The Hacienda

I have long been a fan of horror and gothic tales, so ever since I first heard of The Hacienda by Isabel Cañas, I was eager to read it. In the end, I waited until early October to dive in; it worked for both Latinx Heritage Month and Spooky Season, and I was in the... Continue Reading →

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau

Silvia Moreno-Garcia is officially an auto-buy author for me. Since my introduction to her with Gods of Jade and Shadow in 2019, I've read three more of her novels and her recent short story, The Tiger Came to the Mountains. I've loved everything so far, and I could hardly wait for her newest book, The... Continue Reading →

A Ballad of Love and Glory

Just one month ago, I found out about A Ballad of Love and Glory, the upcoming novel by Reyna Grande. Another author I love, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, mentioned it in a social media post, and I was instantly intrigued. Fast forward to the week after Thanksgiving, and I was thrilled that I was approved for an... Continue Reading →

Velvet Was the Night

I think I'm officially a Silvia Moreno-Garcia fan. I've read, and loved, three of her books: Gods of Jade and Shadow in 2019, Mexican Gothic in 2020, and just a few weeks ago, a reprint of The Beautiful Ones. Two months ago, her newest book, Velvet Was the Night, came out. A noir thriller set... Continue Reading →

Mexican Gothic

I was introduced to Silvia Moreno-Garcia through her 2019 novel, Gods of Jade and Shadow. I loved that book, and was thrilled to learn of her upcoming 2020 books, Untamed Shore and Mexican Gothic. The former came out in February, and now Mexican Gothic is available and already charting high on bestseller lists. My Book... Continue Reading →

Gods of Jade and Shadow

Last spring, I learned about an upcoming novel called Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. I think I was on Goodreads or looking at some article somewhere, but as soon as I saw its gorgeous cover and intriguing title and read the description, I was hooked. So when Book of the Month announced... Continue Reading →

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