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October Rodrigo Hasbún

October 2017 Book of the Month Affections by Rodrigo Hasbún Published by: Simon & Schuster ISBN-10: 1501154796 ISBN-13: 978-1501154799   SYNOPSIS: A haunting novel about an unusual family’s breakdown—set in South America during the time of Che Guevara and inspired by the life of Third Reich cinematographer Hans Ertl—from the […]

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Summer 2017 Reading List

PRESS RELEASE LAS COMADRES AND FRIENDS NATIONAL LATINO BOOK CLUB ** CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF CONNECTING READERS THROUGH LATINO LITERATURE ** Third Annual 2017 Summer Reading List FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 2017 CONTACT: Maria Ferrer Media Relations Coordinator mferrer.lcbookclub@gmail.com New York, NY—Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book […]

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September 2016: Vanessa Garcia and Sonia Manzano

September Book of the month:   WHITE LIGHT by Vanessa Garcia Publisher: Shade Mountain Press ISBN-13: 978-0991355549 BIO: Vanessa Garcia is a multidisciplinary artist working as a novelist, playwright, and journalist. Her debut novel, White Light, was published in 2015, to great critical acclaim. Named one of […]

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August Book of the Month: Luck is Just the Beginning

LUCK IS JUST THE BEGINNING by Celeste Leon Publisher: Floricanto Press Publication Date: November 27, 2015 ASIN: B018OIKITW Synopsis: When nineteen-year-old Ramón León wins the Puerto Rican lottery, he believes his promise to establish the first dental and medical clinic in his village will be achievable. But […]

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August Additional Conversation With: The Music of Jimmy Ojotriste

The Music of Jimmy Ojotriste by Arturo Hernandez Sametier Publisher: Lunita Hispanic Press, LLC ISBN-13: 978-0996559409 Synopsis: Arturo Hernandez-Sametier’s third book moves away from gang life for a beautiful story of fate and first love among a young group of Mexican street musicians. Jimmy Ojotriste is a […]

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Luck is Just the Beginning

  LUCK IS JUST THE BEGINNING by Celeste Leon Publisher: Floricanto Press Publication Date: November 27, 2015 ASIN: B018OIKITW Synopsis: When nineteen-year-old Ramón León wins the Puerto Rican lottery, he believes his promise to establish the first dental and medical clinic in his village will be achievable. […]

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July 2016: Diana Lopez, Carmen Rita

  Las Comadres & Friends along with National LatinoLit Book Club presents Conversations with Las Comadres July Teleconference & Book of the Month Nothing Up My Sleeve, by Diana Lopez, published by Kensington Press along with Nothing Too Real by Carmen Rita, published by Kensington Press.     About the […]

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Summer 2016 Reading List

PRESS RELEASE LAS COMADRES AND FRIENDS NATIONAL LATINO BOOK CLUB Second Annual 2016 Summer Reading List “Connecting readers all over the world through Literature” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 20, 2016 CONTACT: Maria Ferrer Media Relations Coordinator mferrer.lcbookclub@gmail.com Austin, TX—Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club announces […]

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July Book of the Month: Nothing Up My Sleeve by Diana Lopez

    Diana Lopez, Bio: Diana Lopez is the author of the novels Ask My Mood Ring How I Feel, Choke, and Confetti Girl, which won the 2012 William Allen White Award. She is the editor of the journal Huizache and the managing director of CentroVictoria, an […]

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When Mexico Recaptures Texas: June 2016 Additional Conversation With

June ACW Outside Links: Book Author Publisher About the Book: When Mexico Recaptures Texas By Carmen Boullosa Published by Arte Publico Press ISBN-13: 978-1558858060 Residents on both sides of the Rio Grande, or the Rio Bravo as it’s known in Mexico, have suffered horrific violence as numerous […]

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