The best readers are able to bring the author’s words to life and make you imagine the characters in your head (while you are keeping two steady hands on the wheel and both eyes on the freeway, of course). But reading dialogue written for the opposite sex can present challenges for even the best and most experienced actors or radio voices: Female characters read by men can sometimes sound weak and flighty, while male characters read by women may come across as shifty or just downright goofy. Most of the time, these are minor annoyances that don’t mar the experi
Submitted by Rachel A on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:34pm
The Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced the finalists for the best audiobooks of 2013. There are a staggering twenty-nine categories this year, and so many amazing titles that have been selected as nominees. From the best in fantasy to mystery to short stories, there’s something for everyone!
I’ve included a smattering of the nominees below, but you can find the entire list on their website. Did your favorites from 2013 make the cut? Who do you think should take home the top title of Audiobook of the Year?
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