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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Ana María and the fox
De la Rosa, Liana
"Pleasingly subversive."--New York Times Book Review One of Library Journal's Best Romances of 2023! A BookList Editor's Pick of 2023! A forbidden love between a Mexican heiress and a shrewd British politician makes for a tantalizing Victorian season.
Brighter than the sun
Aleman, Daniel
This timely and thought-provoking story about a teen girl shouldering impossibly large responsibilities and ultimately learning that she doesn't have to do it alone is the perfect follow-up to Daniel Aleman's award-winning debut novel, Indivisible.  ...
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. (Jennifer C.)
"This summer's sweetest confection is J.C. Cervantes's The Enchanted Hacienda. This book is like dipping your brain into a jar of serotonin." --New York Times Book Review "This is a contemporary coming-of-age story, with a sprinkling of magic, that's one of my...
Family lore : a novel
Acevedo, Elizabeth
NATIONAL BESTSELLER A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK! Shortlisted for The Center for Fiction 2023 First Novel Prize From National Book Award-winning author Elizabeth Acevedo comes the story of one Dominican American family told through the voices of its women<...
The faraway world : stories
Engel, Patricia
A New York Times Editors' Choice * One of The Washington Post's 50 Notable Works of Fiction of 2023 * One of Chicago Public Library's Favorite Books of the Year * A LitHub Best Book of 2023 From the author of Infinite Country--a New...
The haunting of Alejandra : a novel
Castro, V.
A woman is haunted by the Mexican folk demon La Llorona in this "utterly terrifying and wholly immersive . . . story about generational trauma, colonization, systemic oppression, and the horror at the heart of motherhood" (Library Journal, starred review). "Castro is...
The house in the pines : a novel
Reyes, Ana 1982-
An instant New York Times bestseller! "This is an absolute, can't-put-it-down thriller. . . . It's truly a wild ride that had me flying through chapter after chapter--which I think is the perfect way to kick off your year of reading."--Reese Witherspoon (Reese's Book Club Pick...
Into the light
Oshiro, Mark
When you're like me, you have to lie. It's been one year since Manny was cast out of his family and driven into the wilderness of the American Southwest. Since then, Manny lives by self-taught rules that keep him moving--and keep him alive. Now, he's taking a chance on a...
Kiss me, mi amor
Quintana Albertson, Alana
It turns out that a fake relationship is the perfect recipe for a love that sizzles hotter than Santa Barbara's spiciest salsa-when it's between enemies.... Enrique Montez, smooth-talking heir to the Taco King empire, is man enough to admit that he made a critical error when he...
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)
My name is Iris : a novel
Skyhorse, Brando
"Brilliant." --The Washington Post * "Nuanced and compelling." --The New York Times From the PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author of The Madonnas of Echo Park, an engrossing dystopian novel set in a near-future America where mandatory identification...
The night travelers : a novel
Correa, Armando Lucas 1959-
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 : a novel
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...
Rubi Ramos's recipe for success
Parra, Jessica
Most Anticipated YA by Goodreads! "An earnest, charming coming-of-age story that will come for your heart and your appetite." --New York Times bestselling author Emma Lord Graduation is only a few months away, and Rubi Ramos's "recipe for...
Silver nitrate
Moreno-Garcia, Silvia
NATIONAL BESTSELLER * From the author of The Daughter of Doctor Moreau and Mexican Gothic comes a fabulous meld of Mexican horror movies and Nazi occultism: a dark thriller about the curse that haunts a legendary lost film--and awakens one woman's hidden powers. ...
Vampires of El Norte
Cańas, 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 happened to Ruthy Ramirez
Jimenez, Claire
A powerful novel that's "hilarious, heartbreaking, and ass-kicking" (Jamie Ford), of a Puerto Rican family in Staten Island who discovers their long‑missing sister is potentially alive and cast on a reality TV show, and they set out to bring her home. The...
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...
Witch of wild things
Vasquez Gilliland, Raquel
Legend goes that long ago a Flores woman offended the old gods, and their family was cursed as a result. Now, every woman born to the family has a touch of magic. Sage Flores has been running from her family-and their "gifts"-ever since her younger sister Sky died. Eight years...

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