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Favorite Caribbean Books

Description: June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month! This LibraryThing list of the month will focus on books set in the Caribbean, that are written by Caribbean and/or Caribbean diaspora authors. Add your own favorite titles about the Caribbean or by Caribbean authors. Only thumb down if there isn't actually a Caribbean connection.

Members: 26 participating members (show all)

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1
7,691 members, 229 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), laleblanc (1), pitjrw (2)

Score: 11.36

2
1,036 members, 19 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: susanbooks (1), Settings (1), thorold (2)

Score: 11.36

3
937 members, 39 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: bereanna (1), Storeetllr (1), ManWithAnAgenda (2)

Score: 11.36

Explanations:

Storeetllr (1): Powerful historical novel of slavery set in Jamaica.

4
12,185 members, 461 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: sturlington (2), Storeetllr (2), susanbooks (3)

Score: 9.77

5
48 members, 4 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Nicolai-Michiel (1), AbigailAdams26 (1)

Score: 8

6
1,124 members, 24 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: nobooksnolife (1), susanbooks (2)

Score: 7.36

7
1,395 members, 29 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: nobooksnolife (2), susanbooks (4)

Score: 6.19

8
1,170 members, 18 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (3), thorold (3)

Score: 6.08

9
132 members, 6 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: irishiz (1), nobooksnolife (3)

Thumbs down: LascaSartoris

Score: 5.04

10
3,229 members, 76 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: merrystar (1), raidergirl3 (4)

Thumbs down: LascaSartoris

Score: 4.83

11
22,132 members, 300 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: al.vick (1)

Score: 4

12
1,247 members, 74 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: raidergirl3 (1)

Score: 4

13
1,219 members, 49 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: vwinsloe (1)

Score: 4

14
577 members, 10 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: thorold (1)

Score: 4

15
506 members, 7 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (1)

Score: 4

16
297 members, 6 reviews
3.28 stars (3.28 stars)

Lists: LascaSartoris (1)

Score: 4

17
178 members, 2 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (1)

Score: 4

18
111 members, 6 reviews
3.31 stars (3.31 stars)

Lists: Aquila (1)

Score: 4

19
91 members, 6 reviews
3.35 stars (3.35 stars)

Lists: Micheller7 (1)

Score: 4

20
64 members, 3 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: EMS_24 (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

EMS_24 (1): (Moon and Sun) The hard-hitting story about cab driver Roy Tromp and his son Max (12) takes place on Curaçao in the early 1960s

21
1 member, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: maximilianoduenas (1)

Score: 4

22
10,816 members, 198 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: al.vick (2)

Score: 3.36

23
2,624 members, 118 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: vwinsloe (2)

Score: 3.36

24
1,299 members, 65 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: Micheller7 (2)

Score: 3.36

25
485 members, 1 review
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: maximilianoduenas (2)

Score: 3.36

26
262 members, 13 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: raidergirl3 (2)

Score: 3.36

27
170 members, 5 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: EasyIndy (2)

Score: 3.36

28
34 members, 0 reviews
2.75 stars (2.75 stars)

Lists: LascaSartoris (2)

Score: 3.36

29
9 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: AbigailAdams26 (2)

Score: 3.36

31
5 members, 0 reviews

Lists: Settings (2)

Score: 3.36

32
3,614 members, 38 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (3)

Score: 3.04

33
962 members, 49 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: raidergirl3 (3)

Score: 3.04

34
680 members, 46 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: vwinsloe (3)

Score: 3.04

35
114 members, 30 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: sturlington (3)

Score: 3.04

36
111 members, 2 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: LascaSartoris (3)

Score: 3.04

38
27 members, 8 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: Micheller7 (3)

Score: 3.04

39
24 members, 0 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: Settings (3)

Score: 3.04

40
12 members, 1 review
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: AbigailAdams26 (3)

Score: 3.04

41
2,504 members, 42 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (4)

Score: 2.83

42
1,060 members, 19 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: thorold (4)

Score: 2.83

43
143 members, 13 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: AbigailAdams26 (4)

Score: 2.83

44
18 members, 2 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: Settings (4)

Score: 2.83

45
492 members, 7 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: susanbooks (5)

Score: 2.68

46
197 members, 4 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: thorold (5)

Score: 2.68

48
94 members, 3 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: Settings (6)

Score: 2.56

49
32 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Settings (7)

Score: 2.46

50
29 members, 1 review
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: Settings (8)

Score: 2.38

51
67 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Settings (9)

Score: 2.31

52
4 members, 0 reviews

Lists: Settings (10)

Score: 2.25

53
7,165 members, 381 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: EasyIndy (1), Storeetllr (3)

Thumbs down: pitjrw, sturlington, LascaSartoris, Kanarthi

Score: -0.96

Explanations:

Storeetllr (3): Portions of the novel are set in Puerto Rico, and the main character is from the La Perla neighborhood of Old San Juan. Also, the Arecibo Observatory features prominently.… (more)

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About this list

Started by: AbigailAdams26 (June 2021)

Type: Numbered

Limit: 5 books

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