Tag Archives: Chanel Cleeton


At the beginning of the year, I set my bar to read 50 books.  Then well you see what happened with the year I aimed my bar higher and read 104 books in the year 2020.  I have set my bar at 60 for this year and can raise it …

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BOOK REVIEW: When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

Title: When We Left CubaAuthor: Chanel CleetonPublication: April 9, 2019Publisher: BerkleyGenre: Historical FictionPages: 364 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Beautiful. Daring. Deadly.  The Cuban Revolution took everything from sugar heiress Beatriz Perez–her family, her people, her country. Recruited by the CIA to infiltrate Fidel Castro’s inner circle and pulled into the dangerous …

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BOOK REVIEW: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

Title: Next Year in HavanaAuthor: Chanel CleetonPublication: February 6, 2018Publisher: BerkleyGenre: Historical FictionPages: 394 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity–and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution… Havana, 1958. The daughter …

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