Here’s a promotion that, if you’ve got a Mac or Windows machine, and are in the mood to jump through a couple of hoops, you’re sure to appreciate. And, you can start at it right now.
Starting today there are two FREE MP3 audiobooks available, per week, throughout the summer. This comes courtesy of a new website called AudiobookSync.com.
To get the audiobooks you must download the “Overdrive Media Console.” Then you’ll have to give your name and an email address. It’s a bit of a muddle on the site itself, but after clicking around for five minutes or so I think I’ve got the process completely streamlined in my notes below.
After it is installed you’ll need to go to the…
First Download page |HERE| to fill in your details
and then, after that’s started, go to the…
Second Download page |HERE| and repeat the process.
Be sure to take careful note where the files are set to download to. Mine defaulted to a folder called:
There’s also a promise of more audiobooks, week by week, throughout the month of July. And at least some of them are definitely worth getting!
Here’s the complete release schedule:
Available July 8 – July 14
Over the End Line by Alfred C. Martino
The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay
Available July 15 – July 21
Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Available July 22 – July 28
The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Available July 29 – August 4
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Lottery by Shirley Jackson
Available August 5 – August 11
Does My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Available August 12 – August 18
Beastly by Alex Flinn
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Available August 19 – August 25
Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
Available August 26 – September 1
Handbook for Boys by Walter Dean Myers
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Posted by Jesse Willis
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- LibriVox: Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
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