Young and Powerful

Week 9 of AudiobookSYNC includes the audiobook debut of the earliest published stories from a teen who later became a prolific fantasy author, and a second that delves into the true history of the teens and women on whom Colonial America’s witch hysteria focused. Do you believe in magic? Can you imagine a war between …

Crossing the Line

AudiobookSYNC’s seventh week of the 2017 season brings you a pair of eAudiobooks in which invisible and highly significant lines are crossed by daring characters. Plus One by Elizabeth Fama takes listeners into an alternate world where people are divided between “rays,” who live by day, and “smudges,” who live by night. Crossing from one of …

Looking Outward

It’s Week 4 of AudiobookSYNC’s free eAudiobook program! This week, the pair of audiobooks invites listeners to consider what might be happening around them. Stepping away from attending to our own self-interest to notice how others are affected by circumstances and events is a big step toward developing empathy. First, Dan Poblocki’s suspenseful The Gathering keeps listeners …

Teen Voice Power

Week 3 of AudiobookSYNC 2017 celebrates teens who speak from the heart. Poetry and diaries both cut to the essence of what we need to say, and the voices you hear this week may inspire the articulation of your own feelings, thoughts, and concerns. Both of these audiobooks are short, offering good listening introductions for those new to …