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Take My Hand Cover
Author: Dolen Perkins-Valdez |
Release Date: April 12, 2022
“Deeply empathetic yet unflinching in its gaze… an unforgettable exploration of responsibility and redemption, the dangers of good intentions, and the folly of believing anyone can decide what's best for another's life.”—Cele...
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ISBN: 9780593552247
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Moon Witch, Spider King Cover
Author: Marlon James | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: March 01, 2022
From Marlon James, author of the bestselling National Book Award finalist Black Leopard, Red Wolf, the second book in the Dark Star trilogy, his African Game of Thrones. In Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Sogolon the Moon Witch proved a worthy adversar...
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Author: Dorothy West | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: August 03, 2021
In her final novel, Dorothy West offers an intimate glimpse into African American middle class.  Set on bucolic Martha's Vineyard in the 1950s, The Wedding tells the story of life in the Oval, a proud, insular community made up of the ...
Author: Julie Dash | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: June 22, 2021
Drawing from the magical world of her iconic Sundance award-winning film, Julie Dash’s stand-alone novel tells another rich, historical tale of the Gullah-Geechee people: a multigenerational story about a Brooklyn College anthropology student w...
Author: James McBride | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: March 03, 2020
Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction   Winner of the Gotham Book PrizeOne of Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of the Year"Oprah's Book Club PickNamed one of the Top Ten Books of the Year by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly a...
Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates | Narrator: Joe Morton
Release Date: September 24, 2019
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war...
Author: Laura Kalpakian | Narrator: Alexandra Harris
Release Date: April 16, 2019
The daughter of Hollywood royalty, Roxanne Granville is used to getting what she wants—even if she has to break the rules. But after a falling-out with her grandfather, a powerful movie mogul, she has to face life on her own for the first time....
Author: Marlon James | Narrator: Dion Graham
Release Date: February 19, 2019
One of TIME’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All TimeWinner of the L.A. Times Ray Bradbury Prize Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award The New York Times Bestseller Named a Best Book of 2019 by The Wall Street Journal, TIME, NPR, GQ, Vogue...
Author: Lauren Wilkinson | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: February 12, 2019
“American Spy updates the espionage thriller with blazing originality.”—Entertainment Weekly“There has never been anything like it.”—Marlon James, GQ“So much fun . . . Like the best of John le Carr&...
Author: Esi Edugyan | Narrator: Dion Graham
Release Date: September 18, 2018
ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR • MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST • “A gripping historical narrative exploring both the bounds of slavery and what it means to be truly free.” —Va...
Author: Ralph Ellison | Narrator: Arthur Morey and Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: April 17, 2018
At his death in 1994, Ralph Ellison left behind roughly two thousand pages of his unfinished second novel, which he had spent nearly four decades writing. Long awaited, it was to have been the work Ellison intended to follow his masterpiece, Invisibl...
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ISBN: 9780525587682
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Author: Elaine Neil Orr | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: April 03, 2018
From the critically acclaimed writer of A Different Sun, a Southern coming-of-age novel that sets three very different young people against the tumultuous years of the American civil rights movement...Tacker Hart left his home in North Carolina as a ...