“I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter” is a perfect debut

I just finished reading Erika L. Sánchez’s debut young adult novel, “I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter,” and it’s amazing. If you are the child of immigrants, or an immigrant yourself, you will cry reading this book. If you are not, read this book anyway, because it will teach you so much about a … More “I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter” is a perfect debut

“We Are Okay” is More Than Just “Okay”

If you are familiar with Nina LaCour’s writing, then you’re used to ending her novels with a lot of feelings. Her most recent book, We Are Okay, stole my breath away. When I say I couldn’t put it down, I’m not exaggerating. LaCour has incorporated family, grief, first love, and sexuality beautifully into a story that is … More “We Are Okay” is More Than Just “Okay”