Lilliam Rivera

Book List

Latinx Authors You Need to Read ASAP

by Rachel Berquist

We need diverse books! Representation matters because people on the outside feel seen, and it allows those on the top to understand their privilege and how to be an ally. Below are our favorite young adult books written by Latinx authors about Latinx characters. Latinx Authors You Need to Read ASAP 1. Janelle Milanes – […]

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This Girl Squad is #Goals

by The Riveted Team

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.

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General

The Bronx is Beautiful

by Diego Molano Rodriguez

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 […]

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General

Like Pretty in Pink? Try This!

by Danielle Finnegan

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 […]

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Reasons to Read

5 Reasons to Read The Education of Margot Sanchez

by Janine Perez

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 […]

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Bookish Playlist

The Education of Margot Sanchez Playlist

by The Riveted Team

Lilliam Rivera’s debut novel, The Education of Margot Sanchez, is one of those powerful stories that challenges who you are as a person, and sticks with you long after you’ve finished reading the story. Pretty in Pink comes to the South Bronx in this bold and romantic coming-of-age novel about dysfunctional families, good and bad choices, and finding […]

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Author Guest Post

Behind the Book: The Education of Margot Sanchez

by Lilliam Rivera

Lilliam Rivera’s The Education of Margot Sanchez is a bold and romantic coming-of-age novel about dysfunctional families, good and bad choices, and finding the courage to question everything you ever thought you wanted (be sure to read the extended excerpt —available until March 6th—as well as this perfectly paired playlist!) The idea of gentrification (defined […]

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Author Guest Post

The Education of Margot Sanchez Playlist

by Lilliam Rivera

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 […]

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Author Guest Post

Sneak Peek: The Education of Margot Sanchez

by Lilliam Rivera

Hispanic Heritage month comes to an end this weekend but before it does, we wanted to give you a sneak peek at a debut YA novel coming next February that you’ll definitely be talking about for Hispanic Heritage Month 2017! Lilliam Rivera’s The Education of Margot Sanchez, described as “Pretty in Pink comes to the […]

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