2019 Audie Award Winners

2019 Audie Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2019 Audie Winners! Winner Thriller/Suspense: CRIMSON LAKE by Candice Fox Winner Young Adult: SADIE by Courtney Summers […]

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2018 Audie Award Nominees

2018 Audie Award Nominees

Listen to this great news: Macmillan Audio has 10 finalists for the 2018 Audie Awards! Best Male Narrator GLASS HOUSES by Louise Penny, read by Robert Bathurst Fiction I LIKED MY LIFE by Abby Fabiaschi, read by Susan Bennett, Dan Bittner, Therese Plummer History/Biography MY LIFE, MY LOVE, MY LEGACY by Coretta Scott King as […]

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June is Audiobook Month

June is Audiobook Month

Listen up: June is Audiobook Month! And what better way to kick it off than by celebrating Macmillan Audio’s recent Audie Award winners: I’M JUDGING YOU written/read by Luvvie Ajayi (Humor) & DIRTY by Kylie Scott, read by Andi Arndt (Romance)! Audible just released their Best Audiobooks of 2017 (so far) list and over a […]

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June is Audiobook Month

June is Audiobook Month

Hear hear, June is Audiobook Month! And what better way to kick it off than by celebrating Macmillan Audio’s recent Audie Award winners! Fiction THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah, read by Polly Stone Thriller/Suspense THE PATRIOT THREAT by Steve Berry, read by Scott Brick Humor FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson, read by the author Even […]

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2016 Audie Awards Finalists

2016 Audie Awards Finalists

Listen to this wonderful news: our friends at Macmillan Audio have 13 finalists in the 2016 Audie Awards! Audiobook of the Year THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah, read by Polly Stone Excellence in Design BILL O’REILLY’S HISTORY COLLECTION: Audiobook Boxed Set by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, package/cover design by Margo Goody Excellence in Production […]

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June is Audiobook Month & Audie Award Winners

June is Audiobook Month & Audie Award Winners

Listen up: June is Audiobook Month! And what better way to kick it off than by celebrating Macmillan Audio’s recent Audie Award winners! Personal Development WHAT I KNOW FOR SURE by Oprah Winfrey (narrated by the author) Short Stories/Collections THE ASSASSINATION OF MARGARET THATCHER by Hilary Mantel (narrated by Jane Carr) Fantasy WORDS OF RADIANCE […]

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June is Audiobook Month!

June is Audiobook Month!

Great news for all you audiophiles: June is Audiobook Month! We can't think of a better way to kick it off than by celebrating Billy Crystal's Audie Award wins, including Audiobook of the Year, for STILL FOOLIN' 'EM!

Crystal also won in the Humor and Narration by the Author categories, and the news has already received major national coverage in The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, and The Washington Post

The audiobook for REVIVER by Seth Patrick, narrated by Ari Flakos also won an Audie Award in the Paranormal category. 

Want more great summer listening for all those long road trips? The Los Angeles Times summer reading preview recommends Rainbow Rowell's LANDLINE, narrated by Rebecca Lowman. 

John Waters read the audiobook for CARSICK, a hilarious recounting of how he hitchhiked from Baltimore to San Francisco in 2012 told in three novellas—good rides, bad rides, and the real ride. Esquire.com ran a fabulous piece, and both the Sacramento Bee and the Los Angeles Times gave it nice mentions. 

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Monday Fun Day with Audio (and Free Stuff!)

Monday Fun Day with Audio (and Free Stuff!)

Nine Inches jacketStill Foolin Em jacketInfernoAre you in Olympic withdrawal like we are after watching the closing ceremony last night? Don't worry. Our friends at Macmillan Audio have the perfect cure with their second annual LISTEN WHILE YOU WORK OUT campaign, plus a chance to win a Fitbit Flex!

You can join the challenge at macmillanaudio.com/workout and report how many minutes you listened while being active. Enter your time daily, weekly, or whenever you want, but the more often you report, the better chance you'll have to show up in the Top Listeners leaderboard, updated every Monday. Then enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win a Fitbit Flex or a prize pack of five audiobooks on CD.

Newsday did a feature on Listen While You Work Out and more media coverage is still to come from Self Magazine (March issue), Fitness Magazine, Teen Vogue, and the Chicago Tribune!

Want to listen to some samples before joining in? Why not start with these Audie-Award nominated titles from Macmillan Audio (more titles available on SoundCloud):

THE RITHMATIST by Brandon Sanderson
Narrated by Michael Kramer (Fantasy category)

THE GOOD HOUSE by Ann Leary
Narrated by Mary Beth Hurt (Fiction category)

JACOB’S OATH by Martin Fletcher
Narrated by George Guidall (Fiction category)

THE HOUR OF PERIL by Daniel Stashower
Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini (History category)

STILL FOOLIN’ ‘EM by Billy Crystal (Grammy-nominee for Best Spoken Word Album!)
Narrated by Billy Crystal (Humor and Narration by the Author categories)

RAGE AGAINST THE DYING by Becky Masterman
Narrated by Judy Kaye (Mystery category)

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE by David Finkel
Narrated by Arthur Bishop (Nonfiction category)

REVIVER by Seth Patrick
Narrated by Ari Fliakos (Paranormal category)

INFERNO by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Narrated by Holter Graham (Paranormal category)

EXTINCTION MACHINE by Jonathan Maberry
Narrated by Ray Porter (Science Fiction category)

NINE INCHES by Tom Perrotta
Narrated by William Dufris, Andi Arndt, Tom Perrotta, and Rupert Degas (Short Stories/Collections category)

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