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Huff, Puff & Blow, Book 1: A Trio of Sexy, Sick and Sinister Black Werewolf Tales Featuring a Booty Call for Justice
Huff, Puff & Blow, Book 1: A Trio of Sexy, Sick and Sinister Black Werewolf Tales Featuring a Booty Call for Justice
By Halogen Audio
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$13.08
4.0 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
In Huff, Puff & Blow, Nine Blackmon explores the secret lives of a group of Black Chicagoans who also happen to be werewolves. We start with Dr. Baruka Sims, a forensic pathologist who finds herself answering a very sexy brother's booty call to find out why the last three women he was involved with all ended up mauled to death by a killer on the south side of the city. Next, we travel back in time to the 1940s and find a fixer dodging bullets, babes and bloody bodies in an effort to prevent a


Abide with Me: Invisible Life, Book 3
Abide with Me: Invisible Life, Book 3
By Random House Audio
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$23.95
4.2 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
Dare to dream. Since the publication of E. Lynn Harris's stunning debut novel, Invisible Life, millions of readers have laughed, cried, and anguished along with his unforgettable cast of characters. Now, his growing legions of fans will finally find out what happens in this delicious conclusion to the ''Invisible Life'' trilogy. In Abide with Me, Harris returns with the utmost finesse to his signature themes of love, friendship, and family, and craftily guides his irresistible characters


The Tragedy of Brady Sims
The Tragedy of Brady Sims
By Random House Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
Ernest J. Gaines' new novella revolves around a courthouse shooting that leads a young reporter to uncover the long story of race and power in his small town and the relationship between the white sheriff and the black man who ''whipped children'' to keep order. After Brady Sims pulls out a gun in a courtroom and shoots his own son, who has just been convicted of robbery and murder, he asks only to be allowed two hours before he'll give himself up to the sheriff. When the editor of the local


The Bluest Eye
The Bluest Eye
By Random House Audio
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$20.95
4.3 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the story of 11-year-old Pecola Breedlove--a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others--who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning and the tragedy of its


The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas
The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas
By Lexicos Audio
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$17.46
4.9 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (1839-1908) was the greatest writer ever to come from Brazil and one of the masters of nineteenth-century fiction. Susan Sontag calls him ''the greatest writer ever produced in Latin America'', surpassing even Borges. Harold Bloom says that Machado is ''the supreme black literary artist to date''. And Allen Ginsburg calls him ''another Kafka''. And The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas is his masterpiece, a dazzling, tragic, and profound novel that belongs next to


Essential Brooks CD
Essential Brooks CD
By Caedmon
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$879.95

ean: 9780060878764, isbn: 0060878762,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
One Great Author. One Great CD.Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks reads 27 of her best poems, including ''Do Not Be Afraid of No,'' ''The Bean Eaters,'' ''Riot,'' and ''The Sermon on the Warpland,'' in a quiet, forceful manner that underscores the raw vigor of her writing, centered on the daily lives of black people in bleak cities. The recording bursts with the cutting observation and warm humor that have made Brooks one of the most celebrated poets of her time..


She Would Be King: A Novel
She Would Be King: A Novel
By Brilliance Audio
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$21.95
4.8 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
A novel of exhilarating range, magical realism, and history - a dazzling retelling of Liberia's formation Wayétu Moore's powerful debut novel, She Would Be King, reimagines the dramatic story of Liberia's early years through three unforgettable characters who share an uncommon bond. Gbessa, exiled from the West African village of Lai, is starved, bitten by a viper, and left for dead, but still she survives. June Dey, raised on a plantation in Virginia, hides his unusual strength until a


Seeking Sarah: A Novel
Seeking Sarah: A Novel
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
From the national best-selling and award-winning ReShonda Tate Billingsley comes this gripping and emotional exploration of the complex bond between mother and daughter. From the time Brooke Green was seven years old, she has lived with the pain of losing her mother. Her father has done the best job he could in raising her, but a piece of her always felt empty. On the day of her father's funeral, her grandmother breaks the shocking news: Her mother, Sarah, is very much alive. She abandoned her


The Sniper's Wife: The Joe Gunther Mysteries, Book 13
The Sniper's Wife: The Joe Gunther Mysteries, Book 13
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
The harrowing call comes from the NYPD: Willy's ex-wife Mary has been found dead in her Lower East Side apartment, and Willy is asked to identify the body. Torn from his beloved Vermont, Willy returns to the city of his hard-drinking youth with misgivings that deepen when he sees Mary's sad corpse on a gurney. Because of a fresh puncture mark in her arm, the police think she overdosed. But Willy has doubts. Driven by loss and guilt, Willy searches deeper and deeper into his past, to a long-ago


The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (Oprah's Book Club 2.0)
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (Oprah's Book Club 2.0)
By Brand: Random House Audio
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$75.00

ean: 9780804127257, isbn: 0804127255,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
The newest Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 selection The arrival of a major new voice in contemporary fiction.  A debut of extraordinary distinction: Ayana Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration through the trials of one unforgettable family. In 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and watches helplessly as her firstborn


Always & Forever: A Saga of Slavery and Deliverance: Plantation Series, Book 1
Always & Forever: A Saga of Slavery and Deliverance: Plantation Series, Book 1
By Tantor Audio
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$25.95
4.6 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Since they were children running barefoot about Toulouse Plantation, Josie and Cleo have been as close as sisters, forging an unbreakable bond that defies their roles as mistress and slave. Together, the two have shared secrets and protected each other through happiness and heartbreak. They never dream they could also share an intense passion for the same man, the elegant, charming, and irresistibly seductive Bertrand Chamard. His love will change their friendship forever and set in motion a


The Fifth Season: The Broken Earth, Book 1
The Fifth Season: The Broken Earth, Book 1
By Hachette Audio
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$24.95
4.4 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
This is the way the world ends. For the last time. A season of endings has begun. 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. It starts with betrayal,and long dormant wounds rising up to fester. This is the Stillness, a land long familiar with catastrophe, where the power of the Earth is wielded as a weapon. And where there is no mercy. A new


Nowhere Is a Place
Nowhere Is a Place
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Sherry has struggled all her life to understand who she is, where she comes from, and, most importantly, why her mother slapped her cheek one summer afternoon. The incident has haunted Sherry, and it causes her to dig into her family's past. Like many family histories, it is fractured and reluctant to reveal its secrets; but Sherry remains determined. In just a few days' time, her extended family will gather for a reunion, and Sherry sets off across the country with her mother, Dumpling, to


Thieves' Paradise
Thieves' Paradise
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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$14.95
4.4 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Twenty-five-year-old Dante Brown is down and out in L.A. After doing a stretch of hard time in juvenile jail, he cleaned up his act as a computer techie - only to be laid off when the economy went south. Now he's facing a mountain of unpaid bills, a car on its last legs, imminent eviction, and a snowball's chance in hell with Pam, a sexy waitress/actress on the hunt for a man with means. Enter Scamz, a slick brother from Dante's checkered past whose successful, illegal business associations


Torn Between a Goon and a Gangsta 3: The Finale
Torn Between a Goon and a Gangsta 3: The Finale
By Jaded Publications
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
The finale is finally here! The stakes are at an all-time high after Nikki realizes she's stolen money from a blood-thirsty loan shark who will stop at nothing to get back what's rightfully his. Hassan is still on a lone search of trying to find himself as he deals with his past, inner demons, and the fact that he's still in love with his best friend's girl. Dre still can't seem to catch a break as he deals with the consequences of his actions. And Maceo is simply in the midst of it all. In


A Song Flung Up to Heaven
A Song Flung Up to Heaven
By Random House Audio
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$14.95
4.9 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
The culmination of a unique achievement in modern American literature: the six volumes of autobiography that began more than thirty years ago with the appearance of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. A Song Flung Up to Heaven opens as Maya Angelou returns from Africa to the United States to work with Malcolm X. But first she has to journey to California to be reunited with her mother and brother. No sooner does she arrive there than she learns that Malcolm X has been assassinated. Devastated,


Nappily Ever After: A Novel
Nappily Ever After: A Novel
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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$10.95
4.3 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
Venus Johnston has a great job and a long-term, live-in boyfriend who happens to be a drop-dead gorgeous doctor. She also has a weekly beauty-parlor date to keep her long, nappy hair slick and straight. But the tedious hours and harsh chemicals in the salon have long grated on Venus. One frustrating day, she trades in the long hair for a dramatically short, natural cut and sends her commitment-balking boyfriend packing. It's a bold declaration of independence and one that has effects she never


Celebrations: Rituals of Peace and Prayer: Book & CD Gift Set
Celebrations: Rituals of Peace and Prayer: Book & CD Gift Set
By Random House Audio
SKU: #VI-0739342916
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$85.99

sku: VI-0739342916, ean: 9780739342916, isbn: 0739342916,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
A Book and CD Gift Set Grace, dignity, and eloquence have long been hallmarks of Maya Angelou’s poetry. Her measured verses have stirred our souls, energized our minds, and healed our hearts. Whether offering hope in the darkest of nights or expressing sincere joy at the extraordinariness of the everyday, Maya Angelou has served as our common voice. Celebrations is a collection of timely and timeless poems that are an integral part of the global fabric. Several works have become nearly as


Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen
Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen
By Macmillan Audio
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$28.95
4.3 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
This program includes a bonus conversation with the author and is read by acclaimed narrator Bahni Turpin, whose voice listeners will recognize from The Hate U Give, Children of Blood and Bone, and The Underground Railroad. From Sarah Bird comes the compelling, hidden story of Cathy Williams, a former slave and the first woman to ever serve in the US Army  ''Here's the first thing you need to know about Miss Cathy Williams: I am the daughter of a daughter of a queen and my Mama never let me


Lust: Seven Deadly Sins Series, Book 1
Lust: Seven Deadly Sins Series, Book 1
By Tantor Audio
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$14.95
4.4 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
From the NAACP Image award winner and national best-selling author Victoria Christopher Murray comes a novel inspired by the seven deadly sins about a woman caught between an entertainment mogul with a shady past and his childhood friend who is out for revenge. Is lust a sin? Tiffanie has lived a sheltered life in a very strict household with her pastor grandfather and her grandmother in Washington, DC. But when she meets Damon, she falls for the successful entertainment businessman despite his



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