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  • Jeanine Cummins

    #1 New York Times Bestseller OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK “Extraordinary.”—Stephen King “This book is not simply the great American novel; it’s the great novel of las Americas. It’s the great world novel! This is the international story of our times. Masterful.”—Sandra Cisneros También de este lado hay sueños. On this side too, there are dreams. Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable. Even though...read more

  • Laura Esquivel

    Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit. The classic love story takes place on the De la Garza ranch, as the tyrannical owner, Mama Elena, chops onions at the kitchen table in her final days of pregnancy. While still in her mother's womb, her daughter to be weeps so violently she causes an early labor, and little Tita slips out amid the spices and fixings for noodle soup. This early encounter with food soon becomes a way of life, and Tita grows up to be a master chef. She shares special points of her favorite preparations with listeners...read more

  • Laura Esquivel

    Tita de la Garza, la menor de sus hermanas, está obligada a quedarse en casa sin poderse casar porque tiene que cuidar a su madre. Obligada a rechazar a su pretendiente, expresa su rebeldía en la cocina. Laura Esquivel conquistó al mundo literario hace veinticinco años a través de esta alegoría que vincula con arte los sentimientos y la gastronomía. La novela narra la historia de Tita de la Garza a manera de recetario, donde cada capítulo es una receta que relata las aventuras de la protagonista en una casa donde la tradición la obliga a quedarse a cuidar a su madre, y por lo tanto, sin poderse casar nunca. Tita, excelente cocinera, expresa su enojo y rebeldía a...read more

  • Roberto Bolaño

    Entre la narrativa detectivesca, la novela «de carretera», el relato biográfico y la crónica, Los detectives salvajes está considerada por la crítica y el público de todo el mundo como una de las mejores y más originales ficciones de las últimas décadas. Escucha ahora uno de los mejores libros en español de los últimos 25 años según Babelia. «Todo lo que comienza como comedia indefectiblemente acaba como misterio.» Dos jóvenes poetas latinoamericanos, Arturo Belano y Ulises Lima, emprenden una aventura que transcurrirá durante varias décadas y cruzará distintos países. Símbolo de la rebeldía y la necesidad de ruptura con la realidad establecida, sus...read more

  • Laura Esquivel

    Como agua para chocolate, una de las novelas más entrañables de todos los tiempos, cambió la historia de la literatura mexicana. Mi negro pasado continúa esta saga. Mi negro pasado, continuación de Como agua para chocolate, es una defensa de la independencia femenina, y la mejor receta contra los males de nuestros días: el desarraigo, la obesidad y el consumismo vacío. María, adicta a la comida, sufre el injusto fin de su matrimonio, en mitad de una avalancha de reproches racistas y machistas. Deshecha, recibe de manos de Lucía, su abuela por mucho tiempo ausente, el diario de Tita. Al adentrarse en él, descubrirá insospechados secretos familiares, la capacidad del...read more

  • Oscar Cásares

    A stunning and timely novel about a Mexican-American family in Brownsville, Texas, that reluctantly becomes involved in smuggling immigrants into the United States. From a distance, the towns along the U.S.-Mexican border have dangerous reputations--on one side, drug cartels; on the other, zealous border patrol agents--and Brownsville is no different. But to twelve-year-old Orly, it's simply where his godmother Nina lives--and where he is being forced to stay the summer after his mother's sudden death. For Nina, Brownsville is where she grew up, where she lost her first and only love, and where she stayed as her relatives moved away and her neighborhood deteriorated. It's the place...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    Escucha ahora el libro que ha arrasado por sorpresa en las listas de Estados Unidos, basado en el impactante caso de niños robados que conmocionó al país. Aunque la vida nos lleve por diferentes caminos, el corazón siempre recuerda a dónde pertenece. Memphis, 1939 Rill Foss y sus cuatro hermanos pequeños disfrutan de una infancia mágica en su casa-barco en el Misisipi. Hasta que una noche de tormenta sus padres tienen que correr al hospital y unos desconocidos llegan para llevárselos a la fuerza al orfanato. Aunque les aseguran que su estancia allí será solo temporal, Rill pronto se dará cuenta de la terrible verdad. Y de que tendrá que luchar con todas sus...read more

  • Gillian Flynn

    Heridas abiertas es la primera novela de Gillian Flynn, autora de la exitosa Perdida y consagrada ya como maestra del thriller psicológico. Recién salida de una breve estancia en un hospital psiquiátrico, Camille Preaker se dirige a su ciudad natal a cubrir una serie de asesinatos para el periódico en el que trabaja. Por primera vez en once años, la reportera de sucesos regresa a la inmensa mansión en la que creció, donde se tendrá que enfrentar a los recuerdos de su hermana, que murió en plena adolescencia; pero lo que más perturba a Camille es la presencia de su madre, una mujer fría y manipuladora que despierta la admiración de sus vecinos y que vive obsesionada...read more

  • Walter Isaacson

    Walter Isaacson vuelve a fascinarnos, esta vez con la historia de Jennifer Doudna, Premio Nobel de Química 2020, y el avance científico más importante del último siglo. Hay una revolución en marcha, una tecnología prodigiosa que nos va a permitir curar enfermedades, derrotar virus y tener hijos más sanos. A su cabeza está la reciente premio Nobel Jennifer Doudna y sus colegas, protagonistas del nuevo libro de Walter Isaacson. Aunque su profesor de instituto le advirtió que las niñas no podían ser científicas, su búsqueda apasionada de los mecanismos ocultos de la vida y su voluntad por convertir descubrimientos en inventos llevaron a Jennifer Doudna a participar en...read more

  • Isabel Allende

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This sweeping novel from the author of A Long Petal of the Sea tells the epic story of Violeta Del Valle, a woman whose life spans one hundred years and bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century. “An immersive saga about a passion-filled life.”—People Violeta comes into the world on a stormy day in 1920, the first girl in a family with five boisterous sons. From the start, her life is marked by extraordinary events, for the ripples of the Great War are still being felt, even as the Spanish flu arrives on the shores of her South American homeland almost at the moment of her birth. Through her...read more

  • María Hinojosa

    María Hinojosa es una periodista galardonada que ha colaborado con las cadenas más respetadas y se ha distinguido por realizar reportajes con un toque humano. En estas memorias escritas con gran belleza, nos relata la historia de la política de inmigración de los EE.UU. que nos ha llevado al punto en que estamos hoy, al mismo tiempo que nos comparte su historia profundamente personal. Durante treinta años, María Hinojosa ha informado sobre historias y comunidades en los Estados Unidos que a menudo son ignoradas por los principales medios de comunicación. La autora de bestsellers Julia Álvarez la ha llamado "una de las líderes culturales más importantes, respetadas y queridas de la...read more

  • Katie Gutierrez

    Brought to you by Penguin. A stunning debut novel of love, murder, tragedy and redemption. Lore Rivera was married to two men at once, until on a baking hot day in 1986, one of them found out and shot the other. A secret double life, a tragic murder. That's the story the world knows. It's not the story that fascinates Cassie Bowman. Carrying the weight of her own family tragedy, true-crime writer Cassie wants to know more about the mysterious woman at the heart of it all, Lore. How did one woman fall in love with two different men? How did she balance the love and the lies? And, in the aftermath of the worst possible ending, how has she managed to go on? To her surprise,...read more

  • Reyna Grande

    “Here is a life story so unbelievable, it could only be true.” —Sandra Cisneros, bestselling author of The House on Mango Street From bestselling author of the remarkable memoir The Distance Between Us comes an inspiring account of one woman’s quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring writer determined to build a new life for her family one fearless word at a time. As an immigrant in an unfamiliar country, with an indifferent mother and abusive father, Reyna had few resources at her disposal. Taking refuge in words, Reyna’s love of reading and writing propels her to rise above until she achieves the...read more

  • Reyna Grande

    In this inspirational and unflinchingly honest memoir, acclaimed author Reyna Grande describes her childhood torn between the United States and Mexico, and shines a light on the experiences, fears, and hopes of those who choose to make the harrowing journey across the border. Reyna Grande vividly brings to life her tumultuous early years in this “compelling...unvarnished, resonant” (BookPage) story of a childhood spent torn between two parents and two countries. As her parents make the dangerous trek across the Mexican border to “El Otro Lado” (The Other Side) in pursuit of the American dream, Reyna and her siblings are forced into the already overburdened...read more

  • Reyna Grande

    A Long Petal of the Sea meets Cold Mountain in this sweeping historical saga following a Mexican army nurse and an Irish soldier who must fight, at first for their survival and then for their love, amidst the atrocity of the Mexican-American War—from the author of the “timely and riveting” (People) Across a Hundred Mountains and The Distance Between Us. A forgotten war. An unforgettable romance. The year is 1846. After the controversial annexation of Texas, the US Army marches south to provoke war with México over the disputed Río Grande boundary.​ Ximena Salomé is a gifted Mexican healer who dreams of building a family with the man she...read more

  • Katie Gutierrez

    'Masterful . . . Elegance, darkness, even fear are deftly intertwined . . . A wonderful read.' — LUIS ALBERTO URREA, Pulitzer Prize finalist and bestselling author of The House of Broken Angels 'A seductive, urgent tale about desire, family, the pursuit of truth, and the art of storytelling, More Than You’ll Ever Know will astonish readers with its vastness, romance, tragedy, and abundant heart. I didn’t want this book to ever end.' — JESSAMINE CHAN, New York Times bestselling author of The School for Good Mothers Recommended by NBC News • Audible • The Millions • Popsugar • Tribeza • CrimeReads • Library Reads • She...read more

  • Laura Martínez-Belli

    From a bestselling author in Mexico comes her English-language debut—an enthralling historical novel about the tragic reign of Empress Carlota of Mexico. It’s 1863. Napoleon III has installed a foreign monarch in Mexico to squash the current regime. Maximilian von Habsburg of Austria accepts the emperor’s crown. But it is his wife, the brilliant and ambitious Princess Charlotte, who throws herself passionately into the role. Known to the people as Empress Carlota, she rules deftly from behind the scenes while her husband contents himself with philandering and decorating the palace. But Carlota bears a guilty secret. Trapped in a loveless marriage, she’s thrown herself into a...read more