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

Archive for July, 2012

Tue, July 31st, 2012
Today’s Video Break
Posted by: Mary Burkey

A feel-good remix from Bob Ross on the joys of painting. I believe every day’s a good day – this will bring a lot of good to your heart! Thanks for the link Karen Perry!


Fri, July 27th, 2012
Audiobook Freebie Friday
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Olympic sports to family-friendly classics, teen favorites plus a Playboy short story – these 8 freebies have something for everyone. Enjoy but remember: these are limited time offers that may disappear at any time, so download now to build your audio library! Two short podcasts from Naxos Audiobooks: Olympic Memories Podcast (MP3) British broadcaster John Goodbody recalls […]


Thu, July 26th, 2012
Promote new books with audiobook clips!
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Post a clip of the first chapter of hot new titles along with cover art and satisfy fans and entice new readers of both print & audio editions. Libraries have full permission from publishers to include the audio files and widgets on library websites & social media posts. Hearing a short clip is a great way to […]


Tue, July 24th, 2012
Audiobooks on TV
Posted by: Mary Burkey

This AT&T commercial. Worthy of  library display with audiobook classics, running shoes, & mock cell phone!


Fri, July 20th, 2012
Audiobook Freebie Friday
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Listen up – grab an Encyclopedia Brown story and two tales featuring Cleopatra. But download quick before the offers disappear…   “The Case of the Stolen Moonstone” from Encyclopedia Brown Super Sleuth. By Donald Sobol. Read by Greg Steinbruner. Recorded Books honors the passing of beloved author Donald Sobol. When the Mystery Writers of America bestowed a Special Edgar […]


Wed, July 18th, 2012
News You Can Use
Posted by: Mary Burkey

What’s happening in the audiobook world? Here’s a round-up of interesting links… I am totally inspired by the Contra Costa County (CA) Public Library’s “Snap & Go” project to bring library services to mobile phones, winner of the 2012 John Cotton Dana Public Relations Award. When I saw this promotion on the library’s website… Now on WestCAT buses: […]


Sun, July 15th, 2012
Scott Brick Scores!
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Here’s a twist on librarians looking for the best ARCs to score at conference. Narrator extraordinaire Scott Brick tracks down the Advance Readers Copy of the next book in a series he voices while at ComicCon. Glad to see you’re doing your homework, Scott Hear’s what he said on his Facebook post – and remember, […]


Fri, July 13th, 2012
Freebie Friday! 3 Great Audiobooks
Posted by: Mary Burkey

One classic, one comedy, one Christian. Download now before these offers expire! This week’s SYNC titles, courtesy of  HarperAudio and Recorded Books:  Guys Read: Funny Business Edited by Jon Scieszka. Read by Michael Boatman, Kate DiCamillo, John Keating, Jon Scieszka, Bronson Pinchot. Published by Harper Audio. Ten stories guaranteed to delight, amuse, and possibly make you spit your milk […]


Fri, July 6th, 2012
Free Friday Audiobook: Four Great Titles!
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Close your eyes and cool down while reading with your ears! Grab these four hot titles quickly, before the special offers disappear… SYNC has two free downloads all summer – this week’s offerings are both from AudioGo: Anna Dressed in Blood By Kendare Blake Read by August Ross Cas Lowood has inherited an unusual vocation: He kills the dead.  When he […]





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