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    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,673
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,927
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,912

    More than 30 years ago, Star Wars burst onto the big screen and became a cultural phenomenon. Now the next adventures in this blockbuster saga are poised to captivate old and new fans alike - beginning with the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And alongside the cinematic debut comes the thrilling novel adaptation by New York Times best-selling science fiction master Alan Dean Foster.

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

    • By Brad on 12-22-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Tar-Aiym Krang

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 565
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 355
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358

    Moth was a beautiful planet, the only one with wings - two great golden clouds suspended in space around it. Here was a wide-open world for any venture a man might scheme. The planet attracted unwary travelers, hardened space-sailors, and merchant buccaneers - a teeming, constantly shifting horde that provided a comfortable income for certain quick-witted fellows like Flinx and his pet flying snake Pip.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The First of the Flinx and Pip Novels AT LAST!

    • By Chris on 01-20-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Alien: Covenant Origins

    • The Official Prequel to the Blockbuster Film
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Tom Taylorson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 161

    The Covenant mission is the most ambitious endeavor in the history of Weyland-Yutani. A ship bound for Origae-6, carrying 2,000 colonists beyond the limits of known space, this is a make-or-break investment for the corporation - and for the future of all mankind. Yet there are those who would die to stop the mission. As the colony ship hovers in Earth orbit, several violent events reveal a deadly conspiracy to sabotage the launch.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good preview into earth

    • By bringdapain on 11-24-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Alien: Covenant

    • A Novel
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Tom Taylorson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 525
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 489
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 487

    Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created with Alien: Covenant, a new chapter in his groundbreaking Alien adventure. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise. But it is actually a dark, dangerous world.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not as great as I hoped

    • By James Lee Owings III on 05-31-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • For Love of Mother-Not

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 441
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 260

    He was just a freckle-faced, red-headed kid with green eyes and a strangely campelling stare when Mather Mastiff first saw him an the auctioneer's block. One hundred credits and he was hers. For years the old woman was his only family. She loved him, fed him, taught him everything she knew - even let him keep the deadly flying snake he called Pip.Then Mother Mastiff mysteriously disappeared and Flinx took Pip to tail her kidnappers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Best read in chronological order

    • By Christopher on 06-11-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Alien

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Peter Guinness
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 502
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 468
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 466

    Alan Dean Foster is the acclaimed author of movie tie-ins for Star Wars, Alien and Transformers. He was awarded the IAMTW Grand Master Scribe Award in 2008. He is also a best-selling science fiction and fantasy author in his own right, including the popular Pip & Flinx novels and the Founding of the Commonwealth series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oustanding read!

    • By Jamal Love on 12-13-15

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Aliens

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 386
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 361
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362

    Returned to Earth, Ellen Ripley learns that a colony has been established on LV-426, the planet where the crew of the Nostromo found the original Alien. But contact with the colonists has been lost, so she must accompany a unit of colonial marines to discover their fate. And to destroy any Aliens found on the planet known as Acheron. This is a groundbreaking sequel by science fiction legend Alan Dean Foster, with the wonderful characters and rapid-fire action that make Aliens one of the greatest science fiction films of all time.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Game Over, Man....

    • By Doug on 07-18-16

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Trouble Magnet

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    In this dazzling new novel, Flinx confirms his status as the galaxy's greatest magnet for big trouble. Wandering out there in some remote region of the galaxy is a gargantuan sentient Tar-Aiym weapons' system. All Flinx has to do - while his pals look after his injured love Clarity Held - is find the hefty object and persuade it to knock out the monstrous evil that is hurtling through space to waste the entire Commonwealth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flinx reflection on his youth, and makes friends

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-26-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Star Trek Movie Tie-In

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Zachary Quinto
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 772
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 515
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 510

    In the far reaches of the galaxy, a machine of war bursts into existence in a place and time it was never meant to be. On a mission of retribution for the destruction of his planet, its half-mad captain seeks the death of every intelligent being, and the annihilation of every civilized world. Kirk and Spock, two completely different and unyielding personalities must find a way to lead the only crew, aboard the only ship, that can stop him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Katelyn on 05-14-09

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Alien 3

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Peter Guinness
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158

    Fury 161 is a wretched planet - a penal colony and an industrial complex manned by violent prisoners. When an escape pod from the USS Sulaco crash-lands there, Ellen Ripley appears to be the only passenger left alive. Then inmates begin to die, all at the hands of another survivor - a creature which encounters Ripley and spares her life! Desperate to know why, she seeks out an answer - and discovers terror unlike any she's ever known.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant work, yet again

    • By AudioBook Reviewer on 04-18-16

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Mid-Flinx

    • A Pip and Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159

    Where Flinx and his flying minidrag Pip went, trouble always followed - that law had governed their lives through years of unsought danger and galactic intrigue. Now, an evil rich man was out to kidnap the minidrag for his personal zoo, and Flinx and Pip were on the run again - this time into uncharted space, on a random course they hoped would foil their pursuers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best of the series

    • By Tanmeng on 08-22-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Star Wars: The Approaching Storm

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Alexander Adams
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 135
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 135

    On the strategic planet Ansion, a powerful faction is on the verge of joining the secessionist movement. At the Chancellor's request, the Jedi Council sends Jedi Knights Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luminara Unduli, along with their Padawans, Anakin Skywalker and Barriss Offee, to stabilize the planet's population. To succeed, the Jedi will have to fulfill near-impossible tasks, befriend wary strangers, and influence two great armies - stalked all the while by an enemy sworn to see the mission fail.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wishes...

    • By Nate Weston on 03-07-16

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Reunion

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Alan Dean Foster
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    At last, New York Times best-selling author Alan Dean Foster returns to his acclaimed Humanx universe, where a young human orphan called Flinx seeks to unlock the dangerous secrets of his past - and the uncertain prospects of his future with the aid of the formidable minidrag known as Pip. This is the most mind-bending Pip and Flinx adventure yet - a roller-coaster ride into the unknown, filled with wonder and humor, and a host of deadly adversaries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • She's Back....

    • By Chris on 11-22-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Sliding Scales

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134

    Time and again, the daring pair have braved countless dangers to emerge victorious. But now Flinx attempts something that may be impossible for the heretofore undefeated hero. His mission: to take a vacation. Never have the cares of the universe lain so heavily on Flinx's shoulders, nor the forces arrayed against him seemed so invincible.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another wonderful instalment

    • By Peter Ronald on 08-08-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Star Trek: Into Darkness

    • Star Trek Movie Novelizations, Book 2
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Alice Eve
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 334
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 312
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314

    Pioneering director J. J. Abrams has delivered an explosive action thriller that takes Star Trek into darkness. When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible narrator, great story

    • By Elizabeth on 05-26-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Flinx's Folly

    • A Pip and Flinx Novel
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157

    New York Times best-selling author Alan Dean Foster delivers the eagerly awaited new Pip and Flinx novel featuring a certain twenty-four-year-old with red hair, growing powers, and a loyal sidekick who just happens to be a flying mini-dragon. Sure to delight longtime fans and win new ones, Flinx's Folly follows Flinx on a thrilling quest to unravel the mysteries of his mind and body. It is a quest that forces him to confront a horror almost beyond human comprehension.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More Pip & Flinx please!!!

    • By Ms. Melendez on 08-16-04

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Flinx in Flux

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194

    When Flinx, no stranger to galactic intrigue, found an unconscious woman on a riverbank deep in the jungles of Alaspin, he took it in stride. When he learned that the woman, Clarity Held, was a brilliant scientist abducted from a remote outpost on inhospitable Longtunnel by a group of fanatic assassins, he tried to help the beautiful Clarity back to her project. Unfortunately, the assassins were still at work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flinx and Pip are always entertaining

    • By CeciM on 03-05-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Patrimony

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Alan Dean Foster
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    In Patrimony, fans will learn more about their favorite redhead - with emerald eyes, uncanny powers, and a poisonous minidrag - than they ever dreamed possible. "I know who your father is . . . Gestalt." A shocked Flinx hears these dying words from one of the renegade eugenicists whose experiments with humans 20-odd years ago shocked the galaxy . . . and spawned Flinx.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flinx and his dad

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-17-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Strange Music

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Kevin Hearne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Empathic Flinx and his minidrag, Pip, have saved the universe more times than they can count, but the return of an old friend pulls the duo from their retirement and plunges them into a story of intrigue and imagination. The planet of Largess has recently opened itself to trade with the human-dominated Commonwealth. But when the daughter of a powerful chieftain goes missing, authorities believe a covert agent to be the cause. They need someone to track down the princess and roust the troublemaker and to do so without alerting the whole planet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice to have another Pip-n-flinx adventure

    • By Signalshifter on 12-13-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Bloodhype

    • A Pip and Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Alan Dean Foster
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174

    It caused instant addiction, followed by an excruciating slow death, and there was no known antidote. It was a killer. Supposedly the drug had been totally eradicated from the humanx galaxy years before. At least that's what everyone thought. But somehow, mysteriously, that dreadful substance was back in circulation on Repler and threatening to wreak havoc throughout the known galaxy.Someone somewhere was secretly manufacturing Bloodhype, but nobody seemed to know where or who!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Humerous

    • By Peter Ronald on 08-08-09

    Regular price: $24.95

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