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July 10, 2024

50. Raquel Reyes ~ A Culinary Sleuth’s Recipe for Danger

Let’s dive into the tantalizing world of “Barbacoa, Bomba, and Betrayal” by Raquel V. Reyes. In this third installment of the Caribbean Kitchen mysteries, we follow Miriam Quiñones, a cooking show sensation and amateur sleut…
June 19, 2024

49. Diana López ~ Border Myths Unleashed

In the magical town of Tres Leches, where Texas folklore dances with Mexican legends, the curse of La Llorona has lifted, but now the children of Tres Leches are mysteriously vanishing. Enter the Dancing Devil—a monstruo wit…
June 5, 2024

48. E.A. Aymar ~ Dangerous Alliances

In this heart-pounding thriller, a young couple fleeing a criminal family confronts a reluctant assassin. Melissa Cruz falls hard for dreamy-eyed photographer Jake, but she already has a boyfriend—a rising star in his family…
May 15, 2024

47. Frederick Luis Aldama ~ Brown Lives, Border Struggles

In “Through Fences”, Frederick Luis Aldama and illustrator Oscar Garza weave a poignant tapestry of life in the US–Mexico borderlands. The stories follow Latino kids and young adults as they navigate the challenges of living…
May 1, 2024

46. Ricardo González ~ Savoring Memories

In this episode, we unravel the pages of The Mango Chronicle, a memoir that reads like a sun-soaked dream. Dr. Ricardo González, a physician turned storyteller, invites us into his world—a world where mangoes are more than f…
April 3, 2024

45. Loretta Lopez ~ The Magic of Friendship

In this captivating middle-grade novel, City Girls by Loretta Lopez is a story of finding refuge with friends who understand the enormous challenges faced by eleven years old. The stories are told through the eyes of three y…