Freebie Friday


Earth Day classic Walden, Christian self-help, Gatsby, & the Moby Dick Big Read project. Here are the links – grab these quick!

Tantor Audio offers Walden by Henry David Thoreau, narrated by Mel Foster, as both an MP3 & PDF eBook:

Christian Audio’s monthly freebie is Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from the Four Emotions That Control You by Andy Stanley, narrated Lloyd James:

AudioFile magazine features The Great Gatsby, with a free download from Downpour narrated by Anthony Heald, just in time for the movie release:

Moby-Dick Big Read: an online version of Melville’s magisterial tome: each of its 135 chapters read out aloud, by a mixture of the celebrated and the unknown, online in a sequence of 135 downloads, publicly and freely accessible via a project by Peninsula Arts, the dedicated contemporary art space at Plymouth University:




About the Author:

Mary Burkey is an independent library consultant in Columbus (OH). An enthusiastic audiophile, she has served on all four of ALA's audiobook award committees as well as the Audies. In addition to writing the "Voices in My Head" column for Booklist, she is the author of Audiobooks for Youth: A Practical Guide to Sound Literature (ALA, 2013). Follow her on Twitter at @mburkey.

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