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Mary Burkey, a teacher, librarian, and audiobook addict, writes about listening, learning, and the joy of headsets

Archive for September, 2010

Thu, September 30th, 2010
The Many Voices of Dan Bostick
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Fun video & free audiobook download. More great stuff from Full Cast Audio! Watch the video below to see Bruce Coville challenge Dan Bostick to recreate his signature audiobook voices on demand. And grab a FREE download of Coville’s short story Clean as a Whistle from the soon-to-be-released Oddly Enough from Full Cast – a […]


Tue, September 28th, 2010
The Knife of Never Letting Go
Posted by: Mary Burkey

How does the Noise translate into an audiobook? Take a sneak peek from Brilliance Audio of today’s release of Patrick Ness’ Chaos Walking trilogy. As part of the new Candlewick on Brilliance imprint, Brilliance is simultaneously releasing The Knife of Never Letting Go, The Ask and the Answer, and Monsters of Men. I must admit […]


Mon, September 27th, 2010
In My Inbox: AudioGo & ModernBookFactory
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Banned Books & professionally narrated audiobooks for self-publishers ~ two items of interest in my inbox today. ~ AudioGo, formerly BBC Audiobooks America, is promoting Banned Book Week with a banner on their web site, as well as a feature spotlight on AudioGo titles that have been banned, from Shakespeare to The Lovely Bones. Here’s […]


Fri, September 24th, 2010
Today’s Video Break: The Money Tree
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Amy Krouse Rosenthal, author of Yes Day, created an amazing video documenting the day she tied 100 dollar bills to a tree – and then filmed the reactions: Thanks to Open Culture for the link!


Fri, September 17th, 2010
Production preparation = audiobook awesomeness
Posted by: Mary Burkey

What do Harry Potter audiobooks and Odyssey Award Honor titles have in common? Solid team work that turns an outstanding text into an awesome listening experience through careful preparation. I had the pleasure of chatting with three audiobook pros about their role in creating the very best in literary listening: David Rapkin, director & producer […]


Thu, September 9th, 2010
Audiobook from a Talking Head
Posted by: Mary Burkey

David Byrne moves from music into meditations on life experienced while touring on two wheels in Bicycle Diaries. Byre’s book will be released September 28th as a downloadable audiobook exclusively through his website www.bicycle-diaries.com. As each chapter focuses on Byrne’s world travels via bicycle, the episodic reflections create podcast-like chapters which can be purchased individually […]


Tue, September 7th, 2010
Have you joined Audiobook Community?
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Visit Audiobook Community Social networking for narrators, industry professionals, and the fans who love audiobooks – now over 4,000 strong! Meet up with your favorite audiobook voice and learn what new project will be their next release. Find out about free downloads, such as the terrific Sync program that provided so many great Young Adult […]





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