Mariela Santos Muñiz

An avid reader and lover of words, Mariela Santos-Muniz currently works as a freelance journalist and writer. Bilingual in English and Spanish, she holds an M.A. from Boston University in International Relations and International Communications. While she learned a lot during her time in Boston and had some really cool experiences there, she's happy to now be back in warm Puerto Rico.

A Brief Introduction to Latin American Comics

Latin American comics have a rich history, starting in the 1920s, and continuing on today, including many different genres.

A Brief History of U.S. Presidential Libraries

Brush up on the origins of U.S. presidential libraries as well as how the most recent ones serve the public and help researchers.

8 Books by Female Pulitzer Prize Winners That Aren’t the Book They Won For

Take this as a sign to dive into prize-winning authors' backlists; there are a ton of great books out there beyond the ones that win awards.

16 of the Best Contemporary Romance Novels Since 2016

These are 16 of the best contemporary romance novels that have been published in the last five years, including Destination Wedding by Diksha Basu. Get your summer reading list ready!

7 U.S. Libraries and Collections Named After Trailblazing Women

Most libraries are named after men, but here are 7 U.S. libraries and collections named after women that are worth celebrating.

What Are the Fastest Selling Books in U.S. Publishing History?

What are the fastest selling books in U.S. publishing history? Let's dig into those numbers.

8 Children’s Books With Indigenous Main Characters in Latin America

Here are some beautifully illustrated books to help children learn about Indigenous cultures (some are even bilingual!).

7 Crime and Mystery Books By Latinx Authors

Stock your shelves with some Latinx mystery and thriller reads, including A Spy In the Struggle by Aya de Leon.

5 Grammy Award-Winning Audiobooks To Listen To

Don’t sleep on Grammy Award-winning audiobooks like Becoming by Michelle Obama.

5 YA Books With Crucial Sibling Relationships by Authors of Colors

Find some excellent reads about complicated sibling relationships, including One of the Good Ones by Maika Oulite and Maritza Moulite.

Reading to Unlearn and Reenvision History is Transformative and Overwhelming

7 NYT Fiction and Nonfiction Bestsellers from 2011

A lot has changed since 2011! From book club picks to political memoirs, here were the NYT bestsellers from a decade ago.

7 Science Board Books in English and/or Spanish

Science is all around us! These science board books will help introduce it to your little one, including Mis Primeros Heroes: Cientificos by Nila Aye, whether you speak Spanish, English, or both.

6 Caribbean Children’s and YA Book Authors

Get to know the works of some of the best Caribbean authors writing classic and contemporary books for young readers.

5 History Books With Diverse Perspectives

Here's a list of some informative history books with diverse perspectives that highlight stories that have been marginalized and erased.

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