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

Archive for March, 2013

Sat, March 30th, 2013
Happy Easter!
Posted by: Mary Burkey

FREE download of The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter’s springtime classic, narrated by Pauline Brailsford and published by Weston Woods. Just click on the Audible link to grab this treat: www.audible.com/pd/?asin=B00C2BL9R8&source_code=FBIGB906LWS031513


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

Great anti-bullying resources: a no-cost webinar & free CD. Visit Random House/Listening Library’s “Kids and Bullying: Audiobooks for Conversation” webpage for tons of resources including a FREE CD that features Thirteen Reasons Why author Jay Asher. And sign up for the FREE April 2 webinar No Name Calling: Addressing Bullying through Books, featuring  a presentation by Emily Bazelon, author […]


Thu, March 14th, 2013
Interview with the director of the 2013 Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production
Posted by: Mary Burkey

John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, the 2013 Odyssey Award-winner, is the subject of my interview with Laura Grafton, who has directed all of Green’s audiobooks for Brilliance Audio. The interview appears in the current issue of Booklist magazine, but the word-count limit means that some of Grafton’s remarks had to be left out. So […]


Mon, March 11th, 2013
Fangirl post!
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Today’s video: Kirby Heyborne on recording the audiobook Scowlers, the newest from author Daniel Kraus. You may have joined the Heyborne fan club at the American Library Association’s annual meeting, where he rocked the house with his Ode to Librarians at the Odyssey Award celebration.   Daniel Kraus‘ Rotters, narrated by Kirby Heyborne, won the 2012 […]


Fri, March 8th, 2013
Freebie Friday
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Choose Joy by Karen Warren from Christian Audio, a free download read by the author. On this sunny day where Spring is just beneath the melting snow, Joy seems a perfect pursuit! Each month, Christian Audio has a free audiobook, so you have plenty of time to grab this 5.5 hour March freebie. Just go […]


Fri, March 1st, 2013
Freebie Friday
Posted by: Mary Burkey

FREE – The Unremarkable Heart by Karin Slaughter, Edgar Award nominee for Best Short Story. Download this contender for the Mystery Writers of America’s top award, from the short story collection Vengeance, edited by Lee Child. Thanks to publisher AudioGo for this great Freebie Friday offer! Here’s how to get your one-and-a-half  hour audio edition narrated by Shannon Cochran. […]





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