That pretty much sums up my feelings on audio, with the following proviso: I still don't much like the self-publishing notion. I prefer to deal with a publisher who handles all the dirty work for me.
See? This version of the SEVEN FORGES cover? It goes to the audio version of the novel as performed by the amazing David Devries. I recommend it highly. Yes, I am biased.
Go to the amazon page linked above and you can even hear a sample.