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What is SYNC?
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Returning April 30th and continuing 13 weeks until July 29, SYNC gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks a week. In 2019, 28 titles were given away over 14 weeks.
SYNC introduces a variety of audiobook experiences to teens to demonstrate that reading can be completed by listening.
SYNC is sponsored by AudioFile Magazine and titles are delivered through Sora, the student reading app from OverDrive. In advance of accessing the program, download the app from Apple or Google, to the device you anticipate listening on and be ready to go!
Sign-up to get notifications each week when the FREE audiobooks are available. You can receive alerts by text message, email newsletter, or by visiting www.audiobooksync.com. Titles change every Thursday at 12am Eastern Time when the program is running.
Please Note: Signing up for these alerts will not send you the titles. The alerts will only tell you when and where the title is available to load into the app.
· Titles are accessible in Sora, the student reading app from OverDrive, and are Mac and Windows compatible.
· Most listening devices are supported.
· Each SYNC audiobook will be available to borrow into your SYNC library for a period of 7 days (only).
· Titles, once loaded into the app, are yours indefinitely.
This is a list of the titles that will be available (by date):
SUMMER 2020 SYNC TITLE PAIRINGS
April 30 – May 6
THE 57 BUS by Dashka Slater, narrated by Robin Miles (Recorded Books)
MONDAY'S NOT COMING by Tiffany D. Jackson, narrated by Imani Parks (HarperAudio)
May 7 – May 13
PICTURE US IN THE LIGHT by Kelly Loy Gilbert, narrated by James Chen (Dreamscape Media)
SECRET SOLDIERS by Paul B. Janeczko, narrated by Ron Butler (Brilliance Audio)
May 14 – May 20
FAUST by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, narrated by Samuel West, Toby Jones, Anna Maxwell Martin, Stephen Critchlow, Derek Jacobi & Daniel Mair (Naxos AudioBooks)
STALKING JACK THE RIPPER by Kerri Maniscalco, narrated by Nicola Barber (Hachette Audio)
May 21 – May 27
SISTERS MATSUMOTO by Philip Kan Gotanda, narrated by Keiko Agena, June Angela, Ron Bottitta, Kurt Kanazawa, Suzy Nakamura, Greg Watanabe, Ryun Yu (L.A. Theatre Works)
DISAPPEARED by Francisco X. Stork, narrated by Roxana Ortega and Christian Barillas (Scholastic Audio)
May 28 – June 3
IN SEARCH OF US by Ava Dellaira, narrated by Adenrele Ojo (Brilliance Audio)
SERPENT & DOVE by Shelby Mahurin, narrated by Holter Graham, Saskia Maarleveld (HarperAudio)
June 4 – June 10
LIKE NO OTHER by Una LaMarche, narrated by Phoebe Strole and Leslie Odom, Jr. (Listening Library)
INTO WHITE by Randi Pink, narrated by Adenrele Ojo (Listening Library)
June 11 – June 17
EASY PREY by Catherine Lo, narrated by Nick Mondelli, Elizabeth Cottle, Jack Meloche (Dreamscape Media)
MARK OF THE RAVEN (THE RAVENWOOD SAGA) by Morgan L. Busse, narrated by Jaimee Draper (Oasis Audio)
June 18 – June 24
THE MUSIC OF WHAT HAPPENS by Bill Konigsberg, narrated by Joel Froomkin, Anthony Rey Perez (Scholastic Audio)
THE BRONTË PLOT by Katherine Reay, narrated by Laura Kirman (Thomas Nelson)
June 25 – July 1
THE SILENCE BETWEEN US by Alison Gervais, narrated by Chloe Dolandis (Blink)
MEXICAN WHITEBOY by Matt de la Pena, narrated by Henry Leyva (Brilliance Audio)
July 2 – July 8
FRESH INK by edited by Lamar Giles, narrated by featuring Guy Lockard, Kim Mai Guest, and Bahni Turpin (Listening Library)
HOPE NATION by edited by Rose Brock, narrated by a Full Cast (Listening Library)
July 9 – July 15
ALISON LARKIN PRESENTS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens freely adapted by Alison Larkin, narrated by Alison Larkin (Alison Larkin Presents)
TWELFTH NIGHT by William Shakespeare, narrated by Stella Gonet, Gerard Murphy, Jonathan Keeble, Daniel Philpott, Nick Fletcher, Peter Yapp, Jane Whittenshaw, Malcolm Sinclair, David Timson, Lucy Whybrow, Christopher Godwin, Brian Parr, Adam Kotz & Benjamin Soames (Naxos AudioBooks)
July 16 – July 22
FAKE by Eric Simonson, narrated by Kate Arrington, Coburn Goss, Francis Guinan, Alan Wilder, Larry Yando (L.A. Theatre Works)
NEW YORK 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson, narrated by Suzanne Toren, Robin Miles, Peter Ganim, Jay Snyder, Caitlin Kelly, Michael Crouch, Ryan Vincent Anderson, Christopher Ryan Grant, and Robert Blumenfeld (Hachette Audio)
July 23 – July 29
KINDRED by Octavia E. Butler, narrated by Kim Staunton (Recorded Books)
BURN BABY BURN by Meg Medina, narrated by Marisol Ramirez (Candlewick on Brilliance Audio)