Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) is a great time to pick up a book that centers Hispanic people, history, and culture.
Try one of these recent novels, or check cloudLibrary for even more e-books and audiobooks perfect for Hispanic Heritage Month.
A rivals-to-lovers romance! Bartender Alex and professor Jeremiah both want control of the bar owned by Alex’s grandmother. But when an enemy threatens Alex’s grandmother and the surrounding neighborhood, the two join forces – perhaps in more ways than one.
This mystery thriller will keep you guessing until the end! Back in high school, Maya’s best friend mysteriously died in front of the enigmatic man they’d been spending time with all summer. Seven years later, she sees a YouTube video in which another young woman dies in front of the same man. Plunged back into the trauma of her past, Maya returns home to excavate the past.
A moving story of love, loss, and redemption. After losing her job during the Great Recession, 56-year-old Cara is set up with a job counselor who will help her navigate the job market. Over a dozen sessions, Cara recounts past relationships, struggles with debt and gentrification, why she left the Dominican Republic, and her relationship with her estranged son. The audiobook version is great!
Domestic drama at its finest! True crime writer Cassie is investigating the story of Delores “Lore” Rivera, a woman married to two men at the same time until one found out and shot the other. To her surprise, Lore is willing to share her heartbreaking story, and Cassie soon finds herself confessing dark secrets of her own.
A chilling blend of horror and history! Devastated by the death of his wife, a young father sets out with his son to visit her ancestral home. There, they must confront the terrifying truth of her family: an Order that commits unspeakable acts in the name of immortality. Alternating between London in the 1960s and the years of Argentina’s military dictatorship, this novel is equal parts ghost story, family story, and horror story.
This lush fantasy novel draws on Venezuelan and Colombian folklore. Two young women – one dependent on a dark sorceress, one struggling to resist the magic that calls to her – yearn to belong in a world that doesn’t feel made for them.
Set in 1940s Mexico, this gothic horror follows Nena and Néstor, childhood sweethearts separated after Nena was attacked years ago by a mysterious monster. When the two are reunited once again – Nena as a healer, Néstor as a member of the auxiliary cavalry – they must face their past in order to preserve the future.
When thirteen-year-old Ruthy disappears without a trace, her family is left scarred…until a decade later, when someone who might be Ruthy appears on a reality TV show. Hoping to mend their family, sisters Jessica and Nina set off to the show’s filming location in search of their long-lost sister.