Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

Next Year in Havana

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.....

Details Next Year in Havana

TitleNext Year in Havana
Release DateFeb 6th, 2018
GenreHistorical, Historical Fiction, Romance, Fiction, Contemporary Romance

Reviews Next Year in Havana

  • 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 granddaughter Marisol, traveling to Cuba, sixty years later to scatter her ashes in the country she had loved. The history of Cuba, Batista, Che and Castro are told in bold, detailed fashion using the Perez family to add a human element and interest to th...
  • 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 this type of book; as I read, I was constantly ruminating about how fabulous the book was. I love that feeling, and to me, it is the sign of an exceptionally good book. Next Year in Havana is told in a dual timeline format, alternating between the l...
  • Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede
    To be reviewed!
  • Elizabeth of Silver's Reviews
    FULL REVEW WILL BE ON FEBRUARY 14 ALONG WITH A GIVEAWAY FOR THS BOOK."Ms. Chantell has a mesmerizing effect on you as you read about the adventures and lives of the Perez girls and of living in Cuba then and now.Her descriptions of the scenery, the kitchens, the food, and simply everything is detailed, beautiful, and exquisite.Let’s not forget that absolutely gorgeous cover, and remember that no book can be complete without a little bit of love...
  • Renee Rosen
    Review to come!
  • Jen
    I’m having trouble putting words to my thoughts right now, and the tears streaming down my face don’t help, but that was fantastic. Not at all what I was expecting when I started, yet everything I wanted to read. And then some. If I had to describe this in one word it would be “Unputdownable”. Elisa and Marisol’s timelines weave together a seamless glimpse into the past—a history we don’t get in our American textbooks—with present...
  • Amy Bruno
    Absolute page-turner! Full review to follow...
  • Lia Riley
    My heart! This book was everything I wanted-historical fiction at its finest. A gorgeous story of upheaval, family, loss and love. Expanded review to come.