Pudge & Prejudice by A.K. Pittman

It’s 1984 and after moving to Northenfield, Texas, with her family, Elyse Nebbit faces the challenge of finding her place in a new school, one dominated by social status and Friday night football. When Elyse’s effortlessly beautiful older sister Jayne starts dating golden boy Charlie Bingley, Elyse finds herself curious about Charlie’s popular and brooding […]

Everything Within and In Between by Nikki Barthelmess

Color Me In meets I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter in Everything Within and In Between, a deeply honest coming-of-age story about reclaiming a heritage buried under assimilation, the bonds within families, and defining who you are for yourself. For Ri Fernández’s entire life, she’s been told, “We live in America and we speak English.” Raised by her […]

Flirting With Fate by J.C. Cervantes

Ava Granados will never forgive herself for being late to her beloved nana’s deathbed. But due to a flash flood that left Ava in a fender bender with a mysterious boy, she missed her grandmother’s mystical blessing—one that has been passed between the women of her family upon death for generations.    Then Nana’s ghost […]

Lulu and Milagro’s Search for Clarity by Angela Velez

Overachiever Luz “Lulu” Zavala has straight As, perfect attendance, and a solid ten-year plan. First up: nail her interview for a dream internship at Stanford, the last stop on her school’s cross-country college road trip. The only flaw in her plan is Clara, her oldest sister, who went off to college and sparked a massive […]

Ophelia After All by: Racquel Marie

A teen girl navigates friendship drama, the end of high school, and discovering her queerness in Ophelia After All, a hilarious and heartfelt contemporary YA debut by author Racquel Marie. Ophelia Rojas knows what she likes: her best friends, Cuban food, rose-gardening, and boys – way too many boys. Her friends and parents make fun of her […]

MÁS ALLÁ DE LA FRONTERA by Margarita Longoria

I am so bad and didn’t even post our anthology in SPANISH!!!  Here it is guys! MÁS ALLÁ DE LA FRONTERA!!!  It is such an honor to have this book out in the world and in SPANISH as well. I am so grateful. 🙂   

ROLLER GIRL By: Victoria Jamieson

A book review by Emma C. Ovalle                                                            This book has fun, friendship, and it shows how important thinking of others is. It talks about a girl, Astrid, who likes roller derby and how she gets better every day.  Her best friend does not join her in roller derby and she is hurt. Astrid […]

A Pho Love Story by: Loan Le

  I LOVED Pho Love Story! It was so fabulous! I love YA romance and I love books centered around food, so when I saw this one I knew I wanted to read it! I have made a little list of book recommendations here based on this book. If you loved Pho Love Story, you […]

Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America COVER & EXCERPT!

For years I have been a book blogger, posting, loving, promoting all the books I love. It is a little surreal to post and blog about MY OWN BOOK!!! But I wanted to capture this moment on my blog and post the cover for the AUGUST 17, 2021 Release of our YA Anthology called, Living […]

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

An isolated mansion. A chillingly charismatic aristocrat. And a brave socialite drawn to expose their treacherous secrets. . . . From the author of Gods of Jade and Shadow comes a novel set in glamorous 1950s Mexico. After receiving a frantic letter from her newlywed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious […]

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