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Audies Award Finalists


The Audie Awards recognize distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment and are sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA). 2018 is the 23rd year of annual Audie Awards. Finalists are announced in 26 categories. 

See the Press Release (pdf) of the 2018 Finalists—released February 6, here. Winners will be announced at the Audies Gala, May 31.

Explore the 2018 Audie Award Finalists with sound clips and reviews in all categories below.  Browse prior years' awards: 2017 Audies, 2016 Audies, 2015 Audies, 2014 Audies.

Audio Drama

BROTHER FRANCIS

BROTHER FRANCIS

Augustine Institute, Tim Gray, Paul McCusker, Read by Joseph Timms, Janie Dee, Owen Teale, Daniel Philpott, Geoffrey Palmer, Harry Lloyd, Theo Maggs, Elizabeth Counsell, and a Full Cast

Francis of Assisi is most commonly depicted as a simple saint who communed with animals, but he was... Read More

Audio Drama

CICERO

CICERO

David Llewellyn, Read by Samuel Barnett, George Naylor, Simon Ludders, Elizabeth Morton, Stephen Crichlow, Youssef Kerkour

AudioFile review pending. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Rome, 80 BC. A wealthy landowner has been murdered in... Read More

Audio Drama

THE MEAN

THE MEAN

John Arthur Long, Read by John Arthur Long

AudioFile review pending. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Told with elements of heartrending pathos,... Read More

Audio Drama

TREASURE ISLAND

TREASURE ISLAND

Robert Louis Stevenson, Marty Ross [Adapt.], Read by Philip Glenister, Daniel Mays, Catherine Tate, Owen Teale

AudioFile review pending. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Audible Originals takes to the high seas to bring to... Read More

Audio Drama

THE TUG OF WAR

THE TUG OF WAR

David Rambo, Read by Matthew Arkin, Hugo Armstrong, Seamus Dever, Matthew Floyd Miller, James Morrison, David Selby, Rich Sommer, Josh Stamberg, Nick Toren, John Vickery, Jules Willcox

This timely drama about the Kennedy administration's internal battle over the Cuban Missile Crisis... Read More

Autobiography/Memoir

BORN A CRIME

BORN A CRIME

Trevor Noah, Read by Trevor Noah

Comedian Trevor Noah’s stories of growing up in South Africa are vivid, sometimes harrowing, and... Read More

Autobiography/Memoir

BORN TO RUN

BORN TO RUN

Bruce Springsteen, Read by Bruce Springsteen

When you live in New Jersey, as I do, then any audio featuring rock musician Bruce Springsteen is... Read More

Autobiography/Memoir

NEVERTHELESS

NEVERTHELESS

Alec Baldwin, Read by Alec Baldwin

Comic actor and political activist Alec Baldwin delivers a very personal—actually, arrogantly... Read More

Autobiography/Memoir

WE'RE GOING TO NEED MORE WINE

WE'RE GOING TO NEED MORE WINE

Gabrielle Union, Read by Gabrielle Union

Actor Gabrielle Union begins by saying that the stories listeners are about to hear have previously... Read More

Autobiography/Memoir

WHAT HAPPENED

WHAT HAPPENED

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Read by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton's book is pure Hillary--forceful, inspiring, yet humble. No one could deliver... Read More

Best Female Narrator

THE ALICE NETWORK

THE ALICE NETWORK

Kate Quinn, Read by Saskia Maarleveld

AudioFile review pending. FROM THE PUBLISHER: In an enthralling new historical novel from national... Read More

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