Did you know that March was Women’s History Month? Por Dios! Of course, you didn’t, mujer. You’ve been so busy waiting in line for ”The Hunger Games” movie tickets, instead. In fact, that flick was based on a novel written by a woman. Well, Latinas are making history, too. Turns out Native Cuban,...Por aquí, chica!
A love story mas caliente que Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Laura Esquival’s novel and movie, Like Water for Chocolate is a story about a 15 year old Mexicana, Tita, who is forbidden to marry her true love, Pedro, because family tradition forces her, the youngest of three daughters, to care for her mami until her...Por aquí, chica!
Leer es poder: we heard this endlessly growing up, from parents and teachers who were always encouraging us to read more. These days, we’re too busy to read as much as we’d like to. Let alone go to the bookstore or the library and pick something out. But never fear, BookSwim is here. Think of it as Netflix for books. You...Por aquí, chica!
So, did you love Waking Up in the Land of Glitter or did you LOVE Waking Up in the Land of Glitter? You know LaCosmo never steers you wrong, so trust us when we say we have another literary gem for you. Drown by Junot Diaz is a collection of short stories that depict the immigrant experience of Dominicans in the U.S., as well as...Por aquí, chica!
I’ll confess, chick-lit is one of my guilty pleasures. Whether your usual literature of choice is a classic like Cien Años de Soledad or a serious paper like The New York Times, it’s always fun to immerse yourself in a fun, fluffy read. Double points if it has a Latina heroine in it. Find all that and more in Waking Up in the...Por aquí, chica!