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    • Homefront

    • An Expeditionary Force Audio Drama Special
    • Written by: Craig Alanson
    • Narrated by: Zachary Quinto, R.C. Bray, Kate Mulgrew, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
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    After the latest mission of the starship Flying Dutchman, Earth is safe not just for a year but for hundreds of years. The ship’s weary crew wonders what they will do with their lives in peacetime, but the enemy has other plans, and there is danger on the Homefront. Starring Zachary Quinto, R. C. Bray, Kate Mulgrew, Robert Picardo, and everyone's favorite AI, Skippy the Magnificent, alongside a full cast. Includes plenty of pew-pew-pew, original sound composition, and maybe some singing by R. C. Bray.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Solid Shmaybe!

    • By ChrisCW on 2019-06-19

    Price: CDN$ 37.58

    • Coming of Age in Mississippi

    • Written by: Anne Moody
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Born to a poor couple who were tenant farmers on a plantation in Mississippi, Anne Moody lived through some of the most dangerous days of the pre-civil rights era in the South. The week before she began high school came the news of Emmet Till's lynching. Before then, she had "known the fear of hunger, hell, and the Devil. But now there was…the fear of being killed just because I was black." In that moment was born the passion for freedom and justice that would change her life.

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Life in Motion

    • An Unlikely Ballerina
    • Written by: Misty Copeland
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As the only African-American soloist dancing with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland has made history. But when she first placed her hands on the barre at an after-school community center, no one expected the undersized, anxious 13-year-old to become a ground­breaking ballerina. Life in Motion is a story of passion and grace for anyone who has dared to dream of a different life.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Successful Women Think Differently

    • 9 Habits to Make You Happier, Healthier, and More Resilient
    • Written by: Valorie Burton
    • Narrated by: Lisa Renee Pitts
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Popular author and professional certified coach Valorie Burton knows that successful women think differently. They make decisions differently. They set goals differently and bounce back from failure differently. Valorie is dedicated to help women create new thought processes that empower them to succeed in their relationships, finances, work, health, and spiritual life. In this powerful and practical guide, Valorie provides a woman with insight into who she really is and gives her the tools, knowledge, and understanding to succeed.

    Price: CDN$ 30.09

    • Blanche on the Lam

    • Blanche White Series, Book 1
    • Written by: Barbara Neely
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Blanche White is a plump, feisty, middle-aged African-American housekeeper working for the genteel rich in North Carolina. But when an employer stiffs her, and her checks bounce, she goes on the lam, hiding out as a maid for a wealthy family at their summer home. That plan goes awry when there's a murder and Blanche becomes the prime suspect. So she's forced to use her savvy, her sharp wit, and her old-girl network of domestic workers to discover the truth and save her own skin.

    Price: CDN$ 32.92

    • Sugar in the Blood

    • A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire
    • Written by: Andrea Stuart
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the late 1630s, lured by the promise of the New World, Andrea Stuart's earliest known maternal ancestor, George Ashby, set sail from England to settle in Barbados. He fell into the life of a sugar plantation owner by mere chance, but by the time he harvested his first crop, a revolution was fully under way.

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Left to Tell

    • Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
    • Written by: Immaculee Ilibagiza, Steve Erwin
    • Narrated by: Lisa Renee Pitts
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Abridged
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    In 1994, Immaculee Ilibagiza's world was ripped apart when her native country of Rwanda descended into a bloody genocide. Her family was brutally murdered during a killing spree that lasted three months and claimed the lives of nearly a million Rwandans. Miraculously, Immaculee survived the slaughter.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastically inspiring

    • By Bradley L. Shortell on 2019-03-15

    Price: CDN$ 24.13

    • Cane

    • Written by: Jean Toomer
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin, Mirron Willis, Lisa Renee Pitts
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jean Toomer's Cane is one of the most significant works to come out of the Harlem Renaissance, and is considered to be a masterpiece in American modernist literature because of its distinct structure and style. First published in 1923 and told through a series of vignettes, Cane uses poetry, prose, and play-like dialogue to create a window into the varied lives of African Americans living in the rural South and urban North during a time when Jim Crow laws pervaded and racism reigned. 

    Price: CDN$ 19.34

    • Wastelands

    • Stories of the Apocalypse
    • Written by: John Joseph Adams
    • Narrated by: Susan Hanfield, J. Paul Boehmer, Gabrielle de Cuir, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the Book of Revelation to The Road Warrior, from A Canticle for Leibowitz to The Road, storytellers have long imagined the end of the world, weaving eschatological tales of catastrophe, chaos, and calamity. In doing so, these visionary authors have addressed one of the most challenging and enduring themes of imaginative fiction: The nature of life in the aftermath of total societal collapse.

    Price: CDN$ 32.38

    • God Is Able

    • Written by: Priscilla Shirer
    • Narrated by: Lisa Renee-Pitts
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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     Got an impossible situation? The anxiety it brings can wake you in the middle of a needed night’s sleep and then stalk you in the middle of broad daylight. It can sneak up on you and cast a cloak of fear and concern over your shoulders that you can’t seem to shake no matter how hard you try. It can take you down. Squash all hope. Stop you in your tracks.   Impossible. Impenetrable. Unchangeable. Maybe so...until God gets involved. 

    Price: CDN$ 26.30

    • "Multiplication Is for White People"

    • Raising Expectations for Other People's Children
    • Written by: Lisa Delpit
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As MacArthur award-winning educator Lisa Delpit reminds us - and as all research shows - there is no achievement gap at birth. In her long-awaited second book, Delpit presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during the school years that has eluded several decades of reform. Delpit reflects on two decades of reform efforts that have still left a generation of poor children of color feeling that higher educational achievement isn't for them.

    Price: CDN$ 21.92

    • Black Feminism Reimagined

    • After Intersectionality
    • Written by: Jennifer C. Nash
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Black Feminism Reimagined, Jennifer C. Nash reframes black feminism's engagement with intersectionality, often celebrated as its primary intellectual and political contribution to feminist theory. Charting the institutional history and contemporary uses of intersectionality in the academy, Nash outlines how women's studies has both elevated intersectionality to the discipline's primary program-building initiative and cast intersectionality as a threat to feminism's coherence.

    Price: CDN$ 21.92

    • Children of the Self-Absorbed

    • A Grown-Up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents
    • Written by: Nina W. Brown
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Being a parent is usually all about giving of yourself to foster your child's growth and development. But what happens when this isn't the case? Some parents dismiss the needs of their children, asserting their own instead, demanding attention and reassurance from even very young children. This may especially be the case when a parent has narcissistic tendencies or narcissistic personality disorder.

    Price: CDN$ 32.41

    • A Study in Honor

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Claire O'Dell
    • Narrated by: Lisa Renee Pitts
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dr. Janet Watson knows firsthand the horrifying cost of a divided nation. While treating broken soldiers on the battlefields of the New Civil War, a sniper’s bullet shattered her arm and ended her career. Honorably discharged and struggling with the semi-functional mechanical arm that replaced the limb she lost, she returns to the nation’s capital. Homeless and jobless, Watson is uncertain of the future when she meets another black and queer woman, Sara Holmes, a mysterious yet playfully challenging covert agent who offers the doctor a place to stay.

    Price: CDN$ 38.59

    • Enjoy

    • Finding the Freedom to Delight Daily in God's Good Gifts
    • Written by: Trillia J. Newbell
    • Narrated by: Lisa Renee Pitts
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Is it okay to enjoy this life? Watching a gorgeous sunset. Sharing a laugh with a friend. Tasting a sun-ripened strawberry. Each day is full of opportunities for you to savor the countless gifts the creator has given. But do you feel free to delight in God's abundant gifts, or is your joy sometimes distorted by guilt, fear of idolatry, or simply an overwhelming awareness of sin's effects on this world?

    Price: CDN$ 30.09

    • How We Get Free

    • Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective
    • Written by: Keeanga -Yamahtta Taylor
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Combahee River Collective, a path-breaking group of radical black feminists, was one of the most important organizations to develop out of the antiracist and women's liberation movements of the 1960s and 70s. In this collection of essays and interviews edited by activist-scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, founding members of the organization and contemporary activists reflect on the legacy of its contributions to black feminism and its impact on today's struggles.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • Nappily Ever After

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Trisha R. Thomas
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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    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 could have imagined.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book!!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-08-17

    Price: CDN$ 24.03

    • Confession of the Lioness

    • Written by: Mia Couto
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kenerly, Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Told through two haunting, interwoven diaries, Mia Couto's Confession of the Lioness reveals the mysterious world of Kulumani, a village whose traditions are threatened when ghostlike lionesses begin hunting the women who live there.

    Price: CDN$ 23.12

    • Every Little Step

    • My Story
    • Written by: Bobby Brown
    • Narrated by: Bobby Brown, Lisa Renee Pitts, T. J. Storm
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bobby Brown has been one of the most compelling American artists of the past 30 years, a magnetic and talented figure who successfully crossed over many musical genres, including R&B and hip-hop as well as the mainstream. In the late 1980s, the former front man of New Edition had a wildly successful solo career - especially with the launch of Don't Be Cruel - garnering multiple hits on the Billboard top 10 list as well as several Grammy, American Music, and Soul Train awards.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I understand,,,,,,,

    • By Diana Hyatt on 2018-07-11

    Price: CDN$ 36.22

    • ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life

    • Written by: Kathleen Nadeau, Judith Kolberg
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From authors Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau comes an essential guide to organization written with the unique needs of ADD sufferers in mind. Here are strategies that work from a professional organizer and a renowned ADD clinician.

    Price: CDN$ 28.74

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