Our Next Good Read. . .The Meaning of Consuelo

The Meaning of ConsueloJoin us May 4th from 5:00-7:00 pm to discuss our next book. Instead of meeting at Bookworks, however, we will celebrate the end of the year at Tractor Brewing Company (1800 4th St NW).  We are reading The Meaning of Consuelo by Judith Ortiz Cofer.

Here’s a sneak peek into the book: (from Goodreads)

The Signe family is blessed with two daughters. Consuelo, the elder, is thought of as pensive and book-loving, the serious child-la niña seria-while Mili, her younger sister, is seen as vivacious, a ray of tropical sunshine. Two daughters: one dark, one light; one to offer comfort and consolation, the other to charm and delight. But, for all the joy both girls should bring, something is not right in this Puerto Rican family; a tragedia is developing, like a tumor, at its core.
In this fierce, funny, and sometimes startling novel, we follow a young woman’s quest to negotiate her own terms of survival within the confines of her culture and her family.

Be sure to get entered in our drawing for a free copy of the book!! All you have to do is comment on any blog post by April 26th!

We hope to see you on May 4th!

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