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AT THE SIGN OF TRIUMPH

AT THE SIGN OF TRIUMPH Safehold, Book 9

by David Weber | Read by Oliver Wyman

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Science Fiction

Oliver Wyman narrates the ninth and final installment of Weber's Safehold series with deft accents and passion. The Church of God Awaiting is still at war with Charis after eight long years. Their champions are fighting for their lives and the supremacy of the race. Wyman cheerfully and steadily reads this long audiobook, filled with battle scenes, political intrigue, and... Read More

THE COLLECTED STORIES OF ARTHUR C. CLARKE

THE COLLECTED STORIES OF ARTHUR C. CLARKE

by Arthur C. Clarke | Read by Ray Porter, Jonathan Davis, Ralph Lister

Audible, Inc. | Unabridged
Science Fiction

Narrator Ralph Lister makes Arthur C. Clarke come alive in the foreword to this collection. Clarke talks about having been influenced by science fiction even in his childhood writings. He also states his belief that many of sci-fi's finest works have been short stories. In "Breaking Strain," the story that inspired the movie 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, narrator Jonathan Davis sounds... Read More

THE LAST TRIBE

THE LAST TRIBE

by Brad Manuel | Read by Scott Brick

Podium Publishing | Unabridged
Science Fiction

After an epidemic wipes out all but a few survivors, a father rallies members of his extended family and heads to New England to find his son. They gather a few others as they go and form the core of a new community. Narrator Scott Brick absorbs each of the new characters, relying on subtle differences in accents, tone, and pace, and in some cases, an overlay of attitude to... Read More

MINIATURES

MINIATURES The Very Short Fiction of John Scalzi

by John Scalzi | Read by Luke Daniels, Peter Ganim, John Scalzi, Khristine Hvam, Greg Cope White, Fred Berman

Audible, Inc. | Unabridged
Science Fiction

With nearly 20 science-fiction and often humorous stories--and even a poem--in total, Scalzi illustrates that he can do short just as well as he can do long writing. The production includes six narrators, including Scalzi, with each taking on two or more stories. This proves a smart choice as the different narrators align well with their assigned works. Even Scalzi, who... Read More

MISSION EARTH: THE INVADERS PLAN

by L. Ron Hubbard | Read by Stefan Rudnicki, Jim Dale, Nancy Cartwright, Erika Christensen and a Full Cast

Galaxy Press | Unabridged
Science Fiction

Hubbard's satirical science-fiction saga takes off with a full cast, sound effects, and a musical score. The story, intentionally convoluted, entails different factions of Voltars, an alien race interested in humanity's timely demise who are attempting to disrupt the future of Earth. It's a world of spies, counterspies, sci-fi gadgets, space travel, and total annihilation--and... 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

SNAPSHOT

SNAPSHOT

by Brandon Sanderson | Read by William DeMeritt

Audible, Inc. | Unabridged
Science Fiction

Narrator William DeMeritt delivers everything one needs in this sci-fi gumshoe novella. Detectives Davis and Chaz have been sent into a snapshot--a time bubble that recaptures a short period within a given geographic location. Their mission is to solve two cases. Instead, they choose to investigate a cover-up that Davis stumbles upon. DeMeritt's deep and slightly raspy voice,... 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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