Seeds of Rebelion: Brandon Mull and the C.S.Lewis tradition

Brandon Mull doesn’t get enough credit. A few weeks ago, I attended a forum at the Salt Lake CominCon FanXperience for authors Brandon Sanderson and Brandon Mull. Both are a local (to Utah) authors, both are BYU grads, both write fantasy, both are New York Times bestselling authors, and both are at about the same […]

Review | A World Without Heroes by Brandon Mull

Exciting, clever, and perfectly suited for the twelve-year old boy in your home, A World Without Heroes is the first of three in Brandon Mull‘s Beyonder series. The Goodreads blurb for A World Without Heroes is pretty blase and underwhelming, summarizing a plot that sounds not unlike a dozen other adolescent books. A child or teen, […]

Review | Okay For Now by Gary Schmidt

The year’s not over yet, but Okay for Now will probably go down as the best book I will read this year, if not in the several years. I’m not lying. It’s terrific, and I hope you will read it. By the time I finished Okay for Now, I had read almost forty books this year.  A […]

Utah Author Spotlight | Dave Wolverton

As part of Utah Book Month, we’re spotlighting Utah author Dave Wolverton. You can find other posts–including spotlights of other Utah authors, book reviews, book giveaways, contests, and more–related to Utah Book Month at Utah Books. I initially bought Dave Wolverton’s novel as a part of a charity book bomb, but before long it was […]

Win Nightingale by David Farland [Giveaway]

[Don’t miss the giveaway at the bottom of the post! You can enter every day until next Thursday! We’ll select a winner on Friday] August is Utah Book Month, and here at Attack of the Books, we’re excited.  Some of our favorite authors live and write right here in Utah, including including Shannon Hale, Brandon […]