Personal vignettes, imagined occasions, inspiring moments, heart-rending choices – this week’s pair of free, professionally produced audiobooks brings us three dozen short stories by a wide array of YALit authors, courtesy of the publishers.
So easy to get these AudioSYNC selections – register free, have the free Sora app on your phone or tablet, then download either title (or both) using the links below, free through late night Wednesday, 8 July 2020.
Fresh Ink (download free, 2-8 July 2020)
These short stories from 13 well-known YA authors are ‘windows and mirrors’ into the lives of teens in cities, schools, neighborhoods, and their own thoughts.
Sponsored by We Need Diverse Books, Fresh Ink includes 10 short stories, a one-act play, and a graphic novel (complete with sound effects).
Hope Nation (download free, 2-8 July 2020)
Cutting through today’s bleak news, 23 YA authors share moments and stories that have personally inspired them.
Uplifting messages and honest concern, dark times becoming better, true tales – all remind us that hope can be found and should be shared.
A well-crafted short story is a memorable gem – what’s your favorite?