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HOLIDAY TOUR: IT’S ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC (enter to win a set of Tiffany glasses)

   For me, Christmas is all about the music. Silent Night Little Drummer Boy Do You Hear What I Hear Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer But, I am a product of two cultures and two countries. And come Christmas, I want the best of both worlds – snow and Jibarro Christmas music. Dame La Mano Paloma Si No Me Dan De Beber Lloro Niño Jesus Feliz Navidad by Jose Feliciano One year my Tio Toñito –the best uncle in Ponce and all the world!– gave me eight CDs that he burned with all the Jibaro music he could find. It  is the best present ever. I would like to share with you some of my favorite Spanish Christmas songs. Feel free to blast them; I always do. And, if you happen to wake the neighbors, invite them over for a drink and some holiday cheer. From my home to yours, Happy Navidad and Merry Año Nuevo!                                                       --Maria C. Ferrer, Founder, The Latina Book Club P.S.   The Latina Holiday Blog Tour continues .   Tomorrow's

NEW: QUEEN OF AMERICA by Luis Alberto Urrea (NYC Book Tour Date)

Available in hardcover, e-book, Kindle and audiobook – read by Luis! Little, Brown   Nov 28, 2011 The saga of THE HUMMINGBIRD'S DAUGHTER continues in America BOOK SUMMARY : After the bloody Tomochic rebellion, Teresita Urrea, beloved healer and "Saint of Cabora," flees with her father to Arizona. But their plans are derailed when she once again is claimed as the spiritual leader of the Mexican Revolution. Besieged by pilgrims and pursued by assassins, Teresita embarks on a journey through turn-of-the-century industrial America-New York, San Francisco, St. Louis. She meets immigrants and tycoons, European royalty and Cuban poets, all waking to the new American century. And as she decides what her own role in this modern future will be, she must ask herself: can a saint fall in love? Luis Urrea on QUEEN OF AMERICA : This is the sequel to THE HUMMINGBIRD’S DAUGHTER. It’s a personal favorite because I feel I made some happy forward moves in my writing. It is, by


The Holidays are here!  Celebrate the Season with Latin Recipes from Today's Hottest Romance Authors.  A sizzling collection compiled by the writing team of " Gabriella Hewitt ." For your free download, visit here: The Latina Book Club extends their gratitude to Sasha and Patrizia (aka Gabriella) for their generosity. And from our home to Yours:   Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Happy New Year, Happy Everything!