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Audiobooks Narrated by Janina Edwards

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  1. The House on the Lake: The new gripping and haunting thriller from the bestselling author of Day of  Audiobook The House on the Lake: The new gripping and haunting thriller from the bestselling author of Day of
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  2. Letters on Motherhood Audiobook Letters on Motherhood
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  3. Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe Audiobook Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe
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  4. Into the Fire Audiobook Into the Fire
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  5. The Sun Sister Audiobook The Sun Sister
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  6. Sea Witch Audiobook Sea Witch
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  7. Get Sh*t Done: The Ultimate Guide to Productivity, Procrastination, & Profitability Audiobook Get Sh*t Done: The Ultimate Guide to Productivity, Procrastination, & Profitability
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  8. The Lost Pianos of Siberia: In search of Russia’s remarkable survivors Audiobook The Lost Pianos of Siberia: In search of Russia’s remarkable survivors
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  9. The Last Day: The Sunday Times bestseller and one of their best books of 2020 Audiobook The Last Day: The Sunday Times bestseller and one of their best books of 2020
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  10. The Chase Audiobook The Chase
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Subtle Acts of Exclusion: How to Understand, Identify, and Stop Microaggressions Audiobook

Subtle Acts of Exclusion: How to Understand, Identify, and Stop Microaggressions

Author: Michael Baran, Tiffany Jana Narrator: Janina Edwards Release Date: March 2020

This practical, accessible, nonjudgmental handbook is the first to help individuals and organizations recognize and prevent microaggressions so that all employees can feel a sense of belonging in their workplace. Our workplaces and society are growing more diverse, but are we supporting inclusive cultures? While overt racism, sexism, ableism, and other forms of discrimination are relatively easy to spot, we cannot neglect the subtler everyday actions that normalize exclusion. Many have heard the term microaggression, but not everyone fully understands what they are or how to recognize them and stop them from happening. In this book, Tiffany Jana and Michael Baran offer a clearer, more accessible term, subtle acts of exclusion, or SAEs, to emphasize the purpose and effects of these actions. After all, people generally aren't trying to be aggressive-usually they're trying to say something nice, learn more about a person, be funny, or build closeness. But whether in the form of exaggerated stereotypes, backhanded compliments, unfounded assumptions, or objectification, SAE are damaging to our coworkers, friends, and acquaintances. Jana and Baran give simple and clear tools to identify and address such acts, offering scripts and action plans for everybody involved: the subject, initiator, and observer. Knowing how to have these conversations in an open-minded, honest way will help us build trust and create stronger workplaces and healthier, happier people and communities.

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Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership Audiobook

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Author: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Narrator: Janina Edwards Release Date: March 2020

By the late 1960s and early 1970s, reeling from a wave of urban uprisings, politicians finally worked to end the practice of redlining. Reasoning that the turbulence could be calmed by turning Black city-dwellers into homeowners, they passed the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, and set about establishing policies to induce mortgage lenders and the real estate industry to treat Black homebuyers equally. The disaster that ensued revealed that racist exclusion had not been eradicated, but rather transmuted into a new phenomenon of predatory inclusion. Race for Profit uncovers how exploitative real estate practices continued well after housing discrimination was banned. The same racist structures and individuals remained intact after redlining's end, and close relationships between regulators and the industry created incentives to ignore improprieties. Meanwhile, new policies meant to encourage low-income homeownership created new methods to exploit Black homeowners. Narrating the story of a sea-change in housing policy and its dire impact on African Americans, Race for Profit reveals how the urban core was transformed into a new frontier of cynical extraction.

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Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights Audiobook

Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights

Author: Gretchen Sorin Narrator: Gretchen Sorin, Janina Edwards Release Date: March 2020

How the automobile fundamentally changed African American life-the true history beyond the Best Picture-winning movie. The ultimate symbol of independence and possibility, the automobile has shaped this country from the moment the first Model T rolled off Henry Ford's assembly line. Yet cars have always held distinct importance for African Americans, allowing black families to evade the many dangers presented by an entrenched racist society and to enjoy, in some measure, the freedom of the open road. Gretchen Sorin recovers a forgotten history of black motorists, and recounts their creation of a parallel, unseen world of travel guides, black only hotels, and informal communications networks that kept black drivers safe. At the heart of this story is Victor and Alma Green's famous Green Book, begun in 1936, which made possible that most basic American right, the family vacation, and encouraged a new method of resisting oppression. Enlivened by Sorin's personal history, Driving While Black opens an entirely new view onto the African American experience, and shows why travel was so central to the Civil Rights movement.

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The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love Audiobook

The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love

Author: Bell Hooks Narrator: Janina Edwards Release Date: February 2020

Everyone needs to love and be loved -- even men. But to know love, men must be able to look at the ways that patriarchal culture keeps them from knowing themselves, from being in touch with their feelings, from loving. In The Will to Change, bell hooks gets to the heart of the matter and shows men how to express the emotions that are a fundamental part of who they are -- whatever their age, marital status, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. With trademark candor and fierce intelligence, hooks addresses the most common concerns of men, such as fear of intimacy and loss of their patriarchal place in society, in new and challenging ways. She believes men can find the way to spiritual unity by getting back in touch with the emotionally open part of themselves -- and lay claim to the rich and rewarding inner lives that have historically been the exclusive province of women. A brave and astonishing work, The Will to Change is designed to help men reclaim the best part of themselves.

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A Black Women's History of the United States Audiobook

A Black Women's History of the United States

Author: Daina Ramey Berry, Kali Nicole Gross Narrator: Janina Edwards Release Date: February 2020

A vibrant and empowering history that emphasizes the perspectives and stories of African American women to show how they are-and have always been-instrumental in shaping our country In centering Black women's stories, two award-winning historians seek both to empower African American women and to show their allies that Black women's unique ability to make their own communities while combatting centuries of oppression is an essential component in our continued resistance to systemic racism and sexism. Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross offer an examination and celebration of Black womanhood, beginning with the first African women who arrived in what became the United States to African American women of today. A Black Women's History of the United States reaches far beyond a single narrative to showcase Black women's lives in all their fraught complexities. Berry and Gross prioritize many voices: enslaved women, freedwomen, religious leaders, artists, queer women, activists, and women who lived outside the law. The result is a starting point for exploring Black women's history and a testament to the beauty, richness, rhythm, tragedy, heartbreak, rage, and enduring love that abounds in the spirit of Black women in communities throughout the nation.

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Yes Sisters: Surrounding Yourself with Women Who Affirm, Encourage, and Challenge You Audiobook

Yes Sisters: Surrounding Yourself with Women Who Affirm, Encourage, and Challenge You

Author: Angelia L. White Narrator: Janina Edwards Release Date: February 2020

A single 'no' from someone close to us can crush our dreams. You can't . . . You'll never . . . You're kidding yourself . . . In contrast, a single 'yes' can sustain our dreams despite the setbacks we're sure to encounter. Yes, you can! Yes, I'm here for you! With passion and contagious enthusiasm, Angelia White shows you how to surround yourself with Yes Sisters-women who will remind you that you are worthy, that God loves you completely, and that you can accomplish even your wildest dreams. Her engaging personal stories, as well as those from other prominent women, will show you how to - find and cultivate Yes Sister relationships - leverage their power - and be a Yes Sister for someone else She also helps you understand, forgive, and sometimes distance yourself from negative people who dampen your joy and strip you of your motivation. You don't have to go it alone, and you don't have to drag the naysayers along behind you. Start finding your Yes Sisters today!

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The Devil in America: A Tor.Com Original Audiobook

The Devil in America: A Tor.Com Original

Author: Kai Ashante Wilson Narrator: Janina Edwards Release Date: January 2020

Scant years after the Civil War, a mysterious family confronts the legacy that has pursued them across centuries, out of slavery, and finally to the idyllic peace of the town of Rosetree. The shattering consequences of this confrontation echo backwards and forwards in time, even to the present day. 'There's so much here to appreciate and admire, fine storytelling with a clearly-realized setting and characters.'--Locus

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How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance Audiobook

How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance

This celebration of Black resistance, from protests to art to sermons to joy, offers a blueprint for the fight for freedom and justice -- and ideas for how each of us can contribute Many of us are facing unprecedented attacks on our democracy, our privacy, and our hard-won civil rights. If you're Black in the US, this is not new. As Colorlines editors Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin show, Black Americans subvert and resist life-threatening forces as a matter of course. In these pages, leading organizers, artists, journalists, comedians, and filmmakers offer wisdom on how they fight White supremacy. It's a must-read for anyone new to resistance work, and for the next generation of leaders building a better future. Featuring contributions from: Ta-Nehisi CoatesTarana BurkeHarry Belafonteadrienne maree brownAlicia GarzaPatrisse Khan-CullorsReverend Dr. Valerie BridgemanKiese LaymonJamilah Lemieux Robin DG KelleyDamon YoungMichael ArceneauxHanif Abdurraqib Dr. Yaba Blay Diamond Stingily Amanda Seales Imani Perry Denene Millner Kierna Mayo John Jennings Dr. Joy Harden Bradford Tongo Eisen-Martin

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Beautiful: Unashamed and Unafraid Audiobook

Beautiful: Unashamed and Unafraid

Author: Jozanne Marie Narrator: Janina Edwards Release Date: December 2019

A girl, an island, and an unimaginable secret . . . As a young girl growing up in Jamaica, Jozanne Marie's greatest desire was to restore a missing ancestral link and satisfy a longing for the one person she believed could affirm her identity . . . Her father. He had left for America when she was just an infant. After five years living on the island with an emotionally unavailable mother and a young grandmother (hiding a pocket full of secrets), her father made his triumphant return. He drove up in a white 1980s Volkswagen Beetle, enchanting as a dream, and Jozanne believed her paternal protector had finally come back for her. Tragically, her supposed redeemer became her greatest adversary. Beautiful is one woman's courageous spiritual journey to self-love and healing after a childhood of sexual and physical abuse.

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HBR's 10 Must Reads on Diversity Audiobook

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Diversity

Reap the benefits of a diverse workforce. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you create a culture that seeks and celebrates difference. This book will inspire you to: identify and address bias; short-circuit discrimination instead of unintentionally feeding it; attract, retain, and engage talented people who represent myriad identities; ensure that everyone has equal access to growth opportunities; trade outdated policies for practices that are proven to foster inclusion; and harness employees' unique skills and perspectives to transform how your company operates.

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7-Day Apple Cider Vinegar Cleanse: Lose Up to 15 Pounds in 7 Days and Turn Your Body into a Fat-Burn Audiobook

7-Day Apple Cider Vinegar Cleanse: Lose Up to 15 Pounds in 7 Days and Turn Your Body into a Fat-Burn

Author: Jj Smith Narrator: Janina Edwards, Jj Smith Release Date: December 2019

JJ Smith, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, provides an all-new and accessible detox system that rids the body of unwanted fat and bacteria for renewed energy and lasting weight loss. In the tradition of certified weight loss expert and nutritionist JJ Smith's 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, Think Yourself Thin, and Green Smoothies for Life, comes the 7-Day Apple Cider Vinegar Cleanse. This revolutionary cleanse includes meals and drinks that help support the body's natural detoxification process and promote a healthy environment for good bacteria in the body. All of the new and delicious 25 recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks will effectively help rid of your body of toxins and unwanted fat in just 7 days, jumpstarting your journey to permanent weight loss.

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Playing Dead: A Memoir of Terror and Survival Audiobook

Playing Dead: A Memoir of Terror and Survival

Author: Monique Faison Ross Narrator: Janina Edwards Release Date: November 2019

Monique, the daughter of San Diego Chargers football great Earl Faison, married her high school sweetheart soon after she discovered she was pregnant with his child. Her relationship with Chris was shaky from the start, but turned tumultuous as he became verbally and physically abusive. When she could no longer put up with the abuse, she left him with their children. That was when the stalking and genuine threats began. Nothing stopped him-not protection injunctions, police warnings, or even arrests. One fateful Monday morning, Chris kidnapped Monique in front of her children and drove off on a nightmarish car ride that involved car crashes and rape. He mercilessly beat her on the head with a shovel and abandoned her brutalized body in the woods in the rain. He left, presuming she was dead . . . but was she?

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