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    • Ready Player One

    • Written by: Ernest Cline
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,302
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,141

    At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So much Fun!!

    • By Joanne on 2018-01-07

    Regular price: CDN$ 41.68

    • Armada

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Ernest Cline
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 189

    It's just another day of high school for Zack Lightman. He's daydreaming through another boring math class, with just one more month to go until graduation and freedom - if he can make it that long without getting suspended again. Then he glances out his classroom window and spots the flying saucer.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • One Trick Pony

    • By shalot on 2017-12-14
    • A Novel
    • Written by: Ernest Cline
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 2015-07-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 206 ratings

    Regular price: CDN$ 44.46

    • Head On (Narrated by Wil Wheaton)

    • Written by: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Hilketa is a frenetic and violent pastime where players attack each other with swords and hammers. The main goal of the game: obtain your opponent's head and carry it through the goalposts. With flesh and bone bodies, a sport like this would be impossible. But all the players are "threeps", robot-like bodies controlled by people with Haden's Syndrome, so anything goes. No one gets hurt, but the brutality is real, and the crowds love it. Until a star athlete drops dead on the playing field.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Scalzis greatest

    • By Foxco on 2018-04-18

    Regular price: CDN$ 53.70

    • Lock In (Narrated by Wil Wheaton)

    • Written by: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who get sick experience nothing worse than flu, fever, and headaches. But for the unlucky one percent - and nearly five million souls in the United States alone - the disease causes "Lock In": Victims fully awake and aware, but unable to move or respond to stimulus. The disease affects young, old, rich, poor, people of every color and creed. The world changes to meet the challenge.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Meh

    • By Purple_falafel on 2018-04-30

    Regular price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Masters of Doom

    • How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
    • Written by: David Kushner
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Masters of Doom is the amazing true story of the Lennon and McCartney of video games: John Carmack and John Romero. Together, they ruled big business. They transformed popular culture. And they provoked a national controversy. More than anything, they lived a unique and rollicking American Dream, escaping the broken homes of their youth to produce the most notoriously successful game franchises in history - Doom and Quake - until the games they made tore them apart. This is a story of friendship and betrayal, commerce and artistry.

    • How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
    • Written by: David Kushner
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 2012-07-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 17 ratings

    Regular price: CDN$ 33.54

    • The Collapsing Empire

    • The Interdependency, Book 1
    • Written by: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    Our universe is ruled by physics, and faster-than-light travel is not possible - until the discovery of The Flow, an extradimensional field we can access at certain points in space-time that transports us to other worlds, around other stars. Humanity flows away from Earth, into space, and in time forgets our home world and creates a new empire, the Interdependency, whose ethos requires that no one human outpost can survive without the others. It's a hedge against interstellar war - and a system of control for the rulers of the empire.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • ok novel

    • By Scott Duncan on 2017-11-03

    Regular price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Redshirts

    • A Novel with Three Codas
    • Written by: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Ensign Andrew Dahl has just been assigned to the Universal Union Capital Ship Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union since the year 2456. Life couldn’t be better…until Andrew begins to pick up on the facts that (1) every Away Mission involves some kind of lethal confrontation with alien forces; (2) the ship’s captain, its chief science officer, and the handsome Lieutenant Kerensky always survive these confrontations; and (3) at least one low-ranked crew member is, sadly, always killed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Once Again Thought Provoking. ..

    • By Vera on 2018-03-15
    • A Novel with Three Codas
    • Written by: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 2012-06-05
    • 4 out of 5 stars 36 ratings

    Regular price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Strange Weather

    • Four Novellas
    • Written by: Joe Hill
    • Narrated by: Joe Hill, Wil Wheaton, Kate Mulgrew, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    A collection of four chilling novels, ingeniously wrought gems of terror from the brilliantly imaginative number one New York Times best-selling author of The Fireman, Joe Hill.

    Regular price: CDN$ 42.92

    • What If?

    • Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    • Written by: Randall Munroe
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large and passionate following. Fans of xkcd ask Munroe a lot of strange questions. What if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90 percent of the speed of light? How fast can you hit a speed bump while driving and live? If there were a robot apocalypse, how long would humanity last?

    • Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    • Written by: Randall Munroe
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 2014-09-02
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 24 ratings

    Regular price: CDN$ 32.38

    • Prepare to Meet Thy Doom

    • And More True Gaming Stories
    • Written by: David Kushner
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    From Masters of Doom author David Kushner comes Prepare to Meet Thy Doom, a compilation of true gaming stories covering many facets of America's biggest entertainment business: the video game industry. In addition to more than a dozen fascinating tales of game creation, play, business, and controversy, Prepare to Meet Thy Doom follows up on Kushner's previous best seller, Masters of Doom, with a long-awaited update.

    Regular price: CDN$ 26.81

    • The Android's Dream

    • Written by: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    A human diplomat creates an interstellar incident when he kills an alien diplomat in a most unusual way. To avoid war, Earth's government must find an equally unusual object: A type of sheep ("The Android's Dream"), used in the alien race's coronation ceremony. To find the sheep, the government turns to Harry Creek, ex-cop, war hero and hacker extraordinaire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • neat

    • By Adam on 2018-02-14

    Regular price: CDN$ 33.54

    • V Wars

    • A Chronicle of the Vampire Wars
    • Written by: Jonathan Maberry, Nancy Holder, John Everson, and others
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Gabrielle de Cuir, Roxanne Hernadez, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In this sweeping, threaded narrative of the global phenomenon known as the Vampire Wars, mankind is unwittingly infected by a millennia-old bacteria unknowingly exhumed by a scientific expedition in Antarctica. Now, in some rare cases, a person’s so-called junk DNA becomes activated. Depending on their racial and ethnic heritage, they begin to manifest one of the many diverse forms of the "others" that are the true basis for the legends of supernatural creatures. These aren’t your usual vampires and werewolves - it goes much deeper than that.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • hard to follow

    • By T on 2018-02-25

    Regular price: CDN$ 32.89

    • The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century

    • Written by: Harlan Ellison, David Brin, Ursula K. Le Guin, and others
    • Narrated by: David Ackroyd, Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    A walk around the block, a quick drive, before shutting down your PC ? these short story collections are perfect for when you only have a few minutes to listen."

    Regular price: CDN$ 23.52

    • Agent to the Stars

    • Written by: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    The space-faring Yherajk have come to Earth to meet us and to begin humanity's first interstellar friendship. There's just one problem: They're hideously ugly and they smell like rotting fish. So getting humanity's trust is a challenge. The Yherajk need someone who can help them close the deal. Enter Thomas Stein, who knows something about closing deals. He's one of Hollywood's hottest young agents.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • an early story but still good

    • By D. Trasler on 2018-04-21

    Regular price: CDN$ 33.54

    • Prince of Chaos

    • The Chronicles of Amber, Book 10
    • Written by: Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Treacheries, trickeries, assassination attempts and bloody family intrigues have finally maneuvered Merlin, aka Merle Corey, into the Courts of Chaos. Thanks to a series of conventionally fatal "accidents" engineered by his mother Dara and uncle Mandor, Merlin third in line to occupy the throne.

    Regular price: CDN$ 23.75

    • Fuzzy Nation

    • Written by: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton, John Scalzi - introduction
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In John Scalzi's re-imagining of H. Beam Piper's 1962 sci-fi classic Little Fuzzy, written with the full cooperation of the Piper Estate, Jack Holloway works alone for reasons he doesnt care to talk about. Hundreds of miles from ZaraCorps headquarters on planet, 178 light-years from the corporations headquarters on Earth, Jack is content as an independent contractor, prospecting and surveying at his own pace. As for his past, thats not up for discussion.

    Regular price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Boneshaker

    • Written by: Cherie Priest
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton, Kate Reading
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. Anxious to compete, Russian prospectors commissioned inventor Leviticus Blue to create a great machine that could mine through Alaska’s ice. Thus was Dr. Blue’s Incredible Bone-Shaking Drill Engine born.

    Regular price: CDN$ 48.29

    • Dead Pig Collector

    • Written by: Warren Ellis
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    From the wicked imagination of award-winning writer Warren Ellis comes Dead Pig Collector, a love story with a classic Ellis twist. So while it might be a love story, it's also about killing people and disposing of their bodies in the most efficient manner possible.

    Regular price: CDN$ 6.23

    • Suspect Zero

    • A Short Story
    • Written by: Richard Kadrey
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In this terrifying tale by New York Times best-selling author Richard Kadrey, a young aspiring serial killer goes in search of a mentor - the supreme, the ultimate killer. What he finds is much greater and much worse than he ever could have imagined.

    Regular price: CDN$ 13.58

    • If Ever They Happened Upon My Lair

    • A Tale from The Legend of Drizzt
    • Written by: R. A. Salvatore
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Celebrated nerd hero Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation; The Big Bang Theory) brings R.A. Salvatore's only Forgotten Realms novella to audio. If Ever They Happened Upon My Lair is a story of the Bloodstone Lands that deals with a contested issue of the Forgotten Realms: the mortality of dragons.

    Regular price: CDN$ 3.96

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