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Gabby Rivera is a Bronx-born, queer Puerto Rican author on a mission to create the wildest, most fun stories ever.

She’s the first Latina to write for Marvel Comics, penning the solo series America about America Chavez, a portal-punching queer Latina powerhouse. Rivera’s critically acclaimed debut novel Juliet Takes a Breath was called “f*cking outstanding” by Roxane Gay and was re-published in September 2019 by Penguin Random House. Currently, Gabby is the writer and creator of b.b. free, a new original comic series with BOOM! Studios. Stay tuned for her podcast joy revolution coming in 2020!

When not writing, Gabby speaks on her experiences as a queer Puerto Rican from the Bronx, an LGBTQ youth advocate, and the importance of prioritizing j
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Published on June 27, 2017 07:39
Average rating: 4.0 · 15,363 ratings · 3,066 reviews · 32 distinct worksSimilar authors
Juliet Takes a Breath

4.21 avg rating — 7,763 ratings — published 2016 — 16 editions
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America, Vol. 1: The Life a...

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America #1

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America #2

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America #3

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b. b. free #1

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America #1 America #2 America #3 America #4 America #5 America #6 America #7
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“Reading would make me brilliant, but writing would make me infinite.”
Gabby Rivera, Juliet Takes a Breath

“Libraries are safe but also exciting. Libraries are where nerds like me go to refuel. They are safe-havens where the polluted noise of the outside world, with all the bullies and bro-dudes and anti-feminist rhetoric, is shut out. Libraries have zero tolerance for bullshit. Their walls protect us and keep us safe from all the bastards that have never read a book for fun.”
Gabby Rivera

“If it’s a phase, so what? If it’s your whole life, who cares? You’re destined to evolve and understand yourself in ways you never imagined before. And you’ve got our blood running through your beautiful veins, so no matter what, you’ve been blessed with the spirit of women who know how to love.”
Gabby Rivera, Juliet Takes a Breath

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