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    • The Salt Roads

    • By: Nalo Hopkinson
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    In 1804, shortly before the Caribbean island of Saint Domingue is renamed Haiti, a group of women gather to bury a stillborn baby. Led by a lesbian healer and midwife named Mer, the women's lamentations inadvertently release the dead infant's "unused vitality" to draw Ezili - the Afro-Caribbean goddess of sexual desire and love - into the physical world.  As Ezili explores her newfound powers, she travels across time and space to inhabit the midwife's body - as well as those of Jeanne, a mixed-race dancer and the mistress of Charles Baudelaire living in 1880s Paris, and Meritet.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Difficult to convey

    • By Paula P on 11-20-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Midnight Robber

    • By: Nalo Hopkinson
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 245
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228

    It's Carnival time and the Caribbean-colonized planet of Toussaint is celebrating with music, dance, and pageantry. Masked "Midnight Robbers" waylay revelers with brandished weapons and spellbinding words. To young Tan-Tan, the Robber Queen is simply a favorite costume to wear at the festival - until her power-corrupted father commits an unforgiveable crime. Suddenly, both father and daughter are thrust into the brutal world of New Half-Way Tree....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Even Through the Dimensions, Girls Are Not Safe

    • By mary on 12-11-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Brown Girl in the Ring

    • By: Nalo Hopkinson
    • Narrated by: Peter Jay Fernandez
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167

    It is the late 21st century, and due to the economic breakdown and rising crime rate, nearly every citizen has fled Toronto. The city is a slum, populated by the homeless, the poor, and criminals like Rudy, who uses the power of voodoo to help him control the booming drug market. But also left behind are people like Ti-Jeanne, who hope to use voodoo to help rebuild the city, even as Canada's privileged population turns to Toronto to begin harvesting human organs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating, unique story deftly narrated

    • By Stef on 03-15-07

    Regular price: $26.57

    • Sister Mine

    • By: Nalo Hopkinson
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    "We'd had to be cut free of our mother's womb. Abby and I were fused, you see. But here's the real kicker; Abby had the magic, I didn't." Now adults, Makeda and Abby still share their childhood home. The surgery to separate the two girls left Makeda with what feels like an even worse deformity: no mojo. The daughters of a celestial demigod and a human woman, Makeda and Abby were raised by their magical father. Today, Makeda has decided it's high time to move out and make her own life.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator saves this story

    • By Denis A. on 03-21-14

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The New Moon's Arms

    • By: Nalo Hopkinson
    • Narrated by: Gin Hammond
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Calamity is confronting two big transitions: the death of her beloved father and the beginning of menopause, a physical shift that has rekindled her gift for finding lost things. Suddenly, she is getting hot flashes that seem to forge objects out of thin air, most notably a four-year old boy. As Calamity takes the child into her care, she discovers that all is not as it seems. Then, Calamity must reawaken to the mysteries surrounding her own childhood and the early disappearance of her mother.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Magic's not just for the young

    • By J. HOPPER on 04-28-09

    Regular price: $20.97