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Audiobooks Narrated by Maya Saroya

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  8. Eragon: Book One Eragon: Book One
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I’m Ready for Big School

I’m Ready for Big School

Author: Ladybird Narrator: Anna Acton, Maya Saroya Release Date: 01/08/2020

Brought to you by Ladybird. Ladybird presents a collection of fun original audio stories written to inspire young children who are just starting Big School! The stories in this collection include My Teacher is an Alien, World Book Day, the Secret Door, Oh No, The Escapades of the Escaping Hamster and Sick Bay. This edition is filled with creative and engaging sound effects and is the perfect travel companion for little listeners everywhere. Aimed at children aged 4+, this is perfect for for family listening and learning and development for young minds. Other audiobooks in the Ladybird Audio Original series include Ladybird Stories for Rainy Days, Ladybird Stories for Car Journeys and the Ladybird Audio Adventures (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Amazing Muslims Who Changed the World

Amazing Muslims Who Changed the World

Author: Burhana Islam Narrator: Maya Saroya Release Date: 01/08/2020

Brought to you by Puffin. Think you know who first thought of the theory of evolution? Ever wondered who created the oldest university in the world? And have you heard the incredible tale of the masked knight - a rebel girl who became a military commander? Meet just some of the amazing Muslim men and women who have changed our world - from pirate queens, nurses, warriors, scientists, actors, and mathematicians, to courageous ordinary men and women doing extraordinary things. You'll find people you might know, like Malala Yousafzai, Mo Farah and Muhammad Ali, as well as some you might not, such as: Hasan Ibn Al-Haytham: the first scientist to prove theories about how light travels, hundreds of years before Isaac Newton Sultan Razia: a fearsome female ruler G. Willow Wilson: the comic book artist who created the first ever Muslim Marvel character Ibtihaj Muhammad: the Olympic and World Champion fencer and the first American to compete in the games wearing hijab. Noor Inayat Khan: the Indian Princess who became a British spy during WWII © Burhana Islam 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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The Ship of Shadows

The Ship of Shadows

Author: Maria Kuzniar Narrator: Maya Saroya Release Date: 01/07/2020

Brought to you by Penguin. 'A feast for the imagination . . . an enthralling adventure.' - Abi Elphinstone, author of Sky Song 'This swashbuckling tale has it all - storms in jars, magic kraken bells, lost cities and a truly unique pirate ship. I loved it.' - Alex Bell, author of The Polar Bear Explorers' Club Aleja is a dreamer who longs for a life of magic and adventure. So when a mysterious ship arrives in her Spanish harbour city, crewed by a band of ruthless women, Aleja knows it's sailed right out of a legend. And it wants her. But life aboard the Ship of Shadows is more than even she bargained for. It will take all of Aleja's strength and skill to gain the trust of her fellow pirates - and discover what they are risking everything to find . . . A sweeping, sparkling debut that will delight fans of The Polar Bear Explorer's Club and The Girl of Ink and Stars. © Maria Kuzniar 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Climate Rebels

Climate Rebels

Author: Ben Lerwill Narrator: Maya Saroya, Prasanna Puwanarajah Release Date: 01/04/2020

Brought to you by Puffin. On the outskirts of the Milky Way, floating slowly through space, there hangs a planet unlike any other. It has oceans, deserts, jungles and mountains. It has life that swims, life that soars and life that swings through the trees. It is a place of dazzling variety and infinite wonder - and it's the only world we've got. Climate change is happening, now. But it's not too late to change the story. Meet the humans, from around the world, who are fighting to save our planet. This is your call to arms. Featuring 25 hopeful stories including Greta Thunberg, David Attenborough, Jane Goodall, Wangari Maathai - as well as lesser-known heroes, such as turtle-protector Len Peters, the guardians of the Amazon rainforest, and the poacher patrollers The Black Mambas. This book will transport you from the poles, to the oceans, to the rainforests, with iconic illustration. These are true stories to make you think, make you cry, make you hope - and these are stories to make us all stand together and protect our home. These stories are the proof that one person's small changes can grow into something big, and powerful, and world-changing. So read on to be inspired, as we take our future in our own hands, and together save Planet Earth - for all the living things that call it their home. © Ben Lerwill 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Metamorphoses: Penguin Classics

Metamorphoses: Penguin Classics

Author: Ovid Narrator: David Raeburn, John Sackville, Martin Jarvis, Maya Saroya Release Date: 01/04/2020

Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by award-winning voice actor Martin Jarvis OBE, as well as John Sackville, Maya Saroya and the translator of this edition, David Raeburn. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Denis Feeney. Ovid's sensuous and witty poetry brings together a dazzling array of mythological tales, ingeniously linked by the idea of transformation - often as a result of love or lust - where men and women find themselves magically changed into new and sometimes extraordinary beings. Beginning with the creation of the world and ending with the deification of Augustus, Ovid interweaves many of the best-known myths and legends of Ancient Greece and Rome, including Daedalus and Icarus, Pyramus and Thisbe, Pygmalion, Perseus and Andromeda, and the fall of Troy. Erudite but light-hearted, dramatic yet playful, the Metamorphoses has influenced writers and artists throughout the centuries from Shakespeare and Titian to Picasso and Ted Hughes. (c) 2004, David Raeburn (P) 2019 Penguin Audio

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To Lahore With Love

To Lahore With Love

Author: Hina Belitz Narrator: Maya Saroya Release Date: 01/03/2020

A novel to warm the heart, tickle the tastebuds and take you on the journey of a lifetime. Addy Mayford has always struggled with her identity. Brought up in a household of stories, food and faith by her Irish mother and Pakistani Nana, she feels constantly torn between the two sides of her upbringing. Since the death of her father, she's found contentment cooking delicious recipes from his home city of Lahore, despite the protestations of her mother that being a chef is no career for a young woman. It's only with the love of her gorgeous husband, Gabe, that she's truly found happiness. When Addy stumbles across a secret that shatters her world, she desperately needs to escape and is drawn to the sights of Lahore and the family she's never known. Waiting for her there is Addy's final acceptance of who she is, and a long-buried family secret that will change her life forever. "A deeply moving, quietly powerful story...empowering and inspiring." THE HERALD

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The Runaways

The Runaways

Author: Fatima Bhutto Narrator: Maya Saroya Release Date: 01/03/2019

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Runaways, written by Fatima Bhutto and read by Maya Saroya. Anita lives in Karachi's biggest slum. Her mother is a maalish wali, paid to massage the tired bones of rich women. But Anita's life will change forever when she meets her elderly neighbour, a man whose shelves of books promise an escape to a different world. On the other side of Karachi lives Monty, whose father owns half the city and expects great things of him. But when a beautiful and rebellious girl joins his school, Monty will find his life going in a very different direction. Sunny's father left India and went to England to give his son the opportunities he never had. Yet Sunny doesn't fit in anywhere. It's only when his charismatic cousin comes back into his life that he realises his life could hold more possibilities than he ever imagined. These three lives will cross in the desert, a place where life and death walk hand-in-hand, and where their closely guarded secrets will force them to make a terrible choice.

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It's Not About the Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race

It's Not About the Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race

When was the last time you heard a Muslim woman speak for herself without a filter? In 2016, Mariam Khan read that David Cameron had linked the radicalization of Muslim men to the 'traditional submissiveness' of Muslim women. Mariam felt pretty sure she didn't know a single Muslim woman who would describe herself that way. Why was she hearing about Muslim women from people who were neither Muslim, nor female? Years later the state of the national discourse has deteriorated even further, and Muslim women's voices are still pushed to the fringes - the figures leading the discussion are white and male. Taking one of the most politicized and misused words associated with Muslim women and Islamophobia, It's Not About the Burqa is poised to change all that. Here are voices you won't see represented in the national news headlines: seventeen Muslim women speaking frankly about the hijab and wavering faith, about love and divorce, about feminism, queer identity, sex, and the twin threats of a disapproving community and a racist country. With a mix of British and international women writers, from activist Mona Eltahawy's definition of a revolution to journalist and broadcaster Saima Mir telling the story of her experience of arranged marriage, from author Sufiya Ahmed on her Islamic feminist icon to playwright Afshan D'souza-Lodhi's moving piece about her relationship with her hijab, these essays are funny, warm, sometimes sad, and often angry, and each of them is a passionate declaration calling time on the oppression, the lazy stereotyping, the misogyny and the Islamophobia. What does it mean, exactly, to be a Muslim woman in the West today? According to the media, it's all about the burqa. Here's what it's really about.

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Imprison the Sky

Imprison the Sky

Author: A. C. Gaughen Narrator: Maya Saroya Release Date: 01/01/2019

Stolen from her family as a child, Aspasia has clawed her way up the ranks of Cyrus's black-market empire to captain her own trading vessel—and she risks it all every time she uses her powerful magic to free as many women, children, and Elementae from slavery as she can. But Cyrus is close to uncovering her secrets—not only that Aspasia is a wind Elementae with the ability to sail her ship through the sky but also that she is searching for her lost family. And if Aspasia can't find her younger siblings before Cyrus does, she will never be able to break free. Armed with her loyal crew full of Elementae and a new recruit who controls an intriguing power, Aspasia finds herself in the center of a brewing war that spans every inch of the ocean, and her power alone may not be enough to save her friends, family, and freedom.

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When I Hit You

When I Hit You

Author: Meena Kandasamy Narrator: Maya Saroya Release Date: 01/08/2018

Caught in the hook of love, a young woman marries a dashing university professor. She moves to a rain-washed coastal town to be with him, but behind closed doors she discovers that her perfect husband is a perfect monster. As he sets about battering her into obedience and as her family pressures her to stay in the marriage, she swears to fight back - a resistance that will either kill her or set her free.

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The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters

The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters

Author: Nadiya Hussain Narrator: Aasiya Shah, Anjli Mohindra, Avita Jay, Maya Saroya Release Date: 01/01/2017

On the outside, despite not quite fitting in with their neighbours, the Amirs are happy. But on the inside, each sister is secretly struggling.Fatima is trying to find out who she really is - and after fifteen attempts, finally pass her driving test. Farah is happy being a wife but longs to be a mother. Bubblee is determined to be an artist in London, away from family tradition, and Mae is coping with burgeoning Youtube stardom.Yet when family tragedy strikes, it brings the Amir sisters closer together and forces them to learn more about life, love, faith and each other than they ever thought possible.

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