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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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10 Latinx Romance Authors to Keep on Your Radar

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Ahh, love is the air! Well, at least it is in the books by some of our favorite Latinx romance novelists. Whether you’re single or coupled up, there’s nothing like a good sappy, sexy romance novel to help you escape...
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‘In the Heights’ Writer Quiara Alegría Hudes’ New Memoir is About Growing Up Puerto Rican in Philly

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Fresh off the high from the theatrical release of In the Heights, the film’s screenwriter Quiara Alegría Hudes is reveling in the wake of a dream accomplished. Hudes also wrote the libretto for the Tony-award-winning production which was a finalist...
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‘Hamilton’ Star Mandy Gonzalez is Using Her Platform to Promote Inclusivity & Inspire the Latinx Community

Mexican-Jewish actress Mandy Gonzalez has devoted most of her career to stage work, which she recognizes doesn’t get nearly as much attention as working on-screen. But the 42-year-old mom’s passion, dedication and talent have led her to some incredible experiences...