2012 Audie Award Nominees

The Audie Awards recognize distinction in audiobooks and spoken word performance, and are presented by the Audio Publishers Association. Here are some of the 2012 nominees owned by DPL:

Bossypants, Tina Fey, narrated by Tina Fey (Biography/Memoir, Humor)

Here Comes Trouble, Michael Moore, narrated by Michael Moore (Biography/Memoir)

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou, narrated by Maya Angelou (Classic)

Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Lani Taylor, narrated by Khristine Hvam (Fantasy)

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dreadfully Ever After, Steve Hockensmith, narrated by Katherine Kellgren (Fantasy) (audio eBook)

Heat Rises, Richard Castle, narrated by Johnny Heller (Fiction)

Portrait of a Spy, Daniel Silva, narrated by Simon Vance (Fiction)

1861: The Civil War Awakening, Adam Goodheart, narrated by Jonathan Davis (History)

The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee, narrated by Stephen Hoye (History)

In the Garden of Beasts, Erik Larson, narrated by Stephen Hoye (History)

Go the F**k to Sleep, Adam Mansbach, narrated by Samuel L. Jackson (Humor)

In Fifty Years, We'll All be Chicks, Adam Carolla, narrated by Adam Carolla (Humor) (audio eBook)

The Marriage Plot, Jeffrey Eugenides, narrated by David Pittu (Literary Fiction)

State of Wonder, Ann Patchett, narrated by Hope Davis (Literary Fiction)

1Q84, Haruki Murakami, narrated by Mark Boyett, Marc Vietor, and Allison Hiroto (Multi-Voiced Performance)

The Watch that Ends the Night, Allan Wolf, narrated by Michael Page, Phil Gigante, Christopher Lane, Laural Merlington, and Angela Dawe (Multi-Voiced Performance)

Feast Day of Fools, James Lee Burke, narrated by Will Patton (Mystery)

One Dog Night, David Rosenfelt, narrated by Grover Gardner (Mystery)

Beauty Queens, Libba Bray, narrated by Libba Bray (Narration by the Author, Teen)

Seriously...I'm Kidding, Ellen Degeneres, narrated by Ellen DeGeneres (Narration by the Author)

Stories I Only Tell My Friends, Rob Lowe, narrated by Rob Lowe (Narration by the Author)

Dog Sense, John Bradshaw, narrated by Michael Page (Non-Fiction)

My Korean Deli, Ben Ryder Howe, narrated by Bronson Pinchot (Non-Fiction)

Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand, narrated by Edward Herrmann (Non-Fiction)

The Cypress House, Michael Kortya, narrated by Robert Petkoff (Paranormal)

First Grave on the Right, Darynda Jones, narrated by Lorelei King (Paranormal)

New York to Dallas, J.D. Robb, narrated by Susan Ericksen (Romance)

Summer Rental, Mary Kay Andrews, narrated by Isabel Keating (Romance)

Okay for Now, Gary Schmidt, narrated by Lincoln Hope (Teen)

Pick-Up Game, Marc Aronson & Charles R. Smith, narrated by Dion Graham & Quincy Tyler  (Teen)

The Wake of Lorelei Lee, L.A. Meyer, narrated by Katerine Kellgren (Teen)

The Nightmare Thief, Meg Gardiner, narrated by Susan Ericksen (Thriller/Suspense)

These are only a portion of the nominees! Other categories include Business/Educational, Children's Titles, Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction and Nonfiction, Personal Development, Science Fiction, and Solo Narration Male and Female. See the complete list of nominees here. If DPL doesn't own a title that interests you, check for it through Interlibrary Loan. If you're looking for your next audiobook, this list is a great place to start!

Written by Becker on February 27, 2012

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