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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 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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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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The Japanese Lover: May 2016 Additional Conversation With

May 2016 Additional Conversation With: The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende May ACW Outside Links: Book Author Publisher About the Book: The Japanese Lover By Isabel Allende Published by Atria Books ISBN-13: 978-1501116971 In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis, young Alma Belasco’s […]

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Mango, Abuela Y Yo: April 2016 Additional Conversation With

Apr ACW2 Outside Links: Book Author Publisher About the Book: Mango, Abuela Y Yo By Meg Medina Published by Candlewick Press ISBN-13: 978-0763680992 Mia’s Abuela has left her sunny house with parrots and palm trees to live with Mia and her parents in the city. The night […]

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Rant. Chant. Chisme.: April 2016 Book of the Month

Apr BoM Outside Links: Book Author Publisher About the Book: Rant. Chant. Chisme. By Amalia Ortiz Published by Wings Press ISBN-13: 978-1609404444 Rant. Chant. Chisme. is the debut collection of poetry by south Texas native Amalia Ortiz, featuring writing from the first decade of her career. This […]

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Dragons Beware!: April 2016 Additional Conversation With

April 2016 Additional Conversation With: Dragons Beware! by Jorge Aguirre Apr ACW1 Outside Links: Book Author Publisher About the Book: Dragons Beware! By Jorge Aguirre Published by First Second Books ISBN-13: 978-1596438781 Scrappy Claudette sets out once again with her pal Marie and her little brother Gaston […]

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The Darling: February 2016 Additional Conversation With

Feb ACW Outside Links: Book Author Publisher About the Book: The Darling By Lorraine López Published by University of Arizona Press ISBN-13: 978-0816531837 Latina bibliophile Caridad falls out of love again and again, with much help from Anton Chekhov, Gustave Flaubert, Theodore Dreiser, D. H. Lawrence, Vladimir […]

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