• Once I Was You

    By Maria Hinojosa (B Hino)

    Maria Hinojosa, tells the story of immigration in America through her family’s experiences and decades of reporting, painting an unflinching portrait of a country in crisis.

  • Afterlife: A Novel

    By Julia Alvarez (Fic Alva, Q Alva, PLAY Fic Alva, eBook, eAudiobook)

    Set during the movement of tribalism, Afterlife follows Antonia Vega, an immigrant retired college professor and writer who loses her husband and sister.  As her life seems to be in upheaval, an undocumented teenager arrives on her doorstep, pregnant and in need of help.

  • Fruit of the Drunken Tree

    By Ingrid Rojas Contreras (Fic Roja, Q Roja)

    Chula lives her innocent life inside the walls of her family’s home away from the violence of Columbia in the 1990s.  When her mother hires Petrona, a live-in maid, Chula attempts to learn more about the new teenager and life outside her home.

  • Children of the Land

    By Marcelo Hernandez Castillo (B Hern, eBook)

    An unforgettable memoir from a prize-winning poet about growing up undocumented in the United States recounts the sorrows and joys of a family torn apart by draconian policies and chronicles one young man’s attempt to build a future in a nation that denies his existence.

  • The Daughter of Doctor Moreau

    By Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Fic More, Q More, PLAY Fic More, eBook, eAudiobook)

    Carlota, the daughter of a doctor who creates hybrid beings, begins to question her life on the luxurious estate in the Yucatan Peninsula. It is only when Eduardo, a patient’s son arrives, the group of humans and hybrids way of life begins to unravel.

  • How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water

    By Angie Cruz (Fic Cruz, Q Cruz, PLAY Fic Cruz, eBook, eAudiobook)

    Cara is forced to find a new job. But as a woman in her fifties, this is not easy. She seeks out the help of a counselor and through her sessions begins to share the stories of her life – both good and bad.

  • Velorio: A Novel

    By Xavier Navarro Aquino (Fic Navo, CD Fic Navo, SPA Fic Navo, eBook, eAudiobook)

    After the devastation of Hurricane Maria, a group of survivors finds themselves following a cult. When Camila finds herself in Memoria, an idyllic place among the horrors of the storm, she is lured in by a false paradise hiding authoritarian leader.

  • Illegally Yours: A Memoir

    By Rafael Agustin (B Agus)

    Rafael Agustin, a TV writer for Jane the Virgin, grew up having a normal childhood, but when he went to get his driver’s license as a teenager, his parents revealed that he was in fact, undocumented.  This is the hilarious memoir of how his family navigated being immigrants in the 1990s.

  • Twice a Quinceañera

    By Yamile Saied Méndez (Fic Mend, eBook, eAudiobook)

    When Nadia leaves her no-good fiancé, she decides to trade in her wedding for a second quinceañera. Turning 30 should be a way to celebrate herself without a man. But when her college fling come back into her life, second love might be what she is looking for after all.

  • A Proposal They Can't Refuse

    By Natalie Caña (Fic Caña, eAudiobook)

    Kamilah Vega is desperate to save her family’s restaurant. So much so that she allows her meddling grandfather blackmail her into marrying a man she can’t stand.  But what begins as a fake relationship with her restaurant’s neighbor, Liam Kane might not be so bad after all.

  • The Undocumented Americans

    By Karla Cornejo Villavicencio (364.13 Corn)

    One of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans in this deeply personal and groundbreaking portrait of a nation.