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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.

Thriller/Suspense

IF IT BLEEDS

IF IT BLEEDS

Stephen King, Read by Will Patton, Danny Burstein, Steven Weber

Stephen King’s latest audiobook has four exceptional novellas that are each masterfully narrated.... Read More

Thriller/Suspense

THE ONLY GOOD INDIANS

THE ONLY GOOD INDIANS

Stephen Graham Jones, Read by Shaun Taylor-Corbett

This story of young Blackfeet Indian men who believe they are being tormented by the spirit of a... Read More

Thriller/Suspense

THE SENTINEL

THE SENTINEL

Lee Child, Andrew Child, Read by Scott Brick

Narrator Scott Brick returns to portray Jack Reacher in this first-time collaboration between author... Read More

Thriller/Suspense

WHEN NO ONE IS WATCHING

WINNER
WHEN NO ONE IS WATCHING

Alyssa Cole, Read by Susan Dalian, Jay Aaseng

Susan Dalian’s and Jay Aaseng’s skilled vocal ranges complement witty prose and a plot that cleverly... Read More

Thriller/Suspense

YARD WORK

YARD WORK

David Koepp, Read by Kevin Bacon

Kevin Bacon lends an entertaining narration style to this contemporary horror novella. Judge Hermon... Read More

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