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    • Buddha's Brain

    • The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom
    • By: Rick Hanson, Richard Mendius MD
    • Narrated by: Alan Bomar Jones
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 982
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 803
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 775

    Science is now revealing how the flow of thoughts actually sculpts the brain. By combining breakthroughs in neuroscience with insights from thousands of years of contemplative practice, you, too, can use your mind to shape your brain for greater happiness, love, and wisdom.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Neurophysiological Explanation

    • By Roy on 12-01-10

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Bradshaw On: The Family

    • A New Way of Creating Solid Self-Esteem
    • By: John Bradshaw
    • Narrated by: Alan Bomar Jones
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    Based on the public television series of the same name, Bradshaw On: The Family is John Bradshaw's seminal work on the dynamics of families that has sold more than a million copies since its original publication in 1988. Here, you will discover the cause of emotionally impaired families. You will learn how unhealthy rules of behavior are passed down from parents to children, and the destructive effect this process has on our society.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Helpful book; WRONG narrator

    • By Brian on 09-07-12

    Regular price: $23.62

    • Disintegration

    • The Splintering of Black America
    • By: Eugene Robinson
    • Narrated by: Alan Bomar Jones
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    The African American population in the United States has always been seen as a single entity: a "Black America" with unified interests and needs. In his groundbreaking book Disintegration, longtime Washington Post journalist Eugene Robinson argues that, through decades of desegregation, affirmative action, and immigration, the concept of Black America has shattered.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thought Provoking!

    • By Shirley on 04-01-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Small Unit Leadership

    • A Commonsense Approach
    • By: Dandridge M. Malone
    • Narrated by: Alan Bomar Jones
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    What does it take to get the job done? How do you get the men in your unit to do what you say? To follow you into battle and shoot to kill? How do you build the confidence that spurs men on to do their jobs, to stand by their leaders and each other? Find the answers to these questions and more, in this classic for those who have to get the job done---military or not.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible narrator

    • By Barrett Breland on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $22.04

    • The Journey of T. D. Jakes

    • Living a Life of Faith, Blessing, and Favor
    • By: Richard Young
    • Narrated by: Alan Bomar Jones
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Discover the lessons Thomas Dexter Jakes learned as a young boy growing up in Appalachian poverty. Experience the victory and redemption of a young man who faced - and overcame - the seduction of drugs and crime. Witness the entrepreneurial seeds that were planted as he shouldered the responsibilities of his deceased father's business as a teenager. Then, behold his rise from pastor of a tiny rural congregation to the leader of a 30,000-member megachurch in one of America's largest cities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Informative

    • By Peter E. Wells on 08-03-15

    Regular price: $17.99

    • The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

    • By: James Weldon Johnson
    • Narrated by: Alan Bomar Jones
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    James Weldon Johnson's emotionally gripping novel is a landmark in black literary history and, more than eighty years after its original anonymous publication, a classic of American fiction. The first fictional memoir ever written by a black, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man influenced a generation of writers during the Harlem Renaissance and served as eloquent inspiration for Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, and Richard Wright.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Liked it very much

    • By Lazaro on 10-25-11

    Regular price: $16.09

    • No One in the World

    • A Novel
    • By: E. Lynn Harris, R. M. Johnson
    • Narrated by: Alan Bomar Jones
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 126

    Cobi Winslow, a handsome, well-educated district attorney, knows nothing about the life of his estranged twin brother, Eric Reed, a career criminal raised in the foster-care system. Following their parents' death, Cobi searches for and finds his brother, hoping to regain lost years. Meanwhile, Cobi navigates the pressures of society as he lives life in the closet. The stress comes to a head when he learns that, in order to inherit the wealth of his father's estate, he must marry a woman before he turns 35.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book!

    • By Shaunta on 11-08-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • South Pacific Destroyer

    • The Battle for the Solomons from Savo Island to Vella Gulf
    • By: Russell Sydnor Crenshaw
    • Narrated by: Alan Bomar Jones
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Russell Crenshaw's riveting account of the savage night battle for the Solomon Islands in early 1943 offers listeners a unique insider's perspective from the decks of one of the destroyers that bore the brunt of the struggle.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great History - Hard Listen.

    • By Chiefkent on 09-08-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Golden Thirteen

    • Recollections of the First Black Naval Officers
    • By: Paul Stillwell
    • Narrated by: Alan Bomar Jones
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    In January 1944, 16 black enlisted men gathered at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station in Illinois to begin a cram course that would turn them into the U.S. Navy's first African American officers on active duty. Years later, these pioneers came to be known as the Golden Thirteen, but at the outset they were treated more as pariahs than pioneers. This book collects their stories.

    Regular price: $21.38

    • Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don't You Grow Weary

    • By: Elizabeth Partridge
    • Narrated by: Alan Bomar Jones
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The eerie silence was broken only by the sound of scuffling feet as marchers approached the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. The mood was sober. Hundreds of men, women, and children had been protesting in Selma for weeks to win black Americans the right to vote. They’d been threatened. Been arrested. Jailed. This march was likely to end in violence, yet they went anyway. But when state troopers attacked with billy clubs and tear gas, the brute force was a shock.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Forbidden Secrets of the Goody Box

    • By: Valerie J. Lewis Coleman
    • Narrated by: Alan Bomar Jones, Marva Williams, Lolita Price, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Successful. Beautiful. Intelligent. Yet a satisfying relationship eludes Debra Hampton. At 35 years old, she can't figure out why her philosophy on men - and what they want from women - isn't working. She's trapped in a cycle of shattered relationships until a friend refers her to a relationship guru. After some resistance, Debra finds refuge in his counsel as he helps her navigate through the storms of rejection and failed love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable

    • By Kim on 01-20-18

    Regular price: $19.95