December 29, 2014

BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2014

 
The Latina Book Club is proud to announce its 2nd Annual Books of the Year list.

Our list contains some memoirs, some fiction, some children's books, some collections of poems and more.  Most of the books on our list are written by Latino authors, the ones that are not contain Latino characters of worthy note--all are fun reads. 

The Latina Book Club wishes you Happy Reading and a Happy New Year! ---mcf



BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2014
(in alphabetical order by title)


A CUP OF WATER UNDER MY BED by Daisy Hernandez

CHASING THE SUN by Natalia Sylvester

CHOPPER! CHOPPER! POETRY FROM BORDERED LIVES by Verónica Reyes

DESEO DE UNA NOCHE by Alonso Cueto (Spanish)

DLEE'S WORLD by Diana Lee Santamaria

EVERY HIDDEN FEAR by Linda Rodriguez

HANDBOOK FOR AN UNPREDICTABLE LIFE: HOW I SURVIVED SISTER RENATA AND MY CRAZY MOTHER AND STILL CAME OUT SMILING (WITH GREAT HAIR) by Rosie Perez

HUNTING SEASON: IMMIGRATION AND MURDER IN AN ALL-AMERICAN TOWN by Mirta Ojito

JENNI RIVERA: LA DIVA DE LA BANDA by Michael Puente (Spanish)

LA BELLE CREOLE: THE CUBAN COUNTESS by Alina Garcia-LaPuerta

LAND OF CAREFUL SHADOWS by Suzanne Chazin

LOTERIA by Mario Alberto Zambrano

MARTINA FINDS A SHINY COIN by Yadhira Gonzalez-Taylor

MI ISLA BONITA by Franchesca Guzman (Spanish)

NIŇO WRESTLES THE WORLD by Yuyi Morales (Spanish)

NUNO by Carlos Alemán

PINNED UP by C.Michelle

PINNED DOWN by C.Michelle

RIPPER by Isabel Allende

RISING, FALLING, ALL OF US by Thelma T. Reyna

RITA MORENO: A MEMOIR by Rita Moreno

SHATTERED PARADISE by Ileana Araguti

TAKE THIS MAN by Brando Skyhorse

THE AMADO WOMEN by Desiree Zamorano

THE CITY OF PALACES by Michael Nava

THE CLOSER by Mariano Rivera

THE CYCLE OF THE SEVEN DAYS OF THE WEEK by Genia I. Nunez

THE PACIENT (EL PACIENTE) by Juan Gomez-Jurado (Spanish)

THE REVOLUTION OF EVELYN SERRANO by Sonia Manzano

THE SECOND SIGN by Elizabeth Arroyo

UNBREAKABLE by Kami Garcia

VALENTINA GOLDMAN'S IMMACULATE CONFUSION by Marisol Murano

WHEN ANGELS FALL by Manuel A. Meléndez

WOMEN ARE LIKE CHICKENS by Annette Sandoval

YAQUI DELGADO WANTS TO KICK YOUR ASS by Meg Medina
 
 
Happy Reading!


PS -- For our Books of the Year 2013, click here.###