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  • Alien: Resurrection

  • The Official Movie Novelization
  • By: A. C. Crispin
  • Narrated by: William Hope
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 209
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193

Ellen Ripley awakens onboard the space station Auriga. Her last memory is of her own fiery death. And yet she is somehow alive. Ripley discovers that her "resurrection" is a result of an incredible experiment that has altered both her and the creature she has been carrying. To combat the incalculable alien menace, she teams up with a renegade band of space smugglers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Probably the best of the first four novelizations.

  • By Troy on 07-24-16

Without question the best of the series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-30-16

I read all four books in a row or rather I listen to them without question this one is the best one the best writing the best story and the best of the series

  • Starship Troopers

  • By: Robert A. Heinlein
  • Narrated by: Lloyd James
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,853
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7,180
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,217

Join the Army and See the Universe. That is the motto of The Third Space War, also known as The First Interstellar War, but most commonly as The Bug War. In one of Robert Heinlein's most controversial best sellers, a recruit of the future goes through the toughest boot camp in the universe - and into battle with the Terrain Mobile Infantry against mankind's most alarming enemy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Science Fiction Classic

  • By Cather on 11-18-05

Excellent

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-19-16

I loved the story, but I do have to say it didn't really go anywhere in the end. Don't expect to hear the movie, this is done better.

  • The Shadow of the Torturer

  • The Book of the New Sun, Book 1
  • By: Gene Wolfe
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,723
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,369
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,372

The Shadow of the Torturer is the first volume in the four-volume epic, the tale of a young Severian, an apprentice to the Guild of Torturers on the world called Urth, exiled for committing the ultimate sin of his profession - showing mercy towards his victim.

Gene Wolfe's "The Book of the New Sun" is one of speculative fiction's most-honored series. In a 1998 poll, Locus Magazine rated the series behind only "The Lord of the Rings" and The Hobbit as the greatest fantasy work of all time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • "All of you are torturers, one way or another"

  • By Jefferson on 10-21-12

Worst ever

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-03-15

I read a lot of books and was told this author was great. What a waste of time. Depressing, boring, confusing. There is no real plot. Made up words? I got about halfway through the first book and had to stop. It read like the author was trying to belittle you by using incomprehensible prose and a non-existent storyline. Save your money.

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  • Battle Station

  • Star Force, Book 5
  • By: B. V. Larson
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,409
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,130

In Battle Station, Kyle Riggs faces new challenges, new alien fleets, and learns the secrets behind the war he has been fighting for years. In the fifth book of the Star Force Series, the Eden system is in humanity's grasp, but can they keep it? Star Force is weak after a long war, and many yearn to go home. Knowing the machines will return with a new armada eventually, Riggs seeks a more permanent solution. Along the way, worlds are won and lost, millions perish, and great truths are revealed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Non-stop Sci-Fi Action

  • By William on 11-05-12

I'm hooked

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-17-15

So far the entire series has been great. The narration and the story are riveting. Larson can really paint the picture. Onward!!!