2019 Audie Award Finalists Announced

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audieThe Audie Awards were created to recognize excellence in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment.  These finalists showcase some of the best in audio books for 2019.

AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR

FINALIST TITLES

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, narrated by Eisa Davis and Sean Crisden, published by HighBridge Audio, a division of Recorded Books

Beastie Boys Book by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz, narrated by the authors and a full cast, published by Penguin Random House Audio

Calypso, written and narrated by David Sedaris, published by Hachette Audio

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, narrated by Bahni Turpin, published by Macmillan Audio

The Good Neighbor by Maxwell King, narrated by LeVar Burton, published by Oasis Audio

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara, narrated by Gabra Zackman, Gillian Flynn, and Patton Oswalt, published by HarperAudio

AUTOBIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR

FINALIST TITLES

Educated by Tara Westover, narrated by Julia Whelan, published by Penguin Random House Audio

Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher, and Never Stop Learning, written and narrated by Leslie Odom, Jr., published by Audible Studios

In Pieces, written and narrated by Sally Field, published by Hachette Audio

Letter to Louis by Alison White, narrated by Eve Webster, published by Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Small Fry by Lisa-Brennan Jobs, narrated by Eileen Stevens, published by Blackstone Publishing

AUDIO DRAMA

FINALIST TITLES

Alien: Sea of Sorrows by James A. Moore, adapted by Dirk Maggs, narrated by John Chancer, Stockard Channing, Tony Gardner, Lorelei King, Laurel Lefkow, and a full cast, published by Audible Studios

Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar, narrated by Geoffrey Arend, Behzad Dabu, Hari Dhillon, Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris, and Emily Swallow, published by L.A. Theatre Works

Emma by Jane Austen, adapted by Anna Lea, narrated by Emma Thompson, Isabella Inchbald, Joanne Froggatt, Joseph Millson, Morgana Robinson, and a full cast, published by Audible Studios

Girls & Boys by Dennis Kelly, narrated by Carey Mulligan, published by Audible Studios

The Martian Invasion of Earth by HG Wells, dramatized by Nicholas Briggs, narrated by Richard Armitage and Lucy Briggs-Owen, published by Big Finish Productions

Steal the Stars by Mac Rogers, narrated by a full cast, published by Macmillan Audio

 

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF ALL THE NOMINEES FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE APA WEBSITE.