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Latinidad Holiday Booklist
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This book holiday list was put together by Marcela Landres, editor of Latinidad. Be sure to check out the titles and add them to your gift list--books make the best presents!

The Latinidad List

Literary Fiction – Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea
Simple prose and easy humor belie a substantial story with a political edge.

Poetry – Bird Eating Bird by Kristin Naca
Expands and embraces the possibilities of language.

Chick LitB as in Beauty by Alberto Ferreras
Sexy, laugh-out-loud chronicle of a big girl who learns to love her curves.

Short Story Collection How to Leave Hialeah by Jennine Capo Crucet
A smart and smart-mouthed writer to watch.

Mystery – G.I Bones by Martin Limon
An historical page-turner with a keen eye and ear for detail.

Memoir Havana and Other Missing Fathers by Mia Leonin
Absorbing and beautiful account of the author's search for truth and love.

Self-HelpParents Who Cheat by Ana Nogales
Think your parent's infidelity didn't affect you? Think again.

CookbookSimply Mexican by Lourdes Castro
Even a novice can quickly master these refreshingly well-written recipes.

Young AdultRiding the Universe by Gaby Triana
The ultra-fabacious story of a clever girl and confusing boys.

Middle Grade Confetti Girl by Diana Lopez
Warm, heartbreaking tale of a motherless girl and her absent-minded father.

Reprinted with permission of Latinidad®