“A beautiful story about a young transgender boy struggling to fit in with his family and community. It just came out recently and it is easily one of the most beautiful books I’ve ever read.”

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“It is three interconnected stories involving a harmonica and each one is a delight. Listen to the audiobook, if you have the chance.”

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“THE BEST BOOK ever written. This beautiful book takes the reader along a Mexican family’s immigration to the US, from the struggles of walking from Jalisco to settling in Southern California.”

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“It has some of the prettiest writing I’ve ever read, and it’s just so nice. It’s very ethereal in writing and plot, but it talks about current issues very well.”

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“Honestly, all of Esmeralda Santiago’s memoirs, especially if you’re a Nuyorican. Her second memoir, Almost a Woman, tells her story of pretty much figuring out the streets aren’t paved in gold but learns she can still go on to follow her dreams and become a bad bitch. The book was also made into a movie!”

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“It was originally written in Spanish but has been translated to English. It’s a beautiful book about a woman in colonial Mexico who is finding her independence despite being married to a traditional Machista military general. It truly tugs at your heart, but it is a beautifully written fiction story and really makes you look introspectively.”

What it’s about: Aristotle and Dante don’t seem to have anything in common, and yet after a fateful meeting at the local swimming pool, these loners embark on a beautiful journey to friendship.

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What it’s about: When Antonio is six, Ultima — a curandera, or someone who uses magic to heal — comes to live with his family in New Mexico and becomes the guiding light he never knew he needed.

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“It was my first introduction to magical realism in college and it kind of blew my mind.”

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“In a world where you get a warning call the day you’re going to die, teens Mateo and Rufus decide to spend their last day together, despite being total strangers. A touching story about young love and loss, you’ll definitely need a box of tissues for this one.”

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Source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/kirbybeaton/latinx-books-you-must-read

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