Download free audiobooks all summer long via SYNC

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. From April 27 through August 16, 2017, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads each week, including four outstanding Listening Library titles! Visit www.audiobooksync.com each week for two new audio offerings. Once downloaded, these audios are yours to keep—but hurry, each title is available for one week only! Read more

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Celebrate Roald Dahl Day!

On September 13th celebrate the 100th birthday of one of the world’s most beloved authors. Learn more about Roald Dahl’s life, go behind-the-scenes in the audiobook studio in an exclusive video, listen to clips from these gloriumptious stories, and more. Read more

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With 20 narrators and a special sound bed, the ILLUMINAE audiobook is out-of-this-world

Update May 2016: ILLUMINAE is the 2016 Audie Award winner for Multi-Voiced Performance! If you’ve seen a copy of ILLUMINAE, filled with scratched out emails and interview transcripts, you probably thought how are they going to bring this story to audiobook? Only the team at Listening Library could create a production this extraordinary. It’s Battlestar Galatica meets 10 Things I Hate About You and it’s unlike anything you’ve ever heard before. Read more

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Author Guest Post: Ashley Hope PĂ©rez on her Printz Honor winner OUT OF DARKNESS audiobook

Ashley Hope PĂ©rez sets her riveting story of love and tragedy in an East Texas oil town against the backdrop of the 1937 New London school explosion, one of the worst school disasters in American history. In this historical context, she explores racism and segregation, posing thought-provoking questions about these divisive forces. A must-listen Hear Diversity pick, OUT OF DARKNESS is a beautifully rendered, multi-layered story that demonstrates the power of bringing diverse voices alive on audiobook. Read more

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