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The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances  

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List Rules Vote up the sci-fi audiobooks that are the best in the galaxy.

There are so many great science fiction books, both classics and new sci-fi, it can be difficult to keep up. The best sci-fi audiobooks can make the task easier by allowing you to listen while you commute, are at work, or just doing tasks around the house.

Some of the best sci-fi books are Audible exclusives, such as The Atlantis Gene and the full cast audio play of Ender's Game. There are also many of the greatest sci-fi audiobooks, including 1984, The Running Man, and World War Z. In a way, listening to top science fiction audiobooks is a little like sci-fi itself, especially if you've loaded up the latest on the little computers we carry around in our pockets.

Which of these sci-fi audiobooks will you download? Try Audible and get two free audiobooks - which makes it even easier to catch up on all the must-read sci-fi. Vote for the science fiction audiobooks you would recommend to your fellow sci-fi fans and add any must-listen books we might have missed.

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The Martian is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Andy Weir
The Martian is a 2011 science fiction novel written by Andy Weir. The story follows an American astronaut, Mark Watney, as he becomes stranded alone on Mars in the year 2035 and must improvise ...more
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Ender's Game Alive: The Full C... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
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Wool: Silo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Hugh Howey
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Seveneves: A Novel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Neal Stephenson
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Ender's Game is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Orson Scott Card
Ender's Game is a 1985 military science fiction novel by American author Orson Scott Card. Set in Earth's future, the novel presents an imperiled mankind after two conflicts with the ...more
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Nineteen Eighty-Four is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
George Orwell
Nineteen Eighty-Four, sometimes published as 1984, is a dystopian novel by English author George Orwell published in 1949. The novel is set in Airstrip One, a province of the superstate Oceania ...more
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The Road is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Cormac McCarthy
The Road is a 2006 novel by American writer Cormac McCarthy. It is a post-apocalyptic tale of a journey of a father and his young son over a period of several months, across a landscape blasted ...more
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The Atlantis Gene: The Origin ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
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Split Second is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Douglas E. Richards
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Der Anschlag is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Stephen King
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11/22/63 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Stephen King
11/22/63 is a novel by Stephen King about a time traveler who attempts to prevent the assassination of President John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy, which occurred on November 22, 1963. ...more
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Pines is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Blake Crouch
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The Lost Starship is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Vaughn Heppner
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Red Rising is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Pierce Brown
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One Second After is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
William R. Forstchen
One Second After is a 2009 fiction novel by American writer William R. Forstchen. The novel deals with an unexpected electromagnetic pulse attack on the United States as it affects the people ...more
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Revival is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Stephen King
Revival is a 2014 novel by American writer Stephen King, published by Scribner. A minister and a boy share a deep bond based on a secret obsession.
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The Host is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Stephenie Meyer
The Host is a romance novel by Stephenie Meyer. The book is about Earth, in a post apocalyptic time, being invaded by a parasitic alien race, known as "Souls", and follows one Soul's ...more
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Station Eleven is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Emily St. John Mandel
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World War Z is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Max Brooks
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War is an apocalyptic horror novel by Max Brooks. The novel is a collection of individual accounts narrated by an agent of the United Nations Postwar ...more
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The Stand is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Stephen King
The Stand is a post-apocalyptic horror/fantasy novel by American author Stephen King. It expands upon the scenario of his earlier short story, "Night Surf". The novel was originally ...more
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The Atlantis Plague: The Origi... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
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Timebound is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Rysa Walker
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WIRED is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
Douglas E. Richards
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Dark Space: Dark Space, Book 1 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances
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The Atlantis World: The Origin... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Science Fiction Audiobook Performances