Outer Space
We’re Not Alone: Six Audiobooks on Outer Space and Aliens

Modern humans have always wanted to crack the mysteries of outer space and life on other planets, subjects that have been tackled by everyone from scientists to novelists. We’ve selected six entertaining, thought-provoking, thrilling titles about aliens and space for your listening pleasure.

 

Aliens

Dive into fascinating essays by scientists from around the world. If life exists somewhere in space, what are the odds that it has evolved into something we would recognize as intelligent? What will space travel look like in the future, and will it all be done by cyborg technology? How long until we are ruled by robot overlords?

 

The Aliens Are Coming!
Author: Ben Miller
Read By: Ben Miller

Actor and bestselling science writer Ben Miller takes readers to the cutting edge of one of the greatest questions of all: Is there life beyond Earth?
Listen to an excerpt THE ALIENS ARE COMING!

 

Armada
Author: Ernest Cline
Read By: Wil Wheaton

Gleefully embracing and brilliantly subverting science-fiction conventions as only Ernest Cline could, Armada is a rollicking, surprising thriller, a classic coming-of-age adventure, and an alien invasion tale like nothing you’ve ever read.
Listen to an excerpt ARMADA

 

Vacation Guide to the Solar System

Written by an astronomer from the American Museum of Natural History and a creator of the Guerilla Science collective, this tongue-in-cheek reference guide is an imaginative exploration into the “What if” of space travel, filled with fascinating facts about space, the planets in our solar system, and even some moons!

 

The 5th Wave

After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now, it’s the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them, and the beings who only look human…
Listen to an excerpt THE 5TH WAVE