Wednesday, May 29, 2013

My Favorite Part Of Summer

It's not the beach or the pool or the sun or the sandals.

As much as I love those things, seriously my favorite thing about summer is the free audio books offered by Sync. So yeah, that may sound kind of nerdy, but really, if you haven't heard of this summer program you are missing out. Each week all summer long, Sync offers two new audio books, a young adult paired with a classic, for FREE download. Yes, that's right, FREE! I mean, who doesn't like free stuff?

I've just checked out the lineup for this summer's offerings, and it's looking pretty good. Generally, the classics speak for themselves, but in years past I haven't been as familiar with the YA titles they offer. This year, however, there are several YA titles that have been on my to-read for a while. Here are a few titles that I'm particularly excited for:

Of Poseidon by Anna Banks. I've heard some good things about this young adult book, and I'm excited to check it out. Also, it's paired with The Tempest, which you know from this post is my pretty much my favorite Shakespeare play of all time. So I've got high hopes. Both of these are available for one week starting TOMORROW, so don't forget.

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. I haven't read this one since high school, but it is definitely a favorite and I think listening to it on audio will be the perfect way to reread.

The Raven Boys  by Maggie Stiefvater. I've heard so much about this one, and I'm excited it's being offered for free. If you've heard of the popular Scorpio Races (another on my long to-read list), this is by the same author. Both have been on my to-read list for a while, and now I'll get to cross this one off.

There are plenty more titles, so go check out what's for offer, then mark your calendars and don't forget to go back for your free audio books. Of course, I'll be reviewing all the titles I listen to here.

Enjoy your summer reads (or in this case, listens).


  1. Thanks for reminding me of Sync. I just finished two audio books in 3 weeks just by driving around in my car running errands. I didn't realize how much time I wasted in the car. I'll have to listen to a few of these books.

    1. Thanks for the first official comment! Yay! I'm sure we'll be enjoying these books in the car too with all our road trips this summer. Let me know which ones you like.