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    • How to Love a Jamaican

    • By: Alexia Arthurs
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards, Adenrele Ojo, Dominic Hoffman, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Tenderness and cruelty, loyalty and betrayal, ambition and regret - Alexia Arthurs navigates these tensions to extraordinary effect in her debut collection about Jamaican immigrants and their families back home. Sweeping from close-knit island communities to the streets of New York City and midwestern university towns, these 11 stories form a portrait of a nation, a people, and a way of life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply amazing

    • By Andrea Benjamin on 09-16-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Payback (The Marshall Project)

    • By: Natalie Y. Moore
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    More than two decades after Darrell Cannon was tortured into a false confession of murder, he was finally released from prison with hardly an apology. He wasn’t the only one with a story to tell. Award-winning author Natalie Y. Moore reveals the fight for justice and reparations engineered by Chicago’s Black People Against Police Torture movement. More than one hundred African Americans were brutalized by Chicago Police Department Commander Jon Burge’s sadistic, state-sanctioned “interrogation” ring that operated within the department for decades.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good short read, but I wanted more.

    • By Monique B on 09-11-18

    Regular price: $1.99

    • The Nanny Connie Way

    • By: Connie Simpson
    • Narrated by: Connie Simpson, Joy Osmanski, Kirby Heyborne, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 13

    From the beloved nanny to stars like Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake, Emily Blunt and John Krasinski, and Cash Warren and Jessica Alba comes a loving yet no-nonsense guide to the first four months of parenthood so you can raise a happy baby - and be happy parents. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great advice for this first time mom

    • By JimmyD on 05-24-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Games Divas Play

    • Diva Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Angela Burt-Murray
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 215
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      4 out of 5 stars 192
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      4 out of 5 stars 196

    When Laila James, self-proclaimed "Golden Goddess," sets her sights on Marcus and shops a reality show based on their affair - and then a dangerous stalker threatens his family - Vanessa turns to her best friend Nia to save her marriage and her life.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It was ok

    • By sford85 on 02-23-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Colors of Nature

    • Culture, Identity, and the Natural World
    • By: Alison H. Deming (editor), Lauret E. Savoy (editor)
    • Narrated by: Courtney Patterson, Marium Khalid, Neal Ghant, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From African American to Asian American, indigenous to immigrant, "multiracial" to "mixedblood," the diversity of cultures in this world is matched only by the diversity of stories explaining our cultural origins: stories of creation and destruction, displacement and heartbreak, hope and mystery.

    Regular price: $22.46

    • The Path of Energy

    • Awaken Your Personal Power and Expand Your Consciousness
    • By: Synthia Andrews
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Learning to consciously interact in the domain of subtle energy is the next step in personal and planetary transformation. The Path of Energy is a unique handbook of principles, practices and exercises to help you access your energy awareness and live a more empowered life. In the book are 13 meditations that activate patterns of light within your energy body to awaken specific abilities and levels of awareness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Definitely life changing

    • By Debbie on 03-21-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Yoga Mind

    • Journey Beyond the Physical: 30 Days to Enhance Your Practice and Revolutionize Your Life from the Inside Out
    • By: Suzan Colón
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Suzan Colon, yoga teacher and former senior editor at O, The Oprah Magazine, digs deep into the spiritual philosophy behind yoga and distills 30 essential components to enrich your practice and revolutionize your life from the inside out.

    • Journey Beyond the Physical: 30 Days to Enhance Your Practice and Revolutionize Your Life from the Inside Out
    • By: Suzan Colón
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Release date: 02-27-18
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Success Through Diversity

    • Why Inclusive Companies Will Win
    • By: Carol Fulp, Deval Patrick
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Companies that proactively embrace diversity in all areas of their operations will be best poised to thrive. In Success Through Diversity, renowned business leader and visionary Carol Fulp explores staffing trends in the US and provides a blueprint for what businesses must do to maintain their competitiveness and customer base in this fast-changing demographic landscape, including hiring in new ways, aligning managers around diversity, providing new kinds of leadership development, and engaging employees to embrace differences.  

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Perfect Mistress

    • By: ReShonda Tate Billingsley
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 490
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 432

    Lauren Robinson knows exactly what it takes to be the perfect mistress. She had a front-row seat when she tagged along with her father on all of his extramarital trysts. She loved keeping Daddy's special secrets, but many family members, especially her mother, consider her an accomplice in helping break up their family. This emotional distance and Lauren's early dating experiences lead her to date married men.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect depiction of a life lesson

    • By PB on 08-16-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Awesome Girl's Guide to Dating Extraordinary Men

    • By: Ernessa Carter
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 275
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
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      4 out of 5 stars 251

    Four women. Two years.A friendship to last a lifetime.The only things that Sharita, Thursday, Risa, and Tammy have in common are their disastrous love lives. But the year three of them turn 30 will be different, they swear!Sharita, a plump and conservative accountant wants to make partner at her firm and find the man of her dreams. Thursday, the daughter of a formerly chart-topping political rapper, wants to stop being a serial one-month stander, and settle down into a stable life with a stable boyfriend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this author...

    • By A. Endre on 05-19-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Mother to Mother

    • By: Sindiwe Magona
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sindiwe Magona's novel Mother to Mother explores the South African legacy of apartheid through the lens of a woman who remembers a life marked by oppression and injustice. Magona decided to write this novel when she discovered that Fulbright Scholar Amy Biehl, who had been killed while working to organize the nation's first ever democratic elections in 1993, died just a few yards away from her own permanent residence in Guguletu, Capetown. She then learned that one of the boys held responsible for the killing was in fact her neighbor's son.  

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Cellmates (The Marshall Project)

    • By: Tori Marlan
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    One prisoner’s ninety-year murder conviction becomes another prisoner’s crusade in this ongoing true account of an unlikely friendship forged behind bars and the enduring power of hope. For seventeen years and counting, Robert Chattler has made good on his promise to help exonerate his former cellmate, Lee Harris, who he believes was baited and duped by Chicago PD and buried by the false testimony of a bribed witness. In this emotional story of courage and trust, suspicion and sacrifice, the award-winning journalist Tori Marlan reveals the uncanny friendship powering an impassioned fight for justice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Verl enjoyed the book very much.

    • By Karen on 10-20-18

    Regular price: $1.99

    • 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 181
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
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      4 out of 5 stars 157

    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

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Lose Weight Without Dieting or Working Out

    • Discover Secrets to a Slimmer, Sexier, and Healthier You
    • By: J. J. Smith
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    Want to lose weight without counting calories, starving yourself, giving up your favorite foods, or eating bland packaged foods? Would you like to look and feel younger and healthier than you have in years without diets and exercise? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, this book is for you! JJ Smith’s DEM SystemTM teaches proven methods for permanent weight loss that anyone can follow, no matter their size, income level, or educational level.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing information.

    • By Freshley on 02-05-15

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Mother

    • By: Yvvette Edwards
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    The unimaginable has happened to Marcia Williams. Her bright and beautiful sixteen-year-old son Ryan has been brutally murdered. Consumed by grief and rage, she must bridle her dark feelings and endure something no mother should ever have to experience: she must go to court for the trial of the killer - another teenage boy - accused of taking her son's life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Shanyb on 03-16-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • No One Is Coming to Save Us

    • A Novel
    • By: Stephanie Powell Watts
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 153
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      4 out of 5 stars 141
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 139

    JJ Ferguson has returned home to Pinewood, North Carolina, to build his dream house and to pursue his high school sweetheart, Ava. But as he reenters his former world, where factories are in decline and the legacy of Jim Crow is still felt, he’s startled to find that the people he once knew and loved have changed just as much as he has. Ava is now married and desperate for a baby, though she can’t seem to carry one to term. Her husband, Henry, has grown distant.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Somewhat disappointed

    • By Ayanna on 07-09-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Proposal

    • By: Jasmine Guillory
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When someone asks you to spend your life with him, it shouldn't come as a surprise - or happen in front of 45,000 people. When freelance writer Nikole Paterson goes to a Dodgers game with her actor boyfriend, his man bun, and his bros, the last thing she expects is a scoreboard proposal. Saying no isn't the hard part - they've only been dating for five months, and he can't even spell her name correctly. The hard part is having to face a stadium full of disappointed fans....

    Regular price: $24.50

    • What I Told My Daughter

    • Lessons from Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women
    • By: Nina Tassler, Cynthia Littleton
    • Narrated by: Nina Tassler - preface, Madeleine Maby, Janina Edwards, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 68
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 60
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 60

    In What I Told My Daughter, entertainment executive Nina Tassler has brought together a powerful, diverse group of women - from Madeleine Albright to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from Dr. Susan Love to Whoopi Goldberg - to reflect on the best advice and counsel they have given their daughters either by example, throughout their lives, or in character-building, teachable moments between parent and child.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • such an amazing book. it was incredibly inspiring.

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-08-16

    Regular price: $17.00

    • In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills

    • By: Jennifer Haupt
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      5 out of 5 stars 13
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      5 out of 5 stars 13

    In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills combines the force of literature with the allure of women's fiction in a family saga that spans from Atlanta during the Civil Rights Movement to post-genocide Rwanda. At the heart of this novel that crosses racial and cultural boundaries is the search for family on a personal and global level.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • MLK's Dream to the Killing Fields of Rwanda

    • By Debbie on 09-19-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Nevertheless We Persisted

    • By: Amy Oestreicher, Cat Gould, Charlotte McKinnon, and others
    • Narrated by: Amy Landon, Amy McFadden, Bailey Carr, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Nevertheless We Persisted is a special audio-first anthology of poems, essays, and stories that explores themes of loss, love, and finding your own power. It's an astonishing collection filled with heart, tears, laughter, and ultimately hope. This collection was created from writers across the United States and also in Australia, England, India, and New Zealand. Each piece is performed by a talented narrator.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous collection

    • By MissSusie66 on 10-19-17

    Regular price: $19.95

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