2017 Original Work Finalists and Reviews

The following audiobooks were nominated in the 2017 Original Work Category. Reviews will be posted as they come in.

This category is currently waiting an Armchair Audies judge. Would you like to join the crowd? Send an email to armchairaudies@gmail.com.

Here are the nominees:

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  • The Adventures of Tom Stranger, Interdimensional Insurance Agent by Larry Correia, narrated by Adam Baldwin
  • Alien: Out of the Shadows: An Audible Original Drama by Tim Lebbon and Dirk Maggs, narrated by Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, Kathryn Drysdale, Laurel Lefkow, Andrea Deck, and Mac McDonald
  • Car Talk Science: MIT Wants Its Diplomas Back written and narrated by Tom Magliozzi and Ray Magliozzi
  • The Dispatcher by John Scalzi, narrated by Zachary Quinto
  • In the Embers by Brian Price and Jerry Stearns, narrated by Robin Miles, Edwin Strout, Dean Johnson, Jacquie Maddix and a full cast
  • Pete Seeger: The Storm King, Vol. 2 by Pete Seeger, ed. and Jeff Haynes, narrated by Pete Seeger

2017 Non-Fiction Finalists and Reviews

The following audiobooks were nominated in the 2017 Non-Fiction Category. Reviews will be posted as they come in.

This category will be judged by Miss Susie from Miss Susie’s Reading and Observations and Meg from Meg’s Book Reviews (and Recipes). Would you like to join the crowd? Send an email to armchairaudies@gmail.com.

Here are the nominees:

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Click on the reviewer’s name to see their reviews:

  • Adnan’s Story written and narrated by Rabia Chaudry (Susie and Meg)
  • Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond, narrated by Dion Graham (Susie and Meg)
  • The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee, narrated by Dennis Boutsikaris (Susie and Meg)
  • Hillbilly Elegy written and narrated by J.D. Vance (Susie and Meg)
  • A Million Years in a Day by Greg Jenner, narrated by Matthew Lloyd Davies (Susie and Meg)
  • Words on the Move: Why English Won’t – and Can’t – Sit Still (Like, Literally) written and narrated by John McWhorter (Susie and Meg)

2017 Narration by Author Finalists and Reviews

The following audiobooks were nominated in the 2017 Narration by Author Category. Reviews will be posted as they come in.

This category is currently waiting an Armchair Audies judge. Would you like to join the crowd? Send an email to armchairaudies@gmail.com.

Here are the nominees:

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  • Dear Mr. You written and narrated by Mary-Louise Parker
  • The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo written and narrated by Amy Schumer
  • In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox written and narrated by Carol Burnett
  • LaRose by Louise Erdrich, written and narrated by Louise Erdrich
  • A Life in Parts written and narrated by Bryan Cranston
  • The View from the Cheap Seats written and narrated by Neil Gaiman

2017 Mystery Finalists and Reviews

The following audiobooks were nominated in the 2017 Mystery Category. Reviews will be posted as they come in.

This category will be judged by Pim, who is joining us from Litsy. Would you like to join her? Send an email to armchairaudies@gmail.com.

Here are the nominees:

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  • Crimson Shore by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, narrated by Rene Auberjonois
  • The Crossing by Michael Connelly, narrated by Titus Welliver
  • A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny, narrated by Robert Bathurst
  • Gun Street Girl by Adrian McKinty, read by Gerard Doyle
  • The Heavens May Fall by Allen Eskens, narrated by R.C. Bray, David Colacci and Amy McFadden
  • IQ by Joe Ide, narrated by Sullivan Jones

2017 Multi-Voiced Performance Finalists and Reviews

The following audiobooks were nominated in the 2017 Multi-Voiced Performance Category. Reviews will be posted as they come in.

This category is currently waiting an Armchair Audies judge. Would you like to join the crowd? Send an email to armchairaudies@gmail.com.

Here are the nominees:

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  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses: Read by the Cast of the Stage Play by Choderlos de Laclos, narrated by Dominic West, Janet McTeer, Una Stubbs, Elaine Cassidy, Adjoa Andoh, Edward Holcroft, and Morfydd Clark
  • The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom, narrated by Mitch Albom, Roger McGuinn, Ingrid Michaelson, John Pizzarelli, Paul Stanley, George Guidall, and more
  • Pruno, Ramen, and a Side of Hope: Stories of Surviving Wrongful Conviction by Courtney Lance and Nikki Pope, narrated by Whoopi Goldberg and Bill Kurtis
  • Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult, narrated by Audra McDonald, Cassandra Campbell and Ari Fliakos
  • Thomas Jefferson-From Boy to Man by Jayne D’Alessandro-Cox, narrated by James Brinkley
  • A Wild Swan by Michael Cunningham, narrated by Lili Taylor and Billy Hough

2017 Middle Grade Finalists and Reviews

The following audiobooks were nominated in the 2017 Middle Grade Category. Reviews will be posted as they come in.

This category is being judged by Miss Pippi Reads. Would you like to join the crowd? Send an email to armchairaudies@gmail.com.

Here are the nominees:

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  • All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor, narrated by Michael Crouch and Kathleen McInerney
  • Demon Dentist by David Walliams, narrated by David Walliams, Jocelyn Jee Esien, and Nitin Ganatra
  • The Enchanted Files: Hatched by Bruce Coville, narrated by a full cast
  • How to Train Your Dragon: How to Fight a Dragon’s Fury by Cressida Cowell, narrated by David Tennant
  • The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz, narrated by Adam Gidwitz and various

2017 Literary Fiction & Classics Finalists and Reviews

The following audiobooks were nominated in the 2017 Literary Fiction/Classics Category. Reviews will be posted as they come in.

This category will be judged by Jennifer at Literate Housewife. Would you like to join her? Send an email to armchairaudies@gmail.com.

Here are the nominees:

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  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, narrated by Scarlett Johansson
  • Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson, narrated by Robin Miles
  • David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, narrated by Richard Armitage
  • Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, narrated by Dominic Hoffman
  • LaRose written and narrated by Louise Erdrich
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead, narrated by Bahni Turpin