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Lillie Loves to Read

Reader of all kinds of books but favorites genres include mystery, sic-fi, romance, thrillers, YA, fantasy, general fiction, memoirs. I'll try anything once.

The Madonnas of Echo Park - Brando Skyhorse What a beautifully written book! Wasn't too sure when I first started but ended up spending the day reading it.

It is, essentially, a collection of short stories but they are all connected by Echo Park and by their experiences as Mexican-Americans. Throughout the book we are introduced to a group of individuals that show us the diversity in their community. I cannot get over the fact that this is the author's debut. Very glad I picked it up on a whim. The cover art is just gorgeous (the paperback edition I have is the same as the kindle edition but that cover wasn't available on goodreads).