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  • Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good
  • By: Cory Booker
  • Narrated by: Cory Booker
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 527
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 473
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 468

An energetic new voice in American politics, United States Senator Cory Booker sounds a stirring call to reorient our civic discourse around the principles of empathy and solidarity. Telling candid, inspiring stories from his life and career and imparting lessons learned from people who motivated him to serve, he speaks of rising above discord, tending to our shared resources, and embracing our common destiny.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Refreshing viewpoint

  • By Jean on 03-10-16

I don't know what to expect but I was fascinated

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-09-19

I know Newark and suburban NJ and found his account fascinating. He's got a bright future of giving...

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  • Black Fortunes

  • The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires
  • By: Shomari Wills
  • Narrated by: Ron Butler
  • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 745
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 649
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 641

The astonishing untold history of America's first black millionaires - former slaves who endured incredible challenges to amass and maintain their wealth for a century, from the Jacksonian period to the Roaring '20s - self-made entrepreneurs whose unknown success mirrored that of American business heroes such as Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, and Thomas Edison.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • True His/Herstory

  • By Brazy Brazy on 06-25-18

Facinating truth, very inspirational!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-01-19

I learned things that I never knew or imagined. Thank you for pulling this together for all to onow!

  • The Truths We Hold

  • An American Journey
  • By: Kamala Harris
  • Narrated by: Kamala Harris
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,484
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,344
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,340

By reckoning with the big challenges we face together, drawing on the hard-won wisdom and insight from her own career and the work of those who have most inspired her, Kamala Harris offers in The Truths We Hold a master class in problem solving, in crisis management, and leadership in challenging times. Through the arc of her own life, on into the great work of our day, she communicates a vision of shared struggle, shared purpose, and shared values.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great content, read if possible

  • By TCamp72 on 03-07-19

Kamala makes a compelling case

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 02-23-19

Kamala raised her stock in my account. I appreciate the fire in her and the passion to do the right thing in the legal profession and politics. Her presentation seems genuine and sincere. I certainly will consider her to sit in the Presidential Office as a result.

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  • Blonde Faith

  • Booktrack Edition
  • By: Walter Mosley
  • Narrated by: Michael Boatman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13

Easy Rawlins, LA's most reluctant detective, comes home one day to find Easter, the daughter of his friend Christmas Black, left on his doorstep. Easy knows this could only mean the ex-Marine Black is probably dead or will be soon. Blonde Faith: Booktrack Edition adds an immersive musical soundtrack to your audiobook listening experience! 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very enjoyable!!

  • By Captivated Listener!! on 12-16-18

Excellent, he does it again...

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-21-19

I was so excited when I had discovered that Walter Mosley had written another book. I love his writing and he didn't disappoint. thank you Walter I look forward to reading this one again , okay listening to this again. I will recommend it to everyone as I do your books. - Jesse Stewart Jr.

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

  • A Novel
  • By: James Baldwin
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,163
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,941
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,935

Told through the eyes of Tish, a 19-year-old girl in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child, Baldwin's story mixes the sweet and the sad. Tish and Fonny have pledged to get married, but Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and is imprisoned. Their families set out to clear his name, and as they face an uncertain future, the young lovers experience a kaleidoscope of emotions - affection, despair, and hope.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exquisite Narration

  • By Laurel Futures on 06-08-18

very interesting

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 12-12-18

I don't know where this story was to take one. I know he's a great writer and it was a pleasure to enjoy a piece of History.

  • Becoming

  • By: Michelle Obama
  • Narrated by: Michelle Obama
  • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 108,336
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 98,431
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 97,896

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites listeners into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work to her time spent at the world's most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it - in her own words and on her own terms.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A little too repetitive

  • By Valdis on 02-27-19

Michelle is the best!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-28-18

Thanks for sharing! She provides a glimpse inside and it is great to hear it in her voice.

  • The Most Beautiful

  • My Life with Prince
  • By: Mayte Garcia
  • Narrated by: Mayte Garcia
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,220
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,041
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,032

In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired by the hit song Prince wrote about their legendary love story, Mayte Garcia for the first time shares the deeply personal story of their relationship and offers a singular perspective on the music icon and their world together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I can see why Prince fell in love with her.

  • By S. Winchester on 04-07-17

A Beautiful Love Story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-26-18

I didn't know what to expect but it was an outstanding story full of love n disclosure. She sets a great example. I wish her continued love and success. I will be referring this book to others

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  • Black Klansman

  • Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigations of a Lifetime
  • By: Ron Stallworth
  • Narrated by: Ron Stallworth
  • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,621
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,473
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,468

This program is read by the author. When detective Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department, comes across a classified ad in the local paper asking for all those interested in joining the Ku Klux Klan to contact a PO box, Detective Stallworth does his job and responds with interest, using his real name while posing as a white man. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story if you can stay engaged

  • By RN44 on 08-18-18

Fascinating story

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-25-18

Amazing that it is true. now I look forward to seeing the movie.it was educational and inspirational

  • The Right Mistake

  • By: Walter Mosley
  • Narrated by: Ezra Knight
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69

From award-winning author Walter Mosley comes the third work featuring hardened ex-con turned street philosopher Socrates Fortlow. Organizing other troubled individuals, Socrates starts the Thursday Night Thinkers' Meeting, in which members discuss "the world and what would be the right thing to do."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Saving the best for last

  • By Manifesta on 06-06-15

Walter Mosley is the best!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-14-18

I actually forgot that I had listen to this book before but it was worth doing it again as it is a great story

  • How Not to Get Shot

  • And Other Advice from White People
  • By: D. L. Hughley, Doug Moe
  • Narrated by: D. L. Hughley
  • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,652
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,446
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,439

From the elections of Barack Obama and Donald Trump to the tragic events of Ferguson and Charlottesville, the subject of race has come to the forefront of American consciousness. Legendary satirist D. L. Hughley offers his own cutting observations on this contentious issue that continues to traumatize the nation, a wound made more painful by the ongoing comments and actions of the 45th president. Hughley uses humor to draw attention to injustice, sardonically offering advice on a number of lessons, like "How to make cops feel more comfortable while they're handcuffing you".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • D.L. Hughley keeps me "woke"!

  • By Mcmlviii on 08-21-18

Amazing, dead on Truth teller

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-01-18

I am embarrassed to say how much I enjoyed DLs presentation as I was not expecting much