Best Books by Latinx Authors

Best Books by Latinx Authors

This month (Sept. 15–Oct. 15) is Latinx Heritage Month so I wanted to write about some of my favorite books by Latinx authors, both to share these with others and to motivate myself to read more! Admittedly this list is not as long as it should be and some authors are represented here twice. Although two of my favorite writers (Carmen Maria Machado and Elizabeth Acevedo) are Latinx, overall I haven’t read as many books by Latinx authors as I would like to. If you have any recommendations, please please please leave a comment below! Continue reading “Best Books by Latinx Authors”

Best Memoirs

Best Memoirs

Judging by the length of this list, it’s safe to say I love memoirs. Maybe it’s the journalist in me, but I love hearing people’s personal stories and getting an inside look at how their brains work. I’m fascinated by how people work through tough situations in life and how they come into who they are. I try to glean as much wisdom as I can from memoirs and see how what I learn can apply to my own life. Continue reading “Best Memoirs”

Best Fiction by Black Women

Best Fiction by Black Women

Let me start by getting the obvious out of the way—this is by no means a definitive or complete list. This list is my personal opinion based on books I’ve read in my life so far. There are A LOT of books by Black women that I have yet to read and you’ll notice this list doesn’t include many influential Black authors, such as Toni Morrison, Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker, Octavia Butler, or Maya Angelou. That’s on me. Continue reading “Best Fiction by Black Women”