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    • Who Fears Death

    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Nneka Okoye
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In a postapocalyptic Africa, the world has changed in many ways; yet in one region genocide between tribes still bloodies the land. A woman who has survived the annihilation of her village and a terrible rape by an enemy general wanders into the desert, hoping to die. Instead, she gives birth to an angry baby girl with hair and skin the colour of sand. Gripped by the certainty that her daughter is different - special - she names her Onyesonwu, which means 'who fears death?' in an ancient language.

    Regular price: $15.81

    • Slay in Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible

    • By: Yomi Adegoke, Elizabeth Uviebinené
    • Narrated by: Yomi Adegoke, Elizabeth Uviebinené, Nneka Okoye, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Black women in 2018 are well past making waves - we’re currently creating something of a tsunami. From authors to politicians, to entrepreneurs, to artists, black women in the UK continue to thrive against all odds and well outside of the world’s expectations. Women who look like us, grew up in similar places to us and talk like us are shaping almost every societal sector, from the bottom and, finally, from all the way up at the top. 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Do You Dream of Terra-Two?

    • By: Temi Oh
    • Narrated by: Nneka Okoye
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    A century ago, scientists theorised that a habitable planet existed in a nearby solar system. Today, 10 astronauts will leave a dying Earth to find it. Four are decorated veterans of the 20th century’s space race. And six are teenagers, graduates of the exclusive Dalton Academy, who’ve been in training for this mission for most of their lives. It will take the team 23 years to reach Terra-Two. Twenty-three years spent in close quarters. Twenty-three years with no-one to rely on but each other. Twenty-three years with no rescue possible, should something go wrong. And something always goes wrong.

    Regular price: $15.70

    • The Spider King's Daughter

    • By: Chibundu Onuzo
    • Narrated by: Samuel Clifford, Nneka Okoye
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Spider King's Daughter is a modern-day Romeo and Juliet set against the backdrop of a changing Lagos, a city torn between tradition and modernity, corruption and truth, love and family loyalty. Seventeen-year-old Abike Johnson is the favourite child of her wealthy father. She lives in a sprawling mansion in Lagos, protected by armed guards and ferried everywhere in a huge black jeep. But being her father's favourite comes with uncomfortable duties, and she is often lonely behind the high walls.

    Regular price: $15.98

    • A Different Drummer

    • By: William Melvin Kelley
    • Narrated by: Greg Lockett, Nneka Okoye
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    June, 1957. One afternoon, in the backwater town of Sutton, a young black farmer by the name of Tucker Caliban matter-of-factly throws salt on his field, shoots his horse and livestock, sets fire to his house and departs the southern state. And thereafter, the entire African-American population leave with him. The reaction that follows is told across a dozen chapters, each from the perspective of a different white townsperson. These are boys, girls, men and women, either liberal or conservative, bigoted or sympathetic - yet all of whom are grappling with this spontaneous, collective rejection of subordination.  

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Head Kid

    • By: David Baddiel
    • Narrated by: David Baddiel, Morwenna Banks, Paul Panting, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the million-copy bestselling author of The Parent Agency and Birthday Boy comes a wildly entertaining wish-fulfilment adventure that asks the question: what would happen if the strictest head teacher swapped bodies with the naughtiest kid in school?  

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Little Leaders

    • Bold Women in Black History
    • By: Vashti Harrison
    • Narrated by: Nikki Amuka-Bird, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Cathy Tyson, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Debut author Vashti Harrison tells the stories of both iconic and lesser-known female figures of black history - from nurse Mary Seacole to politician Diane Abbott, mathematician Katherine Johnson and singer Shirley Bassey. Among these biographies listeners will find heroes, role models and everyday women who did extraordinary things. 

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Dalila

    • By: Jason Donald
    • Narrated by: Nneka Okoye
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Irene Dalila Mwathi comes from Kenya with a brutally violent personal history. Once she wanted to be a journalist; now all she wants is to be safe. When she finally arrives, bewildered, in London, she is attacked by the very people paid to protect her, and she has no choice but to step out on her own into this strange new world. Through a dizzying array of interviews, lawyer's meetings, regulations and detention centres, she realises that what she faces may be no less dangerous than the violence she has fled.

    Regular price: $20.24