#ModernLatinaBookClub features The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Modern Latina Book Club is starting off 2018 by featuring The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. This classic book combines magic, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery. #ModernLatinaBookClub

#ModernLatinaBookClub features My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

This month the Modern Latina Book Club features My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. We will get a glimpse into the making of the life of the first Latina serving as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

#ModernLatinaBookClub features A Cup of Water Under My Bed by Daisy Hernandez

This month the Modern Latina Book Club features the coming of age memoir, A Cup of Water Under My Bed by Daisy Hernandez. Daisy lets us in to a world of reclamation—where the daughter of Latino immigrants can know herself again and again by facing the unknowns as a first-generation child growing up in the United States.

#ModernLatinaBookClub features The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

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.

#ModernLatinaBookClub features Frida by Barbara Mujica

The Modern Latina Book Club features Frida by Barbara Mujica. Told in the voice of Frida’s sister Cristina, who bears witness to Frida and Diego’s tumultuous marriage, this is a brilliantly vivid work of historical fiction.

#ModernLatinaBookClub Features A Fighting Chance by Claudia Meléndez Salinas

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

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.

#ModernLatinaBookClub Features Self Made by Nely Galán

We are kicking off the Modern Latina Book Club with a book that will inspire you to take action and charge to live a life you want. This month we feature Self Made by Nely Galán.

Modern Latina Book Club

The Modern Latina Book Club launches featuring literature written by Latina authors.

Captain Mama’s Surprise/La Sorpresa de Capitán Mamá

In honor of Veterans Day, we are sharing a children’s book review of Captain Mama’s Surprise/La Sorpresa de Capitán Mamá written by veteran entrepreneur Graciela Tiscareño-Sato. She served as an officer in the active duty U.S. Air Force for nearly a decade and she is inspiring children to explore STEM careers like aviation in the Captain Mama bilingual (Spanish/English) book series.