Sunday, June 24, 2012

Coming up in 2012: More Latina books!

The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande - Coming Fall 2012

From an award-winning novelist and sought-after public speaker, an eye-opening memoir about life before and after illegally emigrating from Mexico to the United States.

After publishing two acclaimed and award-winning novels about the Mexican immigrant experience and the families forced to navigate its twists and turns, celebrated author Reyna Grande reveals her own troubled and triumphant story as an illegal immigrant in the heartfelt memoir The Distance Between Us.
     Born in Mexico and raised by her grandparents after (read more)

         Celebrity Prep by Margo Candela - Coming Fall 2012

Students at the Chaucer Preparatory Academy for Girls call their         exclusive school Celebrity Prep because money, privilege, and fame are part of their everyday lives. Their equally image obsessed parents send their daughters to Chaucer because the perfect complement to their carefully crafted brand is a gorgeous, talented, Ivy League bound daughter…or at least a kid who’s smart enough to stay out of the tabloids and off gossip blogs.

New to all this manufactured glitz is 14-year-old (read more)

           Lost in the Light by Mary Castillo - Coming Fall 2012

Dori Orihuela is on the verge of losing it all: her family, her badge and now her sanity. Under investigation for a fatal shooting and recuperating from a bullet wound, Dori prepares to fix-and-flip a 120 year-old Victorian mansion where she not only sees a ghost, but she also talks to him.

She befriends the ghost (read more)

Check out these upcoming titles!