Next Year in Havana

Next Year in Havana Review

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 of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old Elisa Perez is part of Cuba's high society, where she is largely sheltered from the country's growing political unrest--until she embarks on a clandestine affair with a passionate revolutionary...

Miami, 2017. Freelance writer Marisol Ferrera grew up hearing romantic stories of Cuba from her late grandmother Elisa, who was forced to flee with her family during the revolution. Elisa's last wish was for Marisol to scatter her ashes in the country of her birth.

Arriving in Havana, Marisol comes face-to-face with the contrast of Cuba's tropical, timeless beauty and its perilous political climate. When more family history comes to light and Marisol finds herself attracted to a man with secrets of his own, she'll need the lessons of her grandmother's past to help her understand the true meaning of courage.

Title:Next Year in Havana
Edition Language:English

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  • Angela M

    I always enjoy knowing an author’s inspiration for a story. In the acknowledgments, which introduce the book, Chanel Cleeeton call this “the book of my heart” and thanks her family for sharing t...

  • Patty Belongs To Kellan~Jesse~Lautner~Miller~Jack~Racer~Rafe~Liam~Prince Nicholas~Hayes~Simon~Gianluca & Archer

    *****FOUR STARS*****{ARC Generously Provided by Author}In one step, I know power, the drugging effect of it coursing through my veins. With one step I am removed from the fringes and thrust in the mid...

  • Astrid - ?Vanilla & Spice Books?

    Boy, 2018 has been epic so far... My heart is full. Full with love for the characters of this book. With shame about my ignorance of the danger and problems Cuban people still face on a daily basis. A...

  • Diane S ?

    3.5 There are so many fantastic elements to this novel. The book opens with the Perez family fleeing Cuba after the revolution. This is the first thread of the story. The second is Elise Perez's grand...

  • Rachel Reads Ravenously

    4.5 stars! “Am I dangerous?”“I have a feeling you just might be.” I made a resolution to myself last year that I would make more of an effort to read new to me authors when selecting futur...

  • Cindy Burnett

    Every once in a while I start a book and from page one I am completely enamored with the every aspect of the book - the plot, the characters, the setting, and the relationships. Next Year in Havana is...

  • Jennifer Kyle

    4.5 Stars!!A very good read. ...

  • Lori

    I have mixed feelings on this one. I loved parts & I disliked others. I loved Elise’s story... the struggles she faced in a changing Cuba were heartbreaking. I had a vague knowledge of Cuba’s tumu...

  • Bkwmlee

    4.5 starsI was enamored with this book from the very first page and found it very difficult to put down after I started reading it! I will admit that I was reluctant to read this one at first, as I do...

  • Pavlina Read more sleep less blog??

    LIVE AMAZON http://amzn.to/2E4hN254,5-5 Beautiful stars "At the end of the day the only thing you have left is what you stand for." I'm speechless, such a beautiful and powerful story!I have no words,...