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American Tumbleweeds
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,930. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Circling Rivers. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Inez's family is shattered when her father is arrested on the Tex-Mex border. The old ways cherished by her beloved Mexican grandmother offer refuge. But 1960s El Paso is far more exciting, as miniskirts, rock, and the sexual revolution shatter tradition on both sides of the border. “More than a coming-of-age story…American Tumbleweeds is a story of bravery, family, and humanity.” — Latin
The Smoking Mirror
Series: Garza Twins. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2015 by IFWGPublishingAustralia. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Carol and Johnny Garza are 12-year-old twins whose lives in a small Texas town are forever changed by their mother's unexplained disappearance. Shipped off to relatives in Mexico by their grieving father, the twins soon learn that their mother is a nagual, a shapeshifter, and that they have inherited her powers. ALA Award Winning Novel.
Bed-Bugged
Series: Doodlebugged Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 40,460. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by Laurel Fork Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
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Laugh with Doodle, the cheeky canine narrator who has delighted dog lovers and readers of gentle mysteries alike. When Doodle’s “career change” lands him a job with a new boss, he’s not worried. Sniffing out bed bugs? Easy as pie. Easier, as getting a piece of pie for a dog can be hard. But Doodle’s nose soon leads him and Molly, the new boss’s daughter, straight into danger.
Spurs for José
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by Whimsical Publications. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
Twelve year old José decides only luck will help him be fearless enough to ride the wild colts, luck he will get from a pair silver spurs and chaps made from a brave bull’s hide. But he has no money. How can he buy silver spurs? Then the Mexican-American war starts. And a few days before Christmas, Colonel John C. Fremont’s battalion camps on Rancho Grande and everything changes.
Along the River: An Anthology of Voices from the Rio Grande Valley
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by VAO Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
These unique voices combine in a harmony of Mexican and American, of magical and ordinary, of tragedy and triumph. From established writers to emerging talents, the contributors to this volume represent the depth and beauty of a community that is just beginning to make itself heard. Featuring the short story "The Time About the Dog" by Álvaro Rodríguez, co-screenwriter of Machete and Shorts.