It’s the holiday season and everyone is looking for the perfect gift to give that special someone – your bestie, that co-worker who is the only one who understands you, your sister or mom…People who deserve more than a boring gift card.
This is what they deserve: the new book, Count on Me: Tasles of Sisterhoods and Fierce Friendships by Las Comadres Para Las Americas ($16, Atria Books, 272 pages, paperback).
The book is a collection of short stories by some of the best and beloved in the Latino writing community. Esmeralda Santiago, Carolina De Robertis, Stephanie Elizondo Griest, Lorraine Lopez, Fabiola Santiago, Teresa Rodriguez, Sofia Quintero, Reyna Grande, Daisy Martinez, Michelle Herrera Mulligan, Dr. Ana Nogales, and Luis Alberto Urrea share personal and empowering stories about the female role models in their lives, as well as friendships. Some of these stories will make you tear up, others will make you laugh. Each and every one will make you appreciate the powerful mujeres in your own life
The book is a gem, and a must-have for every mom and daughter you know. It doesn’t matter if you are Latino or not, the messages and themes are universal, because love is universal!
Check out my new novel! MISS SCARLET’S SCHOOL OF PATTERNLESS SEWING