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19+ Of Your Favorite Sci-Fi Audiobooks

Kelly Jensen


Kelly is a former librarian and a long-time blogger at STACKED. She's the editor/author of (DON'T) CALL ME CRAZY: 33 VOICES START THE CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH and the editor/author of HERE WE ARE: FEMINISM FOR THE REAL WORLD. Her next book, BODY TALK, will publish in Fall 2020. Follow her on Instagram @heykellyjensen.

This week’s Riot Recommendation is sponsored by

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Looking for something new to listen to?  Penguin Random House Audio is always working hard to record new sci-fi audiobooks for you – and this year will not disappoint!  From Star Wars Life Debt: Aftermath to Dark Matter to the finale to Justin Cronin’s trilogy, The City of Mirrors, there is something to satisfy any intergalactic preference.  Visit for a free audiobook and start listening!



We asked you to share your favorite science fiction audiobooks were and you answered. We’ve included the audiobook reader alongside the title and author as well.

Grab your headphones, crank up the volume, and get your listening on.


Anthem by Neal Stephenson as read by Oliver Wyman, Tavia Gilbert, William Dufris, and Neal Stephenson

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor as read by Robin Miles

Bird Box by Josh Malerman as read by Cassandra Campbell

The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick (5 volumes) as read by Jeff Cummings

Dune by Frank Herbert as read by Scott Brick, Orlagh Cassidy, Euan Morton, Simon Vance, and Ilyana Kadushin

The Fireman by Joe Hill as read by Kate Mulgrew

The Girl With All the Gifts by MR Carey as read by by Finty Williams

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood as read by Claire Danes

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams as read by Stephen Fry

Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor as read by Adjoa Andoh and Ben Onwukwe

Lock In by John Scalzi as read by Wil Wheaton or Amber Benson

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline as read by Wil Wheton

The Regional Office Is Under Attack! by Manuel Gonzales as read by Sarah Scott, Natasha Soudek,Susan Hanfield, and Mike Chamberlain

Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde as read by John Lee

Sleeping Giants by Sylvian Neuvel as narrated by a full cast

Star Wars: Bloodline by Claudia Gray as read by January LaVoy

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel as read by Kirsten Potter

To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis as read by Steven Crossley

The Windup Girl  by Paolo Bacigalupi as read by Jonathan Davis