John Scalzi
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John Scalzi

John Scalzi writes books, which, considering where you're reading this, makes perfect sense. He's best known for writing science fiction, including the New York Times bestseller "Redshirts," which won the Hugo Award for Best Novel. He also writes non-fiction, on subjects ranging from personal finance to astronomy to film, was the Creative Consultant for the Stargate: Universe television series. He enjoys pie, as should all right thinking people. You can get to his blog by typing the word "Whatever" into Google. No, seriously, try it.

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    • The Consuming Fire

    • The Interdependency, Book 2
    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,540
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,239
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,220

    The Interdependency, humanity’s interstellar empire, is on the verge of collapse. The Flow, the extra-dimensional conduit that makes travel between the stars possible, is disappearing, leaving entire star systems stranded....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Scalzi and Wheaton or the new dynamic duo?

    • By Donald Arquilla on 10-17-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Collapsing Empire

    • The Interdependency, Book 1
    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,608
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,773
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,733

    Our universe is ruled by physics, and faster-than-light travel is not possible - until the discovery of The Flow, an extradimensional field we can access at certain points in space-time....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Definitely not my favorite scalzi

    • By pat on 03-25-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Head On (Narrated by Wil Wheaton)

    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,529
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,249
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,233

    Hilketa is a frenetic and violent pastime where players attack each other with swords and hammers. The main goal of the game: obtain your opponent's head and carry it through the goalposts....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • THIS is why I read SciFi! Scalzi gets into your head (be it on or off)

    • By C. White on 04-17-18

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Old Man's War

    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,197
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,257
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,269

    John Perry did two things on his 75th birthday. First, he visited his wife's grave. Then he joined the army....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun and Witty Military Sci-Fi

    • By M. Spencer on 10-21-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Lock In (Narrated by Wil Wheaton)

    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,536
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,760
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,737

    A blazingly inventive near-future thriller from the best-selling, Hugo Award-winning John Scalzi....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun! Things you might want to know:

    • By Alexis on 08-29-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Redshirts

    • A Novel with Three Codas
    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16,799
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,748
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15,726

    Ensign Andrew Dahl has just been assigned to the Universal Union Capital Ship Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union since the year 2456....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clever, creative, and FUN!

    • By Kent on 04-18-13
    • A Novel with Three Codas
    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 06-05-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 16,799 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Ghost Brigades

    • Old Man's War, Book 2
    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,749
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,679
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,687

    The Ghost Brigades are the Special Forces of the Colonial Defense Forces, elite troops created from the DNA of the dead and turned into the perfect soldiers....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Starts slow but comes together in the end.

    • By Lore on 02-15-14

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The Last Colony

    • Old Man's War, Book 3
    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,506
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,762
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,768

    Retired from his fighting days, John Perry is now village ombudsman for a human colony on distant Huckleberry. That is, until his past reaches out to bring his family back into the game....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and Thought Provoking

    • By thomas on 02-10-14

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Human Division

    • Old Man's War, Book 5
    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,173
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,829
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,840

    Following the events of The Last Colony, John Scalzi tells the story of the fight to maintain the unity of the human race....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Middling Position

    • By linda on 05-23-13

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Zoe's Tale

    • Old Man's War, Book 4
    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,557
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,118

    Seventeen-year-old space colonist Zoe Boutin Perry tells the story of the intersteller match to save humanity in which she took a huge part....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Bait and switch. Skip it unless you're a teenager.

    • By Mike.the.kraken on 03-05-14

    Regular price: $38.60

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