Listen to an Excerpt from Brandon Sanderson's Legion: Skin Deep

Stephen Leeds, the man with a thousand (superpowered) personalities, is back in this sequel to Brandon Sanderson's novel Legion. Now he's up against new bad guys — and has a creepy new mystery to solve. You can listen to an excerpt now! » 11/20/14 10:18am 11/20/14 10:18am

Listen to this creepy clip from the new Walking Dead audiobook

Can't get enough post-apocalyptic zombie action? You're in luck. Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga's book The Walking Dead: Fall of the Governor, Part Two comes out next week. We've got a preview clip from the audiobook. » 2/28/14 10:40am 2/28/14 10:40am

Listen to Wil Wheaton read from Warren Ellis' horrifying love story

We've got an exclusive clip of Wil Wheaton reading from Warren Ellis' Dead Pig Collector, out today. You may know Ellis from his Transmetropolitan comics, or from his latest novel Gun Machine. He knows how to write blood and guts and make you love it. » 12/17/13 4:57pm 12/17/13 4:57pm

It's Neil Gaiman's sexy wizard scene in the new Riverside audiobook!

If you love Ellen Kushner's Riverside novels, which began with the classic Swordspoint, then prepare for ecstasy. The third novel, The Fall of Kings, is out today in audiobook from Neil Gaiman Presents. And it features Kushner reading along with Gaiman. We've got an excerpt. » 8/27/13 7:30am 8/27/13 7:30am

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

Six Books Best Enjoyed on Your iPod

Reading isn't just for your eyes any more. Many authors are podcasting their stories long before they ever go to print. If you want to hear what you've been missing, we have a few recommendations to get your ears started. » 11/19/09 8:30am 11/19/09 8:30am

Listen To Iain Banks' New Novel For Free

Iain Banks' free podcast of his new novel Transition just launched in the U.S. today, and it's already #11 on the iTunes Top 20 in the U.K. The author is reading 15-minute installments from an abridged version twice a week. » 9/22/09 2:00pm 9/22/09 2:00pm

The Evil Robot Monkey Just Wants To Create

Most stories about cybernetically "uplifted" animals tend to portray them as alienated super-soldiers or jolly butlers, but Mary Robinette Kowal probably has the right idea in her story "Evil Robot Monkey," online as an audio. » 2/23/09 3:21pm 2/23/09 3:21pm

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

Gaiman, Zelazny and More Coming To Your iPod

When Amazon.com's SF audiobooks imprint Audible Frontiers launched earlier this year, we were interested in the potential of something new to entertain us on our morning commutes. With the line now in its third month, we checked in with Audible's director of content, Steve Feldberg, to see whether it looks like… » 6/29/08 8:00am 6/29/08 8:00am

SF Books: Now With Less Reading

Want to get into some SF literature but need to use your eyes for driving instead of reading? Then there are two new audible SF delights awaiting you: Amazon subsidiary Audible.com gives you Audible Frontiers, a new imprint for audio versions of SF and fantasy books by authors like Allen Steele, Neal Stephenson and… » 5/01/08 10:17am 5/01/08 10:17am

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