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    • Ready Player One

    • By: Ernest Cline
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,963
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17,868
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,815

    It's the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This Book Changed My Life 💙 New Hobbies Found 💜

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-04-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Lock In (Narrated by Wil Wheaton)

    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 936
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 885
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 883

    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
    • Engaging - not what I expected

    • By Robyn on 14-12-17

    Regular price: £18.79

    • The Consuming Fire

    • The Interdependency, Book 2
    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    The Interdependency, humanity’s interstellar empire, is on the verge of collapse. The Flow, the extra-dimensional conduit that makes travel between the stars possible, is disappearing, leaving entire star systems stranded. When it goes, human civilization may go with it - unless desperate measures can be taken. Emperox Grayland II, the leader of the Interdependency, is ready to take those measures to help ensure the survival of billions. But nothing is ever that easy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Stuff

    • By Haviland on 24-10-18

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Head On (Narrated by Wil Wheaton)

    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 383
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funny, original and fantastic narration

    • By Laura Brand on 09-05-18

    Regular price: £37.49

    • Armada

    • By: Ernest Cline
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,443
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,264
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,257

    Zack Lightman is a dreamer. He fills his days with wishful thoughts of life on other planets and spends hours playing videogames, neither of which have helped him make friends or find a girlfriend. His refuge from the daily disappointments of life is Armada - an online space-fighter simulator based on defending Earth from an alien invasion. It’s when he’s playing that he feels closest to his father, a champion gamer who died when Zack was a baby.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great book by Ernest Cline

    • By Evil RobotNixon on 18-09-15

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Collapsing Empire

    • The Interdependency, Book 1
    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 653
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 617
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 613

    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Juvenile

    • By Sally on 14-04-17

    Regular price: £18.79

    • What If?

    • Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    • By: Randall Munroe
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 630
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 575
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 568

    From the creator of the wildly popular xkcd, What If? gives hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask. Millions visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. Fans ask him a lot of strange questions. How fast can you hit a speed bump, driving, and live? When (if ever) did the sun go down on the British Empire? When will Facebook contain more profiles of dead people than living?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good fun that descends into silliness

    • By Dr L Madden on 01-12-14
    • Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    • By: Randall Munroe
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 04-09-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 630 ratings

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Strange Weather

    • By: Joe Hill
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris, Kate Mulgrew, Stephen Lang, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197

    Four short novels from the author of The Fireman and Horns. 'Rain' explores an escalating apocalyptic event, as downpours of nails spread out across the world. In 'Loaded', a mall security guard heroically stops a mass shooting, but his story begins to unravel, taking his sanity with it. 'Snapshot, 1988' tells of a kid in Silicon Valley who finds himself threatened. And in 'Aloft', a young man parachutes for the first time...and winds up a castaway on an impossibly solid cloud.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Return To Form for Joe Hill....

    • By Farniboy on 08-01-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Redshirts

    • A Novel with Three Codas
    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 840
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 737
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 735

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book But Annoying Over Use of The Word "said

    • By Michael on 18-07-12
    • A Novel with Three Codas
    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 05-06-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 840 ratings

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Masters of Doom

    • How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
    • By: David Kushner
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 450
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 406
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read for 90s gamers

    • By Media Fox on 22-07-15
    • How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
    • By: David Kushner
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 12-07-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 450 ratings

    Regular price: £23.49

    • The Android's Dream

    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209

    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
    • Hilarious

    • By Martyn. R. Winters on 31-07-15

    Regular price: £22.89

    • V Wars

    • A Chronicle of the Vampire Wars
    • By: Jonathan Maberry, Nancy Holder, John Everson, and others
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Gabrielle de Cuir, Roxanne Hernadez, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A mixed bag

    • By Neil on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Peter & Max

    • A Fables Novel
    • By: Bill Willingham
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    When an unspeakable tragedy befalls a family of traveling minstrels, they become stranded and left for dead. Here in the heart of The Black Forest, Peter Piper and his older brother Max encounter ominous forces that will change them both irreparably. Thus begins an epic tale of sibling rivalry, magic, music and revenge that spans medieval times to the present day when their deadly conflict surfaces in the placid calm of modern-day Fabletown.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I read this before the comics and *LOVED* it

    • By Hannah on 03-09-14

    Regular price: £20.39

    • Blood of Amber

    • The Chronicles of Amber, Book 7
    • By: Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Pursued by a fiendish enemy, Merle must battle through an intricate web of vengeance and murder that threatens more than the San Francisco Bay area. For Merle Corey of California is also Merlin, son of Corwin, vanished Prince of Amber; and the forces, seeking to destroy the royal house, have unleashed sorceries that can strike anywhere, especially at the very heart of Amber.

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Knight of Shadows

    • The Chronicles of Amber, Book 9
    • By: Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Melvin Corey must choose between an alliance with the Pattern of Amber or the Pattern of Chaos, in a tale of a sometimes murderous family of wizards and their alternate worlds.

    Regular price: £17.39

    • Trumps of Doom

    • The Chronicles of Amber, Book 6
    • By: Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Trumps of Doom is the sixth book of The Chronicles of Amber; an epic fantasy series written by six-time Hugo Award winning and three-time Nebula Award winning author Roger Zelazny.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable story, underwhelming performance.

    • By Corey on 01-09-15

    Regular price: £16.89

    • Prince of Chaos

    • The Chronicles of Amber, Book 10
    • By: Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable final chapter

    • By Simon R on 13-11-18

    Regular price: £17.39

    • Sign of Chaos

    • The Chronicles of Amber, Book 8
    • By: Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Following the cliffhanger ending of Blood of Amber, Merlin is stranded in surrealistic Alice in Wonderland-esque bar where the Mad Hatter serves cocktails. Managing to escape, Merlin meets new family members - one of whom is intent on killing him. As events escalate, Merlin finds himself surrounded by his worst enemies - including his ex-girlfriend - back from the dead.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Agent to the Stars

    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214

    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
    • One of the most unusual stories you will ever read

    • By Laura on 17-11-13

    Regular price: £23.49

    • Prepare to Meet Thy Doom

    • And More True Gaming Stories
    • By: David Kushner
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • good solid book

    • By J. Griffin on 24-01-17

    Regular price: £18.79

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