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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
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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stack of books
Mexican American Studies Books Banned in Arizona
By Samantha Leal | 10/09/2012 - 15:00

Seven books that were a part of a controversial Mexican American Studies program are not allowed to be taught in classrooms in Tucscon, reports the Huffington Post


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Latino author Paulo Coehlo
Our Favorite Latino Authors
By Desiree Browne | 10/02/2012 - 15:00

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we're taking a look at some of our favorite Latino authors. Get ready to amp up your reading list with these selections. Who is your favorite? 


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Woman Reading Book
7 Books Every Latina Should Read During Hispanic Heritage Month
By Sugey Palomares | 09/26/2012 - 16:00

There’s no better way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month than by celebrating our amazing authors and the memorable stories they create. Here are seven books to add to your reading list this month. Enjoy! 


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This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
Junot Diaz Chats About His New Book 'This Is How You Lose Her'
By Celia San Miguel | 09/13/2012 - 17:00

Five years ago, Dominican American Jersey boy Junot Diaz’s debut novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, making him just the second Latino to achieve this honor, following Oscar Hijuelos (The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love).


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Cameron Diaz
Cameron Diaz To Release Book On Health & Fitness
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/09/2012 - 18:00

Actress Cameron Diaz is going to take a leap in her career for a new project, and this time it isn't for a movie. Cameron is getting ready to go from actress to author as she stays busy writing a fitness book.

HarperCollins announced yesterday that the What to Expect When You're Expecting star has a contract agreement with the book publisher to release a book on health and wellness. The book is currently untitled and scheduled to hit store shelves in fall 2013.


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