Imagine a Story on Audiobook

We are excited to share with you this special collection of FREE audiobooks in partnership with Bolinda BorrowBox.

 

Each month, a new title will be available. You can listen to the first chapter here and then access the rest of the book by following the instructions below.

 

The stories selected showcase the work of diverse authors. You will hear stories by Gabrielle, Bruce Pascoe, Li Cunxin, Randa Abdel-Fattah, Anh Do, Ambelin Kwaymullina and many more.

Our audiobook collection offers an enticing invitation to enter different worlds, cultures and experiences. So plug in to your phone, laptop, ipad or desktop and enjoy this amazing collection.

Gabrielle Wang on Audio Books

Gabrielle Wang on Audio Books

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Laurinda

Written by: Alice Pung

Narrated by: Aileen Huyhn

Suitable for 13+

When my dad dropped us off at the front gate, the first things I saw were the rose garden spreading out on either side of the main driveway and the enormous sign in iron cursive letters spelling out LAURINDA. No 'Ladies College' after it, of course; the name was meant to speak for itself.

Laurinda is an exclusive school for girls. At its secret core is the Cabinet, a trio of girls who wield power over their classmates – and some of their teachers.

 

Entering this world of wealth and secrets is Lucy Lam, a scholarship girl with sharp eyes and a shaky sense of self. As she watches the Cabinet at work, and is courted by them, Lucy finds herself in a battle for her identity and integrity. 

Funny, feisty and moving, Laurinda explores Lucy’s struggle to stay true to herself as she finds her way in a new world of privilege and opportunity.

Listen Here

To listen to the rest of the story and other audiobooks featured on our page:

  • Join your local library. It’s free.

  • Download the BorrowBox app. Select your library and activate your account.

  • Search for this month’s feature title under audiobooks. Enjoy!

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Other books coming soon!

A new title will be announced each month in our dedicated audio book newsletter.

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Laurinda

Written by: Sally Morgan

Narrated by: Melodie Reynolds

Suitable for 10+

In 1982, Sally Morgan travelled back to her grandmother’s birthplace. What started as a tentative search for information about her family, turned into an overwhelming emotional and spiritual pilgrimage.

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My Place begins with Sally Morgan tracing the experiences of her own life, growing up in suburban Perth in the fifties and sixties. Through the memories and images of her childhood and adolescence, vague hints and echoes begin to emerge, hidden knowledge is uncovered, and a fascinating story unfolds – a mystery of identity, complete with clues and suggested solutions.

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and listeners access to thousands of eBooks

and eAudiobooks for free, with nothing more

than a quick download and the details on

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