the 2010 Audies, overlooked but not forgotten

June 8, 2010

despite experiencing the same problem last year, we failed to post the results of this year’s 2010 Audies.  below are some of the winners, a full list can be found on the Audie site.  here’s hoping that next year’s announcement  will be more timely on our part.

Audiobook of the Year
Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales” by Nelson Mandela, narrated by a full cast including Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Mirren, Don Cheadle, and Alan Rickman (Hachette Audio)

Solo Narration – Male
“Great Expectations” by Charles Dickens, narrated by Charlton Griffin (Audio Connoisseur) (own 2 other audio editions of this title plus eaudio)

Solo Narration – Female
The Chosen One” by Carol Lynch Williams, narrated by Jenna Lamia (Macmillan Audio)

Fiction
The Help” by Kathryn Stockett, narrated by Jenna Lamia, Bahni Turpin, Octavia Spencer, and Cassandra Campbell (Penguin Audio)

Literary Fiction
Wolf Hall” by Hilary Mantel, narrated by Simon Slater (Macmillan Audio)

Mystery
“Devil in a Blue Dress” by Walter Mosley, narrated by Michael Boatman (Audible, Inc.)

Thriller/Suspense
Darling Jim: A Novel” by Christian Moerk, narrated by Stephen Hoye and Justine Eyre (Tantor Media)

Romance
The Untamed Bride” by Stephanie Laurens, narrated by Simon Prebble (HarperAudio)

Science Fiction
Bellwether” by Connie Willis, narrated by Kate Reading (Blackstone Audio)

Children’s Titles for Ages up to 8
“Louise, the Adventures of a Chicken” by Kate DiCamillo, narrated by Barbara Rosenblat (Live Oak Media)

Children’s Titles for Ages 8-12
“Operation Yes” by Sara Holmes, narrated by Jessica Almasy (Audible, Inc.)

Teen
Peace, Locomotion” by Jacqueline Woodson, narrated by Dion Graham (Brilliance Audio)

Non-Fiction
“The National Parks” by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan, narrated by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan (Random House Audio) (own in eaudio)

posting by marin

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