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Books To Read by Caribbean Authors in 2023

Discover the captivating works of authors from the Caribbean and the diaspora.

Last Updated on June 7, 2024 by BiblioLifestyle

List of 2023 Books by Caribbean Authors to Read Right Now

When it comes to finding new books to read, Caribbean authors should not be left out of the equation.  With unique perspectives and brilliantly crafted stories, their pieces are as diverse as they come.  Whether you’re a bookworm, literary enthusiast, library buff, or occasional reader, it can be tough to find interesting reads.  This year, why not explore Caribbean literature and discover the captivating works of authors from this vibrant region?  To help guide your reading journey, here is a list of 2023 books by Caribbean authors that will provide hours of reading pleasure.  Keep scrolling for exciting titles, each perfect for kickstarting your exploration of Caribbean literature!

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2023 Books To Read by Caribbean Authors

Hungry Ghosts by Kevin Jared Hosein

Hungry Ghosts by Kevin Jared Hosein

Set in 1940s Trinidad, an immersive story of two families colliding and the chilling mystery at the center of how interconnected their lives are.  

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RELATED: Hungry Ghosts by Kevin Jared Hosein is one of the books selected in The 2023 Winter Reading Minimalist List.

River Sing Me Home by Eleanor Shearer

River Sing Me Home by Eleanor Shearer

A story of a mother’s gripping journey across the Caribbean to find her stolen children in the aftermath of slavery marks the arrival of a remarkable new talent.

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River Sing Me Home by Eleanor Shearer is one of The Best 2023 Historical Fiction Books.

The Human Origins of Beatrice Porter and Other Essential Ghosts by Soraya Palmer

The Human Origins of Beatrice Porter and Other Essential Ghosts by Soraya Palmer

A coming-of-age tale of two Jamaican-Trinidadian sisters in Brooklyn grappling with their mother’s illness, their father’s infidelity, and the truth of their family’s past.

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The God of Good Looks by Breanne Mc Ivor

The God of Good Looks by Breanne Mc Ivor

A debut novel that follows a young Trinidadian woman finding her voice and reclaiming her name.

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Queen of Exiles by Vanessa Riley

Queen of Exiles by Vanessa Riley

A novel based on the life of an extraordinary Black woman from history: Haiti’s Queen Marie-Louise Coidavid, who escaped a coup in Haiti to set up her own royal court in Italy during the Regency era, where she became a popular member of royal European society.

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Family Lore by Elizabeth Acevedo

Family Lore by Elizabeth Acevedo

Tells the story of one Dominican-American family told through the voices of its women as they await a gathering that will forever change their lives.

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What do you think about these 2023 books by Caribbean authors?

Have you read any books from this list?  What are your favorite 2023 books by Caribbean authors?  What books would you add to the list?

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