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B E S T F E M A L E N A R R AT O R F I N A L I S T S THE ALICE NETWORK Kate Quinn Read by Saskia Maarleveld Searching for her missing cousin in the turbulent aftermath of WWII, American Charlotte "Charlie" St. Clair meets up with Eve, a pistol toting and whiskey drinking former spy, and charming Scottish mechanic and handyman Finn. Narrator Saskia Maarleveld slips in and out of French, German, English, Scottish, and American personas as deftly as the spy operatives she portrays. Harper Audio Unabridged Trade Ed.: DD ANNE OF GREEN GABLES L.M. Montgomery Read by Rachel McAdams Listeners will relish this production of L.M. Montgomery's classic. As Anne, Rachel McAdams's delivery is light and breathy and ever so speedy, but clear and eloquent. Audible, Inc. Unabridged Trade Ed.: DD THE HATE U GIVE Angie Thomas Read by Bahni Turpin Starr is the sole witness of the murder of her childhood friend by a white policeman. Bahni Turpin's portrayals of all the charac- ters are rich and deep, environments are evocatively described, and Starr's fraught struggles to understand life's complexities are believable. Harper Audio Unabridged Ages 12+ Trade Ed.: CD, DD THE SECRET DIARY OF LAURA PALMER Jennifer Lynch Read by Sheryl Lee Actress Sheryl Lee, who played Laura Palmer on David Lynch's cult classic TV show, delivers this glimpse into Laura's life beyond what was shown onscreen. It's a must-listen for Twin Peaks fans. Audible, Inc. 6.75 hrs. Unabridged Trade Ed.: DD THE STONE SKY: Broken Earth, Book 3 N.K. Jemisin Read by Robin Miles Narrator Robin Miles keeps up the sus- pense throughout this dramatic conclusion to the Broken Earth trilogy. Miles perfectly embodies the voices of the many char- acters. Listen and be transported to a meticulously built world. Hachette Audio 14.25 hrs. Unabridged Trade Ed.: DD 24 n AudioFile/www.audiofilemagazine.com The Audies ® 2018 Rachel McAdams Saskia Maarleveld Bahni Turpin Sheryl Lee Robin Miles audiopub.org Audies Gala streaming live on May 31 at

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