British Ghanaian performer Kobna Holdbrooke-Smith lends his vocal talents to this trilogy opener, which finds 11-year-old Kofi thrust through the titular door into the Middle Passage. Before this happens, however, listeners are immersed in Kofi's rich, full life in the Asante village of Upper Kwanta... more »
In the last moments of his life, George Floyd called out for his mother. Dion Graham narrates this passage with such knowing naturalism and compassion that it will just about break listeners' hearts. With his ease with American regional accents and idioms, Graham follows Floyd's life from North Caro... more »
With its mix of science, philosophy and memoir, Natalie Hodges's audiobook debut is difficult to characterize. But whatever the genre, narrator Cindy Kay embraces this "Journey Through Music, Performance, and the Science of Time" in all its quirkiness. Hodges dreamed of being a solo violinist but st... more »
Narrator Karla Serrata is delightful as she adds humor and expressiveness to the turmoil of this coming-of-age story. Serrata's youthful voice pairs perfectly with the range of emotions the characters experience. High school is hard, and Yamilet has it extra hard. So many things have gone wrong in h... more »
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