Lists and Suggestions

List: Own Stories: Latinx Fiction

Alvarez, Julia.

"It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found dead near their wrecked J...

Díaz, Junot,

Oscar, an overweight Dominican from a New Jersey ghetto, dreams of becoming a writer and finding lov...

Duarte, Stella Pope.

"Let Their Spirits Dance" is the moving story of a family's journey across America. T...

Allende, Isabel.

A magnificent saga of proud and passionate men and women and the turbulent times through which they ...

Chávez, Denise.

An exuberant novel about a lovelorn woman obsessed with the Mexican film star Pedro Infante. Teresin...

Anaya, Rudolfo A.

Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico. She is a cur...

Cisneros, Sandra.

During her family's annual car trip from Chicago to Mexico City, Lala Reyes listens to stories ...

Stavans, Ilan.

Includes the work of 201 Latino writers from the Chicano, Puerto Rican, Cuban American, and Dominica...

Poey, Delia.

With an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Oscar Hijuelos, this important anthology of co...

Goldman, Francisco.

In a novel based on the author's real-life tragedy, Goldman, consumed with grief and guilt over...

Valdes, Alisa.

In this irrepressible, can't-put-it-down novel of six friends-each one an unforgettable woman i...

Santiago, Esmeralda.

A gorgeous epic of love, discovery, and adventure by the beloved author of "When I Was Puerto R...

Bac Sierra, Benjamin.

Set in the barrio of an unnamed California city in the early 1990s, BARRIO BUSHIDO narrates the stor...

Candela, Margo.

Hardworking Raquel Ortiz is "this close" to a promotion when she is caught in flagrante de...

Castillo, Ana.

Eking out a living as a teacher's aide in a small New Mexican border town, Tia Regina is also r...

Cruz, Angie.

From the author of "Soledad" comes the sweeping story of immigrants from the Dominican Rep...

Hijuelos, Oscar.

Cesar and Nestor Castillo move to New York from Cuba in 1949 to form a mambo band, and eventually pl...

Martinez, A. Lee.

When Diana moves into a great new apartment, it seems like she's finally having some good luck....

Platas, Berta.

Rosie Caballero hates her nagging boss, her "ditch-me" dating history, her second-hand war...

Quiñonez, Ernesto.

Julio Santana is an arsonist. For a fee, Julio burns down buildings looked upon as unseemly by inves...

Urrea, Luis Alberto.

In 1950s Arizona Mike McGurk journeys from one unlikely adventure to another as he searches for love...

Yunqué, Edgardo Vega,

This sweeping drama boldly conjures up the ever-shifting cultural mosaic that is America. At its hea...

Yglesias, Jose.

An octogenarian novelist who is resigned to death regains the desire to live, on being smitten by a ...