As we enter the final weeks of 2013, listmakers near and far are weighing in on the “Best of 2013”. Whether you’re looking for inspiration while writing or recording, in need of a break from hours of creative work, or just looking for your next great listen, you’ll find something to love in our roundup of the Best of The Best of 2013.
Audible’s Best of 2013: Check out the best listens in every category from Audible’s editors, as well as listener favorites.
The Audies – 2013: The Audio Publisher’s Association named their top books of the year, and 4 titles produced on ACX took home awards (Swordspoint, The Privledge of The Sword, Anita, and The Personal MBA)!
The Audiophiles’ Best Audiobook Listens of 2013: BookRiot has a fun take on the written and spoken word in their list is full of unique recommendations.
Goodreads Best Books of 2013: THE place to discuss books discusses their favorites of the year.
Publisher’s Weekly – Audiobook Bestsellers: Publisher’s Weekly lists their top ten audiobooks as we near year’s end.
NPR’s Book Concierge – Best of 2013: Another great list of the top reads from 2013, with links to in-depth reviews of each.
Now that you’ve got a feel for the best written and spoken words of 2013, think about how you can apply what you’ve learned to your writing and recording in 2014. What trends did you notice this year? What genres topped everyone’s list? Take good notes, share them below, and let them lead you into a productive and successful 2014!