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    • The Racketeer

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: J.D. Jackson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6,874
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,926
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5,914

    Given the importance of what they do, and the controversies that often surround them, and the violent people they sometimes confront, it is remarkable that in the history of this country only four active federal judges have been murdered. Judge Raymond Fawcett has just become number five.... Nothing is as it seems and everything’s fair game in this wickedly clever new novel from John Grisham, the undisputed master of the legal thriller.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Boring

    • By Michael V. on 11-09-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Color of Water

    • By: James McBride
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson, Susan Denaker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 717
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 641
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 641

    Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black children. James McBride, journalist, musician, and son, explores his mother's past, as well as his own upbringing and heritage, in a poignant and powerful debut, The Color Of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Michael on 05-30-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Broken Monsters

    • By: Lauren Beukes
    • Narrated by: Christine Lakin, Terra Deva, Sunil Mohatra, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 672
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 620
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 619

    Detective Gabriella Versado has seen a lot of bodies. But this one is unique even by Detroit's standards: half boy, half deer, somehow fused together. As stranger and more disturbing bodies are discovered, how can the city hold on to a reality that is already tearing at its seams? If you're Detective Versado's geeky teenage daughter, Layla, you commence a dangerous flirtation with a potential predator online. If you're desperate freelance journalist Jonno, you do whatever it takes to get the exclusive on a horrific story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By S. Yates on 08-10-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Think and Grow Rich: A Black Choice

    • By: Dennis Kimbro, Napoleon Hill
    • Narrated by: J.D. Jackson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 671
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 600
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 594

    Author and entrepreneur Dennis Kimbro combines bestselling author Napoleon Hill's law of success with his own vast knowledge of business, contemporary affairs, and the vibrant culture of Black America to teach you the secrets to success used by scores of black Americans, including: Spike Lee, Jesse Jackson, Dr. Selma Burke, Oprah Winfrey, and many others. The result is inspiring, practical, clearly written, and totally workable.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By ghkvgify on 09-19-15

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Unsuccessful Thug

    • One Comedian's Journey from Naptown to Tinseltown
    • By: Mike Epps
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200

    Mike Epps is one of America’s favorite and funniest people, but the path to fame was paved with opportunities to mess it up. And mess it up he did. Growing up in “Naptown” - what people who live there really call rough-around-the-edges Indianapolis - Epps was drawn to a life of crime, but as he quickly discovered, stealing and dealing didn’t really fit his sweet sensibilities. Not to mention he wasn’t very good at it - take, for example, the day he had to call the cops on himself when a dog wouldn’t let him leave a house he was burgling.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The performer is not good

    • By Sgamble on 04-11-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Mindful Athlete

    • Secrets to Pure Performance
    • By: George Mumford, Phil Jackson - foreword
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 594
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 521
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 516

    Michael Jordan credits George Mumford with transforming his on-court leadership of the Bulls, helping Jordan lead the team to six NBA championships. Mumford also helped Kobe Bryant, Andrew Bynum, and Lamar Odom and countless other NBA players turn around their games. A widely respected public speaker and coach, Mumford is sharing his own story and the strategies that have made these athletes into stars in The Mindful Athlete: The Secret to Pure Performance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For the athlete to learn mindfulness....

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-27-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Unified

    • How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country
    • By: Tim Scott, Trey Gowdy
    • Narrated by: J D Jackson, John McLain
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 30

    Tim Scott, an African-American US senator, and Trey Gowdy, a white US congressman, won’t allow racial lines to divide them. They work together, eat meals together, campaign together, and make decisions together. Yet in the fall of 2010 - as two brand-new members of the US House of Representatives - they did not even know each other. Their story as politicians and friends began the moment they met and is a model for others seeking true reconciliation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love + Faith + Compassion = Lasting Friendships

    • By Mike on 07-03-18

    Regular price: $12.59

    • One Rough Man

    • A Pike Logan Thriller
    • By: Brad Taylor
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson, Neil Kaplan
    • Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,788
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,598
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,598

    A former Delta Force commander, Brad Taylor proves with this breathtaking debut thriller that Vince Flynn and Brad Thor have company. A collection of top operatives, the Taskforce was commissioned by the highest levels of government, kept secret from the media and even Congress. The best of the Taskforce bunch, Pike Logan knows the greatest threat to American security is one or two idealogues. Unfortunately for them, they’ve just crossed Pike’s path.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Buy the book, Skip the audio version

    • By Harry on 02-04-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Mouse Divided

    • How Ub Iwerks Became Forgotten, and Walt Disney Became Uncle Walt
    • By: Jeff Ryan
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Almost everything you know about Mickey Mouse is wrong: He wasn’t Disney’s first star; Steamboat Willie wasn’t his first movie; Mickey wasn’t a nice guy - and Walt Disney didn’t invent him. In 1928, two very different best friends invented Mickey Mouse. And the success tore them apart. Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks’ friendship is a story of betrayal, love, war, money, power, tragedy, intrigue, humor, despair, and hope. You’ll love them both - when you don’t want to drop anvils on their heads.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • And they all lived happily ever after... Not quite.

    • By C. White on 07-05-18
    • How Ub Iwerks Became Forgotten, and Walt Disney Became Uncle Walt
    • By: Jeff Ryan
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 07-03-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 39 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • An African American and Latinx History of the United States

    • By: Paul Ortiz
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 27

    Spanning more than 200 years, An African American and Latinx History of the United States is a revolutionary, politically charged narrative history arguing that the "Global South" was crucial to the development of America as we know it. Ortiz challenges the notion of westward progress, and shows how placing African American, Latinx, and Indigenous voices unapologetically front and center transforms American history into the story of the working class organizing against imperialism.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • POWERFUL BEAUTIFUL HISTORY READS LIKE PROSE

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-02-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Detours

    • The Unpredictable Path to Your Destiny
    • By: Dr. Tony Evans
    • Narrated by: J.D. Jackson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 113

    God has a plan for your life. More often than not, it's a detour - one that can leave you feeling temporarily stalled and slowed down. Which nobody likes. But detours are necessary if any improvements are going to be made on the paths we travel. Or if any wreck is going to be cleaned up or a hazard avoided. Detours are designed for our own good, regardless of how we view or feel about them. Detours are a good thing that often feels bad. Tony knows a thing or two about detours.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • insightful and encouraging book, a must read/liste

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-15-18
    • The Unpredictable Path to Your Destiny
    • By: Dr. Tony Evans
    • Narrated by: J.D. Jackson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 01-01-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 124 ratings

    Regular price: $22.74

    • The Beautiful Struggle

    • By: Ta-Nehisi Coates
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 795
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 710
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 706

    Ta-Nehisi Coates' debut is an infectious, reflective memoir - a lyrical saga of surviving the crack-stricken streets of Baltimore in the '80s. Son of Vietnam vet and black awareness advocate Paul Coates - a poor man who set out to publish lost classics of black history - Ta-Nehisi drifts toward salvation at Howard University, while his ominous brother Big Bill finds his own rhythm hustling.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting glimpse into a life so unlike my own

    • By Stacey on 01-26-15

    Regular price: $36.22

    • Where Do We Go from Here

    • Chaos or Community?
    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King - foreword, Vincent Harding - introduction
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 42

    In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., isolated himself from the demands of the civil rights movement, rented a house in Jamaica with no telephone, and labored over his final manuscript. In this prophetic work, which was unavailable for more than 10 years, he lays out his thoughts, plans, and dreams for America's future, including the need for better jobs, higher wages, decent housing, and quality education. With a universal message of hope that continues to resonate, King demanded an end to global suffering.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth the read and still very relevant.

    • By Brian M on 03-16-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Tears of a Tiger

    • By: Sharon M. Draper
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson, Cornell Womack, Kevin R. Free, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    The night that changes everything in Andy's life begins as a great time. His basketball team wins a big game, and he and his best friend have some cold brews stashed in the car, just waiting for the rolling party to begin. Nothing anyone can say or do afterwards will convince Andy that what happens next isn't his fault.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Symbolic

    • By MCLARK on 08-08-18

    Regular price: $20.00

    • Why We Can't Wait

    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dorothy Cotton - introduction
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    On April 16, 1963, as the violent events of the Birmingham campaign unfolded in the city's streets, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., composed a letter from his prison cell in response to local religious leaders' criticism of the campaign. The resulting piece of extraordinary protest writing, "Letter from Birmingham Jail", was widely circulated and published in numerous periodicals. After the conclusion of the campaign and the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, King further developed the ideas introduced in the letter in Why We Can't Wait.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Fallen Angels

    • By: Walter Dean Myers
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    With starred reviews from School Library Journal, Booklist, and Kirkus Reviews, this moving novel by acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers is a modern classic. In the late 1960s, Richie Perry is growing up fast on the battlefields of Vietnam. But in the war-torn jungle, every moment is a struggle to survive. All Richie wants is to make it out alive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Fantastic

    • By sharon orange on 09-02-18

    Regular price: $21.52

    • From the Outside

    • My Journey Through Life and the Game I Love
    • By: Ray Allen, Michael Arkush
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    The record-holding two-time National Basketball Association champion reflects on his work ethic, his on-the-court friendships and rivalries, the great teams he's played for, and what it takes to have a long and successful career in this thoughtful, in-depth memoir. Playing in the NBA for 18 years, Ray Allen won championships with the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat and entered the record books as the original king of the three-point shot. Known as one of the hardest-working and highest-achieving players in NBA history, he was legendary for his sharp shooting.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wish Ray was the narrator, but narration was good.

    • By Anonymous User on 04-27-18

    Regular price: $23.95

    • We Are the Change We Seek

    • The Speeches of Barack Obama
    • By: E. J. Dionne, Joy Reid
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    We Are the Change We Seek is a collection of Barack Obama's 26 greatest addresses: beginning with his 2002 speech opposing the Iraq War and closing with his final speech before the United Nations in September 2016. As president, Obama's words had the power to move the country, and often the world, as few presidents before him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read

    • By Biespitz on 04-08-17

    Regular price: $20.24

    • A Gift of Love

    • Sermons from Strength to Love and Other Preachings
    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King - foreword, Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock - foreword
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    As Dr. King prepared for the Birmingham campaign in early 1963, he drafted the final sermons for Strength to Love, a volume of his best-known homilies. King had begun working on the sermons during a fortnight in jail in July 1962. Having been arrested for holding a prayer vigil outside Albany City Hall, King and Ralph Abernathy shared a jail cell for 15 days that was, according to King, ''dirty, filthy, and ill-equipped'' and "the worse I have ever seen." While behind bars, he spent uninterrupted time preparing the drafts for classic sermons....

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Pleasantville

    • By: Attica Locke
    • Narrated by: J.D. Jackson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 189

    Fifteen years after the events of Black Water Rising, Jay Porter is struggling to cope with catastrophic changes in his personal life and the disintegration of his environmental law practice. His victory against Cole Oil is still the crown jewel of his career, even if he hasn't yet seen a dime thanks to appeals. But time has taken its toll. Tired and restless, he's ready to quit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Author You Need to Know

    • By L. O. Pardue on 05-18-15

    Regular price: $31.93

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