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El pájaro carpintero Cover
Author: James McBride |
Release Date: August 08, 2023
"Nací y fui un hombre de color, no lo olvidéis, pero viví como una mujer de color durante diecisiete años." Henry Cebolla Shackleton es un pícaro niño esclavo en cuyo camino se cruza el legendario abolicionis...
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Author: Rachel Eliza Griffiths |
Release Date: July 11, 2023
Two Black sisters growing up in small-town New England fight to protect their home, their bodies, and their dreams as the Civil Rights Movement sweeps the nation in this “magical, magnificent novel” (Marlon James) from “a start...
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Author: Tiya Miles |
Release Date: June 13, 2023
Three women uncover the secrets of a Georgia plantation that embodies the intertwined histories of Indigenous and enslaved Black communities—the fascinating debut novel, inspired by a true story, of the National Book Award-winning and New York ...
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Author: Zoe Sivak | Narrator: Imani Jade Powers
Release Date: August 02, 2022
A powerful, engrossing story of a biracial heiress who escapes to Paris when the Haitian Revolution burns across her island home. But as she works her way into the inner circle of Robespierre and his mistress, she learns that not even ocean...
Author: Blitz Bazawule | Narrator: Dion Graham
Release Date: June 28, 2022
Fleeing persecution in 1960s America, a Black couple seeks asylum in Ghana, but fresh dangers and old secrets threaten their newfound freedom in this hypnotic debut novel.“I am truly blown away by this novel.”—Jacqueline Woodson, Ne...
Author: Dolen Perkins-Valdez | Narrator: Lauren J. Daggett
Release Date: April 12, 2022
Winner of the 2023 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Fiction“Deeply empathetic yet unflinching in its gaze…an unforgettable exploration of responsibility and redemption.”—Celeste Ng Inspired by true events tha...
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Author: Marlon James | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: March 15, 2022
“Masterfully flips the first installment on its head... James makes the mythic tantalizingly real.’” —Esquire   "Even more brilliant than the first.” —BuzzfeedAn Instant New York Times Bestseller and NPR Best ...
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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...
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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...
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The Water Dancer (Oprah's Book Club) Cover
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 for ...
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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....