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    • The Broken Circle

    • A Memoir of Escaping Afghanistan
    • By: Enjeela Ahmadi-Miller
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Before the Soviet invasion of 1980, Enjeela Ahmadi remembers her home - Kabul, Afghanistan - as peaceful, prosperous, and filled with people from all walks of life. But after her mother, unsettled by growing political unrest, leaves for medical treatment in India, the civil war intensifies, changing young Enjeela’s life forever. Amid the rumble of invading Soviet tanks, Enjeela and her family are thrust into chaos and fear when it becomes clear that her mother will not be coming home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great!

    • By Terri on 03-13-19

    Regular price: $24.99

    • American Like Me

    • By: America Ferrera
    • Narrated by: America Ferrera, Bambadjan Bamba, Joy Cho, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 292

    America Ferrera has always felt wholly American, and yet, her identity is inextricably linked to her parents’ homeland and Honduran culture. Speaking Spanish at home, having Saturday morning salsa-dance parties in the kitchen, and eating tamales alongside apple pie at Christmas never seemed at odds with her American identity. Still, she yearned to see that identity reflected in the larger American narrative. Now, in American Like Me, America invites 31 of her friends, peers, and heroes to share their stories about life between cultures. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just like me

    • By J on 09-28-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Daring to Drive

    • A Saudi Woman's Awakening
    • By: Manal al-Sharif
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 284
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 256
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 258

    A ferociously intimate memoir by a devout woman from a modest family in Saudi Arabia who became the unexpected leader of a courageous movement to support women's right to drive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Favorite book for 2017

    • By mary sheeleigh on 07-15-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Love, InshAllah

    • The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women
    • By: Ayesha Mattu, Nura Maznavi
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq, Piper Goodeve, Lauren Fortgang, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Romance, dating, sex and - Muslim women? In this groundbreaking collection, 25 American Muslim writers sweep aside stereotypes to share their search for love openly for the first time, showing just how varied the search for love can be - from singles' events and online dating, to college flirtations and arranged marriages, all with a uniquely Muslim twist. These compelling stories of love and romance create an irresistible balance of heart-warming and tantalizing, always revealing and deeply relatable.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sex, Love, & Feminism, in the Muslim Women's World

    • By Susie on 03-06-13

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Before She Sleeps

    • A Novel
    • By: Bina Shah
    • Narrated by: Deepti Gupta, Lameece Issaq, Soneela Nankani, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 91

    In modern, beautiful Green City, the capital of Southwest Asia, gender selection, war, and disease have brought the ratio of men to women to alarmingly low levels. The government uses terror and technology to control its people, and now females must take multiple husbands to have children as quickly as possible. Yet there are some who resist, women who live in an underground collective and refuse to be part of the system. Secretly protected by the highest echelons of power, they emerge only at night....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By banks on 09-09-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Americanized

    • Rebel Without a Green Card
    • By: Sara Saedi
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    At 13, bright-eyed straight-A student Sara Saedi uncovered a terrible family secret: She was breaking the law simply by living in the United States. Only two years old when her parents fled Iran, she didn't learn of her undocumented status until her older sister wanted to apply for an after-school job but couldn't because she didn't have a Social Security number. Fear of deportation kept Sara up at night, but it didn't keep her from being a teenager.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Growing up American as an undocumented alien

    • By Tom Woods on 07-03-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Secret Son

    • By: Laila Lalami
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Youssef el-Mekki, a young man of 19, is living with his mother in the slums of Casablanca when he discovers that the father he believed to be dead is, in fact, alive and eager to befriend and support him. Leaving his mother behind, Youssef assumes a life he could only dream of: a famous and influential father, his own penthouse apartment, and all the luxuries associated with his new status.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • not great literature

    • By Penny K on 09-09-10

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Deadlocked 6

    • Uprising
    • By: A. R. Wise
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder, Alicia Harding, Eve Bianco, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    The High Rollers are falling apart. Billy is leading them into war against the wishes of Laura, who is intent on living in peace. Unbeknownst to them, one among them holds the cure that could save all mankind, and there are two powerful enemies that want it. Everything has been leading up to this, and the members of this fragile family are going to have to go through hell if they're going to survive. No one is safe as the end draws near.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth every penny

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-25-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Deadlocked 8: Sons of Reagan

    • By: A. R. Wise
    • Narrated by: Scott Aiello, Corey Allen, Christian Rummel, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    The finale of the second series of Deadlocked. The High Rollers are ready to take revenge against the forces aligned against them. A hard and long winter has forced them into hiding, but has also given them a respite from something else…something far worse than anything they’ve battled so far. The Noah Initiative has begun, and the land will soon be devastated by a new virus. The people lined up against the High Rollers are fighting among themselves as well, and everyone is at risk. This isn’t just a fight for survival anymore, it’s a fight to save the entire human race.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GREAT

    • By Marcos on 04-07-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Minaret

    • By: Leila Aboulela
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Leila Aboulela's American debut is a provocative, timely, and engaging audiobook about a young Muslim woman - once privileged and secular in her native land and now impoverished in London - gradually embracing her orthodox faith. With her Muslim hijab and down-turned gaze, Najwa is invisible to most eyes, especially to the rich families whose houses she cleans in London. Twenty years ago, Najwa, then at university in Khartoum, would never have imagined that one day she would be a maid. An upper-class Westernized Sudanese, her dreams were to marry well and raise a family.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Came for the story, stayed for the narration.

    • By Hank on 03-11-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Girl Like That

    • By: Tanaz Bhathena
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah, Soneela Nankani, Lameece Issaq, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Sixteen-year-old Zarin Wadia is many things: an Indian girl, a bright and vivacious student, an orphan, a troublemaker whose romantic entanglements are the subject of endless gossip among the girls in her school. "You don't want to get involved with a girl like that," they say. So how is it that Porus, a Parsi boy, has only ever had eyes for her? And how did Zarin and Porus end up dead in a car together, crashed on the side of the highway in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia? 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Keeps you wanting to know more!

    • By Mandar Joshi on 01-31-19

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Butterfly

    • From Refugee to Olympian - My Story of Rescue, Hope, and Triumph
    • By: Yusra Mardini
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 21
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      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    When young Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini realized her boat's engine shut down as she was traveling from Syria to Greece with other refugees, there was no hesitation: She dove into the water. This bold act of bravery saved the lives of a boatload of refugees heading to Turkey from Syria. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A rollercoaster of emmotions, amazingly performed.

    • By Antonio O on 05-21-18
    • From Refugee to Olympian - My Story of Rescue, Hope, and Triumph
    • By: Yusra Mardini
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 05-15-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 21 ratings

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits

    • By: Laila Lalami
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    In her exciting debut, Laila Lalami evokes the grit and enduring grace that is modern Morocco and offers an authentic look at the Muslim immigrant experience today. The book begins as four Moroccans illegally cross the Strait of Gibraltar in an inflatable boat headed for Spain.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • mixed feelings about narrator

    • By Abusahan on 03-21-19

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Pawn

    • By: Aimee Carter
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 514
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 463
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      4 out of 5 stars 464

    For Kitty Doe, it seems like an easy choice. She can either spend her life as a III in misery, looked down upon by the higher ranks and forced to leave the people she loves, or she can become a VII and join the most powerful family in the country. If she says yes, Kitty will be Masked - surgically transformed into Lila Hart, the Prime Minister's niece, who died under mysterious circumstances. As a member of the Hart family, she will be famous. She will be adored. And for the first time, she will matter.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly addictive

    • By Ashley on 03-09-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Queen

    • The Blackcoat Rebellion
    • By: Aimee Carter
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    Kitty Doe is a Blackcoat rebel and a former captive with a deadly connection to the most powerful and dangerous man in the country, Prime Minister Daxton Hart. Forced to masquerade as Daxton's niece, Lila Hart, Kitty has helped the Blackcoats take back the prison known as Elsewhere. But Daxton has no intention of ceding his position of privilege - or letting Kitty expose his own masquerade.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • love the book ending made me mad

    • By Anonymous User on 08-03-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Stories of Paul Bowles

    • By: Paul Bowles
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber, Joe Barrett, Victor Bevine, and others
    • Length: 28 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    An American literary cult figure, Paul Bowles established his legacy with the novel The Sheltering Sky. An immediate sensation, it became a fixture in American letters. Bowles then returned his energies to the short story - the genre he preferred and soon mastered.Bowles' s short fiction is orchestral in composition and exacting in theme, marked by a unique, delicately spare style, and a dark, rich, exotic mood, by turns chilling, ironic, and wry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mesmerizing and beautifully produced

    • By D. Donohue on 02-11-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Deadlocked 2

    • By: A.R. Wise
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 276
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 257
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 257

    Part two of the series picks up immediately after the end of the first. David's wife, Laura, is forced to take over the protection of their family as the boat travels out into Hailey Bay, away from the zombies. However, the boat's pilot plans to dock back in the overrun city to rescue his own family, which will put Laura, Kim, and Annie in jeopardy. Laura is forced to overcome unimaginable horrors as the zombie apocalypse explodes around her, but it is the evil intent of humans that present her greatest challenge.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • BRUTAL HUMANITY

    • By Amanda H. on 03-01-14

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Captive

    • By: Aimée Carter
    • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 242
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 214

    For the past two months, Kitty Doe's life has been a lie. Forced to impersonate Lila Hart, the Prime Minister's niece, in a hostile meritocracy on the verge of revolution, Kitty sees her frustration grow as her trust in her fake fiancé cracks, her real boyfriend is forbidden and the Blackcoat rebels she is secretly supporting keep her in the dark more than ever.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Really? Character is so stubborn to the point of idiocy.

    • By MelindaCogs on 10-27-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Gaza Writes Back

    • Short Stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine
    • By: Refaat Alareer
    • Narrated by: Amin El Gamal, Lameece Issaq
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine, edited by Refaat Alareer, is a compelling collection of short stories from 15 young writers in Gaza, members of a generation that has suffered immensely under Israel's siege and blockade. Their experiences, especially during and following Israel's 2008-2009 offensive known as Operation Cast Lead, have fundamentally impacted their lives and their writing.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Why I Run

    • 35 Progressive Candidates Who Are Changing Politics
    • By: Kate Childs Graham, Tammy Duckworth - foreword
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes, Timothy Andrés Pabon, JD Jackson, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Why I Run: 35 Progressive Candidates Who Are Changing Politics is a collection of original essays from women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and progressive allies who have recently run for office. Contributors like Stacey Abrams, Deb Haaland, Jason Kander, Andrea Jenkins, and Michelle Lujan Grisham share what inspired them to run, what it takes to win, and what lessons can be learned in the face of a loss. 

    Regular price: $24.99

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