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    • The Year's Top Short SF Novels

    • By: Stephen Baxter, Geoffrey A. Landis, David Moles, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Adam Epstein, Nicola Barber
    • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Short novels may well be the perfect length for science-fiction stories. They are movie-length tales that resonate with moxie while fully exploring characters, new worlds, and ideas. The stories in this unabridged audio collection are the best-of-the-best short science-fiction novels published in 2010 by current and emerging masters of this form.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic

    • By wendy on 02-14-12

    Regular price: $33.59

    • The Year's Top-Ten Tales of Science Fiction 4

    • By: John Barnes, Paul McAuley, Maureen McHugh, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Jared Doreck, Adam Epstein, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29

    An unabridged audio collection of the "best of the best" science fiction stories written in 2011 by current and emerging masters of the genre, edited by Allan Kaster, as narrated by top voice talents. In "Dying Young", by Peter M. Ball, cyborgs, clones, and post-humans collide with a dragon bent on revenge in a post-apocalyptic space western. In "Canterbury Hollow", by Chris Lawson, two lovers on a planet orbiting a killer sun share their few remaining weeks together before they die....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A good mixture of stories

    • By Tezby on 06-19-18

    Regular price: $25.89

    • Mini-Masterpieces of Science Fiction

    • By: Allan Kaster (Editor)
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Hart, Tom Dheere
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    A superb collection of short science-fiction tales by this genre's contemporary, and emerging, masters. Alien communications are deciphered as Earth is destroyed in "Last Contact" by Stephen Baxter. A girl auto-asphyxiates to communicate with another world in Elizabeth Bear's "The Something Dreaming Game". And more....

    • out of 5 stars
    • not very memorable

    • By Mike on 06-15-09

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Starship Vectors

    • By: Sarah Monette, Allan Kaster (editor), Gwyneth Jones, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Starships come in many shapes and sizes. Their crews and passengers are an eclectic lot. They venture into the deep voids of space on their assigned missions. Sometimes they succeed and sometimes they do not. This collection tells the stories of the crews and passengers aboard six of these starships.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great short stories.

    • By Fred on 03-09-11

    Regular price: $23.09