2011 Audie Award Nominations

audie awardsThey might not receive as much attention as The Oscars, but each year The Audies highlight the best in audiobooks from the previous year.  The Audies feature 30 categories, including Biography/Memoir, Fiction, History, Humor, Solo Narration, and Original Work.  The awards will be announced at the Audies Gala on May 24, 2011, but you probably won't see the winners strutting down the red carpet on television.

There are some strong contenders this year, including the titles listed below.  Why not branch out from your usual audiobook selections and try one of these quality guaranteed nominees?

Every Last One by Anna Quindlen          Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls by Jane Austen and Steve Hockensmith

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake           The Book of Spies by Gayle Lynds

Black Magic Sanction by Kim Harrison    Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris

For Kids:

Epossumondas Plays Possum by Coleen Salley     Judy Moody and Stink: the Holly Joliday by Megan McDonald

Alchemy and Meggy Swann by Karen Cushman    One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly  The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo

Full Nominee List