Winter’s Heart: Book Nine of the Wheel of Time

See what happens when you mess with the weather? Winter’s Heart, the ninth book in Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time saga, is closely paired with the tenth book, Crossroads of Twilight. This caused some confusion when they were originally released, because readers were unaware that some of the things that happened in the later book happened simultaneously with things in Winter’s Heart. That’s okay, it’s straightened out and now Heart is firmly planted in the saga where it belongs. That said, this book has both very little happening and the single biggest thing to happen in the world since the

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The Path of Daggers: Book Eight of the Wheel of Time

All Hail the Queens The Path of Daggers, Robert Jordan’s eighth book in the Wheel of Time saga, sees the world march ever closer to Tarmon Gai’don and the Seanchan resurgent across the southern lands. This is a book demonstrating both kinds of power, that of the sword and words. This book has a lot of the women taking a more prominent role, although Rand certainly has his moments. Elaine and Nynaeve fix the weather, then Travel to Andor to have Elaine start her claim to the throne her mother vacated due to Rahvin. Egwene continues to manipulate her version

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A Crown of Swords: Book 7 of the Wheel of Time

Things are heating up in the world. Literally. A Crown of Swords, Robert Jordan’s seventh book in the Wheel of Time saga, sees Rand taking a firmer hand on the people surrounding him, while learning to enjoy his time with Min and those he truly trusts. Meanwhile, Egwene, now Amyrlin of the rebel Aes Sedai, uses her resources to learn and manipulate those who would have manipulated her as she works to depose Elaida. After Rand’s rescue from the Aes Sedai loyal to Elaida, he returns to find Cairhien in revolt, in a small way. His justice is swift and

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Lord of Chaos – Book 6 of the Wheel of Time

What’s in the box!? Lord of Chaos, book six of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time epic, picks up quickly after Fires of Heaven. Rand al’Thor rules both Cairhien and Andor, but at a great cost. Now he faces not only the expected enemies, but their machinations with those who should be his allies. While in Andor, Rand meets with a ‘new’ character that plays a large part throughout the remainder of the series, if often from the sidelines, Mazrim Taim, a false Dragon from Saldaea that was captured but escaped when Rand rightfully claimed his title of Dragon. Taim is

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