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  • Tumbling

  • By: Diane McKinney-Whetstone
  • Narrated by: Myra Lucretia Taylor
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49

Both Noon and Herbie have secrets. Because of this she can’t be intimate with her husband, and he sneaks out to a hot jazz singer named Ethel - who has a secret of her own. When the city proposes to build a road through their neighborhood, Noon begins a crusade to keep it from happening - and maybe save her marriage in the process. Tumble into this amazing novel and feel the love and warmth of a special block in South Philly. This is an extraordinary depiction of the true meaning of family and fellowship.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Mother's Love

  • By Carla on 08-03-16

Ethel

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-19-18

What a great book. I put it up there withThe Darkest Child. Ethel did the best she could by stepping back. Herbie..smdh. I loved Noon & the whole story..it reminded me of the stories I grew up hearing.

  • Mecca's Mission

  • Hell's Diva, Book 2
  • By: Anna J.
  • Narrated by: iiKane
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

The riveting Hell's Diva series continues as Mecca Skyes returns to take her revenge on the only person she ever thought she could trust. Beautiful Mecca was only a kid when her parents were killed, and she was saved from the rough streets of Brooklyn when her aunt Ruby, the "Godmother of Crime", took her in. Ruby rubbed out the goons that murdered Mecca's parents, and everything seemed fine - until Ruby betrayed Mecca by sleeping with her man, setting in motion a series of events that nearly left Mecca dead from a gunshot wound.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • too much flash back every pass incidents of the

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-05-18

What HAPPENED

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-04-18

I REALLY liked part 1. What happened here in part 2? All of THAT a dream? REALLY? Unless this alternate reality is a consequence of her(Mecca's) bullshit,then what was this? WHAT HAPPENED? smh

  • The Daughters of Maine

  • Witches of BlackBrook, Book 2
  • By: Tish Thawer
  • Narrated by: Michelle Marie
  • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Through space and time, sisters entwined. Lost then found, souls remain bound. After being reunited in the present day, three sister witches are forced to separate once more in an effort to save their newly formed coven and themselves. Foes from their past now threaten their future, and a trip that spans centuries is their only hope of survival. Chasing their enemy back through time seems like the right choice, but will walking in the footsteps of their previous lives provide the answers they seek? Only time will tell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Part 3

  • By Kindle Customer Dione Dee Brown on 12-28-17

Part 3

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-28-17

What a great follow up. Ann Putnam?? Wow.. The Mom?? What isbthay all about? The time travel really was a nice twist. I can't wait to see what Ann is gonna do next.. I hope part 3 will be released soon.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Witches of BlackBrook

  • By: Tish Thawer
  • Narrated by: Michelle Marie
  • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 92

Through space and time, sisters entwined. Lost then found, souls remain bound. Three sisters escape the Salem witch trials when the eldest casts a spell that hurtles their souls forward through time. After centuries separated, fate has finally reunited them in the present day. One the healer, one the teacher, and one the deceiver. Will their reunion return their full powers, or end their soul's journey forever?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • OK story.

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 07-25-16

Not done

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-26-17

This book was grrreat.. I was shocked about Ann Putnam. I do believe we will see her again in part 2. What a magical pleasure this read was. Off to part 2 I go.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Witches of New York

  • A Novel
  • By: Ami McKay
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 987
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 920
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 920

New York in the spring of 1880 is a place alive with wonder and curiosity. Determined to learn the truth about the world, its residents enthusiastically engage in both scientific experimentation and spiritualist pursuits. Séances are the entertainment of choice in exclusive social circles, and many enterprising women - some possessed of true intuitive powers and some gifted with the art of performance - find work as mediums.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Kind of weird

  • By Ameleh on 11-05-17

Witches & Untied ends

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-15-17

What a great story. I see by the ending thete will be a sequel to this. I am guessing there will be more.treachery from Malphas. There were many ends left loose, so I hope a follow up is in the works Ami.

  • The Rules of Magic

  • By: Alice Hoffman
  • Narrated by: Marin Ireland
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,961
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,722
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,712

For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the '60s, when the whole world is about to change, Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously unique.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Darkly Fun and Bitterweet

  • By Mel on 11-17-17

The Rules

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-25-17

What a WONDERFUL book. I enjoyed Practical Magic as well. All the characters fit so beautifully. I am certain Alice could write more great magical Owens stories if she chose. I hooe she does.. Now cast the movie..we are waiting.

  • Illuminati: Roundtable of Bosses

  • The Cartel, Book 7
  • By: Buck 50 Productions - producer, Ashley & JaQuavis
  • Narrated by: L. Steven Taylor
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 755
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 657
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 658

After the tragic and bloody end to The Cartel's reign, Carter is forced into isolation to evade the law. With his wife, Miamor, facing federal charges and his dear brother six feet under, Carter has never been more alone. His empire is at his feet, and he has no idea how to rebuild his kingdom. The only thing that is certain is that he has to stay out of the way and off the radar of the feds until he can figure out how to get his lady out of prison.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Sitting on the Wall with this

  • By Dream on 07-27-17

REALLY NOW

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-30-17

As a fan I feel this book was s slap. This book in no way tells any story about any so called Illuminati. What happened to all the other Characters? Baron, where is he? Estes has been fingered as a snitch in previous books, guess We all forgot about that? Where is Polo? Why kill off Carter? Zyir?? Smdh. Breeze and the Boys? Come on.. We waited a year for this? Now I guess it will be 2 years before Cartel 8 comes out & then maybe Miamor will be free.. So disrespectful. sheesh.

  • A Rage in Harlem

  • A Grave Digger & Coffin Ed Novel
  • By: Chester Himes
  • Narrated by: Samuel L. Jackson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 647
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 587
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 584

Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson ( Pulp Fiction, Star Wars films), fresh off the success of his uproarious, Audie-nominated performance of the mock children’s book Go the F**k to Sleep, delivers a swaggering, darkly-humored rendering of Chester Himes’ classic first novel.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Visit to Another Era

  • By Kitty on 05-28-12

classic

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-05-17

What a great book. Having Samuel L. Jackson read it to me was even. better. How can anyone enjoy Urban Lit without reading Chester Himes.

  • Lie to Me

  • By: Jess Ryder
  • Narrated by: Lorraine Coady
  • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 216
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 192

Three minutes. That's all it takes for Meredith's entire world to fall apart when she watches the videotape of her four-year-old self with Becca, the mother she's never known. Can there be any truth in the strange and dangerous story her mother forced her to tell on camera? The search for answers leads Meredith to Darkwater Pool, the scene of the murder of a young woman, Cara, over 30 years ago. What could possibly be the link between her mother and the victim? The problem is, she's not the only one looking....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unique premise held up by good storytelling!

  • By Cassandra on 05-23-17

What happened?

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-19-17

I wonder what happened. The story began great but when it got to the middle,it was as of the author got bored. I wonder if Meri will find her mom & reconcile among other stuff.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Miramont's Ghost

  • By: Elizabeth Hall
  • Narrated by: Emily Durante
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 537
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 471
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 473

Miramont Castle, built in 1897 and mysteriously abandoned three years later, is home to many secrets. Only one person knows the truth: Adrienne Beauvier, granddaughter of the Comte de Challembelles and cousin to the man who built the castle. Clairvoyant from the time she could talk, Adrienne's visions show her the secrets of those around her.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Just not good.

  • By Kathleen on 02-05-15

what a let down

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-29-17

I liked the book until I realized that was it. Yes the story was fiction,but the writer just seemed as if she got tired and stopped. it could've been better.