The Best Audiobooks to Distract You from Your Family This Weekend

The long holiday weekend is approaching, so it's time to gear up and update your ebook readers and electronic libraries with anything that can get you through long travel stretches, cooking binges, and even longer family gatherings. Here is our list of fantastic audiobooks and ebooks that will keep you entertained… » 11/21/12 10:06am 11/21/12 10:06am

Listen to an action-packed scene from the new Walking Dead audiobook

On October 16, you'll be able to delve into one of the more interesting subplots from The Walking Dead in a new novel, The Walking Dead: The Road to Woodbury, written by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga. To whet your appetite, we've got a seriously intense clip from the audiobook, narrated by Fred Berman. » 9/27/12 3:36pm 9/27/12 3:36pm

Metatropolis Story of Decaying Cities, Read by Saul Tigh

Instead of reading about the stock market this afternoon, divert yourself by listening to some near-future tales of the ecopocalypse instead. The first story from John Scalzi's new audiobook anthology Metatropolis is online for free, and it sounds fantastic. Written by Jay "Mainspring" Lake and read by Michael "Saul… » 10/17/08 11:20am 10/17/08 11:20am

Listen Up — We've Got 11 Classic Scifi Audiobooks

Books on tape might be extremely dead technology, but iPods and eBook readers like the Amazon Kindle have reanimated the medium and turned audiobooks into the commuter's wonder drug. When the book is read well, you'll find yourself sitting mesmerized in your parking space just listening, instead of heading into work.… » 1/11/08 11:00am 1/11/08 11:00am