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    • Pleasure

    • By: Eric Jerome Dickey
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 567
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 395
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 397

    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

    • 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 120
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    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

    • 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 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 111

    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 132 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49

    • 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 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    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 303
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 266

    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: $18.19

    • 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 198
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158

    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

    • Nappily Married

    • By: Trisha R. Thomas
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    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 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    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

    • 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 114
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 95

    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
    • Great book

    • By Nakita on 05-02-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • 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 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    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

    • 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 160
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    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

    • It's a Thin Line

    • By: Kimberla Lawson Roby
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    Three siblings, Sydney, Gina, and Rick, each have full lives, complex relationships, and serious personal problems. But when their mother suffers a debilitating stroke, her need for extensive care forces them to examine the strength of the bonds between them. A Blackboard best-selling author, Roby tackles several contemporary issues in this moving novel, including marital violence and childhood abuse.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Expected more

    • By Kelli on 06-09-18

    Regular price: $39.72

    • 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 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great story...

    • By Shana B. on 09-22-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Love Blooms

    • By: Jamie Pope
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 15

    An unstable childhood and a bad marriage have left Nova unable to trust anyone - especially herself. She'd do anything for her young son but feels she'll never be a good enough mother. She's got major talent as a stylist and makeup artist, but big-time success would mean leaving the safety of Martha's Vineyard and the only family she has left. Still, she needs to kick-start her life in a new direction. The last thing she needs is her childhood frenemy, Tanner Brennan, confusing her even more.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Hope Blooms

    • By: Jamie Pope
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    In one shattering instant, schoolteacher Cassandra Miller lost everything that mattered to her. Stricken with guilt and sorrow, she has no reason to care about tomorrow. The last person she wants help from is the man she wants to forget. In childhood, Wylie Everett was her cherished best friend. In adulthood, he was the secret lover who left her without explanation. Now he's the person who won't let her go down without a fight.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful story of hope!!

    • By Busybee9000 on 01-08-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Losing to Win

    • By: Michele Grant
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain, Corey Allen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    The small town of Belle Haven, Louisiana, is still struggling with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the Gulf oil spill, and its residents will do whatever it takes to get it back on its feet. So when local English teacher Carissa Melody Wayne is asked to appear on the weight-loss reality show Losing to Win, she agrees. She doesn't realize that others from her past will be joining her, including her high school nemesis, an acquaintance who's been nursing a long-time crush on her - and most shocking of all, Carissa's ex-fiancé...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really good!

    • By Angela Daniels on 02-15-18

    Regular price: $20.72

    • 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 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    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

    • Nappily Faithful

    • By: Trisha R. Thomas
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Honored by the NAACP and optioned by major Hollywood film studios, the top-selling novels of Trisha R. Thomas are favorites of readers everywhere. After the hospital high jinks of Nappily Married, Venus and her husband Jake are ready to get away from all the nonsense. So they move to Atlanta - and that's where the drama really begins.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Listen

    • By Sonia on 08-02-09

    Regular price: $36.37

    • Joy

    • By: Victoria Christopher Murray
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Joy, a work of both romance and tragedy, is bound together by the unshakable faith of its protagonist. Anya Mitchell seems to have it all - a profitable financial services business, a handsome fiance, and an expensive diamond ring. But there are unwelcome doubts lingering in her mind. Danger also looms on the horizon, as a stalker lurking at the edge of her life draws closer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible!!!

    • By Tuty on 05-04-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    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

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