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8 Celebs Who Are New York Times Best Selling Authors
8 Surprising Celebs Who Are New York Times Best Selling Authors
By Cristina Arreola | 04/04/2014 - 12:47

They act. They sing. They dance. And... they write? 


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Latina Author Celebrates Bicultural Children
Latina Author Celebrates Bicultural Children
By Cristina Arreola | 09/19/2013 - 15:03

A Latina author is being honored for her work with bicultural and bilingual children's literature. 

Acclaimed Peruvian-American author Dr. Monica Brown was invited to be a featured author at the prestigious 13th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival, which will be held in Washington D.C. on September 21 and 22.


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8 Latina Erotica Books to Check Out
8 Latina Erotica Books to Check Out
By Tanisha Ramirez | 09/07/2013 - 11:00

The success of Chilean-British author E.L. James’ erotic trilogy 50 Shades of Grey has paved the way for the second coming of erotic fiction. It used to be that such novels were kept hidden under pillows, in underwear drawers, and atop hard-to-reach bookshelves, but these days, women (and men!) are brazenly consuming erotic fiction wherever and whenever they desire!


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10 Beach Reads You Should Know About
Top 10 Latina Summer Beach Reads!
By Sugey Palomares | 05/21/2013 - 16:52

Summer only comes once a year and everyone needs a perfect book to pair with those lazy days at the beach! We have a list of the best new books by Latino authors. Enjoy the warm breeze with some of our favorite picks!


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Gloria Estefan at the Sabado Gigante 50th Anniversary event
The 6 Things We've Learned From Latina Celeb Authors
By Amaris Castillo | 05/17/2013 - 17:35

We love books. And those penned by our own celebs? Even more so. From fashion tips to some delicious, mouth-watering recipes for the clueless (some of us), below are six things we've learned from Latina celeb authors.


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J.R. Martinez at the ESPN Magazine NEXT event
J.R. Martinez on His Daughter: "I Never Want to Let Her Down" (EXCLUSIVE)
By Sugey Palomares | 02/19/2013 - 14:23

J.R. Martinez, 29, may be known as an actor, army veteran, radio host, and motivational speaker, but now he’s adding published author to his impressive resume. His new memoir, Full of Heart: My Story of Survival, Strength and Spirit, made the New York Times Best Sellers List and digs deep into his story about facing adversity while moving forward with grace. We spoke to the talented star about what he hopes fans take away from his book, his love for his mother, how fatherhood has changed him, and more.


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Jenni Rivera Memoir to Drop in July
By Sugey Palomares | 02/19/2013 - 11:08

Mark your calendars Jenni Rivera fans! The regional Mexican singer's memoir, which she completed before her tragic death in December, will be released this July. According to the AP, the book titled, Unbreakable, will be printed in both English and Spanish by publishers, Simon & Schuster's Atria Books.


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The Top 9 Must-Read Latino Books of 2012
The 9 Best Books of the Year by Latino Authors!
By Jill Pankow | 12/26/2012 - 09:19

The start of a new year is quickly approaching, which means today is the perfect time to reflect and take inventory about those things that have impacted us most in the past year.


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Latina Princess
5 Stories That Would Make for a New Latina Princess
By Samantha Leal | 10/25/2012 - 18:00

With the Princess Sofia controversy and the idea of a Latina princess on everyone’s mind, we wondered what stories might lend themselves to a Latina fairy tale film. While some of these stories are told throughout different countries and have different endings, we would imagine (and hope!) that the children’s version would deal with a happily ever after scenario. (Hey, have you read the original tale of The Little Mermaid?


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5 Novels for a Rainy Day
5 Novels for a Rainy Day
By Valerie Tejeda | 10/22/2012 - 17:00

There’s something magical about digging into a good book on a rainy day. The problem is, many of us don’t know what to read first! B.N. Randall is a literary expert and author of the young adult thriller Memoria. Owning more than a thousand books herself, Randall loves a good story and is always on the hunt for new titles to check out. “I love reading because of the transportation aspect,” she says.


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