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  • Queen Sugar

  • A Novel
  • By: Natalie Baszile
  • Narrated by: Miriam Hyman
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,173
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,960
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,957

Why exactly Charley Bordelon's late father left her eight hundred sprawling acres of sugarcane land in rural Louisiana is as mysterious as it was generous. Recognizing this as a chance to start over, Charley and her 11-year-old daughter, Micah, say good-bye to Los Angeles. They arrive just in time for growing season but no amount of planning can prepare Charley for a Louisiana that's mired in the past: as her judgmental but big-hearted grandmother tells her, cane farming is always going to be a white man's business.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I didn't think I would like it but I loved it 😊

  • By Colette M. Cummings on 12-05-16

Enchanting

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

Reviewed: 02-23-17

Great narrator, easy to follow plot. Southern story telling at its best. Captured Louisiana beautifully, with vivid and accurate description.

  • Arisen Omnibus Edition: Books 1-3

  • By: Michael Stephen Fuchs, Glynn James
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,176
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,912
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,896

When the Zombie Apocalypse came, one country had shut down its borders in response to a major terrorist attack. Now Fortress Britain is the last bastion of the living - with 50 million beleaguered survivors facing down a world of seven billion animated corpses. And one international team of elite special operators - supremely trained and armed, always the most skilled, resolved, and unstoppable amongst us - are humanity's last best hope for survival....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good macho military bang bang story

  • By Tilo on 04-15-15

Great Narration

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

Reviewed: 10-07-16

Overall this series was ok. The first book was like pulling teeth had it not been for R.C. Bray being the narrator I'm sure I'd have never made it to the end. The second and 3rd book were progressively better than the first, but still no prize. Honestly I wouldn't recommend the waste of cash or a credit on this slow read

  • Heat

  • Wahida Clark Presents
  • By: Mecca Global
  • Narrated by: J. Lee
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 80
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 70

Samad is one of the most dangerous bosses on the streets - don't even think about crossing him! If you do, just be prepared for the consequences of your actions. His main focus has always been about gettin money, and hustlin', until he meets Heat. Falling in love with her, and making her his woman, was never on his radar....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • solid book.

  • By AJ on 04-10-16

Heat!!!

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

Reviewed: 08-01-16

great sorry full of drama and suspense. truly left me wanting more. Officially A Mecca Global fan!

  • Echoes of a Distant Summer

  • By: Guy Johnson
  • Narrated by: Peter Jay Fernandez
  • Length: 32 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159

The son of Maya Angelou, Guy Johnson is a critically acclaimed author and poet in his own right. Echoes of a Distant Summer is the story of Jackson St. Clair Tremain, a San Francisco civil servant who thought he had left his old life far behind. In 1982, Jackson is summoned to Mexico to confer with his dying grandfather, the brutal hustler King Tremain. When King dies, Jackson inherits $50 million - and the unwanted attentions of a malevolent bayou crime lord named Pug DuMont.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Echoes of a Distant Summer

  • By Wilhelmina on 05-18-10

Slow Start

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

Reviewed: 07-11-16

overall good read once the story starts moving along its a great read. Suspensful, thrilling, tear jerker. truly enjoyable. perfect end to the sequel.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • All Falls Down

  • White Lines III
  • By: Tracy Brown
  • Narrated by: Nicole Small
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 560
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 488
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487

The ultimate love story began in White Lines, and now, in this stunning conclusion, Jada and Born come full circle - but not without paying a hefty price. On the surface, Jada's life is back on track - she's battled her demons, her son is a permanent part of her life - but it still feels like she's on shaky ground. What she really needs to settle her soul is to have Born back in her life - and in her arms - again. But reuniting with the man she loves is proving to be the hardest thing she's ever fought for.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great ending to this series.

  • By YTiya on 11-28-15

Great Trilogy

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

Reviewed: 05-09-16

I read the trilogy, and loved every minute. Great Read. Suspenseful, emotional, and a great ending.

  • Hood Misfits Volume 1

  • Carl Weber Presents
  • By: Brick and Storm
  • Narrated by: Paula Jai Parker, James Edward Shippy
  • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 470
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 415
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 412

Sixteen-year-old Diamond "Ray-Ray" Jenkins has it made in the shade, until one wrong move by her parents turns their lives upside down. Their secret of taking from the wrong street King in the Trap, Damien Orlando, has now put her in peril. The death of her parents signals an end to Diamond's semi-perfect life, putting her in the hands of evil. Her only salvation is to learn the game, and to put her trust in a kid wearing a hoodie.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hood Misfits - We all have our own agenda

  • By Dream on 11-25-14

Excellent!!!

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

Reviewed: 04-17-16

This was a great story I enjoyed every minute. officially a fan of hood misfits

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Dopeman's Wife

  • The Dopeman's Wife Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: JaQuavis Coleman
  • Narrated by: Nicole Small
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 780
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 666
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 663

Once the streets pull you in, they own you. Or at least that's the way it's been for Nautica. Growing up in the hood, all she's ever known is the fast life - fast money illicitly made through scandals and relentless scheming. But when a big scam nearly finishes her off, she decides she wants more out of life than the hustle and tries to make a new life for herself on the East Coast.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible. Don't waste a credit.

  • By Eric on 11-16-16

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 04-09-16

Loved it.... Suspensful, edge of my seat, hood dramas. At times it was so intense I had to just stop listening, regroup and then continue. Great, great, great book.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Murderville

  • The First of a Trilogy
  • By: Ashley, JaQuavis
  • Narrated by: Cary Hite
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 602
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 527
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 534

Two children from Sierra Leone, Liberty and A’shai, are brought together by chance, only to be forced apart by the most inevitable and tragic fate. Ashley & JaQuavis bring us this classic love story set against modern life’s most horrifying realities.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • very exciting read!!!

  • By JALAYNE on 07-23-12

No Cartel But still Thrilling

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

Reviewed: 03-27-16

This one got off to a slow start, but in true Ashley & JaQuavius fashion left me wanting more. On to Part 2 of Murderville

  • True to the Game II

  • The True to the Game Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Teri Woods
  • Narrated by: Cary Hite
  • Length: 7 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 230
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194

Trying to survive the projects in the late 1980s, Gena locked in to the game, and when she met millionaire drug dealer Quadir, she was primed and ready to help the man she loved build a massive empire. All the while, Gena fought to hold onto her man, her house, her car, and the stash of cold, hard cash they’d amassed. But as hard as she fought to hold onto that life, she knew that in the vicious, seductive world of the streets, nothing lasts forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderful

  • By charlene on 03-08-18

Yaaaas Boo!!!

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

Reviewed: 03-23-16

Loved it, this is an edge of your seat, I gotta know what's gone happen next, mystery/Thriller with a twist at every turn. I can't wait to get to part 3.

  • The Cartel 5

  • La Bella Mafia
  • By: Ashley & JaQuavis
  • Narrated by: Cary Hite
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 902
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 782
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 778

When a Boeing 747 drops out of the sky with the men of the Cartel aboard, the women of the family have to step into their own. With the federal government on their heels and the family on the brink of destruction, a female dynasty is born. After the government's case is thwarted, the ladies plan to take the family legit. They head west to establish a new endeavor, but with new territory come new problems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OMG,,,,

  • By MeoshaLoper on 12-07-14

Best series ever.!!! Yaaaas Boo

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

Reviewed: 03-06-16

I completed the entire series 1-5. It was a breath taking suspenseful, thriller. Absolutely loved it. I look forward to more from these 2 amazing Author's