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Sandra C. Lopez

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Southern California, The United States


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Sandra C. López is one of today's influential Latina authors in Young Adult literature. Her first novel, Esperanza: A Latina Story, was published in March 2008 WHILE she was still in college. Since then she has published several other books, including the Single Chicas series. She was named as one of "2011 Top Ten New Latino Authors to Watch" by Latino Stories, and her book, Beyond the Gardens, was a Silver Medal winner of the 2016 Global Ebook Awards in Multicultural Fiction and won first place in the Int'l Latino Book Awards. She also works as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer. Art, literature, and travel are her passions, and she aims to keep doing them as long as she can. For inquiries regarding events and projects, please co ...more

Spotlight Feature: TRUTH OF THE SHADOWS by Slade Templeton


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 Cottage Grove Oregon is a sleepy little town, but in the surrounding forests, an ancient nightmare is growing stronger. Dr. Joseph Hoffman, head psychiatrist at Cottage Grove Hospital, wants to believe he has all the answers to his patients' problems, but there is a darkness within him that always lurks beneath the thin veneer of his competence. That Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 10, 2020 08:50
Average rating: 4.13 · 120 ratings · 94 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Single Chicas

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Beyond the Gardens

3.94 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Esperanza: A Latina Story

4.56 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2008
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Anybody's Daughter by Pamela Samuels Young
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13-year old Brianna was excited about her secret boyfriend that she found online. She was finally going to meet the love of her life. Then one shove into the Escalade and she was gone—missing. When Briana realizes the dreadful and frightening situat ...more
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Mrs. Jones by William  Cain
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The beginning is kind of rocky because there’s a lot of things going on, such as an FBI covert op and a mafia dealing. There are characters named Biggie and Jennifer, and I was trying to figure out who’s who. What’s a “goomah?”

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A New Life by Lucy Appadoo
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Valeria was leaving Italy and heading to Australia to meet her future husband. She was going to a new country with no job and no friends but was hoping for new opportunities for freedom and independence. It was decided that hers would be a marriage o ...more
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Collection of Short Story Thrillers by Lucy Appadoo
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As indicated on the title, this is a collection of short story thrillers.

In “Evening Interrupted,” a night of passion becomes filled with terror and shock. For a woman studying classic criminology, she sure failed to see what was right in front of he
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Camp Lenape by Timothy R. Baldwin
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Marcus and Alissa were camp counselors at Camp Lenape. While playing sports and doing all the fun camp stuff, the two were trying to set an example of character for the young campers.

Told in the shifting POV’s of Marcus and Alissa, story maintains a
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Shadows of Doubt by Timothy R. Baldwin
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Marcus was a high school athlete along with his girlfriend Alissa. His father was the coach and something was bothering him, otherwise why would he start drinking?

The start was rather slow and mediocre, but it does offer some observations and clues b
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Watching Over You by Sheena Fleming
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The daughter of a wealthy conglomerate was missing and a ransom was demanded for a half a million.

I thought the concept sounded interesting, but getting into it really wasn’t that exciting for me. The writing makes it feel like the story was just thr
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Serial Dater by K.T. Jayne
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It has a nice cover! But it also had an odd start. A man with son comes home to disarray (missing wife or something?) In any sense, it wasn’t quite as titillating. Maybe it was the narrative I was put off with. The dialogue was kind of awkward and a ...more
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Truth of the Shadows by Slade Templeton
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Dr. Joseph Hoffman was the head psychiatrist working with a variety of patients.

The writing was good, but it harbored a slow pace as we hear about each patient and what their psychosis was all about. The doctor eventually starts getting anxious when
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Paul Adam Levy Cheers for recommending The Customer is Always Wrong. Haven't checked my GoodReads account in a while. I'll add it to my reading list.

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