Brandon Sanderson Previews His Young Adult “Mystery Project” Skyward

Brandon Sanderson preview Skyward young adult novel Reckoners Apocalypse Guard

At a recent Oathbringer event in the UK, Brandon Sanderson treated fans to a sneak preview of his latest “mystery project”: Skyward, a young adult novel that he described asHow to Train Your Dragon meets Top Gun with starfighters!” Gollancz tweeted a video of the reading, which doubles as an informal confirmation of Sanderson’s new project.

In early November, Sanderson revealed in an interview with Paste magazine that he was pulling his YA novel The Apocalypse Guard from its projected spring 2018 release from Delacorte Press. The novel was intended as the first installment of a new trilogy in a parallel universe to his Reckoners series, but Sanderson explained that he “just felt the book wasn’t right” and that “I decided I needed time from the book. So I set it aside and said, ‘Well, I’m going to write something else right now and see ...