• North of Happy

    By Adi Alsaid (YA Alsa)

    Carlos lives an affluent life in Mexico City. Suddenly, Carlos’ brother Felix is killed. Carlos is haunted by Felix’s ghost. Carlos travels to the US. As Carlos pursues his dreams, the visits from Felix become fewer. This is a story of how tragedy can make us question what matters most in life.


     

     


  • The Go Between

    By Veronica Chambers (YA Cham)

    Camilla and her wealthy family live in Mexico City. When Cammi’s mother decides to take a tv sitcom job, the family moves to L.A. At her new private school, Cammi feels slapped by the racist perceptions toward Mexicans. Cammi is forced to reconsider what she values, and accept her identity.

     


  • All the Wind in the World

    By Samantha Mabry (YA Mabr)

    After a dust storm, Sarah and James, outlaws, end up at the The Real Marvelous, a ranch in the magically realistic Southwest desert. They must hide their identities and their relationship, and steal their way to a hopeful future. But will they go too far at The Real Marvelous? 

     


  • The Radius of Us

    By Marie Marqardt (YA Marq)

    After being mugged, seventeen-year-old Gretchen is still struggling to deal with her fears when she meets Phoenix, an eighteen-year-old immigrant from El Salvador. Told in alternating first person points of view, this is a story of love, sacrifice, and the journey from victim to survivor

     


  • Wild Beauty

    By Anne-Marie McLemore (YA McLe)

    For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, hiding a terrible legacy, until mysterious Fel arrives and Estrella helps him explore his dangerous past.

     


  • Shadowshaper

    By Daniel Jose Older (YA Olde)

    When the murals painted on the walls of her Brooklyn neighborhood start to change in front of her, Sierra realizes that something strange is going on--then she discovers her Puerto Rican family are shadowshapers and finds herself in a battle with an evil anthropologist for the lives of her family and friends.

     


  • The Education of Margot Sanchez

    By Lilliam Rivera (YA Riv)

    Margot Sanchez is paying off her debts by working in her family's South Bronx grocery store, but she must make the right choices about her friends, her family, and Moises, the good looking but outspoken boy from the neighborhood.

     


  • I am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

    By Erica Sanchez (YA Sanc)

    Perfect Mexican daughters don’t go away to college, or move out of their parents' house after graduation. But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter. When Julia’s sister dies, Julia is left to reassemble the shattered pieces of her family while no one realizes that Julia is broken, too.

     


  • They Both Die at the End

    By Adam Silvera (YA Silv)

    In a near-future New York City where a service alerts people on the day they will die, teenagers Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio meet using the Last Friend app and are faced with the challenge of living a lifetime on their EndDay.


  • Disappeared

    By Francisco X. Stork (YA Stor)

    Sara's best friend disappeared off the streets. Ever since Sara has been using her job as a reporter to draw attention to kidnapping in the city. But now she and her family are being threatened. The only way for them to escape is to trek across the U.S. border.