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

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Mon, March 31st, 2014
Audiobooks in the News
Posted by: Mary Burkey

A roundup of links for audiobook aficiandos. Great coverage on the changing world of audiobook production & publishing in Book Business magazine. Check out pages 20-25:  http://digitaleditions.napco.com/publication/?i=201308&p=20 Slate magazine continues its outstanding Audio Book Club with this enlightening print & podcast interview with author Bruce Holsinger and narrator Simon Vance:  http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2014/03/audiobook_narrator _simon_vance_and_author_bruce_holsinger_discuss_audio.html Vogue magazine highlights TV and […]


Wed, September 18th, 2013
Shiver me timbers! It’s a freebie
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Arrr Matey! Download a FREE eBook to celebrate Sept. 19th, Talk Like a Pirate Day. Grab L. Ron Hubbard’s The Devil’s Rescue from Galaxy Press, and practice your Pirate accent while you read aloud the pulp fiction piratical adventure. Here’s the link: http://www.galaxypress.com/free-devils-rescue-book/ Post on your library web site along with a link to Mango Language’s “Talk […]


Fri, April 19th, 2013
Freebie Friday
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Earth Day classic Walden, Christian self-help, Gatsby, & the Moby Dick Big Read project. Here are the links – grab these quick! Tantor Audio offers Walden by Henry David Thoreau, narrated by Mel Foster, as both an MP3 & PDF eBook: http://www.tantor.com/BookDetail.asp?Product=0693_Walden Christian Audio’s monthly freebie is Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from the Four Emotions […]


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 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!


Fri, January 11th, 2013
Freebie Friday: Common Core Combo
Posted by: Mary Burkey

My Brother Sam is Dead & Lincoln’s Speeches and Writings in eBook and audio. Perfect for history lovers, a Common Core combo of classics – one physical, one download. Here’s a a great offer for educators, and school / youth services librarians! Win a special combo from AudioGo: a physical CD audiobook copy of the  Newbery Honor classic […]


Fri, December 21st, 2012
Freebie Friday: Healing thoughts for children, Christmas classics, and the Jefferson Bible
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Grab these audio treats ASAP, as holiday give-aways can disappear quickly! For those with an Apple product, download the free app of Audrey Penn’s The Kissing Hand, from Oceanhouse Media: In support of the 1,600 copies of “The Kissing Hand” physical book being donated to the children of Newtown by Tanglewood Press, we are offering […]


Fri, December 14th, 2012
Freebie Friday: Christmas tales & devotions
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Free audiobook downloads for the holiday season from Tantor Media & Christian Audio! Tantor has three of Charles Dickens’s much-loved Christmas novellas in a 9 hour production (plenty of time for driving over the river & through the woods on your holiday travels). The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man […]


Fri, November 9th, 2012
Freebie Friday: Whispersync for Voice
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Dracula eBook + audio narration for FREE. Celebrate Bram Stoker’s birthday a day late with the freebie audiobook narrated by some of the biggest names in audio - Alan Cumming, Tim Curry, Simon Vance, Katherine Kellgren, Susan Duerden, John Lee, Graeme Malcolm, Steven Crossley, Simon Prebble, James Adams – plus nine other great classic titles! Try the amazing synchronization of […]


Fri, October 19th, 2012
Freebie Friday: The Phantom of the Opera
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Classic chills: a free download of audio + ebook until Halloween. Get  Gaston Leroux’s spooky romantic thriller, narrated by Alexander Adams, as a treat from Tantor. There’s no trick to grabbing the MP3 + PDF pair – here’s the link: http://www.tantor.com/BookDetail.asp?Product=0899_PhantomOperaRevised I had to wait until a minute till midnight to post this freebie





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