Second book could be "assemblers of infinity" by Kevin Anderson & Doug Beason.
This really is the point, isn't it?
I think some of the problem is that, while I might say of a book "it has strong characters"
Finished Vicious by V. E. Schwab. Thanks go to Rob for the introduction to the book; I'd never have heard of it otherwise. Excellent book! Fast paced,
On the other hand, Brent Weeks is FAST!
I wish Robert Jordan ripped off that element from the Night Angel series.
Hey, I wish he ripped
Well, what label do you assign to the male protagonist? Do you describe him as a "strong male character"?
I'm not sure I have