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    • 5 Steps to Assertiveness

    • How to Communicate with Confidence and Get What You Want
    • Written by: S. Renee Smith
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nationally recognized self-esteem and communication expert S. Renee Smith distills what she’s learned and taught about assertiveness over the past 20 years into five easy-to-follow steps. Built on her successful engagement with hundreds of organizations and individual clients, S. Renee has curated this actionable five-step how-to guide that will help you see the value of what you have to say - and gain the confidence to say it. 

    Price: CDN$ 18.74

    • More Than Enough

    • Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)
    • Written by: Elaine Welteroth
    • Narrated by: Elaine Welteroth, Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this part-manifesto, part-memoir, the revolutionary editor who infused social consciousness into the pages of Teen Vogue explores what it means to come into your own - on your own terms. Throughout her life, Elaine Welteroth has climbed the ranks of media and fashion, shattering ceilings along the way. In this riveting and timely memoir, the groundbreaking journalist unpacks lessons on race, identity, and success through her own journey....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved this!!

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-08-17

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • The Passage

    • A Novel (Book One of The Passage Trilogy)
    • Written by: Justin Cronin
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Adenrele Ojo, Abby Craden
    • Length: 36 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    First, the unthinkable: a security breach at a secret U.S. government facility unleashes the monstrous product of a chilling military experiment. Then, the unspeakable: a night of chaos and carnage gives way to sunrise on a nation, and ultimately a world, forever altered. All that remains for the stunned survivors is the long fight ahead and a future ruled by fear—of darkness, of death, of a fate far worse.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Nicole on 2019-06-24

    Price: CDN$ 81.51

    • King's Cage

    • Written by: Victoria Aveyard
    • Narrated by: Amanda Dolan, Adenrele Ojo, Erin Spencer
    • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
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    Mare Barrow is a prisoner, powerless without her lightning, tormented by her lethal mistakes. She lives at the mercy of a boy she once loved, a boy made of lies and betrayal. Now a king, Maven Calore continues weaving his dead mother's web in an attempt to maintain control over his country - and his prisoner. As Mare bears the weight of Silent Stone in the palace, her once-ragtag band of newbloods and Reds continue organizing, training, and expanding. They prepare for war, no longer able to linger in the shadows.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • wasn't my favorite

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-07-16

    Price: CDN$ 54.33

    • The Luminous Dead

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Caitlin Starling
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Gyre Price lied her way into this expedition, she thought she’d be mapping mineral deposits and that her biggest problems would be cave collapses and gear malfunctions. She also thought that the fat paycheck - enough to get her off-planet and on the trail of her mother - meant she’d get a skilled surface team, monitoring her suit and environment, keeping her safe. Keeping her sane. Instead, she got Em. Em sees nothing wrong with controlling Gyre’s body with drugs or withholding critical information to “ensure the smooth operation” of her expedition.

    Price: CDN$ 42.88

    • Heads of the Colored People

    • Stories
    • Written by: Nafissa Thompson-Spires
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A stunning new talent in literary fiction, Nafissa Thompson-Spires grapples with black identity and the contemporary middle class in these compelling, boundary-pushing vignettes. Each captivating story plunges headfirst into the lives of new, utterly original characters. Some are darkly humorous while others are devastatingly poignant. Thompson-Spires fearlessly shines a light on the simmering tensions and precariousness of black citizenship.

    Price: CDN$ 21.92

    • Let Me Show You

    • The McClain Brothers, Book 3
    • Written by: Alexandria House
    • Narrated by: Jakobi Diem, Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    Nolan McClain is the smart one, the driven one, the one who goes for what he wants, meticulously plans his steps, and thinks he has his life all mapped out...until he lays eyes on Bridgette Turner. Bridgette Turner is just as driven and focused as Nolan, but when her past comes back to haunt her, she finds herself knocked off balance and all her hard work in jeopardy. What Nolan feels for her is real, but Bridgette is skeptical. Will she let him show her his heart?  

    Price: CDN$ 21.92

    • The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls

    • Written by: Anissa Gray
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy, Adenrele Ojo, Bahni Turpin, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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    The Butler family has had their share of trials - as sisters Althea, Viola, and Lillian can attest - but nothing prepared them for the literal trial that will upend their lives. Althea, the eldest sister and substitute matriarch, is a force to be reckoned with, and her younger sisters have alternately appreciated and chafed at her strong will. They are as stunned as the rest of the small community when she and her husband, Proctor, are arrested, and in a heartbeat, the family goes from one of the most respected in town to utter disgrace.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible narration

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-04-13

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • The Farming of Bones

    • Written by: Edwidge Danticat
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It is 1937 and Amabelle Desir, a young Haitian woman living in the Dominican Republic, has built herself a life as the servant and companion of the wife of a wealthy colonel. She and Sebastien, a cane worker, are deeply in love and plan to marry. But Amabelle's world collapses when a wave of genocidal violence, driven by Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo, leads to the slaughter of Haitian workers. Amabelle and Sebastien are separated, and she desperately flees the tide of violence for a Haiti she barely remembers.

    Price: CDN$ 35.08

    • The Blackbirds

    • Written by: Eric Jerome Dickey
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 18 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    They call themselves the Blackbirds. Kwanzaa Browne, Indigo Abdulrahaman, Destiny Jones, and Ericka Stockwell are four best friends who are closer than sisters and will go to the ends of the earth for one another. Yet even their deep bond can't heal all wounds from their individual pasts as the collegiate and postcollegiate women struggle with their own demons, drama, and desires.

    Price: CDN$ 50.94

    • Ain't I a Woman

    • Black Women and Feminism (2nd Edition)
    • Written by: Bell Hooks
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the black woman's involvement with feminism, Hooks attempts to move us beyond racist and sexist assumptions. The result is nothing short of groundbreaking, giving this work a critical place in every feminist scholar's library. 

    Price: CDN$ 21.92

    • Billions & Billions

    • Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium
    • Written by: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo, Ann Druyan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    In the final book of his astonishing career, Carl Sagan brilliantly examines the burning questions of our lives, our world, and the universe around us. These luminous, entertaining essays travel both the vastness of the cosmos and the intimacy of the human mind, posing such fascinating questions as how did the universe originate and how will it end, and how can we meld science and compassion to meet the challenges of the coming century?

    Price: CDN$ 37.58

    • Josephine Baker's Last Dance

    • Written by: Sherry Jones
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    In this illuminating biographical novel, Sherry Jones spans Josephine Baker's early years in servitude and poverty in America to her rise to fame as a showgirl in her famous banana skirt to her activism against discrimination, and her many loves and losses. From 1920s Paris to 1960s Washington to her final, triumphant performance, one of the most extraordinary lives of the 20th century comes to stunning life on the page. With intimate prose and comprehensive research, Sherry Jones brings Josephine Baker into focus for the first time in a joyous celebration of a life lived in technicolor.

    Price: CDN$ 26.30

    • Unbreak Me

    • Written by: Michelle Hazen
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Andra Lawler lives isolated at her family’s horse ranch, imprisoned by the memories of an assault in college. When she needs help training her foals, she hires a Haitian-Creole cowboy from New Orleans with a laugh as big as the Montana sky. LJ Delisle can’t stand the idea that Andra might be lonely - or eating frozen TV dinners. He bakes his way into her kitchen with a lemon velvet cake, and offers her cooking lessons that set them on the road to romance. But even their love can’t escape the shadow of what they've been through.

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • Sleep Over

    • An Oral History of the Apocalypse
    • Written by: H. G. Bells
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre, Saskia Maarleveld, Tim Campbell, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 42
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    For fans of the oral history genre phenomenon World War Z, a worldwide plague of insomnia creates a devastating new apocalypse. Sleep Over is collection of waking nightmares, a scrapbook of the haunting and poignant stories from those trapped in a world where the pillars of society are crumbling, and madness is slowly descending on a planet without rest.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It's alright.

    • By Daniel on 2018-08-08

    Price: CDN$ 25.05

    • Rest in Power

    • The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin
    • Written by: Sybrina Fulton, Tracy Martin
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo, J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On a February evening in 2012, in a small town in central Florida, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking home with candy and a can of juice in hand and talking on the phone with a friend when a fatal encounter with a gun-wielding neighborhood watchman ended his young life. The watchman was briefly detained by the police and released. Trayvon's father - a truck driver named Tracy - tried to get answers from the police but was shut down and ignored.

    Price: CDN$ 42.34

    • How to Love a Jamaican

    • Stories
    • Written by: Alexia Arthurs
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards, Adenrele Ojo, Dominic Hoffman, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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    Tenderness and cruelty, loyalty and betrayal, ambition and regret - Alexia Arthurs navigates these tensions to extraordinary effect in her debut collection about Jamaican immigrants and their families back home. Sweeping from close-knit island communities to the streets of New York City and midwestern university towns, these 11 stories form a portrait of a nation, a people, and a way of life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great short stories

    • By Tamara Lewis on 2018-09-21

    Price: CDN$ 30.70

    • The Book of Etta

    • The Road to Nowhere, Book 2
    • Written by: Meg Elison
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Etta comes from Nowhere, a village of survivors of the great plague that wiped away the world that was. In the world that is, women are scarce and childbearing is dangerous...yet desperately necessary for humankind's future. Mothers and midwives are sacred, but Etta has a different calling.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good sequel to The Book of the Unnamed Midwife

    • By Victoria on 2019-07-17

    Price: CDN$ 14.10

    • Journey Through Trauma

    • A Trail Guide to the 5-Phase Cycle of Healing Repeated Trauma
    • Written by: Gretchen L. Schmelzer
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Gretchen Schmelzer watched too many people quit during treatment for trauma recovery. They found it too difficult or too frightening or just decided that for them it was too late. But as a therapist and trauma survivor herself, Dr. Schmelzer wants us to know that it is never too late to heal from trauma, whether it is the suffering caused within an abusive relationship or PTSD resulting from combat. 

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • The Other Americans

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Laila Lalami
    • Narrated by: Mozhan Marno, P.J. Ochlan, Adenrele Ojo, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of The Moor’s Account, here is a timely and powerful novel about the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant - at once a family saga, a murder mystery, and a love story, informed by the treacherous fault lines of American culture.  

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

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