Back in the day, there were a lot of questions about how the publishing industry was going to survive the rise of the internet and a societal switch towards ebooks and audiobooks. Now, though, those naysayers have been proven wrong, and indeed the publishing industry is stronger than ever before. You just have to look at the new releases.
Sure, a lot of us are still waiting for The Winds of Winter, the next book in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series which has been in the making for the best part of a decade. But with plenty of other big name releases for us to sink our teeth into this year, we almost don’t even miss it.
And so with that in mind, let’s jump on in and take a look at just a few of the best books of the last twelve months.