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Free Audiobook Downloads from Sync: 2022 Season

May 4, 2022
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It’s time for free summertime access to audiobooks, courtesy of Portland-based Audiofile magazine, through their annual Sync program. Every summer Audiofile provides two Young Adult audiobooks (aimed at ages 13+) per week for free on the Sora app. The pairs of audiobooks released each week are thematically linked, and they are yours to keep once you download them.

Check out their website for the full schedule, FAQs, and to sign up for notifications of new titles. Thank you, AudioFile!

April 28 – May 4
BLACK PANTHER By Jesse J. Holland [Ed.] (Dreamscape)
FOUR SHORT STORIES By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Naxos AudioBooks)

May 5 – May 11
THE PERFECT NINE By Ngu ̃g ̃ı wa Thiong’o (Brilliance Audio)
THIS BOOK BETRAYS MY BROTHER By Kasigo Lesego Molope (ECW Press)

May 12 – May 18
WHEN MORNING COMES By Arushi Raina (ECW Press)
By Lilliam Rivera (Recorded Books)

May 19 – May 25
NO-NO BOY By Ken Narasaki (L.A. Theatre Works)
A BRIEF HISTORY OF FASCIST LIES By Federico Finchelstein (Post Hypnotic Press)

May 26 – June 1
THE REAL HERGÉ By Sian Lye (Oasis Audio)
SOMEONE LIKE ME By Julissa Arce (Hachette Audio)

June 2 – June 8
SINGLED OUT By Andrew Maraniss (Listening Library)
A TIME OF FEAR By Albert Marrin (Listening Library)

June 9 – June 15
TANGENT KNIGHTS 1 By Christopher L. Bennett (GraphicAudio)
PARADISE By Laura Maria Censabella (L.A. Theatre Works)

June 16 – June 22
BACCHANAL By Veronica G. Henry (Brilliance Audio)
CEMETERY GIRL By Charlaine Harris (GraphicAudio)

June 23 – June 29
HONESTLY BEN By Bill Konigsberg (Scholastic Audiobooks)
FENCE: STRIKING DISTANCE By Sarah Rees Brennan, et al. (Hachette Audio)

June 30 – July 6
THIS IS MY AMERICA By Kim Johnson (Listening Library)
MISSISSIPPI TRIAL, 1955 By Chris Crowe (Listening Library)

July 7 – July 13
TRULY DEVIOUS By Maureen Johnson (Harper Audio)
WE WERE KINGS By Court Stevens (Thomas Nelson)

July 14 – July 20
THE SNOW FELL THREE GRAVES DEEP By Allan Wolf (Brilliance Audio/ Candlewick)
PARADISE LOST By John Milton (Tantor Media)

July 21 – July 27
YESTERDAY IS HISTORY By Kosoko Jackson (Dreamscape)
SISTERS OF THE SNAKE By Sasha Nanua, Sarena Nanua (Harper Audio)

July 28 – August 3
28 DAYS By David Safier (Recorded Books)
THE WHITE ROSE By Inge Scholl (Post Hypnotic Press)

August 4 – August 10
CITY BOY By Herman Wouk (Tantor Media)
AS FAST AS HER By Kendall Coyne, Estelle Laure (Zonderkidz)

August 11 – August 17
TEVYE THE MILKMAN By Sholem Aleichem (Naxos AudioBooks)
THE MEMORY OF LIGHT By Francisco X. Stork (Scholastic Audiobooks)

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