Recorded Books Boasts Six Finalists in the 2014 Audies Competition

Six audiobook titles published by Recorded Books have been selected as finalists for the 2014 Audie Awards.

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For more than 30 years, Recorded Books has been dedicated to the highest audiobook production values.

Prince Frederick, MD (PRWEB) February 24, 2014

On Monday, February 17, the Audio Publishers Association (APA) announced six Recorded Books titles as finalists for the 2014 Audie Awards.

“For more than 30 years, Recorded Books has been dedicated to the highest audiobook production values,” said Troy Juliar, Recorded Books senior vice president of content and acquisitions. “Our numerous Audie nominations and awards over the years are just one indicator of our high standards. We’re thrilled with this recognition. The satisfaction of millions of listeners who seek out our productions and the many popular narrators who learned and refined their craft in our studios is the ultimate acknowledgement. We strive to achieve that with every production, every day.”

Recorded Books received the following nominations:

Children’s Titles for Ages Up to 8
"Hooray for Anna Hibiscus!" by Atinuke
Narrator: Mutiyat Ade-Salu

Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction
"The Icecutter's Daughter" by Tracie Peterson
Narrator: Stina Nielsen

Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction
"Unveiled: Tamar" by Francine Rivers
Narrator: Barbara Rosenblat

Multi–Voiced Performance
"Snowbound" by Richard S. Wheeler
Narrators: Brian Hutchison, T. Ryder Smith, Robert Ian Mackenzie, James Colby, Celeste Ciulla, Scott Sowers, James Jenner, and Tom Stechschulte

Romance
"The Wanderer" by Robyn Carr
Narrator: Thérèse Plummer

Solo Narration—Male
"In a Glass Grimmly" by Adam Gidwitz
Narrator: Johnny Heller

On his nomination for the narration of "In a Glass Grimmly," long-time Recorded Books narrator Johnny Heller said, “I am delighted to be nominated for this prestigious award. Adam Gidwitz is a wonderful writer and his take on the Grimm Tales provided a tremendous opportunity for me to perform. I’m excited, honored and pleased beyond measure. I can’t thank Adam or Recorded Books enough for casting me in this series.”

The audiobook industry’s premier awards program in the United States, the Audies recognizes distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. Winners will be announced May 29 at the Audies Gala in New York City.

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About Recorded Books
Recorded Books is the largest independent publisher of unabridged audiobooks and provider of digital content to the library, school, and retail markets. The company owns an exclusive catalog of over 13,500 audiobook titles narrated by professional, award-winning actors. Recorded Books provides digital audiobooks and eBooks to libraries through its proprietary OneClickdigital platform, as well as electronic resources, including digital magazines and films, through its proprietary RBdigital Gateway platform. The Company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Prince Frederick, MD. For more information, visit http://www.recordedbooks.com.

About Wasserstein & Co.
Wasserstein & Co. is a leading independent private equity and investment firm, focused primarily on leveraged buyout investments and related investment activities. Wasserstein & Co. manages capital on behalf of institutional and individual investors. The firm is focused on investments primarily in the media and communications, consumer products and water equipment and services industries. Wasserstein & Co. has offices in New York and Los Angeles. For more information, visit http://www.wasserco.com.