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COVER REVEAL! THE INTRIGUING LIFE OF XIMENA GODOY by Graciela Limón

The Latina Book Club invites you to check out our new Cover Reveals feature. Every Saturday, we'll bring you a new book cover from a Latino author. Let us know what you think.  Enjoy.

THE INTRIGUING LIFE OF XIMENA GODOY by Graciela Limón Café Con Leche Books www.gracielalimon.com

SUMMARY:  Revenge and murder define Ximena Godoy’s story. Her lifetime spans the first half of the 20th century, a transformative time of revolution, economic depression, uprooting and migration. During that time, she witnesses and participates in an era of revolution, bootlegging, dance halls, as well as evolving rules that determine women’s lives in both Mexico and America.

Read how author Graciela Limón celebrates her Hispanic heritage by clicking here.

COVER REVEAL! ¡VAMONOS! LET’S GO! By René Colato Laínez

The Latina Book Club invites you to check out our new Cover Reveals feature. Every Saturday, we'll bring you a new book cover from a Latino author. Let us know what you think.  Enjoy.





¡VAMONOS! LET’S GO!  by René Colato Laínez Holiday House, Inc. www.renecolatolainez.net
This is a bilingual adaptation of The Wheels on the Bus.


COVER REVEAL! NIGHTS OF INDIGO BLUE: A DAISY MUŇIZ MYSTERY by Theresa Varela

The Latina Book Club invites you to check out our new Cover Reveals feature. Every Saturday, we'll bring you a new book cover from a Latino author. Let us know what you think.  Enjoy.


NIGHTS OF INDIGO BLUE:  A Daisy Muñiz Mystery by Theresa Varela www.theresavarela.com
This book will debut September 25, 2015. It's Theresa's first cozy mystery.  We can't wait!


REVIEW: THE HEART HAS ITS REASONS by Maria Dueñas (Atria Books)

“Sometimes life comes crashing down, heavy and cold as a dead weight.”

So begins Maria Dueñas new novel, THE HEART HAS ITS REASONS.This is the story of a woman humiliated by betrayal; running in shame; looking for a reason to survive.It’s also the story of her rebirth; of forgiveness; and, of new resolutions.
THE HEART HAS ITS REASONS is a stellar novel full of fraught, memorable characters; hidden mysteries; and sweet romance.
SUMMARY:College Professor Blanca Perea’s world comes crashing down when her husband of 25 years asks for a divorce because his girlfriend is pregnant. Humiliated and bitter, Blanca runs as far away from Madrid as she can – California.She accepts a research grant involving an exiled Spanish writer (Fontana) who died decades earlier.Never does she expect to become intrigued with her subject nor find herself in the middle of a mystery.Suddenly, after spending her entire life feeling “like she is jumping on moving trains”, Blanca is excited and revived.And it doesn’t …

BOOK OF THE MONTH: KINGS OF 7th AVENUE by Jonathan Marcantoni (Giveaway!)

The Latina Book Club is happy to announce our new Book of the Month -- KINGS OF 7th AVENUE by Jonathan Marcantoni. We had a chance to chat with the author and learn about the fear that drove him to write this book. Plus, we are giving away a copy of the book to a lucky reader who shares with us their experience at a nightclub so leave a comment here or on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Thanks!



You really can’t reconcile, when you are in an abusive situation, this person you fell in love with and this monster who makes your life hell. Something just doesn’t connect and of course you blame yourself. They weren’t monsters before they met you, right?---Ana Rivera



KINGS OF 7th AVENUE (Black Rose Writing) is Jonathan Marcantoni's finest novel yet. It's riveting, multi-faceted and totally engrossing. The author boldly weaves fact and fiction that will draw readers in, and mesmerize them with realistic portraits of people looking for love, looking for success, looking for community.So…