The audiobook prodcution of Ruta Sepetys' gorgeous and powerful YA novel, OUT OF THE EASY, has been honored with a nomination and a spot on YALSA's current 2014 Amazing Audiobook List.
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a division of the American Library Association (ALA), the oldest and largest library associaition in the world.
Each year, YALSA's Amazing Audiobooks committee selects and annotates an annual list of notable audio recordings significant to young adults from those released in the past two years. The name of the list became Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults with the 2009 list and was previously known as Selected Audiobooks for Young Adults.
The 2014 Amazing Audiobooks list, comprised of 27 fiction titles and 2 nonfiction, features recordings covering a wide range of interests for young adults from memoir, to psychological horror, to parody.
"We were thrilled with the variety of wonderful productions this year.” said Chair Dawn Rutherford. "The narrators were such total wizards, they evoked everything from hysterical laughter to nausea, and we believe followers of the list will be similarly moved".
See the current list and nominations here.