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Cristina García

4.17 of 5 Votes: 3
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King of Cuba (2013)
3.36 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I don't normally read modern fiction unless it is recommended. This is an excellent read. The story follows the lives of The Tyrant (guess who?) and an expat from Cuba. It intertwines their lives through the crisis and resolution. Not only is it a well-constructed novel but it is...
The Lady Matador's Hotel (2010)
3.54 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Easy to read book about a week in the lives of six people, with the common connection being a hotel in a politically unstable, unidentified Latin American country. The characters are unique and colorful. Within each chapter, the author alternates between each character's story, ...
Dreams of Significant Girls (2011)
3.16 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I thought this book was okay compared to the stories I've read this year. For example, while the friendship between these girls seems really strong, it's not really relatable. I mean, a relationship that is created through a summer program across the world from where they live an...
I Wanna Be Your Shoebox (2008)
3.49 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Well-done, quick read about a multicultural California girl and the changes she faces as she turns 13. Her mom is getting serious with a boyfriend, her grandpa is dying, and her school orchestra is being shut down! Might be too slow for some middle-schoolers (the parts of grandpa...
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