Congratulations to Our 2018 Audie Award Winners

We are happy to share that several of our audiobook productions (and our marketing team!) received an award at the 2018 Audie AwardsMake sure you have all of these award winners on your to-listen list!

Winner: Audiobook of the Year

Lincoln in the Bardo

“It’s also the rare phenomenon of an audiobook being a completely different experience compared to the novel. Even if you’ve read the novel, the audiobook is worth a listen…The whole project pushes the narrative form forward.” –The A.V. Club

Listen to an excerpt LINCOLN IN THE BARDO

Winner: Nonfiction

American Wolf

“The fight… [over] Yellowstone’s wolves is embodied in O-Six’s story, told with great immediacy and empathy in a tale that reads like fiction. This one will grab readers and impel them into the heart of the conflict.” –Booklist (starred)

Listen to an excerpt AMERICAN WOLF

Winner: Fiction

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

“Narrator McCarron gives an award-worthy performance: her Eleanor is by turns comical in her obliviousness to basic things and utterly heartbreaking in discussing her past. Her narration is nuanced.” –Publishers Weekly (starred)

Listen to an excerpt ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE

Winner: Mystery

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

“Vance’s extraordinary talent comes through in the tense dramatic scenes involving a research study of twins gone awry and in his special ability to differentiate men, women, young, and old from all over the globe.” –Audiofile (Earphones Award Winner)

Listen to an excerpt THE GIRL WHO TAKES AN EYE FOR AN EYE

Winner: Middle Grade

See You in the Cosmos

“Kivlighan de Montebello’s engaging young voice embodies 11-year-old Alex Petroski…an altogether captivating listening experience.” –Audiofile (Earphones Award Winner)

Listen to an excerpt SEE YOU IN THE COSMOS


In addition, Penguin Random House Audio won an Excellence in Marketing Audie Award for “Transform Your Commute,” an NYC campaign that encouraged listeners to turn a sour commute sweet with audiobooks.

To see other award-winning audiobooks, take a look at this collection.