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    • Let Me Love You

    • McClain Brothers Series, Book 1
    • By: Alexandria House
    • Narrated by: Jakobi Diem, Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 233

    Trying to put past hurts behind you is hard when your ex is a fool, but buoyed by child support and alimony, Jo Walker is moving forward with her life, pursuing a career, raising her little girl, and trying to live in peace. She believes she has all the bases covered in her world. But what about her heart?    Rap legend Everett "Big South" McClain is divorced, too, knows all about failed relationships, and has relegated his love life to casual connections rather than pursuing something real. That is, until he lays eyes on Jo.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • OMG OMG OMG IF YALL DONT READ THIS BOOK!!!!

    • By Y f on 08-25-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Passage

    • The Passage Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Justin Cronin
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Adenrele Ojo, Abby Craden
    • Length: 36 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15,486
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,259
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,247

    First, the unthinkable: a security breach at a secret U.S. government facility unleashes the monstrous product of a chilling military experiment. Then, the unspeakable: a night of chaos and carnage gives way to sunrise on a nation, and ultimately a world, forever altered. All that remains for the stunned survivors is the long fight ahead and a future ruled by fear—of darkness, of death, of a fate far worse.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A new type of vampire

    • By Randall on 06-29-18

    Regular price: $61.60

    • King's Cage

    • By: Victoria Aveyard
    • Narrated by: Amanda Dolan, Adenrele Ojo, Erin Spencer
    • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,959
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,950

    Mare Barrow is a prisoner, powerless without her lightning, tormented by her lethal mistakes. She lives at the mercy of a boy she once loved, a boy made of lies and betrayal. Now a king, Maven Calore continues weaving his dead mother's web in an attempt to maintain control over his country - and his prisoner. As Mare bears the weight of Silent Stone in the palace, her once-ragtag band of newbloods and Reds continue organizing, training, and expanding. They prepare for war, no longer able to linger in the shadows.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as the first 2

    • By D. Witherspoon on 02-20-17

    Regular price: $41.06

    • The Blackbirds

    • By: Eric Jerome Dickey
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 18 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 543
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 488
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 486

    They call themselves the Blackbirds. Kwanzaa Browne, Indigo Abdulrahaman, Destiny Jones, and Ericka Stockwell are four best friends who are closer than sisters and will go to the ends of the earth for one another. Yet even their deep bond can't heal all wounds from their individual pasts as the collegiate and postcollegiate women struggle with their own demons, drama, and desires.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Reminded me of Sex and the City or Girlfriends

    • By Ezinwanyi on 04-29-16

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Nightflyers

    • By: George R. R. Martin
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    When a scientific expedition is launched to study a mysterious alien race, the only ship available is the Nightflyer, a fully autonomous vessel manned by a single human. But Captain Royd Eris remains locked away, interacting with his passengers only as a disembodied voice - or a projected hologram no more substantial than a ghost. Yet that’s not the only reason the ship seems haunted. The team’s telepath, Thale Lasamer, senses another presence aboard the Nightflyer - something dangerous, volatile, and alien.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected

    • By Tatiana on 08-29-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Lust

    • Seven Deadly Sins Series, Book 1
    • By: Victoria Christopher Murray
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo, Mirron Willis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Tiffanie has lived a sheltered life in a very strict household with her pastor grandfather and her grandmother in Washington, DC. But when she meets Damon, she falls for the successful entertainment businessman despite his history as a drug dealer. Everyone sees a bright future for the couple - yet when Tiffanie meets Trey, her lustful feelings leave her confused just days before her wedding....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, but the narrator for Damon

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-04-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Heads of the Colored People

    • Stories
    • By: Nafissa Thompson-Spires
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    A stunning new talent in literary fiction, Nafissa Thompson-Spires grapples with black identity and the contemporary middle class in these compelling, boundary-pushing vignettes. Each captivating story plunges headfirst into the lives of new, utterly original characters. Some are darkly humorous while others are devastatingly poignant. Thompson-Spires fearlessly shines a light on the simmering tensions and precariousness of black citizenship.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • interesting not sure I liked it

    • By LiljazzyB on 09-18-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (Oprah's Book Club 2.0)

    • By: Ayana Mathis
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo, Bahni Turpin, Adam Lazarre-White
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 953
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 823
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 826

    A debut of extraordinary distinction: through the trials of one unforgettable family, Ayana Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration, a story of love and bitterness and the promise of a new America. In 1923, 15-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and watches helplessly as her firstborn twins succumb to an illness a few pennies could have prevented.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • For me...So So

    • By allison on 12-27-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Leapfrog: The New Revolution for Women Entrepreneurs

    • By: Nathalie Molina Niño, Sara Grace
    • Narrated by: Nathalie Molina Niño, Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Think the most critical factor for becoming a great entrepreneur is grit, risk taking, or technical skills? Think again. Despite what every other business book might say, historical data show the real secret ingredients to getting ahead in business are being rich, white, and male. Until now. Leapfrog is the decades-overdue start-up bible for the rest of us. It's filled with uncompromising guidance for winning at business your way. Leapfrog is for entrepreneurs of all stripes who are fed up with status quo advice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wow, not your typical business advice book

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-05-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Someone Knows My Name

    • By: Lawrence Hill
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 18 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 951
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 734
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 738

    Aminata Diallo is the beguiling heroine of Lawrence Hill's Someone Knows My Name. In it, Hill exquisitely imagines the tale of an 18th-century woman's life, spanning six decades and three continents. The fascinating story that Hill tells is a work of the soul and the imagination. Aminata is a character who will stir listeners, from her kidnapping from Africa through her journeys back and forth across the ocean.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rich in history and moral messages

    • By Ariela on 10-14-09

    Regular price: $39.93

    • 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 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    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

    • The Healing

    • A Novel
    • By: Jonathan Odell
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 238

    Mississippi plantation mistress Amanda Satterfield loses her daughter to cholera after her husband refuses to treat her for what he considers to be a “slave disease.” Insane with grief, Amanda takes a newborn slave child as her own and names her Granada, much to the outrage of her husband and the amusement of their white neighbors. Troubled by his wife’s disturbing mental state and concerned about a mysterious plague sweeping through his slave population, Master Satterfield purchases Polly Shine, a slave reputed to be a healer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I am a HEALER too

    • By Dream on 05-19-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Devil You Know

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Bishop Banks, Kentra Lynn, Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    For best friends Lola Poole and Joan Proctor-Riley, there's never too much when it comes to online dating rich, no-commitment lovers. It's a fantasy come true and makes their unhappy lives bearable. But there's no escape when Lola's vicious relatives cheat her out of everything that's hers and Joan's husband pulls a devastating betrayal. With nothing to lose, the two will do everything and anything to lock down Mr. Right and lifetime satisfaction. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good.

    • By Ida B. Scott-Hutchinson on 03-07-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Mothers

    • A Novel
    • By: Brit Bennett
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 659
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 595
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 592

    It is the last season of high school life for Nadia Turner, a rebellious, grief-stricken, 17-year-old beauty. Mourning her own mother's recent suicide, she takes up with the local pastor's son. Luke Sheppard is 21, a former football star whose injury has reduced him to waiting tables at a diner. They are young; it's not serious. But the pregnancy that results from this teen romance - and the subsequent cover-up - will have an impact that goes far beyond their youth.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Preachy Cautionary Tale about Abortion

    • By A. Fenrick on 10-27-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Farming of Bones

    • By: Edwidge Danticat
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    It is 1937 and Amabelle Desir, a young Haitian woman living in the Dominican Republic, has built herself a life as the servant and companion of the wife of a wealthy colonel. She and Sebastien, a cane worker, are deeply in love and plan to marry. But Amabelle's world collapses when a wave of genocidal violence, driven by Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo, leads to the slaughter of Haitian workers. Amabelle and Sebastien are separated, and she desperately flees the tide of violence for a Haiti she barely remembers.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Improvement

    • A Novel
    • By: Joan Silber
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Adenrele Ojo, Hillary Huber, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45

    Reyna knows her relationship with Boyd isn't perfect; yet she sees him through a three-month stint at Riker's Island, their bond growing tighter. Kiki, now settled in the East Village after a youth that took her to Turkey and other far-off places - and loves - around the world, admires her niece's spirit but worries that motherhood to four-year-old Oliver might complicate a difficult situation. Little does she know that Boyd is pulling Reyna into a smuggling scheme across state lines, violating his probation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Looks Like a Mess but Conjures a Messianic Goal

    • By Joe Kraus on 08-04-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Turner House

    • By: Angela Flournoy
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 566
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 511
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 512

    The Turners have lived on Yarrow Street for over 50 years. Their house has seen 13 children grown and gone - and some returned; it has seen the arrival of grandchildren, the fall of Detroit's East Side, and the loss of a father. The house still stands despite abandoned lots, an embattled city, and the inevitable shift outward to the suburbs. But now, as ailing matriarch Viola finds herself forced to leave her home and move in with her eldest son, the family discovers that the house is worth just a 10th of its mortgage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fictional account of The Great Migration

    • By Elaine on 06-02-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • One Night

    • By: Eric Jerome Dickey
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 441
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 398
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 399

    For one night a couple checks in to an upscale hotel. The pair seem unlikely companions, from opposing strata of society, but their attraction is palpable to all who observe them - or overhear their cries of passion. In the course of 12 hours, con games, erotic interludes, jealousy, violence, and murder swirl around them. Will they part ways in bliss, in sorrow, or in death?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Waited too long for this mess

    • By avidreader on 04-30-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Journey Through Trauma

    • By: Gretchen L. Schmelzer
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Gretchen Schmelzer watched too many people quit during treatment for trauma recovery. They found it too difficult or too frightening or just decided that for them it was too late. But as a therapist and trauma survivor herself, Dr. Schmelzer wants us to know that it is never too late to heal from trauma, whether it is the suffering caused within an abusive relationship or PTSD resulting from combat. 

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Book of Etta

    • The Road to Nowhere, Book 2
    • By: Meg Elison
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 451
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 413

    Etta comes from Nowhere, a village of survivors of the great plague that wiped away the world that was. In the world that is, women are scarce and childbearing is dangerous...yet desperately necessary for humankind's future. Mothers and midwives are sacred, but Etta has a different calling.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This is not The Book of The Unnamed Midwife

    • By Leanne on 03-08-17

    Regular price: $10.49

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