nonfiction

The Secret Story Within

Written by Francisca Goldsmith on Thursday, June 13, 2019
This week we’ve paired fiction and nonfiction, both of which will appeal to anyone who is curious about what happens out of view. Thank you to Candlewick on Brilliance and to Tantor Audio for these contributions to SYNC.

Running Scared

Written by Francisca Goldsmith on Thursday, May 10, 2018
For Week 3 of SYNC 2018, we’re offering a pair of audiobooks in which boys are running for their lives. Some teen listeners will identify with one or another of these young people while others, through listening, can discover empathy for circumstances in which they have never found themselves.

Venturing Abroad

Written by Francisca Goldsmith on Thursday, May 3, 2018
Welcome to Week 2 of our 2018 SYNC season! This week’s pair of audiobooks includes a nonfiction and author-narrated book that will take you places you might find beyond imagination, and a novel, also performed by the author, about which we’re sure you’ve heard friends enthusing.

Announcements!

Written by Francisca Goldsmith on Thursday, March 1, 2018
We have LOTS of news this week so hang on to your tea cup and get ready for AudiobookSYNC 2018!

Seeing the Invisible Girls

Written by Francisca Goldsmith on Thursday, December 14, 2017
We try to collect a healthy mix of older and new titles, fiction, and nonfiction, for each SYNC summer season. Thank you this week to Oasis for contributing a contemporary nonfiction audiobook for 2018.

Young and Powerful

Written by Francisca Goldsmith on Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Our AudiobookSYNC offerings for Week 9 include the audiobook debut of the earliest published stories from a teen who later became a prolific fantasy author, and a second that delves into the true history of the teens and women on whom Colonial America’s witch hysteria focused.

Nonfiction for summer listening

Written by Francisca Goldsmith on Thursday, February 9, 2017
Genre fiction makes good summer listening. So does nonfiction, and we have a number of award-winning titles coming this summer that give teens engaging opportunities to explore science, culture, and history.

A New Lease on Life

Written by Francisca Goldsmith on Wednesday, June 1, 2016
This week’s pair of AudiobookSYNC titles provides stories of lives challenged by serious disabilities and the people who get beyond enormous odds to attain vitality.

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