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

Archive for the 'Free Audiobooks' Category

Fri, April 18th, 2014
Freebie Friday: 7 downloadable audiobooks for all ages & interests
Posted by: Mary Burkey

What a terrific roundup of FREE audios – from children’s classic to business advice, here’s something for everyone! Random House Audio continues their great “Try Audio” promotion with a new batch of titles. Download these, and bookmark to check back later – there’s a constantly changing selection for listeners! Plus tons of audio info and […]


Fri, March 28th, 2014
Freebie Friday: Best of the BBC, featuring Hamlet
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Great streaming audio for your listening pleasure! BBC Radio 4 is a treasure for listeners looking for the best in spoken word. Amazing productions are performed live, and then archived for limited-time streaming access. There’s a range of genres, from children’s classics to 15 Minute Drama, humor to literary New Wave. Check out the playlists […]


Fri, March 21st, 2014
Freebie Friday: Celebrate World Poetry Day by listening!
Posted by: Mary Burkey

So many terrific FREE ways to hear poetry as it is meant to be: read aloud! Here’s a selected list of websites featuring audio for UNESCO’s World Poetry Day – and if you have a favorite I missed, please add to the comments. Poets.org Audio & Video resources: http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/361 Poetry Foundation’s Audio & Podcast page: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/features/audiolanding Internet Archive’s […]


Fri, March 7th, 2014
Freebie Friday: Oscar Wilde classic & an epic fantasy short story
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Two free audio goodies – grab them now! The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde, is available as a free iTunes app from L.A. Theatre Works. Download this free app to any Apple device, and enjoy not only the full play, but also the entire text so you can read it standalone or follow along […]


Mon, February 17th, 2014
Today only! Free audiobooks: Washington & Lincoln primary sources
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Great Common Core resources – grab this freebie from Christian Audio. Two audios featuring selected writings from Presidents Washington & Lincoln, read by Robin Fields. Click here to download!  


Fri, February 14th, 2014
Freebie Friday: Stars, Serving the Poor, Survey & Sync
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Here’s a batch of free audiobook listening for another snowed-in weekend! Share some great books with kids, and let stars from the Screen Actors Guild do the reading. There are even activity guides to extended the fun at home or at school. Who could resist Betty White performing Gene Zion’s Harry the Dirty Dog? See […]


Fri, January 3rd, 2014
Freebie Friday
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Snowbound? Download over 100 hours of FREE epic-length audiobooks! Crime & Punishment, the Bible, and a James Rollins thriller. This month’s free download from Christian Audio is the ESV Hear the Word Audio Bible – a 75 hour blockbuster narrated by David Cochran Heath, an accurate yet accessible translation. I highly recommend downloading the MP4 version, so […]


Fri, December 20th, 2013
Freebie Friday
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Six terrific FREE audio downloads: celebrity reads by Ben Stiller & Tim Curry, well-loved classics, and more to fill your holiday travel time! Perfectly timed to the release of the movie starring Ben Stiller, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber, read by Stiller, is a free download from Audible available here.   […]


Wed, November 27th, 2013
Holiday Freebies
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Travel plans? Shiny new devices ready to load? Grab these four free audiobooks from publishers sharing the holiday spirit of giving! Nothing with Strings by Bailey White, narrated by Lorna Raver, is the perfect listen for the holiday season - a compilation of over a decade of White’s Thanksgiving stories on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. […]


Fri, November 15th, 2013
Freebie Friday
Posted by: Mary Burkey

A free audiobook each month just for subscribing to email newsletter: Christian Audio & Downpour make it easy to load your device with no-cost audios! Christian Audio recently simplified their long-standing freebie  - just sign up for the email newsletter here and the MP3 is yours. This month’s free audio is In a Pit with a […]





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