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16 Empowering Books by Afro-Latina Authors for Black History Month

Sofía Aguilar
With Black History Month in full swing, we want to recognize Afro-Latina authors who are making moves and empowering readers through their books. Latinas are vastly underrepresented in the publishing industry, especially Afro-Latinas, and it’s important to read their work...
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14 of the Best Romance Books by Latina Authors for Valentine’s Day

Sofía Aguilar
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! While you celebrate all the different loves in your life with chocolates, flowers, wine, gifts, and more, it’s also the perfect time to curl up with a good romance novel. Especially because the...
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13 Books By Afro-Latinxs to Read for Black History Month

Sofía Aguilar
Black History Month is an opportunity to recognize Afro-Latinxs making an impact and amplifying Afro-Latinidad history and stories. In addition to highlighting Black changemakers in various industries, it’s also important to recognize that storytelling wouldn’t be what it is without...
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18 Books by Latinx Authors Coming Out in 2023 You Need to Read

Sofía Aguilar
We’ve loved seeing Latinx authors making their mark on the publishing industry and thankfully, this year is no different! In all genres, there is a need for Latinx stories, especially from Afro-Latinx and Indigenous Latinx writers, and plenty of authors...
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Best of 2022: 15 of the Best Books by Latinx Authors Published This Year

Sofía Aguilar
As we look back at the publishing world throughout 2022, we know there’s still a lot of work to be done for Latinx books. In an industry dominated by white writers, Latinx stories are still struggling to be published and...
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12 Romance Novels by Latinas to Gift Your Book-Loving Amiga

Sofía Aguilar
The holiday season can be a stressful time for all of us, especially when a lot of people are on your gift-giving checklist like your friends. What gift can we give our homegirls that is unique, creative, and fitting, AND...
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13 Magical Realism & Horror Books by Latina Writers Perfect for Fall

Sofía Aguilar
In October we celebrate the last two weeks of Latinx Heritage Month, Dia de Muertos, and the fall season. While this is undoubtedly the season of scary movies, fun costumes, and visiting the pumpkin patch, it’s also the perfect time...
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12 Books by Latinx Authors That Made Me Feel Seen

Sofía Aguilar
Every year on August 9, readers around the world celebrate Book Lovers Day, a day for all of us to turn off our smartphones and other devices, pick up a book, and celebrate the joy of reading. As we know,...
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12 LGBTQIA+ Latinx Authors Amplifying Queer Stories Through Their Work

Sofía Aguilar
While we should be reading LGBTQIA+ authors and Latinx authors throughout the year, it’s always special to read stories written by writers who are both LGBTQIA+ and Latinx during Pride Month. Especially because large corporations rainbow-ify their logos to sell...
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15 Must-Read Poetry Collections by Latinas in Honor of National Poetry Month

Sofía Aguilar
April marks an important month for poetry lovers, readers, and writers—National Poetry Month! The month-long celebration was originally created by the Academy of American Poets to recognize the importance of poets in our culture and everyday lives. It has been...
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10 Empowering Latina Characters in Literature You Need to Know

Sofía Aguilar
Today March 8, otherwise known as International Women’s Day, is a day during Women’s History Month for all of us to celebrate the achievements of women throughout history and current female change-makers all over the world. But growing up, we...