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ALIEN: RIVER OF PAIN

ALIEN: RIVER OF PAIN Alien, Book 3

by Christopher Golden, Dirk Maggs | Read by Anna Friel, Philip Glenister, Colin Salmon, Alexander Siddig, Marc Warren, Michelle Ryan, William Hope

Audible, Inc. | Audio Program
Science Fiction

In this full-cast production based on the Alien film series, Ripley awakens from hibernation years later to find out that the planet on which she encountered the alien entity is now an Earth colony. Chaos breaks out as the military, scientists, and ordinary families struggle to defend themselves against deadly creatures that are impossible to kill. Dirk Maggs continues to... Read More

THE COLLAPSING EMPIRE

THE COLLAPSING EMPIRE The Interdependency, Book 1

by John Scalzi | Read by Wil Wheaton

Audible, Inc. | Unabridged
Science Fiction

The Interdependencies are in trouble; their method of connecting across light-years, known as The Flow, is breaking down, but no one knows why. Geek icon Wil Wheaton ("Star Trek") lends his voice to this comical yet compelling tale of a space civilization in decline. His character portrayals are largely distinct, and he captures Scalzi's sarcastic tone perfectly. He also can... Read More

THE CORPORATION WARS: DISSIDENCE

THE CORPORATION WARS: DISSIDENCE Corporation Wars Trilogy, Book 1

by Ken MacLeod | Read by Peter Kenny

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Science Fiction

Peter Kenny's narration is pure delight. Carlos awakens to discover that he has died and is now a mechanical simulation--a machine. Freedom may be possible so long as he does what is needed of him. The future comes with way more complications than he expects as robots are sent to colonize planets, where they are becoming sentient and plotting their own means of escape--which... Read More

DREAMS BEFORE THE START OF TIME

DREAMS BEFORE THE START OF TIME

by Anne Charnock | Read by Susan Duerden, Derek Perkins

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Science Fiction

Narrator Susan Duerden adeptly portrays the various evolving relationships between a two friends, Millie and Toni; their children; and their parents as three generations face fundamental questions about what it means to be a parent. In this futuristic story, evolving technologies provide a range of options for conception. Duerden captures the characters' familiarity with each... Read More

THE RETURN

THE RETURN

by Joseph Helmreich | Read by Paul Michael Garcia

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Science Fiction

Paul Michael Garcia gives a steady narration of this audiobook made of equal parts science fiction and suspense. Central to the story is Shawn, a young physicist who has become obsessed with the reappearance of Andrew Leland, also a physicist, a number of years after Leland was dramatically pulled into the sky by a mysterious light. Garcia brings an even, unruffled level of... Read More

REVENGER

REVENGER

by Alastair Reynolds | Read by Clare Corbett

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Science Fiction

Space salvage is no occupation for a proper 15-year-old girl. But Fura Ness, as demurely voiced by narrator Clare Corbett, is no ordinary teen. What starts as a lark and a way to financially aid their family ends up a dangerous venture for Fura and her older sister, Adrana. An innocent at first, Fura grows tougher as she pursues the villainous Bosa Sennon, who kidnaps Adrana.... Read More

SOLITUDE

SOLITUDE Dimension Space, Book 1

by Dean M. Cole | Read by R.C. Bray, Julia Whelan

Dean M. Cole | Unabridged
Science Fiction

Talk about star-crossed lovers! Vaughn is the last man alive on Earth, and Angela the last woman--but she's trapped on the International Space Station. Cole's latest audiobook is an uber-intelligent adventure story brought to vivid life by narrators R.C. Bray and Julia Whelan. The audiobook is divided into chapters focusing either one character or the other, each performed... Read More

THE UNINTENTIONAL TIME TRAVELER

THE UNINTENTIONAL TIME TRAVELER

by Everett Maroon | Read by Josiah John Bildner

Lethe Press | Unabridged
Science Fiction

Narrator Josiah John Bildner inhabits this time-travel, romance, and coming-of-age story. Bildner's narration takes off in 1980 when 15-year-old Jack Inman's epileptic seizures catapult him back to the 1920s, where he meets Lucas and saves his life. During Jack's next "trip" he becomes Jacqueline. Bildner's male and female characters, 1920s speech patterns, spirited... Read More

WALKAWAY

WALKAWAY

by Cory Doctorow | Read by Amber Benson, Gabrielle de Cuir, Justine Eyre, Amanda Palmer, Lisa Renee Pitts, Wil Wheaton, Mirron Willis

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Science Fiction

In Walkaway communities, individuals bring together their different talents and motivations to create something new and surprising. So using multiple narrators is the perfect way to tell this story. Each actor employs slightly different voicings, which reveal subtle interpretations of character. The performers lend variety to the long passages of dialogue in which characters... Read More

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