When I say books, I actually mean audiobooks, as I have had very little time to read lately. I actually can’t remember the last time I read a book in its entirety without at least partially listening to it. I like audiobooks for two reasons, you can read them when you’re driving to work or at the gym and the readers often add a bit more drama to the actually novel if they are any good. Of course, if the reader is terrible, it can absolutely ruin a book. The worse reader I ever heard was for Terry Goodkind’s Wizard’s First Rule. He read every sentence like he was movie trailer announcer. Of course, considering the poor choices Terry Goodkind has made regarding how others treat his work (see Legend of the Seeker), I should not have been surprised. But it really is too bad because I probably won’t ever have time to re-read it and can’t stand to listen to it.
Now that I have had my aside about audiobooks, here are the books I am excited about this fall: