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    • Aliens: Bug Hunt

    • By: Jonathan Maberry, Heather Graham, Scott Sigler, and others
    • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster, Eric G. Dove, R. C. Bray, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When the Colonial Marines set out after their deadliest prey, the Xenomorphs, it's what Corporal Hicks calls a bug hunt - kill or be killed. Here are fifteen all-new stories of such "close encounters", written by many of today's most extraordinary authors. Set during the events of all four Alien films, sending the Marines to alien worlds, to derelict space settlements, and into the nests of the universe's most dangerous monsters, these adventures are guaranteed to send the blood racing - one way or another.

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    • More than bugs

    • By Sean Daly on 18-11-2018

    Non-member price: $34.09

    • To Shape a New World

    • Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • By: Tommie Shelby, Brandon M. Terry
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kenerly, Priya Ayyar, Cary Hite, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
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    Martin Luther King Jr. may be America's most revered political figure, commemorated in statues, celebrations, and street names around the world. But despite his stature, the significance of King's writings and political thought remains underappreciated. In To Shape a New World, Tommie Shelby and Brandon Terry state that the marginalization of King's ideas reflects a romantic consensus history that renders the civil rights movement inherently conservative - an effort not at radical reform but at "living up to" enduring ideals laid down by the nation's founders.

    Non-member price: $41.73

    • The Night Diary

    • By: Veera Hiranandani
    • Narrated by: Priya Ayyar
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
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    It's 1947, and India, newly independent of British rule, has been separated into two countries: Pakistan and India. The divide has created much tension between Hindus and Muslims, and hundreds of thousands are killed crossing borders. Half-Muslim, half-Hindu twelve-year-old Nisha doesn't know where she belongs or what her country is anymore. When Papa decides it's too dangerous to stay in what is now Pakistan, Nisha and her family become refugees and embark first by train but later on foot to reach her new home.

    Non-member price: $35.11

    • A Bollywood Affair

    • By: Sonali Dev
    • Narrated by: Priya Ayyar
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
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    Playboy filmmaker Samir "Sam" Rathod is Bollywood's favorite bad boy. He'll do anything for his big brother - even travel halfway across the globe to take care of the "wife" who just crawled out of his brother's past. Yet Mili isn't the simple village girl Sam expected. She's a whirlwind who sucks him into her roommate's elaborate elopement and soon has him drowning in her onyx eyes.

    Non-member price: $35.50

    • White Dancing Elephants

    • Stories
    • By: Chaya Bhuvaneswar
    • Narrated by: Priya Ayyar
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
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    In 16 remarkable stories, Chaya Bhuvaneswar spotlights diverse women of color - cunning, bold, and resolute - facing sexual harassment and racial violence, and occasionally inflicting that violence on each other.  

    Non-member price: $32.14

    • The Marginalized Majority

    • By: Onnesha Roychoudhuri
    • Narrated by: Priya Ayyar
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
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    Ever since the 2016 election, pundits have been saying our country has never been more divided - that if progressives want to reclaim power, we need to be "pragmatic", reach across the aisle, and look past identity politics. But what if we're getting the story all wrong? In The Marginalized Majority, Onnesha Roychoudhuri makes the galvanizing case that our voices are already the majority - and that our plurality of identities is not only our greatest strength, but is also at the indisputable core of successful progressive change throughout history. 

    Non-member price: $32.14

    • Not the Girls You're Looking For

    • By: Aminah Mae Safi
    • Narrated by: Priya Ayyar
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lulu Saad doesn't need your advice, thank you very much. She's got her three best friends and nothing can stop her from conquering the known world. Sure, for half a minute she thought she’d nearly drowned a cute guy at a party, but he was totally faking it. And fine, yes, she caused a scene during Ramadan. It's all under control. Ish. Except maybe this time she’s done a little more damage than she realizes. And if Lulu can't find her way out of this mess soon, she'll have to do more than repair friendships, family alliances, and wet clothing. She'll have to go looking for herself.

    Non-member price: $43.87

    • Oakland Noir

    • The Akashic Noir Series
    • By: Jerry Thompson - editor, Eddie Muller - editor
    • Narrated by: Traber Burns, Keith Szarabajka, Adenrele Ojo, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
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    In the wake of San Francisco Noir, Los Angeles Noir, and Orange County Noir - all popular volumes in the Akashic Noir Series - comes the latest California installment, Oakland Noir. Masterfully curated by Jerry Thompson and Eddie Muller, the "Czar of Noir", this volume will shock, titillate, provoke, and entertain. The diverse cast of talented contributors will not disappoint.

    Non-member price: $35.84

    • How the Other Half Banks

    • Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy
    • By: Mehrsa Baradaran
    • Narrated by: Priya Ayyar
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
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    The United States has two separate banking systems today - one serving the well-to-do and another exploiting everyone else. How the Other Half Banks contributes to the growing conversation on American inequality by highlighting one of its prime causes: unequal credit. Mehrsa Baradaran examines how a significant portion of the population, deserted by banks, is forced to wander through a Wild West of payday lenders and check-cashing services to cover emergency expenses and pay for necessities - all thanks to deregulation that began in the 1970s.

    Non-member price: $35.50

    • The City of Devi

    • A Novel
    • By: Manil Suri
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam, Priya Ayyar
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
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    Mumbai has emptied under the threat of imminent nuclear annihilation; gangs of marauding Hindu and Muslim thugs rove the desolate streets; yet Sarita can think of only one thing: buying the last pomegranate that remains in perhaps the entire city. She is convinced that the fruit holds the key to reuniting her with her physicist husband, Karun, who has been mysteriously missing for more than a fortnight. Searching for his own lover in the midst of this turmoil is Jaz - cocky, handsome, and glib.

    Non-member price: $36.54

    • Love from A to Z

    • By: S. K. Ali
    • Narrated by: S.K. Ali, Priya Ayyar, Tim Chiou
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
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    Zayneb’s teacher won’t stop reminding the class how “bad” Muslims are. But Zayneb, the only Muslim in class, isn’t bad. She’s angry. When she gets suspended for confronting her teacher and he begins investigating her activist friends, Zayneb heads to her aunt’s house in Doha, Qatar, for an early start to spring break. Fueled by the guilt of getting her friends in trouble, she resolves to try out a newer, “nicer” version of herself in a place where no one knows her. Then her path crosses with Adam’s. 

    Non-member price: $26.32