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Winners of The 2017 Audie Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Audie Awards sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA). The Audie Awards recognizes distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment.

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Hamilton

The Revolution

By Lin-Manuel Miranda & Jeremy McCarter
Narrated by: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Mariska Hargitay
Length: 6 hours 2 minutes

A backstage pass to the groundbreaking, hit musical Hamilton, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, including the award-winning libretto, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda, now streaming on Disney+ with the original... Read more »

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In the Embers

The Great Northern Audio Theatre Collection

By Brian Price & Jerry Stearns
Narrated by: Edwin Strout, Robin Miles & a full cast
Length: 3 hours 35 minutes

IN THE EMBERSAn Independent Feature-Length Audio Drama by Brian Price and Jerry StearnsLength: 215 minutes (3 hours, 35 minutes, 50 seconds)Authors: Brian Price; Jerry StearnsNarrators (in this order): Edwin Strout, Robin Miles, Olivia DuFord, Dawn Krosnowski, Gordon Smuder, Susanne Becker, Tom Joyal, Charlie Meitzner, Dean Johnson, Jacquie... Read more »

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Be Frank With Me

A Novel

By Julia Claiborne Johnson
Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
Length: 8 hours 37 minutes

Be Frank With Me

“A touching, funny, heartbreaking, and beautiful story is made completely unforgettable with the narration by the award-winning Tavia Gilbert. If you have an entire house to clean, this is your audio book. The time will fly by and you will not want to pull out your ear buds until the very last sentence.”

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The Hike

A Novel

By Drew Magary
Narrated by: Christopher Lane
Length: 8 hours 4 minutes

The Hike just works. It’s like early, good Chuck Palahniuk. . . . Magary underhands a twist in at the end that hits you like a sharp jab at the bell. . . . It’s just that good.” —NPR.org

“Inventive, funny. . . . Quietly profound and touching.”—BoingBoing

From the author of The Postmortal, a fantasy saga unlike any you’ve read before, weaving... Read more »

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Sister of Mine

A Novel

By Sabra Waldfogel
Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
Length: 17 hours 22 minutes

When two Union soldiers stumble onto a plantation in northern Georgia on a warm May day in 1864, the last thing they expect is to see the Union flag flying high—or to be greeted by a group of freed slaves and their Jewish mistress. Little do they know that this place has an unusual history.

Twelve years prior, Adelaide Mannheim—daughter of... Read more »

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I'm Judging You

The Do-Better Manual

By Luvvie Ajayi
Narrated by: Luvvie Ajayi
Length: 6 hours 48 minutes

*Updated edition includes bonus chapter*

Winner of the 2017 Audie Award for Humor


"A truth-riot of a book!"Shonda Rhimes

New York Times Bestseller
#1 Washington Post Bestseller
Redbook “20 Books By Women You Must Read this Fall”
GoodHousekeeping.com “17 New Best New Books to Read This Fall”
BookRiot “100 Must-Read Hilarious Books”
Goodreads Choice... Read more »

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Risen

The Novelization of the Major Motion Picture

By Angela Hunt, Paul Aiello, Kevin Reynolds, P. J. Ochlan & Alana Kerr
Narrated by: P.J. Ochlan
Length: 8 hours 20 minutes

A Powerful Novelization from Bestselling Author Angela HuntEpic in scope, yet deeply personal, this novelization offers a unique perspective on the story of the resurrection. Roman Tribune Clavius is assigned by Pilate to keep the radical followers of the recently executed Yeshua from stealing the body and inciting revolution. When the body goes... Read more »

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The Awakening of HK Derryberry

My Unlikely Friendship with the Boy Who Remembers Everything

By Andy Hardin & Jim Bradford
Narrated by: Milton Bagby
Length: 5 hours 47 minutes

2017 Audie Winner: Inspirational/Faith-Based Non-Fiction Audiobook and Earphones Award from Audiofile Magazine

The Awakening of HK Derryberry is the inspiring story of how one man was willing to step out of his upper middle-class world into the life of a young, disabled boy with a dismal future. Little did Jim Bradford know the transformational... Read more »

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Homegoing

A novel

By Yaa Gyasi
Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman
Length: 13 hours 10 minutes

Homegoing

“Homegoing is an epic narrative that is sure to become a treasured staple. Two sisters in Ghana are marked by fiery tragedy: one is married off to an English slave trader, and the other is sold to be a slave in America. The story follows their descendants generation by generation. Homegoing will break your heart over and over, impress you with the resilience of the human spirit and the amazing power of forgiveness, and leave you optimistic and in awe.”

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HOW TO FIGHT A DRAGON'S FURY

How to Train Your Dragon: Book #12

By Cressida Cowell
Narrated by: David Tennant
Length: 7 hours 5 minutes

Book 12 is the epic finale to the New York Times bestselling How to Train Your Dragon series! The Doomsday of Yule has arrived, and the future of dragonkind lies in the hands of one boy with nothing to show, but everything to fight for. Hiccup's quest is clear... But can he end the rebellion? Can he prove himself to be king? Can he save the... Read more »

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Small Great Things

A Novel

By Jodi Picoult
Narrated by: Audra McDonald, Cassandra Campbell & Ari Fliakos
Length: 16 hours 13 minutes

Small Great Things

“Picoult can be relied upon to find the themes that are most important to our national conversation and then to explore them with wit, warmth, and skill. In Small Great Things, she illuminates the racial divide in our country through the vivid stories of a black nurse, a white supremacist, and the public defender who intervenes when the worst happens. This excellent, timely novel is sure to be loved by Picoult's fans and is certain to create new ones.”

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The Crossing

A Harry Bosch Novel: Book #18

By Michael Connelly
Narrated by: Titus Welliver
Length: 9 hours 23 minutes

Harry Bosch teams up with Lincoln Lawyer Mickey Haller in the new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.

Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half-brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his help. The murder rap against his client seems ironclad, but Mickey is sure it's a setup. Though it... Read more »

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A Life in Parts

By Bryan Cranston
Narrated by: Bryan Cranston
Length: 8 hours 52 minutes

Winner of the 2017 Audie Award for Narration by the Author

“Nothing short of riveting...an engrossing first-person account by one of our finest actors” (Huffington Post)—both a coming-of-age story and a meditation on creativity, devotion, and craft—Bryan Cranston, beloved and acclaimed star of one of history’s most successful TV shows, Breaking... Read more »

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Hillbilly Elegy

A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

By J. D. Vance
Narrated by: J. D. Vance
Length: 6 hours 49 minutes

From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class

Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a... Read more »

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Ghost Gifts

A Ghost Gifts Novel: Book #1

By Laura Spinella
Narrated by: Nicol Zanzarella
Length: 14 hours 21 minutes

An Audie Award winner, Paranormal Fiction.

A RITA Award finalist, Paranormal Romance.

All Aubrey Ellis wants is a normal life, one that doesn’t include desperate pleas from the dead. Her remarkable gift may help others rest in peace, but it also made for an unsettling childhood and destroyed her marriage. Finally content as the real estate writer... Read more »

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Dirty

A Dive Bar Novel
Dive Bar: Book #1

By Kylie Scott
Narrated by: Andi Arndt
Length: 8 hours 17 minutes

Love—on the rocks….

The last thing Vaughan Hewson expects to find when he returns to his childhood home is a broken hearted bride in his shower, let alone the drama and chaos that come with her.

Lydia Green doesn't know whether to scream or cry in a corner. Discovering the love of your life is having an affair on your wedding day is bad enough.... Read more »

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Cross Justice

Alex Cross: Book #21

By James Patterson
Narrated by: Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Length: 9 hours 39 minutes

The toughest cases hit closest to home.

Alex Cross left his hometown, and some awful family tragedies, for a better life with Nana Mama in Washington, DC. He hasn't looked back.

Now his cousin Stefan has been accused of a horrible, unthinkable murder, and Cross drives south with Bree, Nana Mama, Jannie, and Ali to Starksville, North Carolina,... Read more »

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Salt to the Sea

By Ruta Sepetys
Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie, Will Damron, Cassandra Morris & Michael Crouch
Length: 8 hours 46 minutes

New York Times Bestseller! "Masterly crafted"The Wall Street Journal

For readers of Between Shades of Gray and All the Light We Cannot See, bestselling author Ruta Sepetys returns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light on one of the war's most devastating—yet unknown—tragedies.

World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia and... Read more »

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