This week is was my good fortune to read three awesome books coming soon to booksellers and librarians near you.
First up, TORTILLA SUN by Jennifer Cervantes:
I love this book. It is pure tesoro, which, for the non-Spanish speaking means "treasure." I only know the word because it appears in this magical book, along with a bunch of other beautiful Spanish words. And there's a glossary at the end. AND a recipe for Nana's famous tortillas. Did I mention I love this book? Magic. Love. Enchantment. DON'T MISS.
And speaking of magic, here's MAGIC UNDER GLASS by Jaclyn Dolamore.
It's a love story! And a fantasy! And I was absolutely transported into the world of Nim and Erris. Really lovely. Check it out. NEXT WEEK!!! Release date is Dec. 22.
Finally, for something superfun THE RISE OF RENEGADE X by Chelsea Campbell.
Oh, my, you are going to love Damien Locke! As if the cover wasn't enough of a sell, he's smart and witty and vulnerable. And needs a good girl to see him through all the madness that little X brings him. Really great dialogue and just a fun premise. Even for the non-comic-book junkies (like me).
What ARC will find its way to my mailbox next?? I'll let you know.
You've got me drooling, Irene!!ReplyDelete
"smart and witty and vulnerable"ReplyDelete
Love it! *sigh*
After reading your beautiful lyrical prose, this is such a compliment! By the way, I ordered books for my students for the spring! Can't wait to read your book with my lit class :)ReplyDelete
Can't wait to read those three books!ReplyDelete