In “Family Lore,” Elizabeth Acevedo traces each of her character’s lives to create a single, overlapping, and powerful portrait of a family.
“Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed” tells of cultural assimilation, cultural loss, and cultural reclamation, stories that can be affirmed by many.
It’s officially summer so, of course, we at LatinaMedia.Co found five must-read Latinx summer books for all your poolside needs.
So, what are the books that are going to help us feel seen and represented, fill our days with wonderful narratives, and teach us a thing or two in 2022? We did the research, and found five books, penned by Latinas, that you’ll definitely want to pick up this new year.
The following Latina writers not only make an impact with readers with their work — but they also wowed their peers and earned numerous prestigious organizations — paving the way for more Latina authors. Let’s celebrate them!
Let’s celebrate Latina-authored books that are getting adapted for the screen – because these seven are all major wins for Latinas in Hollywood!
The literary establishment may ignore Latinas, we saw the door open (just a creak!), thanks to Elizabeth Acevedo’s “The Poet X” and “With the Fire on High.”