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
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2017 Insprirational/Faith-Based Non-Fiction Finalists and Reviews

The following audiobooks were nominated in the 2016 Inspirational/Faith-Based Non-Fiction Category. Reviews will be posted as they come in.

This category is currently waiting an Heather from Worth Getting In Bed For. Would you like to join the crowd? Send an email to armchairaudies@gmail.com.

Here are the nominees:

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  • The Awakening of HK Derryberry by Jim Bradford and Andy Hardin, narrated by Milton Bagby
  • Divine Collision by Jim Gash, narrated by Brandon Batchelar and Jason White
  • Forgiving My Daughter’s Killer by Kate Grosmaire and Nancy French, narrated by Kate Rudd and Nick Podehl
  • The Great Good Thing written and narrated by Andrew Klavan
  • Space at the Table written and narrated by Brad Harper and Drew Harper

2017 Humor Finalists and Reviews

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

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

Here are the nominees:

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Click on the links for Meg’s reviews:

  • The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy written and narrated by Rainn Wilson
  • Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years by D.L. Hughley, narrated by Keith Szarabajka, John Reynolds, Fran Tunno, Cherise Boothe, Dan Woren, P.J. Ochlan, Gregory Itzin, Paula Jai Parker-Martin, Mia Barron, Ron Butler, and James Shippy
  • I’m Judging You written and narrated by Luvvie Ajayi
  • Life and Other Near Death Experiences by Camille Pagán, narrated by Amy McFadden
  • You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson, narrated by Phoebe Robinson
  • You’ll Grow out of It written and narrated by Jessi Klein

2017 Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction Finalists and Reviews

The following audiobooks were nominated in the 2017 Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction 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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  • Beric the Briton by G.A. Henty, narrated by Brian Blessed, Brian Cox, Tom Baker, Honeysuckle Weeks, John Rhys-Davies, and a full cast
  • The Christmas Town written and narrated by Donna VanLiere
  • The Dragon and the Raven by G.A. Henty, narrated by Brian Blessed, John Rhys-Davies, Helen George, Sylvester McCoy, John Bell, and a full cast
  • The Girl from the Train by Irma Joubert, narrated by Sarah Zimmerman
  • Journey’s End by Renee Ryan, narrated by Karen Peakes
  • Risen: The Novelization of the Major Motion Picture by Angela Hunt, narrated by P.J. Ochlan and Alana Kerr Collins

2017 History/Biography Finalists and Reviews

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

This category is being judged by Jill from All the Books I Haven’t Read. Would you like to join her? Send an email to armchairaudies@gmail.com.

Here are the nominees:

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  • In Harm’s Way: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors by Doug Stanton, narrated by Mark Boyett
  • Paul McCartney: The Life by Philip Norman, narrated by Jonathan Keeble
  • A Time to Die by Robert Moore, narrated by Pete Cross
  • Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick, narrated by Scott Brick
  • The Year of Lear by James Shapiro, narrated by Robert Faas

2017 Fiction Finalists and Reviews

The following audiobooks were nominated in the 2017 Fiction 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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  • America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie, narrated by Cassandra Campbell
  • Darktown by Thomas Mullen, narrated by Andre Holland
  • End of Watch by Stephen King, narrated by Will Patton
  • Julian Fellowes’s Belgravia by Julian Fellowes, narrated by Juliet Stevenson
  • Sister of Mine by Sabra Waldfogel, narrated by Bahni Turpin

2017 Fantasy Finalists and Reviews

The following audiobooks were nominated in the 2017 Fantasy 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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  • The Bands of Mourning by Brandon Sanderson, narrated by Michael Kramer
  • The Black Prism by Brent Weeks, narrated by Simon Vance
  • The Everything Box by Richard Kadrey, narrated by Oliver Wyman
  • The Hike by Drew Magary, narrated by Christopher Lane
  • League of Dragons by Naomi Novik, narrated by Simon Vance