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Audies Award Finalists and Winners


The Audie Awards recognize distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment and are sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA). 2021 is the 26th year of annual Audie Awards.

Winners were announced at the Virtual Audies Gala on March 22.

Explore the 2021 Audie Award Finalists with sound clips and reviews in all categories below.  Browse prior years' awards: 2020 Audies, 2019 Audies, 2018 Audies, 2017 Audies, 2016 Audies, 2015 Audies, 2014 Audies.

Mystery

A BAD DAY FOR SUNSHINE

A BAD DAY FOR SUNSHINE

Darynda Jones, Read by Lorelei King

Narrator Lorelei King works well with the subtly snarky style of author Darynda Jones. Sunshine... Read More

Mystery

CONFESSIONS ON THE 7:45

CONFESSIONS ON THE 7:45

Lisa Unger, Read by Vivienne Leheny

Vivienne Leheny’s narration captures not only each character’s outward persona but also her true... Read More

Mystery

FAIR WARNING

WINNER
FAIR WARNING

Michael Connelly, Read by Peter Giles, Zach Villa

After a long break in this series, narrator Peter Giles returns to portray Michael Connelly’s... Read More

Mystery

THE GUEST LIST

THE GUEST LIST

Lucy Foley, Read by Jot Davies, Chloe Massey, Olivia Dowd, Aoife McMahon, Sarah Ovens, Rich Keeble

A wedding party on an isolated island off the coast of Ireland. All of the participants and hosts... Read More

Mystery

TROUBLE IS WHAT I DO

TROUBLE IS WHAT I DO

Walter Mosley, Read by Dion Graham

Dion Graham offers an amazing performance of Edgar Award-winning Walter Mosley’s sixth P.I. Leonid... Read More

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