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

Archive for September, 2011

Wed, September 28th, 2011
A+ Audio: Happy Accidents
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Jane Lynch: my new BFF! Heartfelt audiobook memoir as perfect girl-talk car commute companion. The power of hearing the author sharing every detail of life’s happy accidents? You’ll be driving around the block to spend more time with Jane, as you bond together over her acting insecurities, Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, and critical success. Happy Accidents […]

Mon, September 26th, 2011
Got donated old encyclopedias? Make a table!
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Weeding reference? Make great teen area furniture! This picture shows 25-year-old donated encyclopedias turned into tables for my library’s comfy chair corner. Check out husband Steve’s handiwork – he made me three of these by drilling holes in books, threading on a 5/16th steel all-thread rod screwed into a T-nut on the bottom of a […]

Thu, September 22nd, 2011
Digital Deluge
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Kindle compatibility = audiobook audience. Eager new library download patrons are storming the gates to grab free titles for their Kindle. Last August, I gave you the month that Kindle downloads would go live via OverDrive Media. The rumors started flying earlier this week and OverDrive’s press release yesterday made it official: the Kindle digital […]

Fri, September 16th, 2011
Fan of Pelecanos’ The Cut?
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Grab the free audio short story “Chosen,” in which bestselling author George Pelecanos first explored the character of Iraq War veteran Spero Lucas, hero of his newest novel, The Cut. Best of all, the audio is read by actor Dion Graham, who appears in TV’s The Wire – a series that includes Pelecanos as a […]

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