The 2018 Audies Have Arrived!

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The 23rd annual Audie Awards® took place on Thursday night, May 31! What are the Audies, you say? They’re the Oscars of the spoken audio world! The Audies are sponsored by the Audiobook Publishers Association and were hosted this year by the amazing Simon Vance, who also won two Audies that same night too. Thursday night the luminaries of the audiobook world gathered at the New-York Historical Society in New York City to celebrate the books that kept us enthralled this past year. So which books and performers won? Read below:

AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR

Lincoln in the Bardo
By George Saunders
Read by Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, George Saunders, and a full cast
Random House Audio

AUDIO DRAMA

Brother Francs: The Barefoot Saint of Assisi

By Paul McCusker
Read by over 30 actors including Joseph Timms, Owen Teale, and Geoffrey Palmer
Augustine Institute

AUTOBIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR

Born to Run
Written and read by Bruce Springsteen
Simon & Schuster Audio

BEST FEMALE NARRATOR

The Hate U Give
By Angie Thomas
Read by Bahni Turpin
HarperAudio

BEST MALE NARRATOR

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
Written and read by Trevor Noah
Audible Studios

BUSINESS/PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Peak Performance
By Brad Stullberg and Steve Magness
Read by Christopher Lane
Brilliance Publishing

EROTICA

Claim & Protect
By Rhenna Morgan
Read by John Lane
Harlequin Audio

EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN

In Death Limited Collector’s Edition
By J.D. Robb
Design by Carissa Dreese
Brilliance Publishing

EXCELLENCE IN MARKETING

Transform Your Commute Campaign
Penguin Random House Audio

EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION

Sherlock Holmes
By Arthur Conan Doyle and Stephen Fry
Read by Stephen Fry
Audible Studios

FANTASY

The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter
By Theodora Goss
Read by Kate Reading
Simon & Schuster Audio

FICTION

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
By Gail Honeyman
Read by Cathleen McCarron
Penguin Audio

HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY

Loving Vs. Virginia
By Patricia Hruby Powell
Read by Adenrele Ojo and MacLeod Andrews
Dreamscape Media

HUMOR

Carpet Diem: Or…
How to Save the World by Accident
By Justin Lee Anderson
Read by Matthew Lloyd Davies
Tantor Audio, a division of Recorded Books

INSPIRATIONAL/FAITH-BASED FICTION

Catching the Wind
By Melanie Dobson
Read by Nancy Peterson
Two Words Publishing | Tyndale House – Print publisher

INSPIRATIONAL/FAITH-BASED NON-FICTION

Fire Road: The Napalm Girl’s Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace
By Kim Phuc Phan Thi
Read by Emily Woo Zeller
HighBridge Audio, a division of Recorded Books

LITERARY FICTION & CLASSICS

House of Names
By Colm Toibin
Read by Juliet Stevenson, et al.
Simon & Schuster Audio

MIDDLE GRADE

See You in the Cosmos
By Jack Cheng
Read by Kivlighan de Montebello, Brittany Pressley, Michael Crouch, and a full cast
Listening Library

MULTI-VOICED PERFORMANCE

Restart
By Gordon Korman
Read by Jonathan Todd Ross, Laura Knight Keating, Ramon de Ocampo, Andy Paris, Suzy Jackson, Graham Halstead, and John Kroft
Recorded Books

MYSTERY

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye
By David Lagercrantz
Read by Simon Vance
Random House Audio

NARRATION BY THE AUTHOR

Norse Mythology
Written and read by Neil Gaiman
HarperAudio

NON-FICTION

American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West
By Nate Blakeslee
Read by Mark Bramhall
Random House Audio

ORIGINAL WORK

Romeo and Juliet: A Novel
By David Hewson
Read by Richard Armitage
Audible Studios

PARANORMAL

Curse on the Land: Soulwood, Book 2
By Faith Hunter
Read by Khristine Hvam
Audible Studios

ROMANCE

The Duchess Deal
By Tessa Dare
Read by Mary Jane Wells
HarperAudio

SCIENCE FICTION

Provenance
By Ann Leckie
Read by Adjoa Andoh
Hachette Audio

SHORT STORIES/COLLECTIONS

The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic
By Leigh Bardugo
Read by Lauren Fortgang
Audible Studios

THRILLER/SUSPENSE

The Fourth Monkey
By J.D. Barker
Read by Edoardo Ballerini and Graham Winton
Recorded Books

YOUNG ADULT

The Hate U Give
By Angie Thomas
Read by Bahni Turpin
HarperAudio

YOUNG LISTENERS

Trombone Shorty
By Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews
By Charles R. Smith, Jr.
Read by Dion Graham
Live Oak Media

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The 2018 Audies Have Arrived!
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The 2018 Audie Awards took place Thursday, May 31, giving awards to the best audio recordings of the year.
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