Audie Award Winner 2019
Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured Titles Congratulations to Our 2019 Audie Award Winners

We’re so excited to share that Penguin Random House Audio received five awards at the annual Audie Award ceremony hosted by Tan France! Congratulations to everyone involved in each of these fantastic productions.  

Be sure that these winning audiobooks are a part of your collection for patrons to enjoy!

Winner for Best Female Narrator

Educated
Author: Tara Westover
Read by: Julia Whelan
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“Narrator Julia Whelan’s performance is outstanding…Whelan conducts a master class in the fear, dread, and self-doubt wrought by domestic violence as Westover recounts her older brother’s terrorizing all while spewing religious righteousness.” —AudioFile, Earphones Award Winner

“Few narrators can match Julia Whelan for the ease with which she draws listeners into a story…Her performance on Tara Westover’s beautiful and surprising memoir, Educated, continues this streak of near-perfect performances.” —Chicago Tribune  

Winner for Fantasy 

Spinning Silver
Author: Naomi Novik
Read by: Lisa Flanagan
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“Novik’s story would stand on its own, but Flanagan’s fantastic narration makes it even better.” —AudioFile, Earphones Award Winner
Audie Awards PRHA Team

Penguin Random House Audio/Books on Tape Team at the 2019 Audie Awards in New York City

Winner for Humor

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told
Author: Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally
Read By: Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally
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“Mullally and Offerman’s unmistakable chemistry shines throughout this wildly fun collection of sincere conversations and hilarious personal essays.” —Publishers Weekly

Winner for Mystery

The Punishment She Deserves
Author: Elizabeth George
Read by: Simon Vance
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“Let’s face it, Simon Vance is a rock star. His performance of this complex and multifaceted murder mystery is vivid and perfectly paced.” —AudioFile, Earphones Award Winner

Winner for Autobiography/Memoir 

Educated
Author: Tara Westover
Read by: Julia Whelan
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“Narrator Julia Whelan’s performance is outstanding…Whelan conducts a master class in the fear, dread, and self-doubt wrought by domestic violence as Westover recounts her older brother’s terrorizing all while spewing religious righteousness.” —AudioFile, Earphones Award Winner

 

To see our full list of nominees, click here, or take a look at the full list of Audie Award winners.

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