The 23rd annual Audie Awards.

The finalists for the 2018 Audie Awards were just announced! Celebrate excellence in audiobooks and browse all the finalists by clicking on each category listed below.

    • The Handmaid's Tale: Special Edition

    • By: Margaret Atwood, Valerie Martin - essay
    • Narrated by: Claire Danes, full cast, Margaret Atwood
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24,053
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,047

    After a violent coup in the United States overthrows the Constitution and ushers in a new government regime, the Republic of Gilead imposes subservient roles on all women....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • WAIT WAIT WAIT WAIT WAIT

    • By ambER on 04-20-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Mother Go

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 249
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 221

    She is the clone of a famed space explorer, but Mariska Volochkova rejects her mother and her heritage and wants no part of interstellar adventure....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hard Science Fiction with Heart!

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-16-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Nevertheless We Persisted

    • By: Amy Oestreicher, Cat Gould, Charlotte McKinnon, and others
    • Narrated by: Amy Landon, Amy McFadden, Bailey Carr, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Nevertheless We Persisted is a special audio-first anthology of poems, essays, and stories that explores themes of loss, love, and finding your own power....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous collection

    • By MissSusie66 on 10-19-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Rebuttal

    • By: Jyotsna Hariharan
    • Narrated by: Phoebe Strole, Michael Crouch, Nina Mehta
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    All Alex needs to do is win second place in the debate team finals. The prize is a trip to the Nottingshire Retreat in London, where she'll have a chance to take a class with her writing idol....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Come for the story, stay for the performances

    • By Matthew Kelley on 04-10-18

    Regular price: $13.68

    • Romeo and Juliet: A Novel

    • By: David Hewson
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,038
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 975
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 972

    It's a story you think you know: the age-old tale of "star-cross'd lovers"; two families at war; a romance, so pure and absolute, fated for a tragic end....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Story and The Voice

    • By Abiwim on 12-14-16

    Regular price: $24.95