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    • Pleasure

    • By: Eric Jerome Dickey
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 598
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 423
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 425

    Nia Simone Bijou is a woman who has it all - and is driven by the desire for more. Born in Trinidad, reared in Los Angeles, living in Atlanta, Nia is a writer, a thinker, and a woman in conflict. She's dealing with two sides of her Gemini self, feeling as if there are two women living inside her, both struggling for domination.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • displeased

    • By Charles on 07-01-08

    Regular price: $25.90

    • Black Titan

    • A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire
    • By: Carol Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 135

    A.G. Gaston, the poor grandson of slaves, was born in the Deep South in 1892. Over the course of his extraordinary life, he amassed a fortune of over $130 million and a vast business empire. The story of his remarkable life is written with eloquence and grace by his niece, an Emmy¿ Award-winning journalist and her daughter, who holds degrees from Yale and Harvard.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Black Gold = Standing Ovation

    • By 2Fresh on 01-20-16
    • A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire
    • By: Carol Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 06-22-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 156 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49

    • 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 136
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    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

    • The Fire This Time

    • A New Generation Speaks About Race
    • By: Jesmyn Ward
    • Narrated by: Cherise Boothe, Michael Early, Kevin R. Free, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping-off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • strong voices, witness to our times

    • By Karen Johnston on 12-28-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Decadence

    • By: Eric Jerome Dickey
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 318
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 281

    New York Times best-selling author Eric Jerome Dickey returns to a character he created in his celebrated novel of erotic daring, Pleasure. Four years have passed in the life of Nia Simone Bijou, and she is approaching the height of her artistic powers. A film she has written is poised for international success, the studio is eager for a sequel, and the media are fascinated by her work. Yet her imaginative mind is wandering.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • EJD Fan Forever

    • By Nicole on 04-26-13

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Power Playbook

    • Rules for Independence, Money and Success
    • By: La La Anthony
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain, La La Anthony
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 97

    The author of the number-one New York Times best seller The Love Playbook, La La Anthony is again opening up her playbook to share her no-nonsense advice. La La is a self-made entrepreneur with a successful fashion line, a cosmetics company, a reality show, and a budding acting career to her credit. From humble beginnings, she created a career that she loves through sheer determination and hard work, and now she shares her hard-won wisdom on how her listeners can do the same.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Full stars- for a young woman of color

    • By Mariah Kelli on 08-21-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil

    • By: Victoria Christopher Murray
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 238
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239

    Winner of the African American Literary Award for Fiction, Essence® best-selling author Victoria Christopher Murray delivers a cautionary tale about debt and the dangers of an overly tempting offer. Married at 17, Adam and Evia Langston have worked their way up from rags to riches. But as they are enjoying all the trappings of their success, a financial downturn leaves them teetering on the brink of disaster. And that’s when Evia’s boss makes the Langstons a fivemillion dollar offer they can’t refuse.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Girl is GUUUUUD - {{{{VCM}}} - MUST READ!

    • By Nevada on 12-10-11

    Regular price: $25.19

    • A Day to Pick Your Own Cotton

    • By: Michael Phillips
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    Mayme and Katie have become friends, which is unusual given that their friendship has spouted at the end of the Civil War and that Mayme is a former slave, while Katie is the daughter of a plantation owner. Both girls have been orphaned by the war, left alone on Katie's family plantation. The land is the one thing they still share, and they don't want to leave it. But if anyone finds out the two of them live there alone, they will be forced to move.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great Story

    • By Robin on 12-23-05

    Regular price: $41.83

    • Nappily Married

    • By: Trisha R. Thomas
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Nappily Married follows the lovable, sharp-witted Venus Johnston as she strives to make a name for herself while juggling the responsibilities of marriage and motherhood. Former flame Dr. Clint Fairchild just might be the one to give her a hand.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • unhappy listening

    • By Jodice on 06-04-08

    Regular price: $30.07

    • Homemade Love

    • By: J. California Cooper
    • Narrated by: Peter Fernandez, Donna Bailey, Kim Staunton, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    Critics have compared her work to that of Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston, but J. California Cooper has a warm, witty style that’s definitely her own. Each of her short stories is a gem of downhome wisdom, polished with a bit of gossip, some heartbreak, and lots of humor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This was great

    • By Alva Hines on 09-28-15

    Regular price: $18.89

    • Breakfast in Bed

    • By: Rochelle Alers
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    Sometimes you go in search of a new beginning. Other times, it finds you. Tonya Martin enjoys her job as a professional chef for a Wall Street bank, her East Harlem walk-up, and the freedom to live and love by her own rules - right up until the day she finds herself suddenly downsized. But a spontaneous trip to New Orleans opens up a new opportunity. With time on her hands and her daughter soon graduating college, Tonya has the chance to reach for her own long-cherished dream - opening a restaurant on her friend Hannah's beautiful Garden District estate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Gina on 08-03-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Player Hater

    • By: Carl Weber
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain, Cornell Womack, Marc Damon Johnson, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163

    A juicy glimpse into the lives of contemporary blacks Player Haters blends romance, comedy, and drama in a novel that's hip, stylish, fun, and totally entertaining. A sassy reading from various narrators ensures hours of good times for adult listeners.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The book that put Weber on my favorite author list

    • By Kimberly Davis on 10-03-13

    Regular price: $26.43

    • Redeeming Waters

    • By: Vanessa Davis Griggs
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Must a young woman choose between her commitment to her marriage…and to God? Brianna was 10 years old when she first met 25 year old David R. Shepherd, a devout and gifted gospel recording artist who would ultimately become world renowned megastar, King d.Avid. He left an impression on Brianna she would never forget. And they were destined to meet again…

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mary E Jones

    • By Mary on 08-15-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Neecey's Lullaby

    • By: Cris Burks
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Cris Burks won widespread acclaim for her engaging first novel, SilkyDreamGirl. Burks' second offering follows the life of a determined girl struggling toward adulthood in 1950s Chicago. The devastating discovery that "Daddy" is not her real father opens a great chasm in Neecey's world and leads to Neecey's abusive mother bringing a succession of no-good men into the home. Nevertheless, as she grows into a woman, the resilient Neecey strives to overcome despair and forge a new life for herself.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It was alright!

    • By C. M. on 03-25-11

    Regular price: $26.95

    • After Tupac & D Foster

    • By: Jacqueline Woodson
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    When D Foster walks into Neeka and her best friend's lives, their world opens up. D doesn't have a "real" mom constantly telling her what to do, and the girls envy her independence. But D wants nothing more than to feel connected, and the three girls form a tight bond - and a passion for the music of Tupac Shakur. D's the one who understands Tupac's songs best, and through her, his lyrics become more personal for all of them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such a great book

    • By Wayne Smith on 09-14-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Sister, Sister

    • By: Eric Jerome Dickey
    • Narrated by: Sisi Aisha Johnson, Patricia R Floyd, Susan Spain
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    Join three beautiful young women, Valeria, Inda, and Chiquita, as they look for Mr. Right in the bright lights of L.A. Gutsy, graphic, and full of sensual energy, Sister, Sister is Dickey at his best.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sister Sister is Sensational!

    • By Thomas on 04-06-08

    Regular price: $25.87

    • She's No Angel

    • By: E. N. Joy, Nikita Lynnette Nichols
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    Angel stumbles into church one day and ends up a First Lady when she catches the preacher's eye, heart and soul. She is unchurched, timid, shy; just a babe in Christ trying to figure out what this God thing is all about, and at the same time how to be a pastor's wife. She's on the right path, until a church mother puts up a road block. All Angel wants to do is try to get into heaven. But first she'll have to go through the pit of hell Mother Calloway puts her through with her un-Christ-like antics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Destiny Calls

    • By Denise on 12-19-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Angels Watching Over Me

    • The Shenandoah Sisters, Book 1
    • By: Michael Phillips
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Michael Phillips is one of today's most popular Christian authors. He has written more than four dozen novels, with over five million copies in print. Angels Watching Over Me is the first book in a stirring saga that follows two women, one black, one white, in the aftermath of the Civil War.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Transported us

    • By Kim on 05-25-09

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Jeff Buckley's Grace (33 1/3 Series)

    • By: Daphne A. Brooks
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 9

    The power and influence of Grace increases with each passing year. Here, Daphne Brooks traces Jeff Buckley's fascinating musical development through the earliest stages of his career, up to the release of the album. With access to rare archival material, Brooks illustrates Buckley's passion for life and hunger for musical knowledge, and shows just why he was such a crucial figure in the American music scene of the 1990s.

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Reckless 2: Nobody's Girl

    • By: Keisha Ervin
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    After everything Farrah’s been through, it’s safe to say things are finally going her way. Her company, Glam Squad, has skyrocketed, and her career as a celebrity stylist has taken off faster than she can keep up. Partnering with her best friend, London, the pair has styled and done makeup for multiple celebrities. The unstoppable duo is working hard and getting paid!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love the book but....

    • By Malatte on 11-18-16

    Regular price: $24.49

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