This Book Is Worth Drowning In
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 reminisces about life back in the motherland. The rich characters that populate Diaz’s stories will tug at your heartstrings and make you experience a rainbow of emotions. Whether you’re laughing or crying, it’ll surely be because you recognize someone you know in one of the characters. Even if you are not a Dominicana yourself, familiar characters and situations will pop up everywhere. This book will speak to any urban Latina who is a first generation American, and will spark curiosity in those who are not by allowing them to catch a glimpse of their lives. Drown is a must-read for Latinas, so be juiciosa and don’t forget to put it on your summer reading list!