Freebie Friday

Free fairytale audio downloads:  Through the Looking Glass & Enchanted, a Teens Top Ten 2013 nominee. Two great titles for family listening, whether you choose the classic title that follows Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland or Alethea Kontis’ clever fairy tale mash-up Enchanted, a 2013 Audies Award finalist featuring Booklist Voice of Choice Katherine Kellgren, which is also nominated for the 2012 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. Alethea Kontis created an Enchanted book trailer that includes Kellgren’s narration to celebrate her title’s free download on SYNC this week and the & $1.99 Kindle download special all month. Click the links below to grab the downloads through Aug 14, and scroll down to watch the book trailer.


Enchanted by Alethea Kontis, read by Katherine Kellgren, published by Brilliance Audio

In a charming, humorous tumble of fairy tales blended into one novel, Sunday Woodcutter kisses an enchanted frog which then transforms back into the crown prince of Arilland–a man Sunday’s family despises.


Through The Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll, read by Miriam Margolyes, published by Bolinda Audio



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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