By Valerie Tejeda | 10/22/2012 - 17:00
There’s something magical about digging into a good book on a rainy day. The problem is, many of us don’t know what to read first! B.N. Randall is a literary expert and author of the young adult thriller Memoria. Owning more than a thousand books herself, Randall loves a good story and is always on the hunt for new titles to check out. “I love reading because of the transportation aspect,” she says.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/09/2012 - 18:00
Actress Cameron Diaz is going to take a leap in her career for a new project, and this time it isn't for a movie. Cameron is getting ready to go from actress to author as she stays busy writing a fitness book.
HarperCollins announced yesterday that the What to Expect When You're Expecting star has a contract agreement with the book publisher to release a book on health and wellness. The book is currently untitled and scheduled to hit store shelves in fall 2013.
By Latina Staff | 11/03/2011 - 08:00
We caught up with Thalia, who just released a new memoir, Growing Stronger, and she dished on everything from how it feels to have her second baby to how she managed to handle the death of her mother—and as it turns out, writing this book was a big part of her recovery.
Growing Stronger touches on a lot of personal aspects in your life like losing your mother and welcoming your second child. What inspired you to write this memoir?
By Irasema Romero | 05/20/2011 - 09:00
Puerto Rican author and former Latina magazine editor-in-chief Sandra Guzman brings us a book on what every Latina should know about: dating, health, succeeding professionally, and managing friendships, among other things.
By Johanna Ferreira | 01/20/2011 - 08:15
We didn’t see this one coming! Martin Sheen and his son Emilio Estevez are currently collaborating on a memoir called Along the Way.
The book celebrates the “physical and spiritual journey,” of both Sheen and his son is set to hit stores this Father’s Day. The memoir covers everything from the Estevez’s families roots in Spain to the special bond between the father and son. It also will touch on The Way, a film that will be directed by Estevez and will star Sheen.
By Janel Martinez | 10/20/2010 - 10:30
Bestselling author Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez is back and bearing an extra special gift for readers just in time for the holiday season. Her seventh novel, The Three Kings (on sale Nov. 9th), is a romantic comedy following successful interior designer, Christy de la Cruz, as she reenters the dating scene after a divorce. She becomes involved with not one, not two, but three guys. Get a sneak-peak of the novel in the November issue of Latina!
By Angie Romero | 07/03/2010 - 14:00
With the focus all on the southwestern U.S. these days, it seems appropriate to highlight a new thriller set in New Mexico by Penny Rudolph (author of Thicker Than Blood). Titled Eye of the Mountain God ($20, Thomas Dunne Books), Rudolph’s fourth crime novel centers on Megan Montoya, who has come to New Mexico with her daughter, Lizzie, to begin a career in photography. One morning Megan opens her newspaper and five jagged stones clatter to the floor.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/28/2010 - 17:00
Did you know that Nicole Richie was a NY Times Bestselling author? Yeah, neither did we. But when she announced the release date of her second novel, Priceless, on her blog this weekend, we did a little digging and found out that her freshman effort, The Truth About Diamonds, was quite the success. Diamonds was dubbed, "A Gem of a book" by the Chicago Tribune, and yes, the novel even spent some time on the NY Times Bestseller list back in 2005.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/21/2010 - 16:00
Planning on hitting the beach or taking a nice, extended vacay this summer? Is the only thing missing from your bag a perfect beach read? Well, look no further because we've collected the best new books by Latino authors. Check out the list, pick out a book, and kick back for some of most enjoyable reading you can find.