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Happy Independence Day, Jamaica!

Jamaica celebrates its 57th anniversary of Independence today, and we celebrate with all of our Jamaica connections. Congratulations to the island for all the strides it has made over the years and best wishes for many to come. We think … Continue reading

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E-Picture Books

CaribbeanReads put out our first kindle picture book back in 2012. It was Lion Paw and Oliver: An Unlikely Friendship, the first book in the Living the Beach Life series by Heidi Fagerberg. Way back then…seven years is an eon … Continue reading

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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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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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Why YA?

CaribbeanReads will be publishing two YA novels in 2017, bringing our total YA offerings to four. Since CR is a small publisher, this is significant. Three of the four books have been recognised by the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, … Continue reading

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Marvin and Marianne

Kimberly Wallace published an article on Marvin and the Race to the Nest in the Trinidad Express yesterday. “FLIGHTY, even feisty and adorned with feathers that shine and shimmer like jewels under a hot Caribbean sun — hummingbirds usually don’t … Continue reading

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Minister of Education Launches Yerette Readers Series at NALIS

On Tuesday 3rd May, 2016, the Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education in Trinidad and Tobago spoke at the launch of the Yerette Readers Series on Hummingbirds at the National Library and Information System (NALIS) building and pledged to include … Continue reading

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Literary Evening at the Grenadian Embassy DC

Mark your calendars for March 17, 2016. Four Caribbean authors will come together for an evening event at the Grenadian Embassy in Washington DC to discuss their books and literature in general. The evening will feature: The Washington DC Book … Continue reading

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Free Stuff!

Publishers make mistakes. My daughter takes great pride in pointing out errors in the books that she reads and there are many, regardless of whether the book is published by large, medium, or small presses. I won’t get into the … Continue reading

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Expanding Our Mission

CaribbeanReads participated in the Baltimore Book Festival in October. It was on the beautiful Inner Harbor in Baltimore, a promenade that attracts a lot of people, so in addition to people who came to the festival, there were many others … Continue reading

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