#ModernLatinaBookClub features The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

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This month the Modern Latina Book Club will read the classic House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. As we enter the protagonist Esperanza’s world, House of Mango Street invites us to remember the places where we lived as children and in doing so, reflect upon our own histories and the difficult questions that emerge.

7 Signs You Might Be Stuck in a Rut

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Seven signs you might be stuck in a rut.

What I Want Now: Floral Prints

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Let floral prints take over your wardrobe this summer! There is no doubt that floral prints are a staple item for its feminine touch.

This Summer, Think Pink!

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Summer is fast approaching and it is time to step out in the must have color of this season, Pink! From blushes, champagne pink, to deep cherry, and fuchsia, you will be feeling sweet and romantic all summer.

#ModernLatinaBookClub Features A Fighting Chance by Claudia Meléndez Salinas

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The Modern Latina Book Club features A Fighting Chance by Claudia Meléndez Salinas. In A Fighting Chance, Claudia Meléndez Salinas draws us into the life of Miguel Ángel, a seventeen-year-old boy who lives in Salinas, California, in a neighborhood mired in a poverty he longs to escape.

#ModernLatinaBookClub Features Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

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Featured in the recent Huffington Post article “11 Books By Latinas Every Feminist Should Add To Their Collection,” the Modern Latina Book Club will read Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera this month.

Cinequest 2017 It’s a Wrap

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Cinequest 2017 Film Festival in San Jose, CA delivered an amazing lineup of films. Modern Latina correspondent Eydie Mendoza shares a few of her favorites from the festival.

Wonder Women Leadership

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Wonder Woman was popularized by DC comics in the 1940′s during WWII. She was a woman warrior with power and strength encouraging women to work and support the war effort. Wonder Woman was one of the first icons depicting women as leaders who fought for what was right and just. Now it is time for wonder women leadership.

The Art of Expectation

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Writer explores the moment in her life when she was expecting a new life inside of her.

The Best Colors For Fall

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We’re well into autumn now, and that means we’ve successfully established the season’s trends for 2016. Choker necklaces and velvet tops are definitely all the rage, but it’s the colors that are really turning heads