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The #1 New York Times bestseller and sequel to Steelheart --a novel that James Dashner called "fantastic." Brandon Sanderson, the author of Words of Radiance , coauthor of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series, and creator of the internationally bestselling Mistborn trilogy, presents the second book in the Reckoners series: Firefight . And don't miss Calamity , the exciting conclusion to the Reckoners series available now!

David Charleston has lived for one purpose: to kill Steelheart, the supremely powerful, seemingly invincible Epic who murdered his father. Now Steelheart is dead and David is beginning to question everything that he--and the world--understands about the superhumans they call Epics.

David's suspicions are the reason he follows Prof to the flooded city once known as New York. But what he finds there could be what ultimately ends him. The truth might just burn deepest of all. . . .

Praise for the Reckoners Series:

#1 New York Times Bestselling Series

"The suspense is relentless and the climax explosive ." --James Dashner, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Maze Runner series

" Another win for Sanderson . . . he's simply a brilliant writer. Period." --Patrick Rothfuss, author of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller The Name of the Wind
" Action-packed. "
" Compelling . . . . Sanderson uses plot twists that he teases enough for readers to pick up on to distract from the more dramatic reveals he has in store." -- The A.V. Club

Publisher: New York : Ember, 2016
ISBN: 9780385743594


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May 02, 2019

Pure amazing!!
Even better than steelheart. This is the best series I have ever read!!
I can't wait to read calamity.

Feb 21, 2019

Fantastic world-building! I loved thinking about how this world works and the politics of Epics. The main character, David, is a bit flawed and tad annoying, but Sanderson still gets us to root for him. We had some new characters, and again the side characters aren't well-developed, except Mizzy. Prof and Tia are more developed though, and we have a more interesting villain in Regalia, so that was fun. I loved the plotting and planning aspect of Steelheart and there was a lot less of that in Firefight, so my rating went down a half-star. Still had great twists and turns though. Recommend this series.

Jul 26, 2018

I really enjoy Brandon's style of writing. It is fast paced, and has good description and dialogue. I am not a fan of books with heavy description which a lot of fantasy novels can suffer from but Brandon doesn't do that.
Definitely recommend this book and the whole series!

Jan 09, 2018

this is an amazing thrilling book. full of surprises at every turn. an awesome second book for the epic series.

Sep 19, 2015

This is the sequel to the bestseller Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson. This book is about the Reckoners going to Babylon Restored (New York) to stop Megan, Regina, and Obliteration, 3 powerful epics. I read the book and finished yesterday. James Dashner said about this book "The suspense was relentless and the climax explosive" I agree with Dashner. This is a thriller that will have you on the edge of your seats. I am looking forwad for the final book Calamity

Jul 25, 2015

Return to the world of the reckoners in this EPIC :) read.

After the fall of Steelheart an Epic named Regalia from modern day New York begins sending Epics after Prof`s team. Annoyed Prof, Tia, and David go to New York where they discover a world they never would have thought existed.

I thought this was an amazing second book in an amazing series with an ending I don`t think anyone saw coming (except maybe Regalia).

Jun 25, 2015

This book is really good! I think the first book is a tad better, but that's just my opinion. I can't wait for calamity to come out I am so hyped.

Jun 11, 2015

This book was spectacular! I thought 'Steelheart' was awesome but this book blow me away. The characters kept me hooked the whole time and the plot twists kept me on the edge of my set and the ending was NOT what I expected! Brandon Sanderson is a master storyteller indeed!

Apr 10, 2015

If I could give more than five stars, I would. Firefight outshines Steelheart in every way, expanding on the "magic" system and world. Characters introduced in the first book are given new dimensions, and David's metaphors are in top form.

Mar 11, 2015

This was a great book. I think I liked it even more than the first book to this series. I just wished I didn't have to wait so long till the next book in the series comes out!

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