Award Winners

Listen to award winning audiobooks from AudiobooksNow. These are Audiobook Publishers Association's Audie Award winners.


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The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

by Paula Hawkins

“The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl. . . . The Girl on the Train is liable to draw a large, bedazzled readership too. . . . The Girl on the Train is full of...

Narrator: India Fisher
Published: 01/13/2015
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All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See

by Anthony Doerr

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as bo...

Narrator: Zach Appelman
Published: 05/06/2014
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The Nightingale

The Nightingale

by Kristin Hannah

In love we find out who we want to be.In war we find out who we are.FRANCE, 1939In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France.....

Narrator: Polly Stone
Published: 02/03/2015
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Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy

by J. D. Vance

From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working classHillbilly Elegy is a passionate and perso...

Narrator: J. D. Vance
Published: 06/28/2016
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Small Great Things

Small Great Things

by Jodi Picoult

“Small Great Things is the most important novel Jodi Picoult has ever written. . . . It will challenge her readers . . . [and] expand our cultural conversation about race and prejudice.”—The Washington Post   “A novel that...

Narrator: Ari Fliakos
Published: 10/11/2016
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Not My Fathers Son

Not My Father's Son

by Alan Cumming

Dark, painful memories can be like a cage. Or, in the case of Alan Cumming, they can be packed away in a box, stuck in the attic to be forgotten. Until one day the box explodes and all the memories flood back in horrible detail. Alan Cumming grew up i...

Narrator: Alan Cumming
Published: 10/07/2014
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The Longest Ride

The Longest Ride

by Nicholas Sparks

In the tradition of his beloved first novel, The Notebook, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with the remarkable story of two couples whose lives intersect in profound and surprising ways.Ira Levinson is in trouble. Ninety-o...

Narrator: Ron McLarty
Published: 09/17/2013
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A Life in Parts

A Life in Parts

by Bryan Cranston

A poignant, intimate, funny, inspiring memoir—both a coming-of-age story and a meditation on creativity, devotion, and craft—from Bryan Cranston, beloved and acclaimed star of one of history’s most successful TV shows, Breaking Bad.B...

Narrator: Bryan Cranston
Published: 10/11/2016
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Yes Please

Yes Please

by Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler is hosting a dinner party and you're invited! Welcome to the audiobook edition of Amy Poehler's Yes Please. The guest list is star-studded with vocal appearances from Carol Burnett, Seth Meyers, Michael Schur, Patrick Stewart, Kath...

Narrator: Kathleen Turner
Published: 10/28/2014
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Hamilton

Hamilton

by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best MusicalLin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Con...

Narrator: Lin-Manuel Miranda...
Published: 04/12/2016
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Dirty

Dirty

by Kylie Scott

Love—on the rocks….The last thing Vaughan Hewson expects to find when he returns to his childhood home is a broken hearted bride in his shower, let alone the drama and chaos that come with her.Lydia Green doesn't...

Narrator: Andi Arndt
Published: 04/19/2016
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Room

Room

by Emma Donoghue

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best PictureTo five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. At night, his Ma ...

Narrator: Michal Friedman
Published: 09/13/2010
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The Force Awakens Star Wars

The Force Awakens (Star Wars)

by Alan Dean Foster

“Like all the best novelizations, Alan Dean Foster’s adaptation of Star Wars: The Force Awakens enriches the movie experience. The novel goes beyond simply giving us insight into the characters’ thoughts, with plenty of additional sc...

Narrator: Marc Thompson
Published: 12/18/2015
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Cross Justice

Cross Justice

by James Patterson

The toughest cases hit closest to home. Alex Cross left his hometown, and some awful family tragedies, for a better life with Nana Mama in Washington, DC. He hasn't looked back. Now his cousin Stefan has been accused of a horrible, unthinkable murder,...

Narrator: Ruben Santiago-Hud...
Published: 11/23/2015
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The Crossing

The Crossing

by Michael Connelly

Harry Bosch teams up with Lincoln Lawyer Mickey Haller in the new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly. Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half-brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his hel...

Narrator: Titus Welliver
Published: 11/03/2015
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The Silkworm

The Silkworm

by Robert Galbraith

Private investigator Cormoran Strike returns in a new mystery from Robert Galbraith, author of the #1 international bestseller The Cuckoo's Calling.When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, M...

A Cormoran Strike Novel
Narrator: Robert Glenister
Published: 06/19/2014
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The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch

by Donna Tartt

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE"The Goldfinch is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind....Donna Tartt has delivered an extraordinary work of fict...

Narrator: David Pittu
Published: 10/22/2013
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Career of Evil

Career of Evil

by Robert Galbraith

When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg.Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past who h...

Narrator: Robert Glenister
Published: 10/20/2015
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Furiously Happy

Furiously Happy

by Jenny Lawson

In Furiously Happy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. But terrible ideas are wh...

Narrator: Jenny Lawson
Published: 09/22/2015
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Words of Radiance

Words of Radiance

by Brandon Sanderson

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, Words of Radiance, Book Two of the Stormlight Archive, continues the immersive fantasy epic that The Way of Kings began.Expected by his enemies to die the miserable death of a military slave...

The Stormlight Archive #2
Narrator: Michael Kramer
Published: 03/04/2014
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The English Spy

The English Spy

by Daniel Silva

She is an iconic member of the British Royal Family, beloved for her beauty and charitable works, resented by her former husband and his mother, the Queen of England. But when a bomb explodes aboard her holiday yacht, British intelligence turns to one...

Narrator: George Guidall
Published: 06/30/2015
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Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep

by Stephen King

Stephen King returns to the characters and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining, in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance (the boy protagonist of The Shining) and the very special twelve-year-old...

Narrator: Will Patton
Published: 09/24/2013
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David and Goliath

David and Goliath

by Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell, the #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What the Dog Saw, offers his most provocative---and dazzling---book yet.Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a migh...

Narrator: Malcolm Gladwell
Published: 10/01/2013
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The Second Machine Age

The Second Machine Age

by Andrew McAfee

A revolution is under way.In recent years, Google’s autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM’s Watson trounced the best human Jeopardy! players. Digital technologies—with hardware, software, and net...

Narrator: Jeff Cummings
Published: 01/20/2014
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The Patriot Threat

The Patriot Threat

by Steve Berry

In an innovative new approach, Macmillan Audio and Steve Berry have produced an expanded, annotated Writer’s Cut audiobook edition of The Patriot Threat. Critically-acclaimed, award-winning narrator Scott Brick returns as the vo...

Cotton Malone
Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 03/31/2015
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The Bully Pulpit

The Bully Pulpit

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

After Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin wields her magic on another larger-than-life president, and another momentous and raucous American time period as she brings Theodore Roosevelt, the muckraking journalist...

Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Published: 11/05/2013
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The Hit

The Hit

by David Baldacci

From David Baldacci--#1 bestselling author and one of the world's most popular, widely read storytellers--comes the most thrilling novel of the year. THE HIT Will Robie is a master of killing. A highly skilled assassin, Robie is the man the U.S. g...

Narrator: Ron McLarty
Published: 04/23/2013
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The Kill Room

The Kill Room

by Jeffery Deaver

It was a "million-dollar bullet," a sniper shot delivered from over a mile away. Its victim was no ordinary mark: he was a United States citizen, targeted by the United States government, and assassinated in the Bahamas.The nation's most renowned inve...

Narrator: Jay Snyder
Published: 06/04/2013
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Bruce

Bruce

by Peter A Carlin

Featuring an exclusive, in-depth audio interview with the author, unavailable in any other edition of the book!This sweeping biography of one of America’s greatest musicians is the first in twenty-five years to be written with the cooperation of...

Narrator: Bobby Cannavale
Published: 10/30/2012
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The Witness

The Witness

by Nora Roberts

Daughter of a cold, controlling mother and an anonymous donor, studious, obedient Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking too much at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent to lure her to a house on Lake Shore ...

Narrator: Julia Whelan
Published: 04/17/2012
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You Are a Badass

You Are a Badass

by Jen Sincero

In this witty, refreshingly blunt guide, bestselling author Jen Sincero helps listeners to embrace their inner badass and achieve success in all areas of life.

Narrator: Jen Sincero
Published: 09/16/2013
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Lay Down My Sword and Shield

Lay Down My Sword and Shield

by James Lee Burke

Now available on audio for the first time, the classic novel marking the debut of James Lee Burke’s Hack Holland. Hackberry Holland, cousin of beloved James Lee Burke hero Billy Bob Holland, made his debut in Lay Down My Sword and Shield, origi...

Narrator: Will Patton
Published: 02/16/2010
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta La...

by Rebecca Skloot

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEREntertainment Weekly #1 Nonfiction Book of the Year New Yorker Reviewers’ FavoriteAmerican Library Association Notable Book People Top Ten Book of the YearWashington Post Book World Top Ten Book of the Year Salon.com ...

Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Published: 02/02/2010
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What I Know For Sure

What I Know For Sure

by Oprah Winfrey

After film critic Gene Siskel asked her, "What do you know for sure?" Oprah Winfrey began writing the "What I Know For Sure" column in O, The Oprah Magazine. Saying that the question offered her a way to take "stock of her life," Oprah has penned one ...

Narrator: Oprah Winfrey
Published: 09/02/2014
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The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars

by John Green

Winner of the 2013 Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook ProductionDespite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorg...

Narrator: Kate Rudd
Published: 01/10/2012
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A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time

by Madeleine L'Engle

From the New Introduction A Stardust Journey with A Wrinkle in TimeBy Lisa SonneA Wrinkle in Time was written before any human had walked on the moon or sent rovers to Mars. It was a time before cell phones and personal computers, before digital camer...

Narrator: Hope Davis
Published: 01/10/2012
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Bossypants

Bossypants

by Tina Fey

Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one d...

Narrator: Tina Fey
Published: 04/05/2011
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Dune

Dune

by Frank Herbert

Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Maud’dib. He would avenge the...

Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 05/29/2007
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The Last Lecture

The Last Lecture

by Randy Pausch

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand."---Randy PauschA lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they sp...

Narrator: Randy Pausch
Published: 04/08/2008
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The Tin Roof Blowdown

The Tin Roof Blowdown

by James Lee Burke

In the waning days of summer, 2005, a storm with greater impact than the bomb that struck Hiroshima peels the face off southern Louisiana. This is the gruesome reality Iberia Parish Sheriff's Detective Dave Robicheaux discovers when he is deployed t...

Narrator: Will Patton
Published: 07/17/2007
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Still Foolin Em

Still Foolin' 'Em

by Billy Crystal

Nominated for a 2014 Grammy in the Spoken Word category! Hilarious and heartfelt observations on aging from one of America's favorite comedians, now that he's 65, and a look back at a remarkable career. Billy Crystal is 65, and he's not happy about ...

Narrator: Billy Crystal
Published: 09/10/2013
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Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

by Michael Crichton

“Frighteningly real…compelling.… It’ll keep you riveted.” —The Detroit NewsAn astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind’s most thrilling fantasies have co...

Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 04/28/2015
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New York to Dallas

New York to Dallas

by J. D. Robb

It was one of Eve Dallas’s earliest takedowns, back in her uniform days. A monster named Isaac McQueen had been abducting young victims and leaving them scarred in both mind and body. Thanks to Eve, he wound up where he belonged, removed from ci...

In Death Series #33
Narrator: Susan Ericksen
Published: 09/13/2011
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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens

Considered by many to be Charles Dickens's finest novel, Great Expectations traces the growth of the book's narrator, the orphan Philip Pirrip (Pip), from a boy of shallow dreams to a man with depth of character.

Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 08/18/2008
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The Beautiful Mystery

The Beautiful Mystery

by Louise Penny

The brilliant new novel in the New York Times bestselling series by Louise Penny, one of the most acclaimed crime writers of our time No outsiders are ever admitted to the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loups, hidden deep in the wilderness ...

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
Narrator: Ralph Cosham
Published: 08/28/2012
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The Little Red Book of Selling

The Little Red Book of Selling

by Jeffrey Gitomer

Join a new generation of listeners who have discovered the groundbreaking new V-Book™ format, brought to you by Simon & Schuster Audio and Jeffrey Gitomer, as a powerful and flexible new technology for improving your life and your career. Th...

Narrator: Jeffrey Gitomer
Published: 09/09/2008
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The Girl With All the Gifts

The Girl With All the Gifts

by M. R. Carey

The USA Today bestsellerMelanie is a very special girl. Dr Caldwell calls her "our little genius." Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his p...

Narrator: Finty Williams
Published: 06/10/2014
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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets Nest

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's ...

by Stieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson, who lived in Sweden, was the editor in chief of the magazine Expo and a leading expert on antidemocratic, right-wing extremist and Nazi organizations. He died in 2004, shortly after delivering the manuscripts for The Girl with the Drago...

Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 05/25/2010
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Homegoing

Homegoing

by Yaa Gyasi

Winner of the NBCC's John Leonard First Book PrizeA New York Times 2016 Notable BookOne of Oprah’s 10 Favorite Books of 2016NPR's Debut Novel of the YearOne of Buzzfeed's Best Fiction Books Of 2016One of Time's Top 10 Novels of 2016“H...

Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Published: 06/07/2016
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The Auschwitz Escape

The Auschwitz Escape

by Joel C. Rosenberg

A terrible darkness has fallen upon Jacob Weisz’s beloved Germany. The Nazi regime, under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, has surged to power and now hold Germany by the throat. All non-Aryans—especially Jews like Jacob and his family̵...

Narrator: Christopher Lane
Published: 03/18/2014
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