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Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Top 100
    • Outland

    • By: Dennis E. Taylor
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,735
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,481
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,467

    When the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts, it's up to six college students and their experimental physics project to prevent the end of civilization....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just plain fun and never dull.

    • By Kenneth Wieland on 05-19-19

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Ready Player One

    • By: Ernest Cline
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 217,010
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 202,666
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202,254

    At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

    • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Homefront

    • An Expeditionary Force Audio Drama Special
    • By: Craig Alanson
    • Narrated by: Zachary Quinto, R.C. Bray, Kate Mulgrew, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,396
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,245
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,222

    After the latest mission of the starship Flying Dutchman, Earth is safe not just for a year but for hundreds of years. The ship’s weary crew wonders what they will do with their lives in peacetime, but the enemy has other plans, and there is danger on the Homefront....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story but too much everything else.

    • By Sean3576 on 06-18-19

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Way of Kings

    • Book One of The Stormlight Archive
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
    • Length: 45 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 60,255
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 54,836
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 54,826

    In a war that makes no sense, ten armies fight separately against a single foe....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow - 45 hours long and leaves you wanting more!

    • By Lore on 03-31-12

    Regular price: $63.93

    • Leviathan Wakes

    • By: James S. A. Corey
    • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
    • Length: 20 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,260
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,410
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,390

    The first book in the landmark Expanse series, now a major television series....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Started a love affair with hard sci fi

    • By N. H. on 07-30-17

    Regular price: $34.21

    • The Two Towers

    • Book Two in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 25,698
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23,353
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23,417

    The Fellowship has been forced to split up. Frodo and Sam must continue alone towards Mount Doom, where the One Ring must be destroyed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank goodness - finally

    • By John on 11-05-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Great Hunt

    • Book Two of The Wheel Of Time
    • By: Robert Jordan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
    • Length: 26 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23,964
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19,892
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,900

    The Wheel of Time turns and ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Even better than the first!

    • By So Fain on 04-24-10

    Regular price: $47.93

    • All Gifts, Bestowed

    • By: Joshua Gayou
    • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,373
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,322
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,321

    The next big thing in artificial intelligence is here. Codenamed Cronus, the machine is capable of having its own thoughts and ideas. When Cronus responds with the word “No” to a specific task it is assigned, Anagnorisis Technologies brings in Gilles Guattari to investigate....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really amazing story

    • By Dave on 06-15-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • What the Wind Knows

    • By: Amy Harmon
    • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld, Will Damron
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,518
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,285
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,271

    Anne Gallagher grew up enchanted by her grandfather’s stories of Ireland. Heartbroken at his death, she travels to his childhood home to spread his ashes. There, overcome with memories of the man she adored and consumed by a history she never knew, she is pulled into another time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Captivating Historical Romance!

    • By Melanie on 03-04-19

    Regular price: $24.99

    • Alien III

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: William Gibson
    • Narrated by: Tom Alexander, Barbara Barnes, Michael Biehn, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11,891
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,983
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10,941

    Father of cyberpunk William Gibson’s original script for Alien III, written in 1987 as a sequel to Aliens, never made it to our screens, although it went on to achieve cult status among fans as the third instalment that might have been after being leaked online....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Space opera shoot-em-up disappointment.

    • By Michael Lowery on 07-01-19

    Regular price: $8.95

    • Shadowmage

    • Spellmonger, Book 9
    • By: Terry Mancour
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 24 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,692
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,592
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,585

    The life of a knight mage is never easy, but sometimes the gods smile on you and grant you an errand of incredible complexity...without regards to casualties....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 premature reviews?

    • By Nori Carter on 06-25-19

    Regular price: $39.99

    • The Final Empire

    • Mistborn Book 1
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 24 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49,686
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 44,181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44,176

    What if the hero of prophecy fails? The answer will be found in the Mistborn Trilogy, a saga of surprises and magical martial-arts action that begins in Mistborn....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 2nd to the Storm-light Archives.....

    • By Mitchell on 03-30-18

    Regular price: $55.93

    • For We Are Many

    • Bobiverse, Book 2
    • By: Dennis E. Taylor
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 49,159
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 46,059
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45,934

    Bob Johansson didn't believe in an afterlife, so waking up after being killed in a car accident was a shock. add to the surprise, he is now a sentient computer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Denis E.Taylor Sets A New Standard For Sci-Fi

    • By Devin on 04-18-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    • By: Douglas Adams
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35,131
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 30,134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30,130

    Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun nonsense

    • By Randall on 04-25-09

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Wise Man's Fear

    • (Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 2)
    • By: Patrick Rothfuss
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 42 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 57,060
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 52,065
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 52,095

    "My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth your time

    • By Robert on 09-08-11

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Overstory

    • By: Richard Powers
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 22 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,951
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,797
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,799

    The Overstory unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fable that range from antebellum New York to the late 20th-century Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest and beyond....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • eye opening

    • By Michael Stansberry on 05-23-18

    Regular price: $41.99

    • The Dragon Reborn

    • Book Three of The Wheel of Time
    • By: Robert Jordan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
    • Length: 24 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,580
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16,214
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,215

    The Wheel of Time returns, and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Top Quality Audio Entertainment

    • By Karl Knight on 07-16-09

    Regular price: $47.93

    • Harley Merlin and the Secret Coven

    • By: Bella Forrest
    • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,414
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,257
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,252

    Being an empath has its advantages. Nineteen-year-old Harley Merlin can sense people’s emotions, among other things. It’s how she snagged her first job pinpointing cheaters at a casino. But she has no clue where she got these freakish powers....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Torn

    • By Marlie bailey on 02-01-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Silmarillion

    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Martin Shaw
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,658
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,443
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,431

    The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien’s world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finally!

    • By Brian on 11-22-18

    Regular price: $18.54

    • Words of Radiance

    • The Stormlight Archive, Book 2
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
    • Length: 48 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 50,491
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 47,229
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 47,206

    In that first volume, we were introduced to the remarkable world of Roshar, a world both alien and magical, where gigantic hurricane-like storms scour the surface....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Book !!; no let down- "Words of Radiance" shines

    • By Don Gilbert on 03-08-14

    Regular price: $55.99

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