They Made it Big in Hollywood

Hear the books that inspired cinema's biggest hits.
Science Fiction
    • Jurassic Park

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,415
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,972
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,955

    An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • CHAOS THEORY

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-30-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,906
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,143
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,126

    The official novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the blockbuster film directed by J. J. Abrams....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Adds a bit to the Movie

    • By Brad on 12-22-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Into the Forest

    • By: Jean Hegland
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 120

    As America collapses in the chaos of war, pollution, and bankruptcy, two sisters pool their resources to survive alone in the hills above San Francisco....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A future of the past. 5 star production!

    • By voice of Sal on 05-30-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Z for Zachariah

    • By: Robert C. O’Brien
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 167

    Something terrible has finally happened. A nuclear holocaust has destroyed civilization. For one whole year, 16-year-old Ann Burden has lived alone on her family’s farm....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it when I was 13, not so much 30 years later

    • By NMwritergal on 01-23-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

    • By: Ransom Riggs
    • Narrated by: Jesse Bernstein
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,026
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13,537
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,549

    A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It might be better to actually read this.

    • By Ariel on 07-25-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Naked Lunch

    • The Restored Text
    • By: William S. Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 516
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 400
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 406

    Naked Lunch is one of the most important novels of the 20th century, a book that redefined not just literature but American culture....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful rendition

    • By csk on 10-11-12

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Starship Troopers

    • By: Robert A. Heinlein
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,279
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7,582
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,614

    Join the Army and See the Universe. That is the motto of The Third Space War, also known...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite book ever

    • By Michael on 06-28-06

    Regular price: $20.97

    • 2001

    • A Space Odyssey
    • By: Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,704
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,977
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,990

    From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn as man adventures to the outer rim of our solar system, 2001: A Space Odyssey is a journey unlike any other....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Narration - Great Book

    • By Venu on 07-04-09

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The War of the Worlds

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 329
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    This classic chiller, when adapted for radio in 1938 by Orson Welles, was realistic enough to cause widespread panic throughout the United States....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome Audio

    • By W on 08-29-05

    Regular price: $13.97

    • Contact

    • By: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: Jodie Foster
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 475
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252

    In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Well narrated but feel like I have missed alot

    • By Erik Aleksander Moe on 08-06-11

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Blade Runner

    • Originally published as Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,952
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,259
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,267

    Somewhere among the hordes of humans out there, lurked several rogue androids....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Asking the important questions 50 years on

    • By Ian C Robertson on 05-09-12
    • Originally published as Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 11-27-07
    • 4 out of 5 stars 4,952 ratings

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Star Trek Movie Tie-In

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Zachary Quinto
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 865
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 603
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 599

    Are you willing to settle for an ordinary life? Or do you think you were meant for something better? Something special...."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Katelyn on 05-14-09

    Regular price: $23.93

    • World War Z: The Complete Edition (Movie Tie-in Edition)

    • An Oral History of the Zombie War
    • By: Max Brooks
    • Narrated by: Max Brooks, Alan Alda, John Turturro, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,965
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11,171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,170

    World War Z: The Complete Edition is a new recording of Max Brooks’ best-selling novel, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Story with an All Star Cast but ABRIDGED

    • By Kim Venatries on 05-22-13

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Hunger Games

    • By: Suzanne Collins
    • Narrated by: Carolyn McCormick
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50,149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39,473
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39,906

    Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with everyone out to make sure you don't live to see the morning?....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story. Absolutely grating narrator.

    • By tcp100 on 12-27-11

    Regular price: $27.97

    • John Carter in 'A Princess of Mars'

    • Barsoom Series, Book 1
    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,524
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,426
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,428

    Civil War veteran John Carter is transported to a dying planet, where he must elude capture by giant green barbarians to rescue a Martian princess from certain doom....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Princess of Mars, Swords & Planets HIGH Adventure!

    • By Robert L. Hicks on 03-26-12

    Regular price: $17.49

    • I, Robot

    • By: Isaac Asimov
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,937
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,964

    They mustn't harm a human being, they must obey human orders, and they must protect their own existence...but only so long as that doesn't violate rules one and two....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Forget the violence - Read this one for the humor

    • By Herb on 02-19-05

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Host

    • A Novel
    • By: Stephenie Meyer
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 23 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,708
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,036
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,082

    Earth has been invaded by a species that takes over the minds of human hosts while leaving their bodies intact. But Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unique Perspective, Awesome job.

    • By Mighty_Cranium on 12-29-09

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Men in Black

    • By: Steve Perry (based on the screen story, screenplay by Ed Solomon)
    • Narrated by: David Dukes
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    While much of the world watches and waits for signs of alien life, a select group of men know the truth - that alien beings are here, today, walking among us in human form....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Men in Black

    • By Tammy on 02-07-10

    Regular price: $12.60

    • Dune

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Orlagh Cassidy, Euan Morton, and others
    • Length: 21 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39,171
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32,458
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32,521

    Set on a desert planet, Dune is the story of Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious Maud'dib, avenge a plot against his family, and bring to fruition humankind's most ancient dream....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book!

    • By Scott on 04-10-08

    Regular price: $47.93

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