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  • Around the Way Girl

  • A Memoir
  • By: Taraji P. Henson
  • Narrated by: Taraji P. Henson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,163
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,694
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,681

With a sensibility that recalls her beloved screen characters, including Yvette, Queenie, Shug, and the iconic Cookie from Empire, yet is all Taraji, the screen actress writes of her families - the one she was born into and the one she created. She shares stories of her father, a Vietnam vet who was bowed but never broken by life's challenges, and of her mother, who survived violence both in the home and on DC's volatile streets. Here, too, she opens up about her experiences as a single mother.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Around My way, Your Way & Every Woman's way

  • By Yolanda on 10-26-16

Heart filling greatness

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

Reviewed: 12-31-17

I laughed. I cried. I rejoiced. I kept quiet just so I could take it all in.
TJP, is the essence of a woman in all her beauty. Tough, Gentle, Loving, and No-nonsensed behaved when necessary. Any woman especially the black woman can identify with TJP and it was great to hear her story live and direct.

  • I Can't Make This Up

  • Life Lessons
  • By: Neil Strauss - contributor, Kevin Hart
  • Narrated by: Kevin Hart
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,822
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 30,007
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,854

Superstar comedian and Hollywood box-office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Audiobook I Ever Listened To

  • By Sam Clear on 07-13-17

Excellent depiction of purpose driven life

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

Reviewed: 12-17-17

life is funny in that there's never a perfect path. in this story Kevin Hart gives us a birds eye of what it's like to go through ups and downs , never give up, and be successful at achieving his goals. loved it.

  • Stalker

  • By: Brenda Hampton
  • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 434
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 387
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 386

After a brutal divorce, Abigal Wilson vowed to never love again, but when Brent Carson crosses her path, she simply can't resist his good-guy persona that exemplifies perfection. From A to Z, Brent appears to have it all. Abigal falls head over heels for him - until the unthinkable happens. Brent's announcement - "I'm just not that into you" - sends Abigal on a downward spiral. She can't cope with ill treatment from another man, and now nothing would please her more than to see Brent making his way to the gates of hell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dang

  • By Jalissa on 03-10-17

Crazy Good

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

Reviewed: 07-09-17

Loved it. Children need leadership and should most definitely be able to look to their parents especially their mother to get it. The ending gave so much clarity to the character. No one is worth losing yourself...No One! Excellent message

  • Dangerous Consequences

  • By: Lisa Renee Johnson
  • Narrated by: Patricia R. Floyd
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 109

Debut author Lisa Renee Johnson delivers an edgy, sexy novel about a man who has it all - until one night changes everything. Dubbed the "Sex Doctor" on his local radio show, psychologist Donathan James advises callers on their sexual issues. With his gorgeous and brilliant neurosurgeon wife, Sydney, at home and women flirting with the hot doctor everywhere he goes, Donathan is living the high life. But when he wakes up naked and drugged in a hotel room, with no memory of the evening before, the doctor suddenly has problems of his own.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Confusing

  • By Cynthia on 08-29-17

Abrupt ending

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

Reviewed: 07-07-17

I enjoyed every minute up until the end where the story abruptly ended. The author could h ave found a better way to wrap up such a crazy good book. Oh well.

  • Sinners & Saints

  • By: Victoria Christopher Murray, ReShonda Tate Billingsley
  • Narrated by: Patricia R. Floyd
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 367
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 323
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 330

Award-winning authors Victoria Christopher Murray and ReShonda Tate Billingsley are both beloved for their strong female leads and juicy plotting. In Sinners & Saints, Murray and Billingsley join forces to tell a tale packed with drama, scandal, and redemption. Jasmine Bush and Rachel Adams both want their husbands to be elected president of the National Baptist Association, and they’re willing to use plenty of low-down tricks to win. But when another woman joins the fray, she proves more devious than either of them could imagine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WONDERFUL - FABULOUS - OVER THE TOP

  • By Stella on 06-18-12

Scantily Scandalous

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

Reviewed: 07-06-17

Loved It. Couldn't put it down until the end. Amazing what a woman will do to have it all (be it power or peace).

  • The Couple Next Door

  • A Novel
  • By: Shari Lapena
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12,443
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 11,249
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,209

Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all - a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby, Cora. But one night when they are at a dinner party next door, a terrible crime is committed. Suspicion immediately focuses on the parents. But the truth is a much more complicated story.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Plot twist overload

  • By RueRue on 10-12-16

Toe clincher

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

Reviewed: 07-04-17

Loved it! Even my aunt who never listens to audio books got sucked in to the suspension.

  • Never Tell

  • Ellie Hatcher, Book 4
  • By: Alafair Burke
  • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
  • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 142
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 132

Sixteen-year-old Julia Whitmire appeared to have everything: a famous father, a luxurious Manhattan town house, a coveted spot at the elite Casden prep school. When she is found dead in her bathtub, a handwritten suicide note left on her bed, her parents insist that their daughter would never take her own life. But Julia’s enviable world was more complicated than it seemed. The pressure to excel at Casden was enormous.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Is it suicide or murder?

  • By Jean on 12-11-12

A twist of events

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

Reviewed: 04-12-16

Nothing is ever as it seems . sometimes you have to dig a little deeper to fine the truth

  • The Ex

  • A Novel
  • By: Alafair Burke
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,813
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,656
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,656

Widower Jack Harris has resisted the dating scene ever since the shooting of his wife Molly by a fifteen-year-old boy three years ago. An early morning run along the Hudson River changes that when he spots a woman in last night’s party dress, barefoot, enjoying a champagne picnic alone, reading his favorite novel. Everything about her reminds him of what he used to have with Molly. Eager to help Jack find love again, his best friend posts a message on a popular website after he mentions the encounter.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ex: cellent

  • By Lady S. on 04-29-17

Great plot twist

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

Reviewed: 04-11-16

I never would've guessed through ending. Although a long story tell a great read nonetheless. .

  • Drama in the Church Saga

  • By: Dynah Zale
  • Narrated by: Karen Pittman
  • Length: 18 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195

Tressie faithfully prays every night that God will send her a thug. It isn't long before her prayers are answered, and she meets a handsome ex-convict named Payce Boyd. He is a fine roughneck, everything Tressie imagined and more - that is until Tressie experiences firsthand the reality of being a thug's girl. Seeking solace and comfort in the sanctuary, Tressie soon learns valuable lessons and shocking truths about herself and others.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great flow and keeps your interest - I recommend!

  • By Nevada on 06-29-15

Twists & Turns

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

Reviewed: 01-08-16

This book will keep you on the edge of your seat. I hate that there were so many deaths but I loved all the life lessons learned. Great read.

  • The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil

  • By: Victoria Christopher Murray
  • Narrated by: Susan Spain
  • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 261
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 236
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237

Winner of the African American Literary Award for Fiction, Essence® best-selling author Victoria Christopher Murray delivers a cautionary tale about debt and the dangers of an overly tempting offer. Married at 17, Adam and Evia Langston have worked their way up from rags to riches. But as they are enjoying all the trappings of their success, a financial downturn leaves them teetering on the brink of disaster. And that’s when Evia’s boss makes the Langstons a fivemillion dollar offer they can’t refuse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Girl is GUUUUUD - {{{{VCM}}} - MUST READ!

  • By Nevada on 12-10-11

Good Message But too Lengthy

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

Reviewed: 05-05-15

The story had a good message that put a spin on the Adam and Eve bible story. As the book read on, the storyline began to drag on like a worn thin Sunday morning message. #Average