Blockbuster authors seem to get that way over night, but as many recently popular news pieces suggest, it is practice that makes perfect, not just talent. So we can safely assume that most big-name must-read authors started somewhere. Here are a few older books from some of this summer's big names that we highly recommend you read while on the waiting list for the blockbuster title.
Books about books - reading, writing, loving, selling them - are perennially popular. Probably because readers like books (duh) and so we like to read about characters who also like, or write, or read, or sell books.
If you dream of reading while you run, commute, cook, clean - or whatever else keeps you moving - you'll want to check out audiobooks. While full novels on audiobook can be daunting (especially for first-time listeners) short story collections make engaging audio companions. You can listen to a story at a time, without worrying about getting back into the novel next time you get in the car or go to the gym. Check out these three brand new audio releases of short story and essay collections. Bet you can't listen to just one!