Representation matters because people should feel seen in the books that they read. In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, here are our favorite young adult books written by Latinx authors about Latinx characters. Latinx Authors You Need to Read ASAP 1. Raquel Vasquez Gilliland — Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything When I […]
Set in the distant future, sixteen year old Nalah leads the fiercest all-girl crew in Mega City but what happens when she decides that she wants to leave her questionable life behind? Lilliam Rivera stopped by to tell us her three reasons to be Riveted by her new book, Dealing in Dreams.
The Bronx. This is the only borough that is preceded by “The,” an assertion that it is one of a kind. When people think about New York City, they often forget this massive section of it – popular culture has written it off as little more than a den of crime and poverty, frankly not […]
Like This? Try This! Why? Pretty in Pink is a CLASSIC teen movie because it’s relatable, hilarious, and romantic! Everything you love about Pretty in Pink is emulated in The Education of Margot Sanchez. Margot, just like Andie, has to navigate two complete separate social spheres—one in her private school and another at home in […]
The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera is a powerful coming of age story that has a little bit of everything. With complex characters, interesting family dynamics, cultural diversity, and a storyline that everyone can relate to in some way, it’s a book that everyone should have everyone taking note. It also has a great premise! My […]
Lilliam Rivera’s debut novel The Education of Margot Sanchez may have just hit stores everywhere this week but authors and reviewers have been raving about it for months! Here’s a sample of some of the great quotes it’s garnered: _________________ “Introducing Lilliam Rivera, one of the most unique and exciting new voices in YA. The Education […]