This is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend.
To say that fans are eagerly anticipating The Doors of Stone, the final book in the Kingkiller Chronicle trilogy, is an understatement—there’s literally a Twitter account dedicated to answering the question “Is Book 3 Out Yet?” But recently, Rothfuss dropped a fairly epic twist: The entire trilogy may, in fact, be a prequel to a much larger story. “I am an author who has tricked you into reading a trilogy that is a million-word prologue,” Rothfuss said to fans last month at Emerald City Comic-Con. With six years and counting since the last installment in the series, we’re cautiously optimistic (read: mildly freaking out) about this news and even more eager to see what the elusive author has in store. And hey, more fodder for the upcoming Lin-Manuel Miranda-produced Showtime series? I guess we can’t complain too much about the wait.
The Tyrell are a race that love to fight. The more difficult the fight, the better they like it. Every race they find is given the same level of technology and a specific amount of time to exploit it before the Tyrell come back looking for a fight. Humanity is warned by another alien species that the Tyrell are coming, and the race is on to build an Alliance of races strong enough to stand up against an empire whose expansion has been relentless.
Luke is one of the best narrators around. pretty much if he signs on, I'll listen to it and have high expectations!
A magical serial killer is on the loose, and gelatinous, otherworldly creatures are infesting the English countryside. Which is making life for the Ministry of Occultism difficult, because magic is supposed to be their best kept secret. After centuries in the shadows, the Ministry is forced to unmask, exposing the country's magical history - and magical citizens - to a brave new world of social media, government scrutiny, and public relations.
Every time I listen to one of Yahtzee's books I prepare to be embarrassed in public. I can't count how many times a snort, giggle, or outright guffaw has slipped out in public because one of his books is on in my headphones. The plots are clever, the dialogue is hilarious, and Croshaw narrates them perfectly.