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    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
    • Series: God Series, Book 5
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 11-05-10
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 326 ratings
    • Annette is thankful that her husband, Pee Wee, has decided to give her a second chance after discovering her affair. But post-betrayal Pee Wee seems a million miles away....

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    • By: Walter Mosley
    • Narrated by: Ty Jones
    • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 11-24-08
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 149 ratings
    • i>The Tempest Tales, an Essence Book Club Recommended Read, features Tempest Landry, a black man shot down by an over-eager cop. But that's not the end of the line....

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    • By: Langston Hughes
    • Narrated by: Jaime Lincoln Smith
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 08-30-22
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 29 ratings
    • A fascinating chronicle of a family's joys and hardships, Not Without Laughter is a vivid exploration of growing up and growing strong in a racially divided society. A rich and important work, it masterfully echoes the black American experience....

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    • The Broken Earth, Book 1
    • By: N. K. Jemisin
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Series: The Broken Earth, Book 1
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 08-04-15
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 26,267 ratings
    • This is the way the world ends...for the last time. It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun. It starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter....

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    • By: Tananarive Due
    • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
    • Series: African Immortals, Book 3
    • Length: 19 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 05-22-09
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 330 ratings
    • Said to cure almost any illness, the new street drug Glow has attained almost mythical status in America. The key ingredient in Glow is the Living Blood....

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    • By: Zora Neale Hurston
    • Narrated by: Ruby Dee
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 12-26-04
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 11,489 ratings
    • This poetic, graceful love story celebrates boldly and brilliantly African-American culture and heritage....

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    • By: Ernest J. Gaines
    • Narrated by: Lynne Thigpen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Release date: 03-28-14
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 155 ratings
    • Miss Jane is 100 years old when she is interviewed by an area high school teacher looking to teach his students more about plantation society in the Deep South....

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    • By: George S. Schuyler
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 06-05-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 125 ratings
    • According to Max Disher, an ambitious young black man in 1930s New York, someone of his race has only three alternatives: "Get out, get white, or get along." Incapable of getting out and unhappy with getting along, Max leaps at the remaining possibility....

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    • By: Toni Morrison
    • Narrated by: Toni Morrison
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 07-23-07
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,052 ratings
    • Nel and Sula's devotion is fierce enough to withstand bullies and the burden of a dreadful secret. It endures even after Nel has grown up to be a pillar of the black community and Sula has become a pariah....

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    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 02-01-09
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 788 ratings
    • First published in 1962, this is an emotionally intense novel of love, hatred, race, and liberal America in the 1960s, taking on the then-taboo themes of interracial couples, bisexuality, and extramarital affairs....

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    • By: Harriet Ann Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Mia Ellis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 12-26-18
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 428 ratings
    • Harriet Ann Jacob's autobiography documents her life as a slave and how she attained freedom. Harrowing in its descriptions of sexual abuse, Jacob's slave narrative is notable for the appeal it made to abolitionist women to open their eyes to the realities of slavery....

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    • Uncle Tom's Cabin, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, and Twelve Years a Slave
    • By: Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Jacobs, Solomon Northup
    • Narrated by: Rory Young
    • Length: 33 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 08-04-20
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 12 ratings
    • Inside this harrowing collection, you’ll uncover three thought-provoking and classic novels about slavery, civil rights, and the plight of African Americans before the abolition of slavery....

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    • By: Claude Mckay
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Release date: 02-11-20
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 76 ratings
    • Buried in the archive for almost 90 years, Claude McKay's Romance in Marseille traces the adventures of a rowdy troupe of dockworkers, prostitutes, and political organizers - collectively straight and queer, disabled and able-bodied, African, European, Caribbean, and American....

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    • By: Alice Walker
    • Narrated by: Samira Wiley
    • Series: Color Purple, Book 1
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 05-19-20
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1,652 ratings
    • Celie has grown up poor in rural Georgia, despised by the society around her and abused by her own family. She strives to protect her sister, Nettie, from a similar fate, and while Nettie escapes to a new life as a missionary in Africa....

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    • By: Langston Hughes
    • Narrated by: Myra Taylor
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 06-19-07
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 55 ratings
    • Angelic Essie Belle Johnson and devilish Laura Reed both agree that they need to do something to spice up their lives and earn more money. So they start their own church....

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