Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

On the Goodreads blog, they rounded up new books to read for Hispanic Heritage Month:

Updated September 27, 2023
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Carmen and Grace
Aquino, Melissa Coss
'Powerful' Sunday Times'Electric' Danya Kukafka'Vital' Katie Gutierrez 'A triumph' Alice Ryan'A powerful read' Heat'Read this book!' Angie Cruz'An instant classic' Morning Star'Deserves all the hype' Glamour...
The Cuban heiress
Cleeton, Chanel
In 1934, a luxury cruise becomes a fight for survival as two women's pasts collide on a round-trip voyage from New York to Havana in New York Times bestselling author Chanel Cleeton's page-turning new novel inspired by the true story of the SS Morro Castle. New York...
The enchanted hacienda
Cervantes, J. C.
Family lore
Acevedo, Elizabeth
A big-hearted, compassionate novel about three generations of women preparing for a living wake - from award-winning poet and author Elizabeth Acevedo
The faraway world : stories
Engel, Patricia
From Patricia Engel, whose novel Infinite Country was a New York Times bestseller and a Reese's Book Club pick, comes an exquisite collection of ten haunting, award-winning short stories set across the Americas and linked by themes of migration, sacrifice, and...
Haunting Of Alejandra
Castro, V.
A woman is haunted by the Mexican folk demon La Llorona in this ravishing and provocative literary horror novel about motherhood, family legacy, and self-discovery. Alejandra no longer knows who she is. To her husband she is a wife, and...
The house in the pines
Reyes, Ana
Maya was a high school senior when her best friend, Aubrey, mysteriously dropped dead in front of the enigmatic man named Frank whom they'd been spending time with all summer.
Sámano Córdova, Gerardo
A "wholly unique" and "uncompromising" literary horror debut about a boy who transforms into a monster, a monster who tries to be a man, and the people who love him in every form he takes (Eric LaRocca, author of Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke and Other Misfortunes)
The Night Travelers
Correa, Armando Lucas.
Berlin, 1931: Ally Keller, a talented young poet, is alone and scared when she gives birth to a mixed-race daughter she names Lilith. As the Nazis rise to power, Ally knows she must keep her baby in the shadows to protect her against Hitler's deadly ideology of Aryan purity. But as she grows,...
Our share of night
Enriquez, Mariana
"A masterpiece of supernatural horror."--The Washington Post "An enchanting, shattering, once-in-a-lifetime reading experience."--The New York Times (Editors' Choice) GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK * A woman's mysterious death puts her husband...
The shamshine blind : a novel
Pardo, Paz
A beguiling blend of noir detective story and science fiction perfect for fans of Michael Chabon and Emily St. John Mandel, this unputdownable debut imagines a world where emotions have been weaponized, and a small-town law enforcement agent uncovers a conspiracy to take down what's left of...
Silver nitrate
Moreno-Garcia, Silvia
A breathtaking blend of Mexican horror movies and dark occultism from the bestselling author of Mexican Gothic.Montserrat has always been overlooked. She's a talented sound editor, but she's left out of the boys' club running the film industry in '90s Mexico City. And she's all but...
Still born
Nettel, Guadalupe
Shortlisted for the 2023 International Booker Prize Chosen as a New Yorker Best Book of 2023 A profound novel about motherhood, friendship, and the power of community from "one of the leading lights in contemporary Latin American literature" (Valeria...
The sun and the void
Romero Lacruz, Gabriela
In a lush world inspired by the history and folklore of South America, a sweeping epic fantasy of colonialism, ancient magic, and two young women's quest for belonging unfolds. Reina is desperate. Stuck...
Vampires of El Norte
Cañas, Isabel
As the daughter of a rancher in 1840s Mexico, Nena knows a thing or two about monsters - her home has long been threatened by tensions with Anglo settlers from the north. But something more sinister lurks near the ranch at night, something that drains men of their blood and leaves them for dead....
What the river knows
Ibañez, Isabel (Novelist)
A divine exploration. A deadly secret. A desire she can't escape. 'Expertly plotted, explosively adventurous, and burning with romance' STEPHANIE GARBER The Mummy meets Death on the Nile in this lush, immersive historical fantasy set in...
The wind knows my name a novel
Allende, Isabel
NATIONAL BESTSELLER * "The lives of a Jewish boy escaping Nazi-occupied Europe and a mother and daughter fleeing twenty-first-century El Salvador intersect in this ambitious, intricate novel about war and immigration" (People), from the author of A Long Petal of the Sea and...

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