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    • Monday's Not Coming

    • By: Tiffany D. Jackson
    • Narrated by: Imani Parks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    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 106
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    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

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

    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

    • Garvey's Choice

    • By: Nikki Grimes
    • Narrated by: James Shippey, Imani Parks
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    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

    • 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 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    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

    • Calling My Name

    • By: Liara Tamani
    • Narrated by: Imani Parks
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    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

    • Fans of the Impossible Life

    • By: Kate Scelsa
    • Narrated by: Michael Curran-Dorsano, Imani Parks, MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Mira is starting over at Saint Francis Prep. She promised her parents she would at least try to pretend that she could act like a functioning human this time, not a girl who can't get out of bed for days on end, who feels awake only when she's with Sebby.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Angsty Good

    • By FanB14 on 09-18-15

    Regular price: $25.09

    • 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 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    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

    • Little Peach

    • By: Peggy Kern
    • Narrated by: Imani Parks
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    When Michelle runs away from her drug-addicted mother, she has just enough money to make it to New York City, where she hopes to move in with a friend. But once she arrives at the bustling Port Authority, she is confronted with the terrifying truth: She is alone and out of options. Then she meets Devon, a good-looking, well-dressed guy who emerges from the crowd armed with a kind smile, a place for her to stay, and eyes that seem to understand exactly how she feels.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • very anticlimactic

    • By Vicki on 12-14-15

    Regular price: $15.96