Wax and Wayne are really growing on readers! The third book in Brandon Sanderson’s second Mistborn trilogy, The Bands of Mourning, has officially debuted at #6 on the New York Times Fiction Hardcover Bestseller List!
To put that into some perspective: the preceding Mistborn novel Shadows of Self debuted at #8, and it is rare for a book’s sequel to debut even higher. From chatter both here on Tor.com and in the reading public at large, it seems as if Bands has been very happily received for not only continuing the adventures of Wax and Wayne, but for throwing back the curtain on another portion of the overall Cosmere that Sanderson’s books preside within. (And, naturally, revealing the existence of yet another new Mistborn book!)
Readers and fans can congratulate Brandon himself today (Thursday) at 4 PM EST on Twitter, as Audible is hosting a live chat with the author. Just use the #SandersonChat hashtag to join.
The Bands of Mourning has also debuted at #3 on the NYT Ebook Bestsellers List, as well as the combined NYT Print & Ebook Bestsellers List. Congrats Brandon and Team Sanderson!