelan) seemed like the best shot.

It didn’t let me down. Soon, I was reading everything thick I could find, from Tad Williams to Stephen Donaldson, and was therefore perfectly primed to read The Eye of the World when I discovered it. You might say I learned to swim by jumping into the deep end.

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Dragons
by Marie Brennan

It’s a little embarrassing to admit that I’m not obsessed with dragons. Sure, I read Pern at an impressionable age, and I think fire lizards sound like awesome pets (empathy! fire-breathing! teleportation!), but dragons are just one of many awesome things in fantasy that I find interesting. Had the sources that inspired me to write the Memoirs of Lady Trent been a Unicornology calendar and the Unicorninomicon, I might be writing about very different beasts today.

Having said that, I have my favorite dragons, just like many people so. In no particular order, they are:

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