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December: Erika Martinez and Juana Medina

December 2016 – Book of the Month Daring to Write – Contemporary Narratives by Dominican Women Edited by Erika M. Martínez Synopsis: With this new Latino literary collection Erika M. Martínez has brought together twenty-five engaging narratives written by Dominican women and women of Dominican descent living […]

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November: Patricia Engel and P.T. Rezende

November 2016 Selections: The Veins of the Ocean  By: Patricia Engel Publisher: Grove Press ISBN-13: 978-0802124890 Synopsis: Reina Castillo is the alluring young woman whose beloved brother is serving a death sentence for a crime that shocked the community, throwing a baby off a bridge—a crime for […]

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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 2016: Celeste Leon, Arturo Hernandez

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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June 2016: Victoria Rivera McKinley, Carmen Boullosa

June BoM Outside Links: Author Publisher June ACW Outside Links: Book Author Publisher About the Book: In Search of the Luminous Heart By Victoria Rivera McKinley Published by O Books ISBN-13: 978-1782798996 Beginning with her family’s origins as tenant farmers in the mountains of Puerto Rico at […]

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May 2016: Cindy L. Rodriguez, Isabel Allende

May BoM Outside Links: Book Author Publisher May ACW Outside Links: Book Author Publisher About the Book: When Reason Breaks By Cindy L. Rodriguez Published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books ISBN-13: 978-1619634121 A Goth girl with an attitude problem, Elizabeth Davis must learn to control her anger before […]

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April 2016: Amalia Ortiz, Jorge Aguirre, Meg Medina

Apr BoM Outside Links: Book Author Publisher Apr ACW1 Outside Links: Book Author Publisher Apr ACW1 Outside Links: Book Author Publisher April 2016 Book of the Month About the Book: Rant. Chant. Chisme. By Amalia Ortiz Published by Wings Press ISBN-13: 978-1609404444 Rant. Chant. Chisme. is the […]

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