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

Archive for February, 2013

Fri, February 22nd, 2013
Freebie Friday
Posted by: Mary Burkey

FREE audiobook & eBook download of W.E.B. DuBois’ The Souls of Black Folks – Tantor Audio’s well-timed give-away marks an important work especially of interest during Black History Month. You can download both the 9-hour MP3 audiobook narrated by Richard Allen and a PDF file of the eBook by visiting this link: http://www.tantor.com/BookDetail.asp?Product=0995_SoulsBlackFolk Here’s more about […]


Fri, February 22nd, 2013
For his fans
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Scott Brick, narrator extraordinaire, shares a personal story that begins: Fact is, I have cancer. Read more about his inspirational journey to change the ending of his story on his blog, Scott Brick Presents.


Wed, February 20th, 2013
Audies Nominees Announced
Posted by: Mary Burkey

28 catagories, 5 nominees in each – that’s 140 top audiobooks nominated for this year’s Audies Awards, given by Audio Publishers Association. You can read the complete list of honored narrators and publishers here. The nominees represent the wide range of audio productions, from children to adults, literary fiction to business/educational, multi-voiced drama to the […]


Fri, February 15th, 2013
Freebie Friday: Classic Love & Lust
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Tess of the d’Ubervilles,  today’s FREE audiobook & eBook download. Thomas Hardy’s classic, narrated by Booklist Voice of Choice Simon Vance, is a 15-hour feast for your eyes and ears. Grab this MP3 audio, along with the accompanying eBook in PDF format, from Tantor Audio at this link: http://www.tantor.com/BookDetail.asp?Product=0699_TessDUrbervilles. A tasty post-Valentine’s day treat!


Sun, February 10th, 2013
Janis Ian Wins Spoken Word Grammy
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Society’s Child: My Autobiography, written & read by Janis Ian  has won the Grammy for the Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling). You can learn more about  recording icon Ian’s experience recording her memoir for Audible / Brilliance Audio in  Ellen Myrick’s “Talking With… Janis Ian” Booklist interview. Visit the Grammy website to […]


Sat, February 9th, 2013
Cozy up to a great mystery!
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Perfect timing for the just-announced nominations for the Agatha Awards, named for the grande dame of the poison pen. There’s nothing better than a cozy mystery on a winter’s day, and you don’t have to venture outside to download from your public library or online audiobook store. Take a look at all the nominees here http://www.malicedomestic.org/agathaawards.html I […]





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