Thursday, June 16, 2011

Are You in SYNC?

Boy band reminders aside, if you listen to audio books and you love YA fiction, this is for you! SYNC is a program to encourage people to listen to YA audio books. Every summer, they pair YA fiction with similar classics and provide free audio book downloads. Each pair are available to download for only one week so make sure that you don't miss out. The downloads are in MP3 format and are compatible with a variety of MP3 players.  In past years, they've had free downloads of audio book versions of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Beastly by Alex Flynn.

This year's lineup includes:

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Available June 23-June 29

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

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

The Last Apprentice: The Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney
Available July 14-July 20

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

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

Immortal by Gillian Shields
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Available August 4-August 10

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

You can find out more information at SYNC!


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