My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Publish Date: February 6, 2018.
Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Next Year in Havana!
Camila Cabello‘s soulful song, Havana, comes to mind when I think of this book.
Special thanks to Chanel Cleeton, NetGalley, and Berkley Publishing for the privilege of previewing this book in exchange for an honest review.
This book is essentially a beautifully written love letter to Cuba.
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. Continue reading “**Blog Tour** Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton and a #Giveaway for a Kindle Fire! #BookReview @BerkleyPub”