Summer Shorts ’14 – 6/2

We’ve got a most excellent twofer for you to continue the project kick-off! First, Johnny Heller is hanging out over at Library Journal. Check out his reading of Dave Barry’s Money Secrets, and then cruise to Nerdy Book Club, where Mark Turetsky is joining author Tom Angleberger to present How Angelina Buglebrain Got Her Start.



Listening & Downloading 

Dave Barry’s Money Secrets is offered in full for online listening today, 6/2 only.

Dave Barry’s Money Secrets, by Dave Barry

In this excerpt, Dave Barry explains how to lose money by investing in buying a home and how to screw up your mortgage. Copyright is held by Dave Barry. Recorded with permission.

Johnny Heller is praised for his adult, noir/mystery, personal development, history, comedy and children’s book narrations. He has narrated some 500 books and garnered a bunch of swell awards and accolades:

He is a 2008, 2009, and 2011 “Best Audio Book” winner, a Publishers Weekly Listen Up Award winner from 2008-2013, a 2014 Audie Nominee for Solo Narration (Male), a 2005 and 2009 Audie Award winner, a double Audie nominee in 2012, selected as one of the Top 50 Narrators of the 20th Century by AudioFile Magazine, and a multiple Audiophile Earphone Award winner.


Library Journal

Library Journal is the most trusted and respected publication for the library community. Built on more than a century of quality journalism and reviews, LJ provides groundbreaking features and analytical news reports covering technology, management, policy and other professional concerns to public, academic and institutional libraries. Our hefty reviews sections evaluate 8000+ reviews annually of books, ebooks, audiobooks, videos/DVDs, databases, systems and websites. Our team of library and literary experts communicate with our audience through print, digital and live content and continuously strive to stay on the cutting edge of the ever-evolving world of libraries.




Listening & Downloading 

How Angelina Buglebrain Got Her Start is offered in full for online listening today, 6/2, only.

How Angelina Buglebrain Got Her Start, by Tom Angleberger

You know all those TALL TALES from American Folklore? Paul Bunyan’s Ox, Ben Franklin’s Kite, Abe Lincoln’s Belching? Well, this is a VERY Tall Tale about the reporter who wrote those Tall Tales in the first place. Her name is Angelina Buglebrain and she risks everything to bring you the stories so you better read them, for crying out loud! Copyright held by Tom Angleberger. Recorded with permission.

Mark Turetsky  is an award-winning audiobook narrator and voice over artist living in Brooklyn, New York. In addition to his audiobooks, Mark has voiced numerous commercials, video games, and online presentations. He is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and holds a minor in English and American Literature. Mark was an AudioFile Best Voice for 2010 and 2013.


Nerdy Book Club

If you love books, especially those written for children and young adults, then you are an honorary member of The Nerdy Book Club. Like us, you probably always have a book along to read, a title to recommend, and time to talk about works held dear. This online space was designed to give us a home to share that love of reading with others as well as to organize voting and announcing winners of our First Annual Nerdies Book Awards.

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2 thoughts on “Summer Shorts ’14 – 6/2

  1. Tammy

    Angelina Buglebrain is my freakin hero!!! THIS IS AN OUTRAGE!!!! LOVE THIS!!!!!!

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