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    • Monday's Not Coming

    • By: Tiffany D. Jackson
    • Narrated by: Imani Parks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable - more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first day of school, Claudia’s worried. When she doesn’t show for the second day, or second week, Claudia knows that something is wrong. As Claudia digs deeper into her friend’s disappearance, she discovers that no one seems to remember the last time they saw Monday. How can a teenage girl just vanish without anyone noticing that she’s gone?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 4.5 Stars

    • By Precious H. on 05-26-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Courage to Soar

    • A Body in Motion, a Life in Balance
    • By: Simone Biles
    • Narrated by: Imani Parks
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    Simone Biles' entrance into the world of gymnastics may have started on a day-care field trip in her hometown of Spring, Texas, but her God-given talent, passion, and perseverance have made her one of the top gymnasts in the world as well as a four-time winner of Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Courage to Soar Review

    • By L. Monterastelli on 06-23-18

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Gun Love

    • A Novel
    • By: Jennifer Clement
    • Narrated by: Imani Parks
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Pearl's mother took her away from her family just weeks after she was born, and drove off to central Florida determined to begin a new life for herself and her daughter - in the parking lot next to a trailer park. Pearl grew up in the front seat of their '94 Mercury, while her mother lived in the back. Despite their hardships, mother and daughter both adjusted to life, making friends with the residents of the trailers and creating a deep connection to each other. All around them, Florida is populated with gun owners.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great character writer

    • By Jennifer Nelson on 04-04-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Tiny Pretty Things

    • By: Sona Charaipotra, Dhonielle Clayton
    • Narrated by: Imani Parks, Nora Hunter, Greta Jung
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    At one of Manhattan's most elite ballet schools, wafer-thin ballerinas pull their hair into sleek buns and lace their pointe shoes high, waiting for their chances to shine. But beneath the pretty, polished surface, these girls are hiding some terrible secrets and telling some twisted lies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Book

    • By Danielle on 03-27-17

    Regular price: $33.08

    • Garvey's Choice

    • By: Nikki Grimes
    • Narrated by: James Shippey, Imani Parks
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    Garvey's father has always wanted Garvey to be athletic, but Garvey is interested in astronomy, science fiction, reading - anything but sports. Feeling like a failure, he comforts himself with food. Garvey is kind, funny, smart, a loyal friend, and he is also overweight, teased by bullies, and lonely. When his only friend encourages him to join the school chorus, Garvey's life changes. The chorus finds a new soloist in Garvey, and through chorus Garvey finds a way to accept himself and a way to finally reach his distant father.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Pathfinder

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: James Fenimore Cooper
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    An experienced man known as the Pathfinder helps others traverse dangerous territory on land and through the "inland sea" that is also known as Lake Ontario. This classic audio novel has been carefully abridged and adapted into 10 short, easy-to-understand chapters. This format enables listeners of all ages and English language abilities to understand and enjoy the story. Composition includes original custom background music. This adventure tale is appropriate for children and adults.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Gulliver's Travels

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: Jonathan Swift
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Lemuel Gulliver travels on four distinct journeys to exotic, strange locations, including a place where tiny people live, and another with people 72 feet tall. In each of the places he visits, he encounters inhabitants that exhibit some depravity and some good in the nature of their personalities.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Calling My Name

    • By: Liara Tamani
    • Narrated by: Imani Parks
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    This unforgettable novel tells a universal coming-of-age story about Taja Brown, a young African American girl growing up in Houston, Texas, and deftly and beautifully explores the universal struggles of growing up, battling family expectations, discovering a sense of self, and finding a unique voice and purpose. Told in 53 short, episodic, moving, and iridescent chapters, Calling My Name follows Taja on her journey from middle school to high school.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Real Gem

    • By shanta watson on 11-26-17

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    This audiobook is about slavery in the 1850s and follows a man known as Uncle Tom through his struggles of being human under ownership in the south of the United States when slavery was still legal.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    This is the famous tale of an outlaw who gives to poor people by taking from those who have more resources. This story is applicable to life, politics, and wealth today just as it was centuries ago.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • My Father's Words

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Imani Parks
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Declan O’Brien always had a gentle word to share, odd phrases he liked to repeat, and songs to sing while he played basketball. His favorite song was "Dona Nobis Pacem", “Grant Us Peace”. His family loved him deeply and always knew they were loved in return. But a terrible accident one day changes their lives forever, and Fiona and Finn O’Brien are left without a father. Their mother is at a loss. What words are there to guide them through such overwhelming grief?

    Regular price: $15.96

    • White Fang

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    This classic novel is about a wolf dog and dog sledding. This audio classic novel has been carefully abridged and adapted into 10 short, easy-to-understand chapters. This format enables listeners of all ages and English language abilities to understand and enjoy the story. Composition includes original custom background music. This adventure tale is appropriate for children and adults.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • White fang is awsome

    • By Laird Reynolds on 09-24-17
    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Release date: 05-26-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A handsome young man, Dorian Gray, wishes that his portrait would age rather than himself. The wish is fulfilled and Dorian pursues hedonistic pleasures. After each of his questionable immoral activities, he finds his portrait continues to become increasingly ugly. Finally, after many years, Dorian stabs the image out of guilt, and the result is that he dies as an old man while the portrait reverts to the original image of the handsome young man.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Romeo and Juliet

    • Easy Reading Shakespeare
    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Tragedy and drama are deeply woven into this tale of Italian romance. Two lovers from feuding families fall in love and struggle to be together, but with dire consequences. This classic has been carefully abridged and adapted into 10 short, easy-to-understand chapters. This format enables listeners of all ages and English-language abilities to understand and enjoy the story.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Oliver Twist

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Oliver Twist is a young boy whose mother died upon his birth and father is nowhere to be seen. Oliver ends up in an orphanage and is not treated especially well. When he asks for more food he is relegated to a workhouse where the conditions are poor. From there on, he lands in a number of uncomfortable situations including thieving gangs, though sometimes finding kind people who take pity on him. In the long run, he has a difficult life, but in the end, he emerges with good friends and peace in his life.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible narration.

    • By John's Mom on 06-22-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Shiny Broken Pieces

    • A Tiny Pretty Things Novel
    • By: Sona Charaipotra, Dhonielle Clayton
    • Narrated by: Laura Delano, Nora Hunter, Imani Parks
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    June, Bette, and Gigi are competing one final time for a spot at the prestigious American Ballet Company. With the stakes higher than ever, these girls have everything to lose...and no one is playing nice. June is finally starting to see herself as a prima ballerina. But being the best could mean sacrificing the love of her life. Legacy dancer Bette is determined to clear her name after she was suspended and accused of hurting her rival, Gigi. And Gigi is not going to let Bette - or the other dancers who bullied her - go unpunished.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting

    • By IYW on 08-22-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Modern HERstory

    • Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History
    • By: Blair Imani, Tegan and Sara - foreword
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy, Blair Imani, Various
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    An inspiring and radical celebration of 70 women, girls, and gender nonbinary people who have changed - and are still changing - the world, from the Civil Rights Movement and Stonewall riots through Black Lives Matter and beyond. 

    Regular price: $21.00

    • A Tale of Two Cities

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The French Revolution is the setting for this fictional tale of the lives of certain people living between London and Paris during that era. This audio classic novel has been carefully abridged and adapted into 10 short, easy-to-understand chapters. This format enables listeners of all ages and English language abilities to understand and enjoy the story. Composition includes original custom background music. This adventure tale is appropriate for children and adults.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • A Christmas Carol

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    This audiobook is about a man known as Scrooge who is greedy. He is visited by spirits that show him the past, the present, and the future. This enlightenment causes Scrooge to realize that he must change his ways, and so he becomes a better person.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • To Night Owl From Dogfish

    • By: Holly Goldberg Sloan, Meg Wolitzer
    • Narrated by: Imani Parks, Cassandra Morris, full cast
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Avery Bloom, who's bookish, intense, and afraid of many things, particularly deep water, lives in New York City. Bett Devlin, who's fearless, outgoing, and loves all animals as well as the ocean, lives in California. What they have in common is that they are both 12 years old, and are both being raised by single, gay dads. When their dads fall in love, Bett and Avery are sent, against their will, to the same sleepaway camp. Their dads hope that they will find common ground and become friends - and possibly, one day, even sisters.

    Regular price: $24.50

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