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2019 BOOKS OF THE YEAR !

Lucky 7!The Latina Book Club is proud to release its 7th Annual Books of the Year List.
This year’s Books of the Year have something for everyone and for every age -- fiction, young adult, historical novels, memoirs, children, horror, mystery, scifi, short stories, LGBTQ, poetry, graphic novels and more!We are just sorry we couldn’t include every book by and for Latinos published this year.
We are super excited to see that many of the books on our list are being published in Spanish, like Nina Moreno’s Don’t Date Rosa Santos and Carolina De Robertis’ Cantoras; and one – Elizabeth Acevedo’s With The Fire On High – may even become a movie.Wepa!
Congratulations again to our literary award winners, including Meg Medina who won the John Newberry Medal for outstanding contribution to children’s literature; Sandra Cisneros who won the PEN/Nabokov Award for (Lifetime) Achievement in International Literature; and Elizabeth Acevedo whose winning streak continued in 2019 with a trifecta – the Pura …