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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: 23 participating members (show all)

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1
986 members, 19 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

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

Score: 11.36

2
851 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.

3
47 members, 4 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Score: 8

4
1,032 members, 23 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: nobooksnolife (1), susanbooks (2)

Score: 7.36

5
11,658 members, 455 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: Storeetllr (2), susanbooks (3)

Score: 6.4

6
1,313 members, 29 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: nobooksnolife (2), susanbooks (4)

Score: 6.19

7
1,058 members, 17 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (3), thorold (3)

Score: 6.08

8
124 members, 6 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: irishiz (1), nobooksnolife (3)

Thumbs down: LascaSartoris

Score: 5.04

9
3,011 members, 70 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: merrystar (1), raidergirl3 (4)

Thumbs down: LascaSartoris

Score: 4.83

10
20,552 members, 273 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: al.vick (1)

Score: 4

11
7,242 members, 207 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: laleblanc (1)

Score: 4

12
1,192 members, 74 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: raidergirl3 (1)

Score: 4

13
1,124 members, 49 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: vwinsloe (1)

Score: 4

14
543 members, 10 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: thorold (1)

Score: 4

15
271 members, 5 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: LascaSartoris (1)

Score: 4

16
163 members, 2 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (1)

Score: 4

17
101 members, 5 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: Aquila (1)

Score: 4

18
87 members, 6 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

Lists: Micheller7 (1)

Score: 4

19
1 member, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: maximilianoduenas (1)

Score: 4

20
10,176 members, 191 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: al.vick (2)

Score: 3.36

21
2,489 members, 118 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: vwinsloe (2)

Score: 3.36

22
1,181 members, 64 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Micheller7 (2)

Score: 3.36

23
456 members, 1 review
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: maximilianoduenas (2)

Score: 3.36

24
154 members, 8 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: raidergirl3 (2)

Score: 3.36

25
153 members, 5 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: EasyIndy (2)

Score: 3.36

26
33 members, 0 reviews
2.75 stars (2.75 stars)

Lists: LascaSartoris (2)

Score: 3.36

27
8 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: AbigailAdams26 (2)

Score: 3.36

29
4 members, 0 reviews

Lists: Settings (2)

Score: 3.36

30
6,846 members, 369 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: EasyIndy (1), Storeetllr (3)

Thumbs down: LascaSartoris, Kanarthi

Score: 3.04

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)

31
654 members, 35 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: raidergirl3 (3)

Score: 3.04

32
636 members, 42 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: vwinsloe (3)

Score: 3.04

33
100 members, 2 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: LascaSartoris (3)

Score: 3.04

35
20 members, 7 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: Micheller7 (3)

Score: 3.04

36
19 members, 0 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: Settings (3)

Score: 3.04

37
12 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: AbigailAdams26 (3)

Score: 3.04

38
967 members, 16 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: thorold (4)

Score: 2.83

39
369 members, 24 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: AbigailAdams26 (4)

Score: 2.83

40
17 members, 2 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: Settings (4)

Score: 2.83

41
456 members, 8 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: susanbooks (5)

Score: 2.68

42
184 members, 3 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: thorold (5)

Score: 2.68

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

Lists: AbigailAdams26 (5)

Score: 2.68

45
91 members, 3 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: Settings (6)

Score: 2.56

46
29 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Settings (7)

Score: 2.46

47
26 members, 1 review
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: Settings (8)

Score: 2.38

48
57 members, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: Settings (9)

Score: 2.31

49
4 members, 0 reviews

Lists: Settings (10)

Score: 2.25

50
468 members, 23 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Score: 0

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About this list

Started by: AbigailAdams26 (June 17)

Type: Numbered

Limit: 5 books

Related tags

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