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Dive into these audiobooks by Puerto Rican authors, perfect for Puerto Rican Heritage Month and beyond!

When Trying to Return Home

Stories

By: Jennifer Maritza McCauley
Narrated by: Psalm Morant & Andréa Agosto
Length: 5 hours 52 minutes

Profoundly moving and powerful, the stories in this collection dig deeply into the question of belonging. A young woman is torn between overwhelming love for her mother and the need to break free from her damaging influence during a desperate and disastrous attempt to rescue her brother from foster care. A man, his wife, and his mistress each... Read more

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Ordinary Girls

A Memoir

By: Jaquira Diaz
Narrated by: Almarie Guerra
Length: 10 hours 8 minutes

“Too often, those of us who grow up below the federal poverty line spend the rest of our lives erasing ourselves. If we manage to migrate out of poverty, we do so at a cost. The gatekeepers of academia, and of literature, often only want to hear our stories if we make a spectacle of our people, or if we tell our stories in the language of the... Read more

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Olga Dies Dreaming

A Novel

By: Xochitl Gonzalez
Narrated by: Almarie Guerra, Armando Riesco & Inés del Castillo
Length: 11 hours 41 minutes

“Left in the care of their grandmother by their radical mother, Blanca, siblings Olga and Preito strive and struggle to make their way as adults in their native Brooklyn, their mother’s decision reverberating throughout their careers, friendships, and romantic relationships. There is a sweet romance at the center of this story that grounds the... Read more

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My Beloved World

By: Sonia Sotomayor
Narrated by: Rita Moreno
Length: 12 hours 26 minutes

The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an inspiring testament to her own extraordinary... Read more

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Zero Saints

By: Gabino Iglesias
Narrated by: Jean-Marc Berne
Length: 3 hours 43 minutes

Enforcer and drug dealer Fernando has seen better days. On his way home from work, some heavily-tattooed gangsters throw him in the back of a car and take him to an abandoned house, where they saw off his friend's head and feed the kid's fingers to...something. Their message is clear: this is their territory, now. But Fernando isn't put down... Read more

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Coyote Songs

By: Gabino Iglesias
Narrated by: Amanda Alcántara, Fernando Avila, Jean-Marc Berne, Nicholas A. Ortiz, Ann Osmond & Jane Santos
Length: 4 hours 57 minutes

In this mosaic horror/crime novel, ghosts and old gods guide the hands of those caught up in a violent struggle to save the soul of the American southwest. A man tasked with shuttling children over the border believes the Virgin Mary is guiding him towards final justice. A woman offers colonizer blood to the Mother of Chaos. A boy joins corpse... Read more

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¡Solo Ayuda!

Como construir un mundo mejor

By: Sonia Sotomayor
Narrated by: Eva Longoria
Length: 14 minutes

Todas las noches, cuando Sonia se va a dormir, Mami le hace la misma pregunta: ¿Qué hicistepara ayudar hoy? Y como al igual que su mami, Sonia quiere ayudar a su comunidad, siempre se asegura de tener una buena respuesta a la pregunta de Mami.
 
En una historia inspirada en los deseos de su propia familia por ayudar a los demás, Sonia Sotomayor,... Read more

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Just Help!

How to Build a Better World

By: Sonia Sotomayor
Narrated by: Kerry Washington & Sonia Sotomayor
Length: 11 minutes

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Just Ask! comes a fun and meaningful story about making the world--and your community--better, one action at a time, that asks the question: Who will you help today?

Every night when Sonia goes to bed, Mami asks her the same question: How did you help today? And since Sonia wants to help her... Read more

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A Woman of Endurance

A Novel

By: Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa
Narrated by: Tracey Leigh
Length: 12 hours 39 minutes

Combining the haunting power of Toni Morrison’s Beloved with the evocative atmosphere of Phillippa Gregory’s A Respectable Trade, Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa’s groundbreaking novel illuminates a little discussed aspect of history—the Puerto Rican Atlantic Slave Trade—witnessed through the experiences of Pola, an African captive used as a breeder to... Read more

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Woman of Endurance, A \ Indómita (Spanish Edition)

By: Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa
Narrated by: Yetta Gottesman
Length: 13 hours 2 minutes

El poder inolvidable de Beloved de Toni Morrison y la atmósfera evocativa de A Respectable Trade de Phillippa Gregory se combinan en esta revolucionaria novela de Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa, que ilustra un aspecto poco conocido de la historia –el comercio transatlántico de personas esclavizadas en Puerto Rico– narrado a través de la experiencia de... Read more

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The Clairvoyant of Calle Ocho

By: Anjanette Delgado
Narrated by: Roxanne Hernandez
Length: 9 hours 34 minutes

Two divorces have taught Mariela Estevez that she's better suited to being a mistress than a wife. Whose heart needs all that "forever after" trouble? Still, her affair with her married lover, Hector, has become problematic—especially because he's also a tenant in her apartment building in the heart of Miami's Calle Ocho in Little Havana. But... Read more

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Ordinary Girls \ Muchachas ordinarias (Spanish edition)

Memorias

By: Jaquira Díaz
Narrated by: Maria Victoria Martinez
Length: 10 hours 38 minutes

Para las muchachas que fuimos, para la muchacha que fui, para las muchachas de todo el mundo que son como nosotras solíamos ser. Para las muchachas que nunca se vieron reflejadas en los libros. Para las muchachas ordinarias.Jaquira Díaz siempre se encontró entre extremos en lugares permeados por la violencia. A pesar de añorar tener una familia... Read more

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Casa de campo

By: José Donoso
Narrated by: Diego Guerrero
Length: 15 hours 52 minutes

La gran metáfora histórica de Donoso; la representación en clave del Chile de los años 70 y del golpe militar.
Casa de campo es una brillante alegoría del poder y la rebelión. La mansión señorial donde los Ventura, sus cónyuges y sus treinta y cinco hijos pasan el verano, lejos de la civilización, se alza como un espejismo en medio de la... Read more

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Going Home

By: Nicholasa Mohr
Narrated by: Eileen Stevens
Length: 4 hours 56 minutes

In this sequel to Felita, Felita's going to Puerto Rico! It's like a dream to her, although she'll miss her friends. But Felita's summer isn't at all what she expected. Her uncle's small village is boring, and none of the girls wants to be friends with an outsider. Felita desperately wants to go home. But she gradually finds a way to fit in, and... Read more

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Antes que llegue la luz

Autores Españoles e Iberoamericanos

By: Mayra Santos-Febres
Narrated by: Elena Lara
Length: 4 hours 56 minutes

Puerto Rico, 2017. Apenas una semana después de restablecida la electricidad, las noticias alertan de la llegada de un segundo huracán, más potente que el anterior. Propensos a la inexactitud y la exageración, los reportes meteorológicos esta vez parecen ser reales. Han pasado muchos años desde que un huracán con un potencial tan destructivo... Read more

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A Nation of Women

An Early Feminist Speaks Out

By: Luisa Capetillo
Narrated by: Melanie Martinez & Félix V. Matos Rodríguez
Length: 7 hours 12 minutes

The groundbreaking feminist and socialist writings of Puerto Rican author and activist Luisa Capetillo

A Penguin Classic


In 1915, Puerto Rican activist Luisa Capetillo was arrested and acquitted for being the first woman to wear men's trousers publicly. While this act of gender-nonconforming rebellion elevated her to feminist icon status in modern... Read more

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My Broken Language

A Memoir

By: Quiara Alegría Hudes
Narrated by: Quiara Alegría Hudes
Length: 10 hours 44 minutes

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK • The Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and co-writer of In the Heights tells her lyrical story of coming of age against the backdrop of an ailing Philadelphia barrio, with her sprawling Puerto Rican family as a collective muse.

“Quiara Alegría Hudes is in her own league. Her sentences will take your breath away.... Read more

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The Taste of Sugar

By: Marisel Vera
Narrated by: Kyla García
Length: 12 hours 55 minutes

Marisel Vera emerges as a major voice of contemporary fiction with a heart-wrenching novel set in Puerto Rico on the eve of the Spanish-American War.

It is 1898, and groups of starving Puerto Ricans, los hambrientos, roam the parched countryside and dusty towns begging for food. Under the yoke of Spanish oppression, the Caribbean island is... Read more

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Mujer frente al sol (Woman in Front of the Sun)

By: Judith Ortiz Cofer
Narrated by: Wanda Arriaga
Length: 3 hours 18 minutes

En esta coleccion de ensayos entretejidos con poemas y folclore, Judith Ortiz Cofer cuenta la historia de como llego a ser poeta y escritora y explora su amor por las palabras, su descubrimiento de la magia del lenguaje y su lucha por sacar tiempo de donde no tenia para practicar su arte. Este libro divierte, instruye y cautiva, y sera un... Read more

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Dealing in Dreams

By: Lilliam Rivera
Narrated by: Marisol Ramirez
Length: 9 hours 5 minutes

The Outsiders meets Mad Max: Fury Road in this fast-paced dystopian novel about sisterhood and the cruel choices people are forced to make in order to survive. At night, Las Mal Criadas own these streets. Sixteen-year-old Nalah leads the fiercest all-girl crew in Mega City. That role brings with it violent throwdowns and access to the hottest... Read more

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