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Tuesday
Apr292014

Audies or Oscars

How The Audies Literally Turned Into the Oscars of the Audiobook World

Every year the Audio Publishers Association presents Audie Awards to the best audiobooks of the year. For anyone who’s like, “what are the Audies?,” fans like to describe them as the Oscars of the audiobook world. Awards are presented for up to 29 categories, but “Audiobook of the Year” is the most coveted — kind of like winning an Oscar for “Best Picture.” This year the finalists for Audiobook of the Year were announced in mid-April, with a surprising twist.

This is an interesting opinion piece from Book Riot and sure stirred up a lot of discussion in the audiobook industry. Read there whole article here.