Audio Listen-Up Awards – issue date: January 6; reservation deadline: December 30

The audiobook blog written and edited by Adam Boretz is a magnet for audiophiles. The annual Listen-Up Awards are much watched and much anticipated event for audiobook publishers and buffs.

Categories include best audio Fiction, Nonfiction, YA/Children’s, Read by the Author, Full-Cast Production, Classics, Audiobook Reader of the Year and, the highest tribute, Audiobook of the Year. Last year saw Miles: The Autobiography by Miles Davis with Quincy Troupe, read by Dion Graham (AudioGO) take top honors for Audiobook of the Year.

Check out the 2012 Listen-Up Award winners.

Advertise your audiobook collections in this issue, which is a keeper among audio enthusiasts. Contact your rep for details.