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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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Daniela Pierre-Bravo Wants Women of Color to Feel Empowered in the Workplace

Virginia Isaad
Daniela Pierre-Bravo is an MSNBC reporter for Morning Joe and a two-time published author but before she achieved this level of success in her career she was trying to figure out how to navigate the workplace as an undocumented first-generation...
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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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8 Books by WOC to Read During Women’s History Month

Pamela Avila
Reading books about women who have challenged the status quo, redefined womanhood on their own terms, have challenged mainstream feminism, and ultimately, affected change within their own communities, should be something we all do year-round. But this Women’s History Month,...
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7 Audiobooks For Young Adult Readers by BIPOC Authors

Pamela Avila
For some of us growing up, curling up in our bed and hiding away in our room with a good book was how we preferred to spend our days. Meanwhile, others preferred to go out and spend their free time...
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15 Black Bookstagrammers to Follow For Your Next Read

Pamela Avila
Books can transport us someplace else—offering a much-needed respite from the rest of the world. They can teach us about other people’s joy, hurt, and life experiences, and in doing so, they ultimately change us and change how we view...
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“I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter” Debuts at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago

Virginia Isaad
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter is a beloved bestselling novel and now fans can see the story come to life on stage in the world premiere adaptation at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. Adapted by local Latinx playwright Isaac...