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Author: Ingrid Rojas Contreras
Release Date: July 31, 2018
"When women of color write history, we see the world as we have never seen it before. In Fruit of the Drunken Tree, Ingrid Rojas Contreras honors the lives of girls who witness war. Brava. I was swept up by this story."
--SANDRA CISNEROS, author of The House on Mango Street

A mesmerizing debut set in Colombia at the height Pablo Escobar's violent reign about a sheltered young girl and a teenage maid who strike an unlikely friendship that threatens to undo them both


Seven-year-old Chula and her older sister Cassandra enjoy carefree lives thanks to their gated community in Bogotá, but the threat of kidnappings, car bombs, and assassinations hover just outside the neighborhood walls, where the godlike drug lord Pablo Escobar continues to elude authorities and capture the attention of the nation.
$17.50
ISBN: 9780525632634
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Author: Daniel AlarcĂłn | Narrator: David DeSantos
Release Date: October 31, 2017
LONGLISTED for the 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

An urgent, essential collection of stories about immigration, broken dreams, Los Angeles gang members, Latin American families, and other tales of high stakes journeys, from the award-winning author of War by Candlelight and At Night We Walk in Circles.
$17.50
ISBN: 9780525498025
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Author: JesĂșs Carrasco | Narrator: W. Morgan Sheppard
Release Date: July 04, 2017
"A harrowing, humane, and very beautiful book.” —Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You 

A searing dystopian vision of a young boy's flight through an unnamed, savaged country, searching for sanctuary and redemption—a debut novel from one of Europe's bestselling literary stars.
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Author: Junot DĂ­az | Narrator: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo
Release Date: December 20, 2016
Read by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Tony Award®-winning creator and star of the musical Hamilton, and Tony Award®-winning actress, Karen Olivo. This brilliant narration adds another layer of lyricism and depth to this Pulitzer Prize-winning classic novel.
$22.50
ISBN: 9780525493716
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Author: Derek Palacio | Narrator: William DeMeritt
Release Date: October 04, 2016
Derek Palacio’s stunning, mythic novel marks the arrival of a fresh voice and a new chapter in the history of 21st century Cuban-American literature.

In 1980, a rural Cuban family is torn apart during the Mariel Boatlift. Uxbal Encarnación—father, husband, political insurgent—refuses to leave behind the revolutionary ideals and lush tomato farms of his sun-soaked homeland.
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Author: John Vaillant | Narrator: Ozzie Rodriguez and David H. Lawrence XVII
Release Date: January 27, 2015
From the best-selling author of The Tiger and The Golden Spruce, this debut novel is a gripping survival story of a young man trapped, perhaps fatally, during a border crossing.
 
Hector is trapped.
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Author: Cristina HenrĂ­quez | Narrator: Various
Release Date: June 03, 2014
“A triumph of storytelling. Henríquez pulls us into the lives of her characters with such mastery that we hang on to them just as fiercely as they hang on to one another and their dreams. This passionate, powerful novel will stay with you long after you’ve turned the final page.
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Author: Antonio Hill | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: June 18, 2013
A riveting crime thriller set in the midst of a sultry Barcelona summer, introducing the first book in the Inspector Salgado series

Argentine native Inspector Héctor Salgado is one of Barcelona's leading criminal detectives.
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Author: Carolina De Robertis | Narrator: Carolina De Robertis
Release Date: March 27, 2012
A coming-of-age story, based on a recent shocking chapter of Argentine history, about a young woman who makes a devastating discovery about her origins with the help of an enigmatic houseguest.
 
Perla Correa grew up a privileged only child in Buenos Aires, with a cold, polished mother and a straitlaced naval officer father, whose profession she learned early on not to disclose in a country still reeling from the abuses perpetrated by the deposed military dictatorship.
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Author: Esmeralda Santiago | Narrator: Esmeralda Santiago
Release Date: July 12, 2011
An epic novel of love, discovery, and adventure by the author of the best-selling memoir When I Was Puerto Rican.

As a young girl growing up in Spain, Ana Larragoity Cubillas is powerfully drawn to Puerto Rico by the diaries of an ancestor who traveled there with Ponce de León.
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Author: Junot DĂ­az
Release Date: September 06, 2007
A collection of eleven stories by a young writer evoke his hard-fought youth in the barrios of the Dominican Republic and the bleak urban landscapes of New Jersey, combining a journalist's dispassionate eye with an ear for poetry.

"This stunning collection of stories offers an unsentimental glimpse of life among the immigrants from the Dominican Republic--and other front-line reports on the ambivalent promise of the American dream--by an eloquent and original writer who describes more than physical dislocation in conveying the price that is paid for leaving culture and homeland behind.
$12.50
ISBN: 9781101029374
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Author: Junot DĂ­az | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Release Date: September 06, 2007
Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister—dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants.
$22.50
ISBN: 9781429587150
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