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BOOK OF THE MONTH: STEPDOG BY MIREYA NAVARRO

I underestimated the dog.
He wasn’t just a dog. He was negative energy, a competitor for my husband’s attention, a nuisance, a bad roommate, a total traitor.—Mia


STEPDOG is a comedy of errors about woman versus dog.  The funniest part is that this story is true.
Mireya “Mia” Navarro has written a wonderfully funny, sentimental story about her and her rival. She is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist with The New York Times.She’s traveled the world and covered many difficult topics from immigration to 9/11.She has won numerous accolades and taught university.Nothing gets under Mia’s skin.Well, nothing but the dog.
It’s a hate-hate relationship from the start.  Mia finds the man of her dreams, with the dog of her nightmares.  She knows that marrying a man from a different culture will be a challenge—she's Catholic; he's Jewish; plus, he has kids which will also be difficult. Stepmom sounds horrible in any language—English and Spanish.  But Mia never thought that the biggest rival f…

3rd ANNUAL BOOKS OF THE YEAR LIST

The Latina Book Club is proud to release its 3rd Annual Books of the Year list.
All the books are written by Latino authors or about Latino characters.  The List contains something for everyone – fiction,  non-fiction, poetry, short stories, young adult, memoirs, mysteries, thrillers, children’s books, etc.
We encourage all our readers to Help Support An Author by buying their books and telling all your friends.  We also wish everyone Happy Reading and Happy Holidays. --Maria Ferrer







2015 BOOKS OF THE YEAR
A Estudiar, Carajo by Ana María González (Amazon Digital - Spanish)
A Falling Star by Chantel Acevedo (Carolina Wren Press)
A Miracle from God in the Hands of a Mother by Catalina Prieto (CBH Books)
Adultery by Paulo Coelho (Vintage)
Alburquerque by Rudolfo Anaya (Open Road Media)
As My Mother Would Say/ Como Decia Mi Mama by Judith Valles (iUniverse)
Barrio Imbroglio: An Abraxas Hernandez Mystery by Daniel Cubias (Angry Cherub Publishing)
Battle for a Soul by Manuel A. Melendez (Aignos Publishi…