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2019 (to date) Books in Reviews

It’s July, and while it seems like just yesterday we heralded in an infant 2019 with fireworks and fanfare, it’s almost grown and already has more time behind it than in front. CaribbeanReads books have received some love from our … Continue reading

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Joanne C. Hillhouse’s books on sale at Best of Books Antigua

Best of Books Summer Holiday Special

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Greyborn Rising Hard cover

As of July 1, you now have three ways to enjoy Greyborn Rising, paperback, kindle, and it is now available in hardcover. Check out this fantastic new novel set in a fantasy version of Trinidad where there are three parallel … Continue reading

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New Review for Tata and the Big Bad Bull

In an article entitled “Overcoming Barriers to Education in Tata and the Big Bad Bull,” Anansesem reviewer, Shanimarie Ogilvie, reviews this CaribbeanReads title by author and poet, Juleus Ghunta. She refers to the book’s protagonist as a “universally relatable character,” and … Continue reading

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Facelift for the Living the Beach Life Series

When we published Lion Paw and Oliver, An Unlikely Friendship, the first installation of Heidi Fagerberg’s Living the Beach Life Series in 2012, we had no idea that we were at the beginning of a fruitful, collaborative relationship that would … Continue reading

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Tata and the Big Bad Bull author returns home

Internationally recognised poet and Chevening scholar, Juleus Ghunta, returned to his home parish, Hanover, to launch his picture book, Tata and the Big Bad Bull. The launch took place on May 22 at 10 am at the Hanover Parish Library … Continue reading

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Launch of the Masquerade Dance

Children in St. Kitts-Nevis were the first to experience the official launch of the new children’s book by Carol Mitchell, The Masquerade Dance. Mitchell spent the morning of Friday April 12 at the Charles A. Halbert Public Library in Basseterre, … Continue reading

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Not One But Two Spanish Titles from CaribbeanReads

CaribbeanReads’ first Spanish language titles will make their debut at the Miami Book Fair Street Fair November 16-18. The beloved Lost! A Caribbean Sea Adventure which reimagines the true story of an Arctic seal which found itself stranded in the … Continue reading

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Write a Winning Novel

The 2019 Burt Award for Caribbean literature aimed at young adults is now open for submissions and you may have written next year’s winner. The competition is getting increasingly tight and so it’s crucial that you submit your strongest and most polished … Continue reading

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Five Months, Twenty Thousand Words

The Burt Award for Caribbean literature is an annual prize given by CODE, a Canadian NGO committed to developing literacy world-wide.  The Caribbean version of the competition is open to Caribbean nationals and submissions should be at least 20,000 words … Continue reading

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