LATINX Heritage Month Book Lists
Celebrate stories from around the world by authors of Latinx/Hispanic heritage! LATINX Heritage month is September 15 - October 15th and what a better way to celebrate than with books by and about the LATINX community. Scroll down to order.
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An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rights
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “It’s Lovecraft meets the Brontës in Latin America, and after a slow-burn start Mexican Gothic gets seriously weird.”—The Guardian
How gender and generation shape perceptions of place and time as told through the voices of Mexican teenage girls
Ahead of the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving, a new look at the Plymouth colony's founding events, told for the first time with Wampanoag people at the heart of the story.
Ahead of the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving, a new look at the Plymouth colony's founding events, told for the first time with Wampanoag people at the heart of the story.
National Book Award Finalist!
Instant New York Times Bestseller!
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican American home.
Finalista del National Book Award!
Bestseller del New York Times!
“To read these poems is to be reminded again and again of our true allegiance to each other.” —from the introduction by Julia Alvarez
From a Pulitzer Prize finalist, "the single most compelling, lucid, and lyrical contemporary account of the absurdity of U.S. border policy" (The Atlantic).
$16.99ISBN: 9780316154895Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Back Bay Books - March 5th, 2019In this "raucous, moving, and necessary" story by a Pulitzer Prize finalist (San Francisco Chronicle), the De La Cruzes, a family on the Mexican-American border, celebrate two of their most beloved relatives during a joyous and bittersweet weekend.
"All we do, mija, is love. Love is the answer. Nothing stops it. Not borders. Not death."
$16.99ISBN: 9780060883287Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - February 21st, 2006
"One Hundred Years of Solitude is the first piece of literature since the Book of Genesis that should be required reading for the entire human race. . . . Mr.$16.95ISBN: 9780307389732Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Vintage - October 5th, 2007
"A love story of astonishing power." - Newsweek
The International Bestseller and modern literary classic by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez$26.00ISBN: 9781644450031Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Graywolf Press - November 5th, 2019
A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties$26.00ISBN: 9781984855831Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: One World - July 28th, 2020
“A lush depiction of privilege and power, sex and stability . . . following three women in São Paulo . . . It Is Wood, It Is Stone is an elegant arrival of a new talent.”—Elle
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Good Housekeeping • Marie Claire • Publishers Weekly$28.00ISBN: 9781984820150Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ballantine Books - January 21st, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home.$17.00ISBN: 9781984899170Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage Espanol - April 7th, 2020
Un viaje a través de la historia del siglo XX de la mano de unos personajes inolvidables que descubrirán que en una sola vida caben muchas vidas y que, a veces, lo difícil no es huir sino volver.$26.00ISBN: 9781947993877Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Agora Books - April 7th, 2020
A collection of original and riveting stories that tackle one of the most important and controversial issues of time: The Border. La frontera is full of stories. Real stories, not the ones you see in the news. The border is a powerful place where countries collide. It's a weird space of dreams, struggles, promises, lies, fear, and redemption.$26.99ISBN: 9781250257413Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: St. Martin's Press - August 11th, 2020
NAMED ONE OF AUGUST'S BEST NEW BOOKS BY CNN | ON Cosmo's LIST OF 12 BOOKS YOU'LL BE DESPERATE TO READ THIS SUMMER | ONE OF Autostraddle's 60 QUEER & FEMINIST BOOKS COMING YOUR WAY THIS SUMMER | A 2020 TITLE TO WATCH BY Library Journal | LISTED ON Marie Claire's POLITICAL BOOKS TO READ
$9.99ISBN: 9781784883416Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Hardie Grant - February 4th, 2020In a political landscape that instils abject horror in most of us, we have been delivered one shining ray of hope - going by the name of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. At age 29 she became the youngest woman ever to serve in the United States Congress, and she shows no signs of stopping yet.
$16.99ISBN: 9781612198750Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Melville House - September 1st, 2020
Frida Kahlo's legacy continues to grow in the public imagination in the nearly fifty years since her "discovery" in the 1970s. This collection of conversations over the course of her brief career allows a peek at the woman behind the hype. And allows us to see the image of herself she carefully crafted for the public.$17.00ISBN: 9780143109334Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - June 7th, 2016
An undocumented immigrant’s journey from a New York City homeless shelter to the top of his Princeton class
$17.99ISBN: 9781984815712Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020
Co-founder of the Women's March makes her YA debut in a near future dystopian where a young girl and her brother must escape a xenophobic government to find sanctuary.$26.00ISBN: 9780525541363Availability: Out of StockPublished: Riverhead Books - May 5th, 2020
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
"Her most unsettling work yet — and her most realistic." --New York Times
Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, NPR, Vulture, Bustle, Refinery29, and Thrillist$17.99ISBN: 9780525514022Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2019
This stunning YA debut is a timely and heartfelt speculative narrative about healing, faith, and freedom.$29.00ISBN: 9780593237069Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: One World - September 22nd, 2020
Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward.
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE$20.00ISBN: 9780143135340Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - June 2nd, 2020
A fluid, expansive new collection from a poet whose work "dazzles with [an] energetic exploration of the Puerto Rican experience in the new millennium" (NBC News)$17.00ISBN: 9780143135036Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Classics - June 2nd, 2020
"One of the wittiest, most playful, and . . . most alive and ageless books ever written." --Dave Eggers, The New Yorker
A revelatory new translation of the playful, incomparable masterpiece of one of the greatest Black authors in the Americas
A Penguin Classic$15.95ISBN: 9781984897480Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - September 3rd, 2019
A uniquely dark, coming-of-age novel rife with urban magical realism, love, and redemption, from the author of Bodega DreamsEmail or call for priceISBN: 9781984897503Availability: Special OrderPublished: Vintage Espanol - September 3rd, 2019
Una original y oscura novela de iniciación, rebosante de realismo mágico urbano, amor y redención, del autor de El vendedor de sueños.$16.95ISBN: 9780525563433Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - June 2nd, 2020
In defiance of the brutal military government that took power in Uruguay in the 1970s, and under which homosexuality is a dangerous transgression, five women miraculously find one another—and, together, an isolated cape that they claim as their own.$16.00ISBN: 9780593082454Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage Espanol - September 1st, 2020
“Cantoras es audaz y desacomplejada, un reto a la noción de normalidad y un tributo al poder del amor, la amistad, y la resistencia política. Es una fábula revolucionaria, ideal para este momento, escrita con sabiduría y amor”. —Dina Nayeri, The New York Times Book Review$16.00ISBN: 9780525434313Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Anchor - June 4th, 2019
“One of the most dazzling and devastating novels I’ve read in a long time...Readers of Fruit of the Drunken Tree will surely be transformed.”
--San Francisco Chronicle$16.00ISBN: 9780525564010Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage Espanol - October 2nd, 2018
Un debut fascinante situado en Colombia durante la violencia devastadora de los años 90 sobre una joven protegida y una empleada doméstica adolescente, quienes inician una improbable amistad que amenaza con deshacerlas a ambas.$11.95ISBN: 9780679734772Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - April 3rd, 1991
The bestselling coming-of-age classic, acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught in schools and universities alike, and translated around the world from the winner of the 2018 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature.$11.95ISBN: 9780679755265Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage Espanol - October 18th, 1994
Elogiado por la crítica, admirado por lectores de todas las edades, en escuelas y universidades de todo el país y traducido a una multitud de idiomas, La casa en Mango Street es la extraordinaria historia de Esperanza Cordero.$17.00ISBN: 9780525511304Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: One World - April 7th, 2020
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • Latinas of Indigenous descent living in the American West take center stage in this haunting debut story collection—a powerful meditation on friendship, mothers and daughters, and the deep-rooted truths of our homelands.$16.00ISBN: 9780804138802Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Hogarth - November 4th, 2014
A haunting story of love and survival that introduces an unforgettable literary heroine.
$16.95ISBN: 9781984899095Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Vintage - October 20th, 2020
Young Latinos across the United States are redefining their identities, pushing boundaries, and awakening politically in powerful and surprising ways. Many of them—Afrolatino, indigenous, Muslim, queer and undocumented, living in large cities and small towns—are voices who have been chronically overlooked in how the diverse population of almost sixty million Latinos in the U.S.$16.95ISBN: 9781984899118Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage Espanol - October 20th, 2020
El primer paso hacia el cambio es reconocer que nuestro poder nace de nuestra identidad.
$17.99ISBN: 9780525516477Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 25th, 2020
Pura Belpré Award Winner Ruth Behar's inspiring story of a young Jewish girl who escapes Poland to make a new life in Cuba, while she works to rescue the rest of her family$15.00ISBN: 9780345806406Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - March 3rd, 2015
"Illuminate[s] the lives behind the current debates about Latino immigration." —The New York Times Book Review$15.95ISBN: 9780345806413Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage Espanol - June 3rd, 2014
Dos familias cuyas esperanzas chocan con el destino. Y una extraordinaria novela que nos ofrece una poderosa y nueva definición de lo que significa ser americano.$16.00ISBN: 9780525563051Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - July 7th, 2020
AUGUST 2020 REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
WINNER OF THE STORY PRIZE
WINNER OF THE 2020 VILCEK PRIZE IN LITERATURE
One of the Best Books of the Year NPR, Time, Esquire, BuzzFeed, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel$26.00ISBN: 9780399592683Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: One World - March 24th, 2020
FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • One of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans in this deeply personal and groundbreaking portrait of a nation.$16.95ISBN: 9780525436461Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Vintage - February 4th, 2020
ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:$16.95ISBN: 9780525566946Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage Espanol - October 29th, 2019
Un matrimonio en crisis viaja en coche con sus dos hijos pequeños desde Nueva York hasta Arizona.Email or call for priceISBN: 9780143108696Availability: Special OrderPublished: Penguin Classics - August 7th, 2018
“Startling and astringently poetic.” —The New York Times
An extraordinary account, in the tradition of The House on Mango Street and Angela’s Ashes, of a Colombian woman’s harrowing childhood defined by uprootedness and migrationEmail or call for priceISBN: 9780525564980Availability: Special OrderPublished: Vintage Espanol - September 4th, 2018
"Asombroso y agriamente poético". --The New York Times$17.00ISBN: 9780735211155Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - September 24th, 2019
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE
A sweeping tale of conspiracy theories, assassinations, and twisted obsessions -- the much anticipated masterpiece from Juan Gabriel Vásquez.$26.95ISBN: 9780451494887Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Knopf - March 17th, 2020
A sweeping examination of how American racism has broken the country's social compact, eroded America's common goods, and damaged the lives of every American--and a heartfelt look at how these deep wounds might begin to heal.$16.00ISBN: 9780593311073Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage Espanol - September 29th, 2020
Un examen profundo de cómo el racismo ha roto el pacto social, erosionado el bien común y dañado las vidas de todos los estadounidenses; un análisis sincero de cómo estas profundas heridas pueden comenzar a sanar.$16.00ISBN: 9781573226066Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - July 1st, 1997
From the beloved and award-winning author Junot Díaz, a spellbinding saga of a family’s journey through the New World.
Email or call for priceISBN: 9780525564522Availability: Special OrderPublished: Vintage Espanol - May 1st, 2018
El lector tiene en sus manos una colección de relatos que viene precedida de una enorme expectación.$16.99ISBN: 9780593124819Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Random House Graphic - May 19th, 2020
Filled with music, passion, supernatural secrets, and family, Jose Pimienta's Suncatcher brings to life a contemporary story of a girl growng up in Mexicali, with a supernatural twist and a lot of music.
Beatriz loves music.$25.95ISBN: 9781643750255Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 2020
A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine * The New York Times * The Washington Post *Vogue * Bustle * BuzzFeed * Ms.$18.99ISBN: 9780062882769Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Quill Tree Books - May 5th, 2020
In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives.$16.00ISBN: 9780399184604Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - March 6th, 2018
"Genius." —Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker
"Samanta Schweblin’s electric story reads like a Fever Dream." —Vanity Fair
Shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize!
Experience the blazing, surreal sensation of a fever dream...$12.99ISBN: 9780062662811Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Quill Tree Books - April 7th, 2020
Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Pura Belpré Award!$17.95ISBN: 9781936932757Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Amethyst Editions - March 4th, 2020
Lit by the hormonal neon glow of Miami, this heady, multilingual debut novel follows a Colombian teenager's coming-of-age and coming out as she plunges headfirst into lust and evangelism.
$18.00ISBN: 9781501117015Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atria Books - December 15th, 2015
“Spectacular...An absorbing and distinguished work...The House of the Spirits with its all-informing, generous, and humane sensibility, is a unique achievement, both personal witness and possible allegory of the past, present, and future of Latin America.” —The New York Times Book Review
Our Shared Shelf, Emma Watson Goodreads Book Club Pick$16.95ISBN: 9781936932252Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Feminist Press - July 10th, 2018
Puerto Rican girls are brought up to want one thing: true love. Yet they are raised by women whose lives are marked by broken promises, grief, and betrayal. While some believe that they'll be the ones to finally make it work, others swear not to repeat cycles of violence.$17.00ISBN: 9780735217737Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - February 5th, 2019
NAMED A TOP 10 BOOK OF 2018 BY NPR and THE WASHINGTON POST
WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE IN CURRENT INTEREST
FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE NONFICTION AWARD$16.95ISBN: 9781565129757Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Algonquin Books - January 12th, 2010"Poignant . . . Powerful . . . Beautifully captures the threshold experience of the new immigrant, where the past is not yet a memory." —The New York Times Book Review
Acclaimed writer Julia Alvarez’s beloved first novel gives voice to four sisters as they grow up in two cultures.$17.00ISBN: 9781594632747Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - June 3rd, 2014
An intimate portrayal of the drug wars in Colombia, from international fiction star Juan Gabriel Vasquez.$22.00ISBN: 9780853459910Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Monthly Review Press - January 1st, 1997
The classic survey of Latin America's social and cultural history, with a new introduction by Isabel Allende$15.99ISBN: 9780062959928Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Avon - August 4th, 2020