The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba [Book Review] #ThrowbackThursday #Cuba #HistoricalFiction

The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba by Chanel Cleeton is set in Cuba and New York City and shares the story of three brave and independent women.

The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba by Chanel Cleeton (cover) Image: a woman in a white gown stands next to a railing overlooking the ocean

Genre/Categories/Setting: Historical Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Suspense, Cuba and New York City

Welcome to #ThrowBackThursday where I highlight an older review or post a current review of a backlist title. Today, I’m sharing page-turning historical fiction, The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba by popular author Chanel Cleeton.

I’m linking up with Davida @ The Chocolate Lady’s Book Review Blog for #ThrowbackThursday.

*This post contains Amazon affiliate links.

My Summary:

The real-life circumstances of Evangelina Cisneros (“the most beautiful girl in Cuba”), the Cuban fight for Independence, and a feud between two New York newspapers owned by Hearst and Pulitzer are at the center of this fascinating historical fiction story of 1896 Cuba and its revolution. The story transpires from three perspectives: Grace Harrington, a young woman breaking the glass ceiling in the cutthroat newspaper business; eighteen-year-old Evangelina Cisneros, unjustly imprisoned in Cuba; Marina Perez, a brave courier working secretly for the Cuban revolutionaries in Havana. With the help of Hearst’s newspaper and Marina, who had been forced into a Cuban reconcentration camp, Evangelina is rescued from prison and Grace travels to Cuba and writes the story of women who suffer from wrongful imprisonment.

Thoughtful themes of freedom, independence, meaningful life’s work/following your passion, taking risks to help others, women’s strong voices, and the influence of newspapers in politics and war…..

Continue here for my full review of The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba…


Are you a fan of Chanel Cleeton or have you been to Cuba?
Other books by Cleeton: The Last Train to Key West, The Cuban Heiress, Our Last Days in Barcelona
The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba Purchase information here.


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