The Great Mistborn Read-along of 2019/2020 *Bands of Mourning*

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Enough of us have shown interest in reading or re-reading Mistborn, so I figured we'd have a thread where we can do a read-along! We'll set a pace for everyone to read together, but do not let that stop you from getting further ahead if you so desire!

For the time being, we will focus on the first Trilogy of books.

Here is the layout for Book 1 with links to the annotations for each chapter.:
Mistborn said:

The Well of Ascension said:
11/6-11/12: Chapters 1 - 3 [24 Pages]
11/13-11/19: Chapters 4 - 11 (Remainder of Part 1) [62 Pages]
11/20-11/26: Chapters 12 - 19 (First half of Part 2) [76 Pages]
11/27-12/03: Chapters 20 - 27 (Last half of Part 2) [75 Pages]
12/04-12/10: Chapters 28 - 38 (All of Part 3) [103 Pages]
12/11-12/17: Chapters 39 - 48 (All of Part 4) [99 Pages]
12/18-12/24: Chapters 49 -58 + Epilogue (All of Parts 5 & 6) [109 Pages]
Annotations list for each chapter in Mistborn 2 AKA Well of Ascension
Deleted Scenes for Well of Ascension ( DO NOT read until the book is finished)

Mistborn Secret History said:
4/27-5/3: Parts 1-4 (13 chapters)[72 pages]
5/4-5/10: Parts 5-6 (12 Chapters + Epilogue)[62 Pages]

The Alloy of Law said:
5/11-5/17: Prologue + Chapters 1-3 [60 Pages]
5/18-5/24: Chapters 4-9 [93 Pages]
5/25-5/31: Chapters 10-15 [79 Pages]
6/1-6/7: Chapters 16-20 + Epilogue [74 Pages]

Shadows of Self said:
6/15-6/21: Prologue + Chapters 1-4 [60 Pages]
6/22-6/28: Chapters 5-12 [131 Pages]
6/29-7/5: Chapters 13-21 [120 Pages]
7/6-7/12: Chapters 22-26 + Epilogue [41 Pages]
 

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Hiiiii!

Because of ADD and anxiety, Leala is a slow reader, but she's also 43% or so done with the first book already. :laugh:

My usual pace for this book is about 10-20 pages or 2-3 chapters a week.
 
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I'm in, unless y'all want a blistering pace. :pleased-1:
 

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Same here, Stephan. :laugh:
 
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My reasons are pretty similar, too. :laugh:
 

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Unlike Wheel of Time where the chapter pace was roughly 20 pages per chapter, Sanderson's chapters are merely a suggestion.

We have 38 chapters and an Epilogue in Mistborn's first book. We could do roughly 3 chapters a week if that's a manageable pace.
 

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That sounds manageable to me. :pleased-1:
 
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It's a 541 page book, so that would be an average of 42 pages a week.
 
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Is that too much for you? I'm reading the American mass market paperback, which is 641 pages. That's why I want to do it by chapters and not page numbers.
 
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Nah, I think I can do it. It's just about on the edge, though.
 

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I'm in! So excited, it's been many years since I read this trilogy.
 

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If you guys don't mind, I'll likely be ahead of ya'll. Though, there is a chance you'll catch up. I'll come in with commentary and still be part of the discussion, though. :pleased-1:
 
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Now, as an added bonus, Sanderson on his website did do annotations for this book, so you get an inward glimpse at how he did things.

I would suggest to read these AFTER you finish the book though, as they will spoil a lot of things.
 
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Yep! I'd already looked 'em up just now. :pleased-1: I'm excited!
 
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Does everyone that wants to be included already have the book at the ready? I'm thinking we start tonight and go through next Tuesday night.
 
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Winterdawn will probably join in as well. And we own it three times (and really want a fourth), so we're perfect.
 

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I have it so can start tonight.
 
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If you guys don't mind, I'll likely be ahead of ya'll. Though, there is a chance you'll catch up. I'll come in with commentary and still be part of the discussion, though. :pleased-1:

This has all been possible because you stated in the other thread that you had been reading Mistborn.

I blame you.
 

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If you don't already have the books, I think the links to buy them on Brandon Sanderson's website are affiliate links so he gets more of the profit if you use them. :look:
 
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