December 12, 2016

HOLIDAY SHOPPING GUIDE! POPULAR FICTION BOOKS BY LATINO AUTHORS

   

‘Tis the season to go shopping for the Holidays, and books make the very best gifts.
 
This month, The Latina Book Club features weekly shopping guides.  Here are some adventurous, dramatic, magical, mysterious and romantic books that will delight readers at all times.  Order your copies today.

Happy Shopping. Happy Reading. And, Happy Holidays!




By Samantha Mabry
Algonquin Young Readers

A summer in Puerto Rico, gives Lucas the chance to meet the legendary cursed girl Isabel and get lost in her magical world.


By Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Thomas Dunne Books

Vampires, humans, cops and gangsters collide in the dark streets of Mexico City.


By Carmen DeSousa

The war between creatus and humans is inevitable or is it?  Paranormal meets mystery in the thrilling conclusion to this suspenseful series.


By Jonisha Rios
Café con Leche Books

A comedic collection of novellas and monologues by women for women on everything from sex to coffee and everything in between.


By Sabrina Sol
Entangled Publishing

A good girl and a bad boy get into very naughty trouble.


By Olga Nuñez Miret
Just Olga Books

A haunting novella about obsession, voyeurism and survival.


By Sandra Perez Gluschankoff
Solstice Publishing

From Romania to Argentina to the U.S., three generations of women seeking freedom, forgiveness and a future.


By Gabby Rivera
Riverdale Avenue Books

A humorous coming of age story of a Bronx girl whose summer internship gives her the confidence to accept her sexuality and love herself. 


By Carmen Amato
CreateSpace

Acapulco detective Emilia Cruz may be on the biggest case of her career in the fight against the Mexican drug war. Three officers have been killed execution style in as many weeks. Is she next? Can the new all-female squad help or hinder?  


LABYRINTH LOST (BROOKLYN BRUJAS BOOK 1)
By Zoraida Córdova
Sourcebooks Fire

A granted birthday wish leads Alex on a magical mysterious adventure to save her family and accept her destiny.


By Adam Silvera
Soho Teen

When life gets too painful, a young teen is confused about his identity, his sexuality and considers a memory-alteration procedure so he can forget everything and everyone, but will he lose himself?


By Carmen Rita
Kensington

Four professional Latina BFFs are at the top of their profession when everything goes wrong.  Their friendship will see them through everything, including another rise to the top.


ONE NIGHT WITH THE CEO (THE SUITS UNDONE)
By Mia Sosa
Forever Yours

A weekend in paradise is fun but a real relationship is more than a sexy weekend. Now that Karen and Mark are home, they can start anew.


OSIRIS 333 (OSIRIS TRILOGY MYSTERY SERIES)
By Raquel Zepeda Fitzgerald
Amazon Digital Services

After 16 years, it seems a serial killer has returned to San Francisco. Ritualistic murders have begun and mummies are roaming the streets.  Now, Moriah, Veronica and Lt. Luis Mendoza have another chance to stop the killer once and for all.


By Ashley Hope Pérez
Carolrhoda Lab

A riveting story about segregation, love, family, and the forces that destroy people.


RESCUE FROM PLANET PLEASURE: A FELIX GOMEZ NOVEL
By Mario Acevedo
WordFire Press

The adventures of Felix Gomez, detective-vampire and undead enforcer, continue. He has one woman to rescue and one to destroy, and with his eerie crew at his back, he just might be successful.


By Lucina Stone
Story Merchant Books

A dramatic act transports Daniela back in time to 1923.  Her search for a way back leads her to Mexico, where she may find her true identity.
  

By L.G. Castillo
Amazon Digital Services

The course of love is never easy, and Mandi Ruiz’s and Nic Marcelli’s love story is full of hard knocks, betrayal and redemption.


By Daniel Jose Older
Scholastic

A teenage Puerto Rican heroine learns that her drawings come to life and nightmares can come true.


By Raul Ramos y Sanchez
Beck & Branch Publishers

Surfers, soul brothers, hippies, and thugs--they're all part of Victor "Skinny" Delgado's world growing up in Miami during the turbulent 1960s.


THE VEINS OF THE OCEAN
By Patricia Engel
Grove Press

A dark dramatic novel about the things that imprison us -- love, duty and guilt.  


All these books will make great holiday gifts….even for yourself.

Happy Reading and Happy Holidays.

Read Latino!