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  • The Darkest Child

  • By: Delores Phillips
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,761
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,602
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,593

In 1958 Georgia, the shade of a 13-year-old black girl's skin can make the difference in her fate. Tangy Mae is the smartest of her mother's 10 children, but she is also the darkest complected. The Quinns - all different skin shades, all with unknown fathers - live with their charismatic, beautiful, and tyrannical mother, Rozelle, in poverty on the fringes of a Georgia town where Jim Crow rules. Rozelle's children live in fear of her mood swings and her violence, but they are devoted to her. Rozelle pulls her children out of school when they are 12 years old so that they can help support her by going to work.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My heart couldn't take it

  • By NIXX1993 on 03-01-18

Loved it.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-28-18

loved it. A beautifully written novel. so much emotion and the characters are so vivid

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Seeking Sarah

  • A Novel
  • By: ReShonda Tate Billingsley
  • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
  • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 177

From the time Brooke Green was seven years old, she has lived with the pain of losing her mother. Her father has done the best job he could in raising her, but a piece of her always felt empty. On the day of her father's funeral, her grandmother breaks the shocking news: Her mother, Sarah, is very much alive. She abandoned her family because she claimed she wasn't fit for motherhood. After doing some research, Brooke discovers her mother is living in Atlanta, enjoying a great career...and a brand-new family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What's done in this he dark Always come to light!

  • By Barbara on 09-20-17

great book, but kind of slow at the beginning

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

Reviewed: 07-15-18

book was awesome, great story line as always,. her books always have a lesson. never disappointed