Seeking to build the audience (13 and older) for audiobooks, the online community plans to give away two free audio downloads each week:
a popular Young Adult title paired with a Classic title that appears on Summer Reading lists–starting July 1 through September 1, 2010.
The download schedule for Summer:
Available July 8 – July 14
Available July 15 – July 21
Available July 22 – July 28
Available July 29 – August 4
- The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Available August 5 – August 11
Available August 12 – August 18
- Coming Soon…
Available August 19 – August 25
- Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
Available August 26 – September 1
SYNC is hosted by Audiobook Community Ning, a new social networking site for the discovery of audiobooks. Young listeners are welcome to take part in the optional book-related networking opportunities which will include authors, narrators, publishers, librarians, and other listeners.