Books by Sandra Cisneros

PURO AMOR  by Sandra Cisneros
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 9, 2018

"A solid short story in a beautiful, thin volume from an author we wish we heard more from."
A short story about love, animals, art, and Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Read full book review >
A HOUSE OF MY OWN by Sandra Cisneros
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A charming, tender memoir from an acclaimed Mexican-American author."
The making of a Latina writer. Read full book review >
HAVE YOU SEEN MARIE? by Sandra Cisneros
Released: Oct. 8, 2012

"Neither groundbreaking nor especially penetrating, this warmhearted tale offers comfort to anyone coping with the loss of a loved one."
Best-selling Cisneros (Caramelo, 2002, etc.) chronicles a search for a runaway cat that turns into a way to work through grief and discover community. Read full book review >
CARAMELO by Sandra Cisneros
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2002

"Readers here get both: 'Life was cruel. And hilarious all at once.'"
A sprawling family saga with a zesty Mexican-American accent from Cisneros, author of, most recently, Woman Hollering Creek (1991). Read full book review >
HAIRS/PELITOS by Sandra Cisneros
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 3, 1994

"Lightweight but pleasant."
Cisneros (Woman Hollering Creek, 1991, etc.) reprises a lyrical vignette from The House on Mango Street (not reviewed). Read full book review >
WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK by Sandra Cisneros
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1991

"A collection that heralds a powerfully original talent—all the more appreciated given the all-too-often carbon-copy feel of much of today's fiction."
A tour-de-force second collection (after The House on Mango Street, 1989—not reviewed) by a Chicana poet who writes of life in Southwest border towns. Read full book review >