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Epic Fantasy

Tolkien’s Middle-earth

From The Silmarillion to the Lord of the Rings, this unforgettable, genre-defining fantasy epic and feat of world-building is simply unparalleled.
The Silmarillion
The Hobbit
The Fellowship of the Ring
The Two Towers
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Wheel of Time

This Robert Jordan favorite featuring Audie-winning narrators Michael Kramer and Kate Reading draws listeners into a world where Ages come and pass.
The Eye of the World
The Great Hunt
The Dragon Reborn
The Shadow Rising
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The Witcher Saga

Toss a coin to your witcher, Geralt of Rivia, a merciless assassin and sorcerer on a mission to destroy monsters.
The Last Wish
Sword of Destiny
Blood of Elves
The Time of Contempt
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Earthsea

Ursula K. Le Guin’s epic follows the adventures of Ged, a bold yet overconfident young wizard with unsurpassed talents.
A Wizard of Earthsea
The Tombs of Atuan
The Farthest Shore
Tehanu
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Stormlight Archive

In a war-torn world, 10 armies fitted with mystical weapons battle a single foe and seek answers in an ancient text.
The Way of Kings
Words of Radiance
Edgedancer
Oathbringer
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The Broken Earth

From award-winning author N. K. Jemisin comes this gripping trilogy about tragic endings—and an essential destruction.
The Fifth Season
The Obelisk Gate
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A Song of Ice and Fire

Political intrigue meets family drama meets a violent and enrapturing fantasy world in the struggle for the Iron Throne.
A Game of Thrones
A Clash of Kings
A Storm of Swords
A Feast for Crows
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The Daevabad Trilogy

Hear what unfolds in a magical Middle Eastern kingdom when a sham clairvoyant summons a genuine djinn.
The City of Brass
The Kingdom of Copper
The Empire of Gold: A Novel
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Throne of Glass

Two rogue killers-for-hire are on the run from their employer–the ruthless Assassin’s Guild–in this gritty fantasy epic.
Throne of Glass
Crown of Midnight
Heir of Fire
Queen of Shadows
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Kingkiller Chronicle

Patrick Rothfuss crafts a magical world in which a young, determined hero searches for meaning in the universe.
The Name of the Wind
The Wise Man's Fear
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Mistborn

In the Final Empire, ash falls from the sky and evil cloaks the land. Can a pair of unlikely heroes bring light back to their world?
The Final Empire
The Well of Ascension
The Hero of Ages
The Alloy of Law
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Discworld

This quirky, tongue-in-cheek fantasy soars thanks to Sir Terry Pratchett’s skewering wit and smart parody.
Thief of Time
The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents
The Wee Free Men
Monstrous Regiment
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Urban Fantasy

Postapocalyptic

Space Opera

Dune

Set on the desert planet Arrakis, beloved sci-fi epic Dune is a powerful and timely blend of adventure, mysticism, environmentalism, and politics.
Dune
Dune Messiah
Children of Dune
God Emperor of Dune
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The Expanse

In this sci-fi phenom, mineral-rich outer planets resent their dependence on Earth and Mars. So what happens when an attack sparks a solar system-wide war?
Leviathan Wakes
Caliban's War
Abaddon's Gate
Cibola Burn
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Xenogenesis

A gripping saga of alien invasion first contact unfolds as humanity faces extinction. From acclaimed science fiction trailblazer Octavia E. Butler.
Dawn
Adulthood Rites
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The Three Body Problem

Cixin Liu’s series delves into the consequences of extraterrestrial contact as an alien civilization seeks to conquer Earth after intercepting a message.
Ball Lightning
The Three-Body Problem
The Dark Forest
Death's End
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Binti

Stellar travel is dangerous—especially for a young Himba girl headed for the galaxy’s top university—in this trilogy from award winner Nnedi Okafor.
Binti
Binti: Home
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Murderbot Diaries

Author Martha Wells tackles the ethics of AI in this saga of a self-aware robot that really just wants to be left alone.
All Systems Red
Artificial Condition
Rogue Protocol
Exit Strategy
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Hyperion

Is Hyperion’s mysterious Shrike a benevolent god or something sinister? On the eve of Armageddon, seven pilgrims set forth to find out.
Hyperion
The Fall of Hyperion
Endymion
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The Hainish Cycle

Sci-fi icon Ursula K. Le Guin probes the history of a toppled utopia on planet Athshe, the origins of hate, and the promise of change.
The Dispossessed
The Word for World Is Forest
Planet of Exile
City of Illusions
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Wayfarers

Follow a motley crew of young explorers on an exciting journey through space (on a rather worn out ship) in this Hugo-winning series.
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
A Closed and Common Orbit
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Red Rising

In this saga of betrayal, class, and revolution, hero Darrow sets out to dismantle a rigid caste system from the inside.
Red Rising
Golden Son
Morning Star
Iron Gold
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Imperial Radch

Adjoa Andoh deftly narrates this award-winning trilogy following the quest of a warship trapped in a human form.
Ancillary Justice
Ancillary Sword
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Vorkosigan Saga

Engineer Leo Graf takes a stand for hundreds of exploited humanoids—and discovers the danger in doing the right thing.
Falling Free
Shards of Honor
Barrayar
The Warrior's Apprentice
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Young Listeners

Futuristic adventure meets absurdist humor in this Audible Original series

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The Best Fantasy Audiobooks to Take You Out of This World


Few audiobooks provide as much of an escape as those in the fantasy genre. Each of the best introduces us to an entirely new world (or a new version of this one), a diverse cast of complexly constructed characters, and a story so mesmerizing we’re reluctant to return to real life. But because the genre is so full of talent, it can be difficult to know what to listen to next. Look no further than this list of the best fantasy audiobooks to get you started.

The Most Stellar Sci-Fi Authors of All Time


Science fiction is a genre as diverse as you can imagine. There are stories that take place in deep space, often depicting teams exploring or running away from something; stories that focus on life at the most cellular level, such as a pandemic tale; and stories that take place in times that feel similar to our own, or not too far into the future. Depicting themes of existentialism, philosophy, hubris, and personal and historical trauma, sci-fi offers topics and moods to satisfy the palette of most any listener.

The Best Urban Fantasy Audiobooks


Urban fantasy is a melting pot that borrows all the best elements from our favorite genres to create truly unique worlds where anything is possible. With components of paranormal, noir, suspense, mystery, thriller, romance, and (of course) fantasy, these stories are unbelievably vivid and colorful, bursting with magic while remaining rooted in city settings we know and love. These titles have the perfect blend of reality and realms beyond, offering a sweep-you-off-your-feet story that will make your own world melt away.

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