2023 Audie Awards

RBmedia audiobook Unprotected by Billy Porter won best autobiography/memoir at the 2023 Audie Awards, the industry’s top honor! Seven additional RBmedia titles were also finalists in the categories of literary fiction & classics, erotica, science fiction, business/personal development, audio drama, and Spanish language. Congratulations to all winners and nominees!




Written by Billy Porter

Narrated by Billy Porter

Published by Recorded Books

From the incomparable Emmy, Grammy, and Tony award winner comes a powerful and revealing autobiography about race, sexuality, and art.

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Flaubert's ParrotFlaubert’s Parrot

Written by Julian Barnes

Narrated by Simon Vance

Published by Recorded Books

From the internationally bestselling author of The Sense of an Ending comes a literary detective story of a retired doctor obsessed with the 19th century French author Flaubert—and with tracking down the stuffed parrot that once inspired him.

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The Dark King The Dark King

Written by Gina L. Maxwell

Narrated by Aiden Snow and Avery Reid

Published by Recorded Books

NY Times bestselling author Gina L. Maxwell is back with the first in the Deviant Kings series set in a modern world but with a dark, erotic fantasy twist perfect for fans of Neon Gods.

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Erotica – Nights of Silk and Sapphire

Written by Amber Jacobs

Narrated by Anastasia Watley

Published by Tantor

Abducted from a land of wealth and privilege, Dae is chained to a slaver’s caravan crossing the vast Jaharri desert. It is a strange world of blistering sun, rolling dunes, and wind-carved plains, ruled by the Scion Zafirah Al’Intisar, a powerful and mysterious woman with seductive eyes of sapphire blue.

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Written by Nnedi Okorafor

Narrated by Délé Ogundiran 

Published by Tantor

From Africanfuturist luminary Okorafor comes a new science fiction novel of intense action and thoughtful rumination on biotechnology, destiny, and humanity in a near-future Nigeria.

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Prep, Push, Pivot: Essential Career Strategies for Underrepresented Women

Written by Octavia Goredema

Narrated by Zoleka Vundla

Published by Ascent Audio

In Prep, Push, Pivot, award-winning career coach and author Octavia Goredema delivers an indispensable career coaching guide for women looking for a new job, dealing with job loss, pivoting to a new career, or returning to the workforce after an extended absence.

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Written by Cristina Macía and Eduardo Infante

Narrated by Ana María Muñoz

Published by BookaVivo

Un menú pitagórico vegano, un menú kantiano servido a la hora en punto, una comida medieval con fondo de ‘Carmina Burana’ o un Banquete digno del mejor Sócrates.

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Clean SweepClean Sweep

Written by Ilona Andrews

Narrated by Alejandro Ruiz, Christopher Walker, Holly Adams, James Lewis, Karen Novack, Ken Jackson, Nora Achrati, Peter Holdway, Elias Khalil, Ryan Reid, and Alex Hill-Knight

Published by GraphicAudio

On the outside, Dina Demille is the epitome of normal. She runs a quaint Victorian Bed and Breakfast in a small Texas town, owns a Shih Tzu named Beast, and is a perfect neighbor, whose biggest problem should be what to serve her guests for breakfast. But Dina is…different: Her broom is a deadly weapon; her Inn is magic and thinks for itself.

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