The Frog and Toad book series written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel was one of the major reasons that I fell in love with reading. As a child, I speedily advanced through small-print chapter books like Percy Jackson and The Chronicles of Narnia. But in the end, I always came back to these books for […]
Dominican-American novelist Angie Cruz received widespread acclaim for her novel Dominicana. Her newest and fourth novel How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water follows Cara Romero as she loses her factory job during the Great Recession and returns back into the job market. Over twelve sessions, she tells the story of her life […]
“Scream” was the franchise that got me into horror movies but with Melissa Barrera’s firing and Jenna Ortega’s exit one day later, I’m out.
In “Family Lore,” Elizabeth Acevedo traces each of her character’s lives to create a single, overlapping, and powerful portrait of a family.
Check out this interview with Chicana, Puerto Rican, and New Mexican Marisa Tirado on her “Selena Didn’t Know Spanish Either.”
It shouldn’t even try. “No Hard Feelings” left me feeling extremely uncomfortable, conflicted, and frustrated.
Claire Jiménez’s debut novel, “What Happened to Ruthy Ramirez,” follows the Ramirez family still reeling from daughter Ruthy’s disappearance.
The MCU’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, exceeded my expectations, thanks in part to Zoe Saldaña’s stand out performance as Gamora.
Alegría Publishing founder Davina A. Ferreira says, “It’s all beautiful. It’s magical. It’s a lot of work, of course. But I feel very lucky.”
In “The Neapolitan Sisters,” author Margo Candela touches on themes of sisterhood, family, and the true cost of keeping secrets.