Free Audio Book Summer

25 Jun

Last year Audiobook Community/AudioFile Magazine offered two free audio books for YA readers every week via their SYNC program. It was a really cool deal with some newer stuff and some classics (which is good for all that high school summer reading they have kids doing now). Last year I was able to download Beastly, Frankenstein, The Angel Experiment, Wondrous Strange, and others.

Well this summer they are doing it again. First up is Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver and William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Just like all other Overdrive Media downloadable audiobooks they can be put into iTunes and then played on your iPod.

To download any of the titles just visit the SYNC site here.

The rest of the Summer 2011 schedule is as follows…

Available June 30 – July 6
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
The Trial by Franz Kafka

Available July 7 – July 13
Where the Streets Had a Name by Randa Abdel-Fattah
A Passage to India by E. M. Forster

Available July 14 – July 20
The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney
Beowulf by Francis B. Gummere [Trans.]

Available July 21 – July 27
Chanda’s Secrets by Allan Stratton
Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Available July 28 – August 3
Ashes, Ashes by Jo Treggiari
Rescue: Stories of Survival From Land and Sea by Dorcas S. Miller [Ed.]

Available August 4 – August 10
Immortal by Gillian Shields
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

Available August 11 – August 17
Storm Runners by Roland Smith
The Cay by Theodore Taylor

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