Audie Awards for 2005

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) recognizes excellence in audiobook publishing with the Audie Award announced each June. The awards are given in over twenty categories including fiction, nonfiction, mystery, humor, poetry, self-help, and inspirational.  The winners of the 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001 Audie Awards are also available online.


Audiobook of the Year
My Life by Bill Clinton, read by Bill Clinton (Random House), abridged CD
Judges Award: Language Learning
Instant Immersion Hawaiian by Kaliko Beamer-Trapp and Kiele Akama Gooch, read by Kaliko Beamer-Trapp and Kiele Akama Gooch (Topics Entertainment), CD
Fiction, Abridged
Brimstone by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, read by Rene Auberjonois (Time Warner Audiobooks)
Fiction, Unabridged
The Darling by Russell Banks, read by Mary Beth Hurt (BBC Audiobooks America), unabridged CD
Mystery (Fiction)
Twisted: Selected Unabridged Stories of Jeffrey Deaver by Jeffrey Deaver, read by Michele Pawk, Frederick Weller, Boyd Gaines, and Bobby Cannavala (Recorded Books), CD
Romance
Kiss Me While I Sleep by Linda Howard, read by Joyce Bean and Dick Hill (Brilliance Audio), unabridged CD
Classic
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, read by Jim Dale (Listening Library), unabridged CD
Non-Fiction, Abridged
Chasing the Devil: My Twenty-Year Quest to Capture the Green River Killer by Seriff David Reichert, read by Dennis Boutsikaris (Time Warner AudioBooks), abridged CD
Non-Fiction, Unabridged
The Island at the Center of the World by Russell Shorto, read by L. J. Ganser (Recorded Books, LLC), unabridged CD
Personal Development/Motivational
The Happiest Toddler on the Block by Harvey Karp and Paula Spencer, read by Johnny Heller (Recorded Books, LLC), unabridged CD
Biography/Memoir
Bob Dylan Chronicles: Volume One by Bob Dylan, read by Sean Penn (Simon & Schuster Audio), abridged CD
Business Information/Educational
Death by Meeting by Patrick Lencioni, read by Jack Arthur (Audio Renaissance), unabridged CD
Science Fiction
Lost Boys by Orson Scott Card, read by Stefan Rudnicki (Blackstone Audio Books)
Literary Fiction
An Unpardonable Crime by Andrew Taylor, read by Sir Derek Jacobi (Hyperion AudioBooks)
Children’s Titles for Ages Up to 8
What Charlie Heard by Mordicai Gerstein, read by Mordicai Gerstein (Live Oak Media)
Children’s Titles for Ages 8+
Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, read by Jim Dale (Brilliance Audio), unabridged CD
Inspirational/Spiritual
The World According to Mr. Rogers by Fred Rogers, read by Tyne Daly, John Lithgow, Lilly Tomlin, and Andre Watts (Simon & Schuster Audio) abridged CD
Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction
The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis, read by Patrick Stewart (Harper Collins Publishers), unabridged CD
Humor
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris, read by the author (Time Warner Audio), unabridged CD, eAudiobook and Digital Player
Short Stories/Collections
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris, read by the author (Time Warner Audio), unabridged CD, eAudiobook and Digital Player
Original Work
The Story of Classical Music by Darren Henley Naxos, read by Marin Alsop (AudioBooks Ltd), unabridged CD
Solo-Narration – Male
Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, read by Jim Dale (Brilliance Audio), unabridged CD
Solo-Narration - Female
The Full Cupboard of Life by Alexander McCall Smith, read by Lisette Lecate (Recorded Books), unabridged CD
Narration by Author or Authors
Richard Clarke, Against All Enemies (Simon & Schuster Audio)
Audio Drama
Buddha Boy by Kathe Koja, read by Spencer Murphy and the Full Cast Family (Full Cast Audio)
Multi-Voiced Performance
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult, read by Julia Gibson, Jenny Ikeda, Barbara McCulloh, Andy Paris, Richard Poe, Carol Monda, and Tom Stechschulte (Recorded Books, LLC), unabridged CD
Audiobook Adapted From Another Medium
Lost and Found Sound and Beyond by Kitchen Sisters, read by Francis Ford Coppola (HighBridge Audio), CD
Package Design
The Magician's Nephew by C. S. Lewis, read by Kenneth Branagh (Harper Collins), unabridged CD
Achievement in Production
The Story of Classical Music by Darren Henley Naxos, read by Marin Alsop (AudioBooks Ltd), unabridged CD