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    • Death's End

    • By: Cixin Liu, Ken Liu - translator
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 28 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,931
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,592
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,589

    Half a century after the Doomsday Battle, the uneasy balance of Dark Forest Deterrence keeps the Trisolaran invaders at bay. Earth enjoys unprecedented prosperity due to the infusion of Trisolaran knowledge. With human science advancing daily and the Trisolarans adopting Earth culture, it seems that the two civilizations will soon be able to coexist peacefully as equals, without the terrible threat of mutually assured annihilation. But the peace has also made humanity complacent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fermi paradox meets first contact.

    • By John S. Robinson on 10-01-16

    Regular price: $37.79

    • Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Legends of Luke Skywalker

    • By: Ken Liu
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,287
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,206
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,206

    As a cargo ship rockets across the galaxy to Canto Bight, the deckhands onboard trade stories about legendary Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker. But are the stories of iconic and mysterious Luke Skywalker true or merely tall tales passed from one corner of the galaxy to another? Is Skywalker really a famous Jedi hero, an elaborate charlatan, or even part droid? The deckhands will have to decide for themselves when they hear The Legends of Luke Skywalker.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not the Luke Skywalker story I was looking for...

    • By Gregory Jarrell on 11-08-17

    Regular price: $32.20

    • The Grace of Kings

    • The Dandelion Dynasty
    • By: Ken Liu
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 21 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 996
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 923
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 920

    Wily, charming Kuni Garu, a bandit, and stern, fearless Mata Zyndu, the son of a deposed duke, seem like polar opposites. Yet in the uprising against the emperor, the two quickly become the best of friends after a series of adventures fighting against vast conscripted armies, silk-draped airships, and shapeshifting gods.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Eastern-flavored epic fantasy

    • By Ryan on 12-27-15

    Regular price: $28.34

    • The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories

    • By: Ken Liu
    • Narrated by: Corey Brill, Joy Osmanski
    • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195

    With his debut novel, The Grace of Kings, taking the literary world by storm, Ken Liu now shares his finest short fiction in The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories. This mesmerizing collection features all of Ken's award-winning and award-finalist stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everything I read science fiction for!

    • By Lisa on 05-22-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Wall of Storms

    • The Dandelion Dynasty, Book 2
    • By: Ken Liu
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 29 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 286
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269

    Kuni Garu, now known as Emperor Ragin, runs the archipelago kingdom of Dara but struggles to maintain progress while serving the demands of the people and his vision. Then an unexpected invading force from the Lyucu Empire in the far distant west comes to the shores of Dara - and chaos results. But Emperor Kuni cannot go and lead his kingdom against the threat himself with his recently healed empire fraying at the seams, so he sends the only people he trusts to be Dara's savvy and cunning hopes against the invincible invaders: his children.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow highly recommend

    • By Hector hernandez on 01-24-17

    Regular price: $33.07

    • The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories

    • By: Gregory Benford, Gwyneth Jones, Shariann Lewitt, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Nancy Linari, Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    An unabridged audio collection spotlighting the "best of the best" hard science fiction stories published in 2016 by current and emerging masters of the genre, edited by Allan Kaster, as narrated by top voice talents.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Only a few good stories

    • By Jeppe on 03-22-18

    Regular price: $26.59

    • The Year's Top Short SF Novels 5

    • By: Cory Doctorow, Ken Liu, John P Murphy, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Nancy Linari
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Short novels are movie-length narratives that may well be the perfect length for science fiction stories. This audio collection presents the best-of-the-best short science fiction novels published in 2014 by current and emerging masters of this vibrant form of storytelling.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator sounds like Tony Danza

    • By Sean on 03-05-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Year's Top Short SF Novels 2

    • By: Carolyn Ives Gilman, Kij Johnson, Mary Robinette Kowal, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Adam Epstein, Vanessa Hart, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Short novels are movie length novels that may well be the perfect length for science fiction stories. This unabridged audio collection presents the best-of-the-best short science fiction novels published in 2011, by current and emerging masters of this form. In "The Ice Owl", by Carolyn Ives Gilman, an adolescent, female, Waster, in the iron city of Glory to God finds an enigmatic tutor who provides her with much more than academic instruction while a fundamentalist revolt is underway.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some Decent Sci-Fi but with Poor Audio Quality

    • By Peter on 12-20-13

    Regular price: $31.49

    • What I Assume You Shall Assume

    • A Selection from Dead Man's Hand
    • By: Ken Liu
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante, Natalie Ross
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    The Idaho Territory gold mines and the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom come together for a wilderness-dwelling drifter in this tale of the Weird West.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • L'homme qui mit fin à l'Histoire

    • By: Ken Liu
    • Narrated by: Stéphanie Cassignard, Patrick Meadeb
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Futur proche. Deux scientifiques mettent au point un procédé révolutionnaire permettant de retourner dans le passé. Une seule et unique fois par période visitée, pour une seule et unique personne, et sans aucune possibilité pour l'observateur d'interférer avec l'objet de son observation. Une révolution qui promet la vérité sur les périodes les plus obscures de l'histoire humaine. Plus de mensonges. Plus de secrets d'État.

    Regular price: $16.65