15 Novels by Dominican Authors We're Immediately Adding to Our Fall Reading List
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Every time we come across a novel by a Latinx author in a store or scroll past one online, we can't help but do a double-take. For so long, it wasn't something we saw in stores on the regular. But now, books by a new generation of Latinx authors are cropping on the shelves of mainstream retailers left and right. For Latinx book lovers, it's an absolute thrill to see. Latinx authors bring a new and fresh perspective to literature that feels like what we've been waiting for our whole lives. The growing popularity of many Latinx authors is also helping to bring some of our Latinx literature icons like Dominican writer Julia Alvarez, more attention and recognition as well. But if we want to keep seeing Latinx authors being recognized for their talent and lining those bookshelves, we have to support them. So with that in mind, we're bringing our readers another round-up of awesome books, this time exclusively by Dominican and Dominican-American authors, including the likes of New York Times bestseller, Elizabeth Acevedo, and the latest from the aforementioned, Julia Alvarez, amongst many others. With the exception of a few notable novelists, Dominican authors specifically, aren't often discussed in depth in literary conversations, but these days, it seems they are the ones forging a new path and carving out a compelling niche for themselves in the literary world, and that's something to celebrate. With all of that said, let's take a look at some of the novels by Dominican authors that are on our fall reading list.