Audie Award - Fiction

The Audie Awards are given out annually by the Audio Publisher's Association for the best in audio books.

Award Year Authors(s) Reader Title Format
2012 Pat Frank Will Patton Alas, Babylon
2011 Daniel Woodrell Emma Galvin Winter's Bone
2010 Kathryn Stockett Various Readers The Help In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. But, suddenly, three women, Aibileen, Minny, and Skeeter, realize that they are suffocating within the lines. Aibileen is a black maid, raising her seventeenth white child. Her best friend, Minny, is the sassiest woman in Mississippi. And Skeeter Phelan is just back from college, a white woman with a degree but, to her mother's chagrin, no ring on her finger. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, these women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the lives of the women in it. Unabridged CD
2009 Stephen King Duma Key A terrible construction site accident takes Edgar Freemantle's right arm and scrambles his memory and his mind, leaving him with little but rage as he begins the ordeal of rehabilitation. A marriage that produced two lovely daughters suddenly ends, and Edgar begins to wish he hadn't survived the injuries that could have killed him. He wants out. . . Edgar leaves Minnesota for a rented house on Duma Key, a stunningly beautiful, eerily undeveloped splinter of the Florida coast. . . Now Edgar paints, sometimes feverishly, his exploding talent both a wonder and a weapon. Many of his paintings have a power that cannot be controlled.~Book jacket Unabridged CD
2008 Sandra Dallas Lorelei King Tallgrass During World War II, a family finds life turned upside-down when the government opens a Japanese internment camp in their small Colorado town. After a young girl is murdered, all eyes turn on the newcomers. Rennie has just turned thirteen and until this time, life has pretty much been predictable and fair. But the winds of change are coming, and with them, a shift in her perspective and a discovery of secrets that can destroy even the most sacred things. Downloadable Audio
2007 Anna Quindlen Carol Monda Rise and Shine Meghan is the popular host of America's top-rated morning talk show--until she shatters her seemingly perfect life by letting two profane words slip from her lips just before a commercial break. Suddenly, she is shamed--something she's not equipped to handle. Her sister Bridget, a social worker who has long lived in Meghan's shadow, feels the effects of the on-air gaffe, too. They may be different, but the Fitzmaurice sisters share a deep connection that helps them challenge the world when faced with disgrace.
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2006 Mitch Cullin Simon Jones A Slight Trick of the Mind At the age of ninety-three, Sherlock Holmes, living in a remote Sussex farmhouse, confronts the diminshing powers of his razor-sharp mind as he ponders a case hitherto unknown, that of a Mrs. Keller, the long -ago object of Holmes's deep and never acknowledged infatuation.
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2005 Russell Banks Mary Beth Hurt The Darling
2004 Ruth Ozeki Anna Fields All Over Creation Meet Yumi Fuller. A Japanese American prodigal daughter, Yumi (aka Yummy) is returning home to the Idaho potato farm she ran away from twenty-five years earlier. Then a freewheeling hippie chick, Yumi is now a fairly responsible parent and a professor with a side gig selling lava lots in Hawaii. But can she possibly be prepared to face her dying father, her Alzheimer's-devastated mother, and Cass, the best friend she left behind? And there's the former lover whose agribusiness client has banished him to Idaho, where he lands in the small-town community he once offended and in Yumi's life. Unabridged CD
2003 Jeffrey Eugenides Kristoffer Tabori Middlesex In the spring of 1974, Calliope Stephanides, a student at a girls' school in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, finds herself drawn to a chain-smoking, strawberry blonde classmate with a gift for acting. The passion that furtively develops between them--along with Callie's failure to develop--leads Callie to suspect that she is not like other girls. In fact, she is not really a girl at all.
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2002 Stephen King, Peter Straub Frank Muller The Talisman Thirteen-year-old Jack Sawyer has been chosen for a quest across America and into another realm. To save his mother's life, Jack must search for a prize in an epic landscape of innocents and monsters, incredible dangers, and even more incredible truths. Downloadable Audio
2001 Tom Robbins Keith Szarabajka Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates