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    • The Power

    • Written by: Naomi Alderman
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Naomi Alderman, Thomas Judd, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    'She throws her head back and pushes her chest forward and lets go a huge blast right into the centre of his body. The rivulets and streams of red scarring run across his chest and up around his throat. She'd put her hand on his heart and stopped him dead.' Suddenly - tomorrow or the day after - girls find that with a flick of their fingers, they can inflict agonizing pain and even death.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • makes you think

    • By Laura Anderson on 2019-02-14

    Price: CDN$ 27.21

    • Americanah

    • Written by: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 17 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104

    As teenagers, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love in a Nigeria under military dictatorship. The self-assured Ifemelu departs for America, where Obinze hopes to join her, but post-9/11 America will not let him in, and he plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, after so long apart and so many changes, will they find the courage to meet again, face to face?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Accent woes

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-04-22

    Price: CDN$ 46.30

    • The Power

    • Written by: Naomi Alderman
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    In The Power, the world is a recognizable place: There's a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family pool; a foster kid whose religious parents hide their true nature; an ambitious American politician; a tough London girl from a tricky family. But then a vital new force takes root and flourishes, causing their lives to converge with devastating effect. Teenage girls now have immense physical power - they can cause agonizing pain and even death. And, with this small twist of nature, the world drastically resets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • F*ck Me @ That Last Sentence!

    • By Sunny on 2018-01-17

    Price: CDN$ 38.31

    • Stormrider

    • Rigante, Book 4
    • Written by: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Centuries after Connavar's triumphant battles against the invading army of Stone gained the Rigante their freedom, the clan finds itself oppressed once again. Magic that once flourished has been all but snuffed out. The Varlish king and his barons have stolen Rigante lands and robbed the people of their culture and liberty. From the Rigante's former seat of power the black-hearted Moidart rules; only in the north are the clansmen free.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the very best storyteller for Fantasy!

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-06-24

    Price: CDN$ 28.64

    • Stay with Me

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Ayobami Adebayo
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Yejide and Akin have been married since they met and fell in love at university. Though many expected Akin to take several wives, he and Yejide have always agreed: Polygamy is not for them. But four years into their marriage - after consulting fertility doctors and healers, trying strange teas and unlikely cures - Yejide is still not pregnant. She assumes she still has time - until her family arrives on her doorstep with a young woman they introduce as Akin's second wife.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book!

    • By beaneyov on 2019-01-09

    Price: CDN$ 32.42

    • Provenance

    • Written by: Ann Leckie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    A power-driven young woman has just one chance to secure the status she craves and regain priceless lost artifacts prized by her people. She must free their thief from a prison planet from which no one has ever returned. Ingray and her charge will return to her home world to find their planet in political turmoil, at the heart of an escalating interstellar conflict. Together, they must make a new plan to salvage Ingray's future, her family, and her world before they are lost to her for good.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read for any sci-fi lover.

    • By Julianna on 2018-01-29

    Price: CDN$ 39.85

    • Poseidon's Wake

    • Written by: Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 27 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    This novel is a standalone story which takes two extraordinary characters and follows them as they independently begin to unravel some of the greatest mysteries of our universe. Their missions are dangerous, and they are all venturing into the unknown...and if they can uncover the secret to faster-than-light travel then new worlds will be at our fingertips. But innovation and progress are not always embraced by everyone. There is a saboteur at work.

    Price: CDN$ 35.80

    • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    • A BBC Radio 4 Dramatisation
    • Written by: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Cecilia Noble, full cast, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Abandoned by their parents, Maya and her older brother, Bailey, are sent to live with their grandmother and uncle in the small Southern town of Stamps in Arkansas. Struggling with rejection, they endure the prejudice of their white neighbours and suffer several racist incidents. One day, their father unexpectedly returns and takes the children to live with their mother in St Louis, Missouri. Aged only eight, Maya is abused by her mother's boyfriend, an experience that haunts her for a lifetime.

    Price: CDN$ 13.66

    • The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Jennifer Ryan
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister, Laura Kirman, Imogen Wilde, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    As England enters World War II's dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to shutter the church's choir in the absence of men and instead carry on singing. Resurrecting themselves as The Chilbury Ladies' Choir, the women of this small village soon use their joint song to lift up themselves and the community as the war tears through their lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed this book

    • By Valerie on 2019-03-07

    Price: CDN$ 41.68

    • Midnight Falcon

    • Rigante, Book 2
    • Written by: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    They called him Bane the Bastard - though none said it to his face. Born of treachery, his name a curse, he grew up among the warriors of the Rigante. They valued his skills in war, but they feared the violence in his heart. And when, as a Wolfshead and Outlaw, he left Rigante lands, they breathed sighs of relief. But Bane would return, the destiny of the Rigante in his hands, the fate of the world resting on his skills with a blade.

    Price: CDN$ 28.64

    • Sword in the Storm

    • Rigante, Book 1
    • Written by: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 16 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Born in the storm that doomed his father, Connavar grows to manhood among the mist-covered mountains of Caer Druagh, where the Rigante tribe dwell in harmony with the land and its gods. But beyond the border, across the water, an evil force is gathering strength, an unstoppable force that will change the world beyond all recognition. Haunted by malevolent spirits and hunted by evil men, Connavar sets out on a spectacular mission to save his people.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, wrong choice for narrator

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-07-15

    Price: CDN$ 28.64

    • The Raven Tower

    • Written by: Ann Leckie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    For centuries, the kingdom of Iraden has been protected by the god known as the Raven. He watches over his territory from atop a tower in the powerful port of Vastai. His will is enacted through the Raven's Lease, a human ruler chosen by the god himself. His magic is sustained via the blood sacrifice that every Lease must offer. And under the Raven's watch, the city flourishes. But the power of the Raven is weakening. A usurper has claimed the throne. The kingdom borders are tested by invaders who long for the prosperity that Vastai boasts. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful exploration of the complexities of power

    • By Laura on 2019-05-13

    Price: CDN$ 37.16

    • Ancillary Mercy

    • Written by: Ann Leckie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    For a moment things seemed to be under control for Breq, the soldier who used to be a warship. Then a search of Athoek Station's slums turns up someone who shouldn't exist, and a messenger from the mysterious Presger empire arrives, as does Breq's enemy, the divided and quite possibly insane Anaander Mianaai - ruler of an empire at war with itself.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Painful Narration

    • By Jason L on 2018-02-22

    Price: CDN$ 37.71

    • The Thing Around Your Neck

    • Written by: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In her most intimate and seamlessly crafted work to date, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie turns her penetrating eye on America in 12 dazzling stories that explore the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Africa and the United States.

    Price: CDN$ 37.05

    • Ravenheart

    • Rigante, Book 3
    • Written by: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 15 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Eight hundred years have passed since King Connavar of the Rigante and his bastard son, Bane, defeated the invading army of Stone. In that time, Connavar has become a legend, and the Rigante have lost the freedom so many gave their lives to preserve. A conquered people, they live and die under the iron rule of the Varlish, their culture all but destroyed.

    Price: CDN$ 28.64

    • The Old Drift

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Namwali Serpell
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Richard E. Grant, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Length: 24 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    On the banks of the Zambezi River, a few miles from the majestic Victoria Falls, there was once a colonial settlement called The Old Drift. Here begins the epic story of a small African nation, told by a mysterious swarm-like chorus that calls itself man’s greatest nemesis. The tale? A playful panorama of history, fairytale, romance, and science fiction. The moral? To err is human.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I'm struggling to finish it. Still two chapters to

    • By eliane gaudron on 2019-06-25

    Price: CDN$ 52.63

    • Across the Void

    • A Novel
    • Written by: S.K. Vaughn
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    A visceral space thriller following the sole survivor of a catastrophic accident in space that leaves her drifting in the void with only the voice of her estranged husband, a NASA scientist, to guide her back to Earth.   

    Price: CDN$ 28.41

    • Ancillary Sword

    • The Imperial Radch series, Book 2
    • Written by: Ann Leckie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Breq - the soldier who used to be a spaceship - is serving the emperor she swore to destroy. She's been given her own warship, her own crew, and ordered to the only place in the galaxy she would have agreed to go: to Athoek Station, to protect the family of the lieutenant she murdered in cold blood. Athoek was annexed by the Empire some 600 years ago, and by now everyone is fully 'civilised'. Or should be - but everything is not as tranquil as it appears.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible narration

    • By Jason L on 2018-01-30

    Price: CDN$ 27.21

    • Lagoon

    • Written by: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Three strangers, each isolated by his or her own problems: Adaora, the marine biologist. Anthony, the rapper famous throughout Africa. Agu, the troubled soldier. Wandering Bar Beach in Lagos, Nigeria's legendary mega-city, they're more alone than they've ever been before. But when something like a meteorite plunges into the ocean and a tidal wave overcomes them, these three people will find themselves bound together in ways they could never imagine.

    Price: CDN$ 23.22

    • Doctor Who: Tenth Doctor Novels

    • Eight adventures for the 10th Doctor
    • Written by: Jacqueline Rayner, Stephen Cole
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Freema Agyeman, Reggie Yates, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Freema Agyeman, Reggie Yates, Adjoah Andoh and Will Thorp are the readers of these eight original stories featuring the 10th Doctor and Martha, as played on TV by David Tennant and Freema Agyeman. The titles are; Sting of the Zygons by Stephen Cole, The Last Dodo by Jacqueline Rayner, Wooden Heart by Martin Day, Forever Autumn by Mark Morris, Wetworld by Mark Michalowski, Sick Building by Paul Magrs, The Pirate Loop by Simon Guerrier, and Peacemaker by James Swallow.

    Price: CDN$ 45.83

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