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AkooBooks Black/African: Narrated by Adjoa Andoh

A list of all the latest African/African American & other audiobooks narrated by Adjoa Andoh.

The Mystery of Meerkat Hill

A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers
Precious Ramotswe Mysteries for Young Readers
By Alexander McCall Smith
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  1 hour 2 minutes

Precious wants to be a detective when she grows up. She is always practicing at being a detective by asking questions and finding out about other people’s lives. There are two new students in her class, a girl called Teb and a boy called Pontsho. She learns that they are brother and sister, and—even more exciting—that Pontsho has a clever pet... Read More »

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The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case

A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers
Precious Ramotswe Mysteries for Young Readers
By Alexander McCall Smith
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  55 minutes

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Young Readers

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, and good... Read More »

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The Mystery of the Missing Lion

A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers(3)
Precious Ramotswe Mysteries for Young Readers
By Alexander McCall Smith
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  56 minutes

A detective in the wild.

Precious Ramotswe gets a very special treat. She gets a trip to visit her Aunty Bee at a safari camp. On her first day in camp, a new lion arrives. But this is no average lion: Teddy is an actor-lion who came with a film crew. When Teddy escapes, Precious and her resourceful new friend Khumo decide to use their... Read More »

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Don't Tell Me You're Afraid

A Novel
By Giuseppe Catozzella & Anne Milano Appel
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  7 hours 36 minutes

Based on a remarkable true story, an unforgettable Somali girl risks her life on the migrant journey to Europe to run in the Olympic Games

At eight years of age, Samia lives to run. She shares her dream with her best friend and neighbor, Ali, who appoints himself her "professional coach." Eight-year-old Ali trains her, times her, and pushes... Read More »

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The White Giraffe

By Lauren St. John
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  4 hours 46 minutes

Martine’s parents are killed in a fire, and she must leave her home in England to live on a wildlife reserve in Africa with a grandmother she never even knew she had.
As soon as Martine arrives at the reserve, she hears whisperings of a mythical animal living there–a white giraffe. No one has ever seen the animal, but it leaves footprints... Read More »

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Ghana Must Go

By Taiye Selasi
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  12 hours 18 minutes

Introducing a powerful new novelist whose evocation of an unforgettable African family is testament to the transformative power of unconditional love

Kwaku Sai is dead. A renowned surgeon and failed husband, he succumbs suddenly at dawn outside the home he shares in Ghana with his second wife. The news of Kwaku’s death sends a ripple around the... Read More »

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The Ice Cream Girls

By Dorothy Koomson
Narrated by Robin Miles, Charlotte Parry & Tim Gerard Reynolds /  14 hours 51 minutes

Best-selling author Dorothy Koomson's novels have been translated into 28 languages. In The Ice Cream Girls, 18-year-old Serena Gorringe and 16-year-old Poppy Carlisle were tried for the murder of their teacher -- but only Poppy was convicted of the crime. Twenty years later, Poppy is released from prison -- and she's determined to force Serena... Read More »

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Americanah

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  17 hours 29 minutes

As teenagers, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love in a Nigeria under military dictatorship. The self-assured Ifemelu departs for America, where Obinze hopes to join her, but post-9/11 America will not let him in, and he plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, after so long apart and so many changes, will they find... Read More »

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The Woman He Loved Before

By Dorothy Koomson
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  13 hours 20 minutes

Libby has a nice life with a great job, a gorgeous husband and a big home by the sea. But she's becoming more unsure of Jack's feelings for her - and if he is over the mysterious death of Eve, his first wife.

When fate intervenes in their relationship, Libby decides to find out all she can about the man she hastily married and the seemingly... Read More »

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Endangered

Ape Quartet
By Eliot Schrefer
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  8 hours 3 minutes

When Sophie has to visit her mother at her sanctuary for bonobos, she's not thrilled to be there. Then Otto, an infant bonobo, comes into her life, and for the first time she feels responsible for another creature. But peace does not last long for Sophie and Otto. When an armed revolution breaks out in the country, the sanctuary is attacked, and... Read More »

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What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

Stories
By Lesley Nneka Arimah
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  5 hours 19 minutes

A NATIONAL BOOK FOUNDATION "5 UNDER 35" HONOREE

WINNER OF THE 2017 KIRKUS PRIZE

WINNER OF THE NYPL'S YOUNG LION'S FICTION AWARD

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE LEONARD PRIZE

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE

A dazzlingly accomplished debut collection explores the ties that bind parents and children, husbands and wives,...
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The Woman Next Door

A Novel
By Yewande Omotoso
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  8 hours 28 minutes

Hortensia James and Marion Agostino are neighbours. One is black, one white. Both are successful women with impressive careers. Both have recently been widowed. And both are sworn enemies, sharing hedge and hostility and pruning both with a vim and zeal that belies the fact that they are over eighty.

But one day an unforeseen event forces the... Read More »

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Half of a Yellow Sun

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Narrated by Zainab Jah /  18 hours 9 minutes

With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old... Read More »

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The Thing Around Your Neck

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  6 hours 49 minutes

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie burst onto the literary scene with her remarkable debut novel, Purple Hibiscus, which critics hailed as “one of the best novels to come out of Africa in years” (Baltimore Sun), with “prose as lush as the Nigerian landscape that it powerfully evokes” (The Boston Globe); The Washington Post called her “the... Read More »

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Stay with Me

A novel
By Ayobami Adebayo
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  7 hours 59 minutes

A New York Times Notable Book
The New York Times’ Critics’ Top Books of the Year
Named a Best Book of the Year by San Francisco Chronicle, National Public Radio, The Economist, Buzzfeed, Paste Magazine, Southern Living, HelloGiggles, and Shelf Awareness
Huffington Post’s Best Feminist Books of the Year
The New York Post’s Most Thrilling and...
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The White Woman on the Green Bicycle

By Monique Roffey
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  12 hours 34 minutes

A beautifully written, unforgettable novel of a troubled marriage, set against the lush landscape and political turmoil of Trinidad. Monique Roffey's Orange Prize-shortlisted novel is a gripping portrait of post-colonialism that stands among great works by Caribbean writers like Jamaica Kincaid and Andrea Levy. When George and Sabine Harwood... Read More »

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Good Morning, Mr Mandela

A Memoir
By Zelda la Grange
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  14 hours 9 minutes

A white Afrikaner, Zelda la Grange grew up in segregated South Africa, supporting the regime and the rules of apartheid. Her conservative family referred to the imprisoned Nelson Mandela as “a terrorist.” Yet just a few years after his release and the end of apartheid, she would be traveling the world by Mr. Mandela’s side, having grown to... Read More »

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The Sleeper and the Spindle

By Neil Gaiman
Narrated by Julian Rhind-Tutt, Lara Pulver, Niamh Walsh, Adjoa Andoh, Peter Forbes, John Sessions, Michael Maloney, Sean Baker & Jane Collingwood /  1 hour 6 minutes

New York Times bestselling and Newbery and Carnegie Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman has created a thrillingly reimagined fairy tale, "told in a way only Gaiman can" (GeekInsider.com), that the Guardian calls "a refreshing, much-needed twist on a classic story."

In this captivating and darkly funny tale, Neil Gaiman has twisted together the... Read More »

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Peculiar Ground

A Novel
By Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Narrated by Juanita McMahon, Leighton Pugh, Adjoa Andoh, Peter Noble, Jake Curran, Rachel Atkins, Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Anna Bentinck & Maggie Ollershaw /  17 hours 39 minutes

"Unlike anything I’ve read. With its broad scope and its intimacy and exactness, it cuts through the apparatus of life to the vivid moment. Haunting and huge, and funny and sensuous. It’s wonderful."—Tessa Hadley

The Costa Award-winning author of The Pike makes her literary fiction debut with an extraordinary historical novel in the spirit of... Read More »

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The Wife's Tale

A Personal History
By Aida Edemariam
Narrated by Adjoa Andoh /  9 hours 52 minutes

In this indelible memoir that recalls the life of her remarkable ninety-five-year old grandmother, Guardian journalist Aida Edemariam tells the story of modern Ethiopia—a nation that would undergo a tumultuous transformation from feudalism to monarchy to Marxist revolution to democracy, over the course of one century.

Born in the northern... Read More »

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