Archive for May, 2009

joannBronzeWord’s Blog is moving. On Monday, May 18th, BronzeWord Latino Authors opened its doors to Top Ten Days of Crafty Chica, Kathy Cano-Murillo. At the new BronzeWord Latino Authors, you will find the same insights and information on Latino/a authors and their books. Inquire about being highlighted in the Top Ten Days. Latino/a bloggers will be spotlighted each Saturday. Also email me for information about being a host once per month to an author for the first Latino Virtual Book Tour. Coming soon will be the BronzeWord Blog Carnival where you will have at your Clicktip, the top posts from many different Latino/a authors and bloggers. Learn about your favorite authors and enjoy all the news about the best of the best in Latino Literature. Also be sure to join @LatinoBookNews for the latest on Latino/a authors and their books; on contests, awards, and grants. Learn the news as it happens. Brag about your accomplishments and be supported by all. Join and spread the news about Latino/a news.

SINS OF THE FLESH November 2009 Grand Central PublishingNY TIMES and USA TODAY bestseller Caridad Pineiro was one of the authors featured in the June 2009 issue of New Jersey Monthly. To read the article online, please follow this link: http://njmonthly.com/articles/lifestyle/people/whole-lotta-love.html.  Caridad’s next release is SINS OF THE FLESH, her first single title paranormal romantic suspense from Grand Central Publishing.






A guest editorial by Raul Ramos y Sanchez, author of the upcoming Grand Central Publishing release AMERICA LIBRE, set a record for visitors at the Orlando Sentinel’s Hispanosphere blog and stirred a torrent of reader comments. Posted on April 27, “Getting beyond the A-word on immigration reform” drew passionate reactions, pro and con. “You’ve set the blog on fire,” wrote blog host Victor Ramos to the GCP author. To read the provocative article and reader reactions, follow the link below.

AMERICA LIBRE by Raul Ramos y SanchezIn addition, New York Times best-selling author James Rollins lauded Raul’s work and said: “In such explosive times as ours, it is rare to discover a novel that captures fanaticism in all its extremes and tells a story as thrilling and vibrant as Raul Ramos y Sanchez’s AMERICA LIBRE. Future and history collide in a cautionary tale of a new Civil War on American soil. A must-read for all, no matter where you draw your line in the sand.” AMERICA LIBRE will be released by Grand Central Publishing July 29, 2009.

Finally, Raul Ramos y Sanchez’s AMERICA LIBRE has been included in the USA Today 2009 Summer Reads list. To read more on this, please click here: http://www.usatoday.com/life/books/news/2009-summer-books-calendar.htm



SUNSTRUCK by Mayra CalvaniPuerto Rican author Mayra Calvani is the new National Latino Books Examiner for Examiner.com. She’ll be posting reviews, profiles, interviews, news and events to promote the work of Latino authors in all genres. Visit her at http://www.examiner.com/x-6309-Latino-Books-Examiner and consider susbcribing to her posts. If you’re a Hispanic author who’d like to be promoted, contact Mayra at mayra (dot) calvani (at) gmail (dot) com.

Mayra Calvani also has a new blog, Pets and Their Authors (http://petsandauthors.blogspot.com) where her dog, Amigo, interviews authors’ pets. Get the lowdown on your favorite authors, straight from their pets’ mouths! For more on Mayra, check out her interview on NY Times Bestselling author Marta Acosta’s Vampire Wire! Just follow this link: http://vampirewire.blogspot.com/2009/02/interview-and-book-contest-with-mayra.html

SLIPPERY ART OF BOOK REVIEWINGTHE SLIPPERY ART OF BOOK REVIEWING, co-authored by Mayra Calvani was nominated for an EPPIE 2009 Award under the Nonfiction Category and is a Foreword Best Book of the Year Finalist. The book was also a National Best Books Awards Finalist last October and is required reading at Loyola College, Kent University and Claremont University. To learn more about the book, please visit www.slipperybookreview.wordpress.com.





THE THROWAWAY PIECEJoAnn Hernandez’s THE THROWAY PIECE was named as a finalist for the THE ERIC HOFFER AWARD’s Montaigne Medal.


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