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Audies Award Finalists


The Audie Awards recognizes distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA). 2017 is the 22nd year of annual Audies Awards. Finalists are announced in 26 categories. 

See the Press Release (pdf) of the 2017 Finalists—released February 8, here.
Explore the 2017 Audie Award Finalists with sound clips and reviews in all categories below.  Browse prior years' awards, 2016  Audies2015 Audies, 2014 Audies.

Audio Drama

ALIEN: OUT OF THE SHADOWS

ALIEN: OUT OF THE SHADOWS

Tim Lebbon, Dirk Maggs, Read by Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, Kathryn Drysdale, Laurel Lefkow, Andrea Deck, Mac McDonald

The deep-space mining vessel MARION, with Chief Engineer Hooper (Corey Johnson) at the helm, is... Read More

Audio Drama

DOCTOR WHO: THE TENTH DOCTOR ADVENTURES

DOCTOR WHO: THE TENTH DOCTOR ADVENTURES

James Goss, Read by David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Alice Krige, Alan Cox, Blake Ritson, and a Full Cast

Donna Noble has finally found her Prince Charming and has left the Doctor for her impending... Read More

Audio Drama

IN THE EMBERS

IN THE EMBERS

Brian Price, Jerry Stearns, Read by Edwin Strout, Robin Miles, Olivia DuFord, and a Full Cast

Best known for clever live sci-fi shows, the dynamic duo of Jerry Stearns and Brian Price show that... Read More

Audio Drama

THE MOUNTAINTOP

THE MOUNTAINTOP

Katori Hall, Read by Larry Powell, Aja Naomi King

"I've been to the mountaintop," Martin Luther King, Jr., proclaimed in his final speech in Memphis... Read More

Audiobook of the Year

BOYS IN THE TREES

BOYS IN THE TREES

Carly Simon, Read by Carly Simon

Carly Simon exuberantly narrates her memoir, which reads like a history of rock and roll from the... Read More

Audiobook of the Year

HAMILTON

HAMILTON

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter, Read by Mariska Hargitay, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter [Intro]

Mariska Hargitay takes on the role of warm documentarian in her narration of this behind-the-scenes... Read More

Audiobook of the Year

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

Colson Whitehead, Read by Bahni Turpin

Magical realism meets historical fiction in this heartbreaking story of Cora's escape from the... Read More

Audiobook of the Year

YEAR OF YES

YEAR OF YES

Shonda Rhimes, Read by Shonda Rhimes

The author's jaunty pace makes her book sound like a stream-of-consciousness monologue that... Read More

Autobiography/Memoir

AROUND THE WAY GIRL

AROUND THE WAY GIRL

Taraji P. Henson, Read by Taraji P. Henson

Taraji Henson reads her memoir like the performer she is, immersing listeners in her journey from... Read More

Autobiography/Memoir

BUFFERING

BUFFERING

Hannah Hart, Read by Hannah Hart, Judy Young [Foreword]

Hannah Hart, a young YouTube sensation, narrates her own stories, taking on topics ranging from... Read More

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