So you haven't really enjoyed a Star Trek book in 13 years, yet you still feel the need to come on here and post about it?
I mean, I'm all for dissenting opinions, but Christ, is there honestly no better way to spend your time?
Don't get too worked up about it. He goes through some variation of this cycle every year or so. He didn't do it last year, and it screwed up my whole late summer/early fall lawn care schedule, so, personally, I'm glad he's back on the job.
(As for starting any number of threads to talk about what you don't like, knock yourself out. Not my kink, but to each their own. If anybody needs me, I'll be over at the Army Wives site bitching about how they don't feature more ground combat scenes.)