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Eight Audies Award® Nominations for Hachette Audio!

New York, NY – February 7, 2018

Eight of the finalists announced by The Audio Publishers Association (APA) as Nominees in the 23rd annual Audies Award® are published by Hachette Audio. The Audies are the premier awards competition in the United States recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment; winners will be revealed at awards gala, on May 31, 2018, at the New-York Historical Society in New York City.

Representative of Hachette Audio’s broad offering of quality titles across genre, their nominated audiobooks have been shortlisted in categories as diverse as Short Stories/Collections, Memoir, History, and, notably, in three of the five Science Fiction finalist slots this year.  “It seems that each year the sky is the limit as we see an increase in submissions of high quality work. This year’s competition promises to be more exciting than ever as the judges work hard to pick the winners out of such an august field,” says APA President Linda Lee. Hachette Audio’s Nominees follow:

Best Female Narrator
THE STONE SKY by N.K. Jemisin, Read by Robin Miles

Short Stories/Collections
YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME by Sherman Alexie, Read by the Author

Science Fiction
PROVENANCE by Ann Leckie, Read by Adjoa Andoh
THE STONE SKY by N.K. Jemisin, Read by Robin Miles
NEW YORK 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson, Read by Suzanne Toren, Robin Miles, Peter Ganim, Jay Snyder, Caitlin Kelly, Michael Crouch, Ryan Vincent Anderson, Christopher Ryan Grant, and Robert Blumenfeld

Thriller/Suspense
THE CHEMIST by Stephenie Meyer, Read by Ellen Archer

Autobiography/Memoir
AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE by Al Franken, Read by the Author

History/Biography
CODE GIRLS by Liza Mundy, Read by Erin Bennett

Anthony Goff, SVP, Audio Publisher, said “Our production team is comprised of the most talented audio directors, producers, engineers, and narrators in the business. We are so grateful to collaborate with the incredible teams across Hachette Book Group; above all, we thank the authors who entrust us to bring their storytelling to life in the ever more popular audio format.”

Honored audiobook editions are available as digital downloads online where books and music are sold, and can be found on CD online, in your local bookstore, or library. Print and ebook editions can be found wherever books are sold. For more on the Audies competition, please visit: theaudies.com.