These Latino Authors will Get You through a Breakup


Ay amorcito corazón, I wish I could tell you there is a shortcut to healing a broken heart, but then I would be a big fat mentirosa. It’s gonna take time. Until then, grab a box of tissues, curl up in bed with these books and heal baby, heal.

1. Love Trips: A Collection of Relationship Stumbles – Sujeiry Gonzalez

Love Trips Sujeiry Gonzalez
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They say misery loves company.This book will make you laugh and realize you are not alone.

2. True Love – Jennifer Lopez

True Love Jennifer Lopez
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Even someone as successful as J.Lo can fail at love again and again, but still find the strength to keep on going.

3. This is How You Lose Her – Junot Diaz

This Is How You Lose Her
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A collection of short stories that proves even los más machos aren’t spared love’s heartbreak.

4. Tear this Heart Out – Ángeles Mastretta

Tear This Heart Out
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You’ll get so pulled into this love story and forget about the love you are grieving.

5. Paula – Isabel Allende

Paula Isabel Allende
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This memoir will break your heart in a whole different way and then piece it back together again.

6. The Alchemist – Paulo Coehlo

The Alchemist
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This simple story will teach you to follow your heart.

7. Like Water for Chocolate – Laura Esquivel

Like Water for Chocolate
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It’s a romance, it’s a tragedy, it’s a freakin’ good read.

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8. Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel García Márquez

Love in the Time of Cholera
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Buck up champ, some wait half a century to be with their true love.

9. Woman Hollering Creek – Sandra Cisneros

Woman Hollering Creek
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Reflections on life, love, relationships and sex–this read will make your heart grow three sizes.

10. The Heartbreak Pill – Anjanette Delgado

The Heartbreak Pill
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If only heartbreak could be cured by a pill. Wait, maybe that wouldn’t be such a great thing.

11. Letters, to the Men I Have Loved– Mirtha Michelle Castro

Letters to the Men I Have Loved
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You might be inspired to pour your heart out on the page.

Tacos, Tapatio and Chespirito: How Mexican Are You?

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Tacos, Tapatio and Chespirito: How Mexican Are You?

How Mexican are You?

You’ve heard of all kinds of ridiculous tags on social media, but none really applied until now. Measure how Mexican American you are with Oh Em Gee! It’s Eddie G! and his niece Vivika M. Answering questions like what’s your favorite hot sauce? And how many chanclas do you own? Will let you know how Mexican American you are. But the ultimate test is whether or not you have the Mexican stamp of approval. Find out what that is here.

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