SYNC: Beast

Sponsored by AudioFile Magazine, SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. SYNC is dedicated to introducing the listening experience to the teen audience and demonstrates that Required Reading can be completed by listening. This season SYNC is giving away 32 titles—two paired audiobook downloads a week—from April 27th through August 16th 2017.  

This week they are giving away free audiobook downloads of Beast by Donna Jo Napoli! Visit to get your free download. The giveaway for this title ends on June 7. 

Young Persian Prince Orasmyn lives a peaceful life of quiet duty and thoughtful obedience. Tending his fragrance garden gives him much more pleasure than the bloody royal hunts staged by his father. But a single wrong decision sets in motion an ancient curse that changes Orasmyn's fate forever. Told he will be killed by his own father, he is transformed into a lion on the day of a great hunt. The prince has no choice but to flee beloved Persia and his precious family. Balancing his fading human memories with his new beastly impulses, he makes his way to Europe-where his destiny awaits in the person of a French beauty named Belle. Donna Jo Napoli once again weaves the magic she has shown in books like Crazy Jack and Zel, transforming a well-known fairy tale into an unforgettable epic of duty, love, and redemption. 

The audiobook is read by Robert Ramirez. Hear an excerpt! 



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