Our 17 Finalists for 2019 Audie Awards

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The Audio Publishers Association has announced its 2019 Audie Awards finalists, including 17 Penguin Random House Audio titles. These awards recognize excellence in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. The winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony on March 4 in Manhattan.

Our Audie Awards finalists:

Audio Book of the Year

  • BEASTIE BOYS BOOK by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz, read by the authors and a full cast (Random House Audio)


  • EDUCATED by Tara Westover, read by Julia Whelan (Random House Audio)

Best Female Narrator

  • EDUCATED by Tara Westover, read by Julia Whelan (Random House Audio)

Science Fiction


  • KILL THE FARM BOY by Kevin Hearne & Delilah S. Dawson, read by Luke Daniels (Random House Audio)
  • SPINNING SILVER by Naomi Novik, read by Lisa Flanagan (Random House Audio)


Literary Fiction & Classics

  • SPLIT TOOTH by Tanya Tagaq, read by the author (Penguin Random House Canada)


Multi-Voiced Performance

  • HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN’S FAIRY TALES by Hans Christian Andersen, read by F. Murray Abraham and an ensemble cast (Listening Library)
  • THERE THERE by Tommy Orange, read by Darrell Dennis, Shaun Taylor-Corbett, Alma Cuervo, and Kyla Garcia (Random House Audio)



  • MACBETH by Jo Nesbo, read by Euan Morton (Random House Audio)


Short Stories/Collections

Middle Grade

Congratulations to our audiobook authors, narrators, producers and publishers.

To view the complete list of 2019 Audie Awards finalists, click here.

Posted: February 8, 2019