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Tricia K. Carribon

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  • The Hate U Give

  • By: Angie Thomas
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 32,810
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 30,322
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 30,205

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil’s name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Book Changed My Entire Perspective

  • By Wendi on 01-14-18

Gripping

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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: 03-02-19

Very emotional and exceptionally well narrated. Content very relevant and written in an engaging manner.

  • As Brave as You

  • By: Jason Reynolds
  • Narrated by: Guy Lockard
  • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143

Genie's summer is full of surprises. The first is that he and his big brother, Ernie, are leaving Brooklyn for the very first time to spend the summer with their grandparents all the way in Virginia - in the COUNTRY! The second surprise comes when Genie figures out that their grandfather is blind. Thunderstruck, and being a curious kid, Genie peppers Grandpop with questions about how he covers it so well (besides wearing way cool Ray-Bans).

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story for all ages

  • By Bellarosemae on 01-13-18

Best introduction to audiobooks

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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: 07-27-18

I couldn't wait to resume listening to this book. The narrator added to my enjoyment as he was able to capture the personality of the characters. It was a great shared experience with my children.