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    • Children of the Self-Absorbed

    • A Grown-Up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents
    • 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.

    Non-member price: $35.53

    • Left to Tell

    • Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
    • 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.

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    • Amazing

    • By David on 01-09-2017

    Non-member price: $26.29

    • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    • By: Harriet Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
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    Published in 1861, Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is an autobiographical account of the author's experiences as a slave in 19th-century North Carolina, from her relatively happy childhood to the brutality she experienced as a teenager and young woman to her eventual escape to the North.

    Non-member price: $30.74

    • God Is Able

    • 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. 

    Non-member price: $29.24

    • Successful Women Speak Differently

    • 9 Habits That Build Confidence, Courage, and Influence
    • By: Valorie Burton
    • Narrated by: Lisa Renee Pitts
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The most successful women are often not the most talented, the most gifted, or even the most experienced. What these women have is a knack for communicating that opens doors and gives them influence. Gleaning from powerful research, best-selling author and life strategist Valorie Burton unearths practical insights you can put to work in your life immediately.

    Non-member price: $32.99

    • The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 11

    • By: Jonathan Strahan - editor
    • Narrated by: Mimi Chang, Kathlieen Gati, Thom Rivera, and others
    • Length: 23 hrs and 50 mins
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    Jonathan Strahan, the award-winning and much lauded editor of many of genre's best known anthologies, is back with his 11th volume in this fascinating series, featuring the best science fiction and fantasy. With established names and new talent, this diverse and ground-breaking collection will take the listener to the outer reaches of space and the inner realms of humanity with stories of fantastical worlds and worlds that may still come to pass.

    Non-member price: $61.50

    • None of the Above

    • The Untold Story of the Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Scandal, Corporate Greed, and the Criminalization of Educators
    • By: Shani Robinson, Anna Simonton
    • Narrated by: Lisa Renee Pitts
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
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    An insider’s account of the infamous Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal that scapegoated black employees for problems caused by an education reform movement that is increasingly a proxy for corporate greed. 

    Non-member price: $39.01

    • How We Get Free

    • Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective
    • By: Keeanga -Yamahtta Taylor
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
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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.

    Non-member price: $24.37

    • Blanche on the Lam

    • Blanche White Series, Book 1
    • 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.

    Non-member price: $35.87

    • Wheel of the Infinite

    • By: Martha Wells
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Every year in the great Temple City of Duvalpore, the image of the Wheel of the Infinite must be painstakingly remade to ensure another year of peace and harmony for the Celestial Empire. Every hundred years the sacred rite takes on added significance. For it is then that the very fabric of the world must be rewoven. Linked by the mystic energies of the Infinite, the Wheel and world are one. Should the holy image be marred, the world will suffer a similar injury. But a black storm is spreading across the Wheel.

    Non-member price: $45.69

    • ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life

    • 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.

    Non-member price: $31.32

    • Successful Women Think Differently

    • 9 Habits to Make You Happier, Healthier, and More Resilient
    • 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.

    Non-member price: $32.99

    • Can't Nothing Bring Me Down

    • Chasing Myself in the Race Against Time
    • By: Ida Keeling
    • Narrated by: Lisa Renee Pitts
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
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    Can’t Nothing Bring Me Down is the memoir of 101-year-old world-record-holding runner Ida Keeling. Miss Ida, as she’s known throughout her Bronx community, isn’t your typical runner. Her fierce independence helped her through the Depression and the civil rights movement. But her greatest trials were yet to come.

    Non-member price: $31.74

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    • Finding the Freedom to Delight Daily in God's Good Gifts
    • By: Trillia J. Newbell
    • Narrated by: Lisa Renee Pitts
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
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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?

    Non-member price: $32.99

    • A Study in Honor

    • A Novel
    • By: Claire O'Dell
    • Narrated by: Lisa Renee Pitts
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
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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.

    Non-member price: $42.90

    • One in a Million

    • Journey to Your Promised Land
    • By: Priscilla Shirer
    • Narrated by: Lisa Renee Pitts
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
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    The Egyptians in Exodus 1 were intent on enslaving the Israelites, wearing them down so that God's chosen people would become disillusioned and not live up to their destiny. Of the original two million Israelites who received God's invitation to enter the Promised Land, only two actually entered it! Similarly, modern day Christians often hear and understand the promises of God each Sunday morning at church but then rarely choose to experience them in everyday life. In One in a Million, Bible teacher Priscilla Shirer invites us to change that pattern for good.

    Non-member price: $31.68

    • The Color of Money

    • Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap
    • By: Mehrsa Baradaran
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
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    When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of the United States' total wealth. More than 150 years later, that number has barely budged. The Color of Money pursues the persistence of this racial wealth gap by focusing on the generators of wealth in the black community: black banks. The catch-22 of black banking is that the very institutions needed to help communities escape the deep poverty caused by discrimination and segregation inevitably became victims of that same poverty.

    Non-member price: $46.12

    • Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil

    • The Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown
    • By: Lezley McSpadden
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
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    This revelatory memoir by the mother of Michael Brown, the African American teenager killed by the police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014, sheds light on one of the landmark events in recent history. Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil is a portrait of our time, an urgent call to action, and a moving testament to the undying bond between mothers and sons.

    Non-member price: $35.50

    • The Country of Ice Cream Star

    • By: Sandra Newman
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 26 hrs and 34 mins
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    In the ruins of a future America, 15-year-old Ice Cream Star and her nomadic tribe live off the detritus of a crumbled civilization. Theirs is a world of children; before reaching the age of 20, they all die of a strange disease they call Posies - a plague that has killed for generations. There is no medicine, no treatment, only the mysterious rumor of a cure.

    Non-member price: $43.45

    • D.C. Noir

    • By: George Pelecanos (editor)
    • Narrated by: Lisa Renee Pitts, Cassandra Campbell, William Dufris, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
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    Mystery sensation Pelecanos pens the lead story and edits this groundbreaking collection of stories detailing the seedy underside of the nation's capital. This is not an anthology of ill-conceived and inauthentic political thrillers. Instead, in D.C. Noir, pimps, whores, gangsters, and con-men run rampant in zones of this city that most never hear about.

    Non-member price: $36.20

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