2019 Audie Award Finalists

Here are the finalists for the 24th Annual Audie Awards, presented by the Audio Publishers Association
and representing the best in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment.
    • The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist

    • A True Story of Injustice in the American South
    • By: Radley Balko, Tucker Carrington, John Grisham - foreword
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 930
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 859
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 854

    In The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist, Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington write a true story of Southern Gothic horror - of two innocent men wrongly convicted of vicious crimes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book - sheds light on horrific injustice

    • By A. Mackenzie on 03-16-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Dopesick

    • By: Beth Macy
    • Narrated by: Beth Macy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,009
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,002

    The only book to fully chart the devastating opioid crisis in America: An unforgettable portrait of the families and first responders on the front lines, from a New York Times best-selling author and journalist who has lived through it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazingly sad scary and informative.

    • By Roberta Rose on 08-13-18
    • By: Beth Macy
    • Narrated by: Beth Macy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 08-07-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,108 ratings

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

    • By: Ben Goldfarb
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 71

    In Eager, environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb reveals that our modern idea of what a healthy landscape looks like and how it functions is wrong, distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out millions of beavers from North America's lakes and rivers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fine natural history and great listen

    • By Theo Smith on 12-30-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Heartland

    • A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
    • By: Sarah Smarsh
    • Narrated by: Sarah Smarsh
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301

    During Sarah Smarsh’s turbulent childhood in Kansas in the 1980s and 1990s, the forces of cyclical poverty and the country’s changing economic policies solidified her family’s place among the working poor....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite memoir of 2018

    • By NMwritergal on 11-25-18
    • A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
    • By: Sarah Smarsh
    • Narrated by: Sarah Smarsh
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 09-18-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 334 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Perfectionists

    • How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
    • By: Simon Winchester
    • Narrated by: Simon Winchester
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 763
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 689
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 676

    The best-selling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement - precision - in a superb history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Somewhat less than perfect

    • By enya keshet on 06-19-18

    Regular price: $31.95

    • Where Do We Go from Here

    • Chaos or Community?
    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King - foreword, Vincent Harding - introduction
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 82

    With a universal message of hope that continues to resonate, Dr. King demanded an end to global suffering....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth the read and still very relevant.

    • By Brian M on 03-16-18

    Regular price: $27.95