Amazing Audiobooks (#AA2020) Nominees Round Up, April 3 Edition

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America edited by Ibi Zoboi, narrated by  Bahni Turpin, Ron Butler
HarperAudio
Published Date: January 8, 2019
ISBN13: 9780062698742

From a girl at a camp in the Oregon woods trying to make peace with the life she sees her half-sister having, to a nerdy Foot Locker employee in a Chewbacca shirt trying to hit on the cute girl from Nordstroms, this anthology of seventeen A-list authors looks at the diverse experiences of Black teens across the country. From the funny story of Coe Booth’s New York teen spending summers at Hackathons to having your heartstrings pulled in Jay Coles story of two boys on the wrong side of a family feud falling in love, but having to compete against each other in horse racing, and to Brandy Colbert’s of a girl often seen as an “oreo,” who secretly applied to a HBCU without telling her parents, each story stands out as it explores identity where being Black is Black Enough.

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