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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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Victor Cruz Memoir: Out of the Blue
5 Great Latino Celebrity Memoirs & Autobiographies
By Samantha Leal | 07/17/2012 - 16:15

Victor Cruz just released his new memoir, Out of the Blue, which chronicles his life and struggle to get to where he is now – a Super Bowl champion and proud papi. To celebrate, we’re looking at some other books by notable Latinos. Are any of these on your reading list?


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Happy Birthday, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Happy Birthday Gabriel García Márquez: 5 Things You Didn’t Know
By Sugey Palomares | 03/06/2012 - 13:45

One of the world’s greatest writers, Gabriel García Márquez celebrates his 85th birthday today! For decades, the Colombian Noble Prize-winner has challenged our imaginations with intricate stories layered with motifs about revolution, family, rebellion, and love. Márquez, who is known for countless of bestselling novels including his mammoth classic “One Hundred Years of Solitude” and “Love in The Time of Cholera,” has taught us that our magical journey as readers never ends.

Find out 5 things you didn’t know about him below:


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Dia de los Muertos Products
The Best Dia de los Muertos Products!
By Kate Sandoval | 11/01/2011 - 17:14

From jewelry to a baby bib to an iPhone case, Dia de los Muertos has inspired a slew of new products. Whether you’re heading to a Day of the Dead party, plan to spend it at home, or want to get your kids (even your pup) in on the fun, these festive products help you celebrate. 


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Cuba Publishes Che Guevara's Diary of Revolution
Cuba Publishes Che Guevara's Diary of Revolution
By Mariela Rosario | 06/14/2011 - 13:12

The Cuban government has given the green light to the publication of Che Guevara's personal diaries of the revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power in 1959. Entitled Diary of a Combatant, the diaries share Che's experiences first hand—from landing on the Cuban coast in 1956 aboard the now infamous yacht, Granma, through the three years of armed conflict and fighting in the Sierra Madre mountains of central Cuba that followed.


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LATINA's June-July Book Club Pick: 'The New (And Updated) Latina's Bible' by Sandra Guzman
By Irasema Romero | 05/20/2011 - 09:00

Puerto Rican author and former Latina magazine editor-in-chief Sandra Guzman brings us a book on what every Latina should know about: dating, health, succeeding professionally, and managing friendships, among other things.


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Shakira Joins Dora the Explorer for a 'World School Day Adventure'
By Mariela Rosario | 12/20/2010 - 14:15

As if Shakira hasn't already accomplished a lot, now the Colombian pop star can add children's book author to her long list of triumphs!

Shaki teamed up with the folks behind Nickelodeon's hit TV show Dora the Exlorer to publish a new book in their series called World School Day Adventure. The book follows young Dora and her sidekick Boots as they rush to deliver school supplies to children around the globe in celebration of World School Day.


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Our Shining Moments of the Decade
By Mariela Rosario | 12/23/2009 - 17:00

Can you believe it's been 10 years since people were freaking out over Y2K? As we head into a new decade, we thought it would be a great time to reflect on our favorite moments between 2000 and now. We have to hang on to the good times so that they can inspire us and offer hope for a promising future. Here's our little stroll down memory lane...

Mariela Rosario and Shani Saxon-Parrish


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A Book That’s Good Enough to Eat
By Angie Romero | 03/09/2009 - 19:00

I’ve been saving Paris for when I can either go with my sis, with a single girlfriend, or a special someone. But, given that my sis is married and with child now and most of my girls are in relationships and/or broke, that leaves a special someone. So in preparation for whenever that happens, I plan to devour Hungry Woman in Paris (Grand Central Publishing, $12.99), Josefina Lopez’s debut novel (Lopez is best known for co-penning the screenplay for Real Women Have Curves).


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