Pero Like Instagram Live with Elizabeth Acevedo

On Tuesday, April 28th Pero Like’s Claudia Restrepo went live on Instagram with Elizabeth Acevedo; award-winning author and poet of two great novels; The Poet X, With the Fire on High and her upcoming book, Clap When You Land which comes out on May 5th. Synopsis: Clap When You Land circles around Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the … Continue reading Pero Like Instagram Live with Elizabeth Acevedo

El Gran Combo Virtual Book Event

Dear Seekabookers, I hope everyone is doing well during this time! I have been spending my time working, reading and binge-watching too many movies and TV shows. Last Thursday, I was able to join a virtual book event hosted by Word Up Community Bookshop, The Lit.Bar, and Mil Mundos which featured six amazing authors who took time to speak about their books and journey. The … Continue reading El Gran Combo Virtual Book Event

NYC Bookstores Visited in 2019

NYC is the epitome of many great places! From restaurants to shops to wonderful bookstores. I have lived here all my life, but I haven’t been able to visit every bookstore yet and the best thing is there is always a new one opening. This year I was able to visit some of the following. From my all-time favorite to new hidden gems. Strand BookstoreUnion … Continue reading NYC Bookstores Visited in 2019

Salty, Bitter, Sweet

I recently received book mail and was happy since I have been waiting for this! I received the anticipated release of Mayra Cuevas’s book Salty, Bitter, Sweet. Thank you @blinkyabooks and Mayra for sending this over to me. In just reading the synopsis, I am ready to dive into this sweet rom-com! Plus, I love cooking and trying new recipes, so I know that I can connect … Continue reading Salty, Bitter, Sweet

A Long Petal of the Sea

Last Thursday at the #CuentosUnidos event hosted by @penguinrandomhouse, we were given the upcoming release of Isabel Allende’s new novel, A Long Petal of the Sea.⁠ ⭐ What Is it about?⁠ In the late 1930s, when fascists topple the Spanish government, hundreds of thousands flee over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life intertwined with that of … Continue reading A Long Petal of the Sea