questionswot fans, do you have a new book to read today?


Yep, I preordered. But, no book until later this week. I'm excited though. And a little sad.


Mine is on reserve at the library but I am number 7 on the list. There are 7 copies so it should not be too long.


I'm waiting on the ebook - don't buy too many "real" books these days unless they're exceptional. I'm looking forward to reading it. As a casual reader of the series, I think Brandon Sanderson has done a good job of finishing things up.


I was planning to get the ebook, but I don't want to wait that long. I listened to most of the others as audiobooks, so I got that instead. Luckily the Kindle Fire I bought my husband for Christmas came with a free 30-day trial of Audible and one free audiobook, so Memory of Light became our free one. Started listening to it in the car on my way to work this morning.


@sunnyx0r: I considered joining Audible. It seems that the books are much more expensive than as an eBook, though. Let me know how you like the service! Maybe I should look more into it (though I think that I will be busy with this book for a while).


@mrsbeny: They are pretty expensive. Honestly I don't think I would have bothered if not for the free trial and the fact I couldn't get the ebook of Memory of Light for months yet.

I will say this: the quality is good, and the books seem easy to download and add to a device (in my case just an iPod). They offer four different file formats. There's even a resume feature which I think basically bookmarks where you stopped listening and lets you pick up again at that spot later.

As far as I can tell, you pay a monthly fee of around $15 for the service and with that you get one "free" audiobook every month (almost all books are eligible), plus any that you outright buy have a reduced members' price (but are still more than ebooks). I don't think the service will be worth it for me after my free trial because I prefer to read books rather than listen to them, but if you plan to listen to multiple books per month and you prefer listening to reading, it might be worth the money.