Earlier this week, the Audio Publishers Association (APA) announced the nominees for the prestigious 2010 Audies awards. The nominees were chosen from 1,056 different entries.
The winners will be revealed at the Audies Gala on May 25, 2010 in the Museum of the City of New York. Here are the finalists in the best fiction category, a fascinating snapshot of the audiobook industry. The rest of the nominees are listed after the jump.
The Bonfire of the Vanities, by Tom Wolfe, Narrated by Joe Barrett, Blackstone Audio
Face of Betrayal, by Lis Wiehl and April Henry, Narrated by Pam Turlow, Oasis Audio
The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Narrated by Jenna Lamia, Bahni Turpin, Octavia Spencer, and Cassandra Campbell, Penguin Audio
The Pigman, by Paul Zindel, Narrated by Eden Riegel and Charlie McWade, Graymalkin Media
Slumdog Millionaire, by Vikas Swarup, narrated by Christopher Simpson, BBC Audiobooks America