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  • 2020 Read Caribbean Releases

    2020 is the year that gave us really great Caribbean releases. From Historical Fiction, YA, Magical Realism, Essays, Collections to Adult Fiction, there is a Read Caribbean release to match your many moods. If you are looking for books recently published by Caribbean authors or Authors of Caribbean heritage, this list can help! Here are […]

  • Read Caribbean : Caribbean Bookstagrammers to Follow

    June is celebrated as Caribbean Heritage month and the month where we Read Caribbean. The #ReadCaribbean initiative was started in 2019 to create awareness for Caribbean Authors/ Authors from Caribbean Heritage and Caribbean Literature. It was a way for us to celebrate how diverse, unique and authentic the Caribbean voice is. In 2020 we have […]

  • Tea By The Sea by Donna Hemans

    Tea By The Sea is Donna Hemans new novel about grief, abandonment and agency. The story opens up in Jamaica, we meet a young man, Lenworth and a new born baby girl looking for a specific house in remote town outside of the second city- Montego Bay. Lenworth doesn’t know how to navigate this new […]

  • Overview of Read Caribbean

    Historical Overview June is recognized as Caribbean Heritage Month to celebrate in the Literary Space I thought it would be great to launch the Read Caribbean initiative. This will be the second year of using June to as the month where we Read Caribbean. The aim of Read Caribbean is to: Create awareness about Caribbean Literature Create […]

  • BookOfCinz 2020 Book Club Reading List

    In January 2019 I decided to start a Book Club to tie into BookOfCinz book blog. I thought it was the natural next steps and a way for me to meet other Readers in Trinidad and Tobago and all over the world. While the mission for BookOfCinz is to get people to read, read more […]

  • These Ghosts Are Family by Maisy Card

    These Ghosts Are Family is Maisy Card’s debut novel that features a multi-generational narration from 1700s to 2000s. These Ghosts Are Family opens with the revelation of Stanford Solomon’s three decade long secret- he is not who he says he is. Thirty years ago, Stanford Solomon, who is actually Abel Paisley assumed the identity of […]

  • Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat

    Edwidge Danticat is the queen of short stories and she proves this again with her recently published Everything Inside. Everything Inside is a strong collection of stories filled with complex characters, all dealing with major issues, trying to navigate life with Haiti being sometimes at the center of the narrative. I am such a fan […]

  • The Lesson by Cadwell Turnbull

    And they didn’t invade. They arrived… Cadwell Turnbull’s debut novel The Lesson  is unlike anything I have ever read before and I cannot stop talking about it and I didn’t want it to end. Set on the U.S. Virgin Islands, we meet the members of the community of Charlotte Amalie-like most Islanders, they are pretty […]

  • Behind the Caribbean Bookstagrammer

    June is recognized as Caribbean Heritage Month to celebrate I teamed up with some Caribbean Bookstagrammers to launch the #ReadCaribbean Challenge. The main goal of this challenge is to create awareness and educate persons on Caribbean Literature and Authors from the Caribbean or Caribbean Heritage. Here is your chance to meet and follow some Caribbean […]

  • #ReadCaribbean Challenge

    June is recognized as Caribbean Heritage Month to celebrate I teamed up with some Caribbean Bookstagrammers to launch the #ReadCaribbean Challenge. The main goal of this challenge is to create awareness and educate persons on Caribbean Literature and Authors from the Caribbean or Caribbean Heritage.  I started BookOfCinz with the mission of encouraging people to: […]

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