La forma del agua
(The Shape of Water)
Guillermo del Toro and Daniel Kraus
Urano, dist. by Spanish Publishers
This is an otherworldly love story from filmmaker del Toro, about an amphibious man and a janitor, set in the U.S. in 1963 against the backdrop of the Cold War.
La mujer en la ventana
(The Woman in the Window)
In this suspenseful novel, an agoraphobic woman believes she has witnessed a crime next door.
Luna llena en las rocas
(Full Moon in the Rocks)
Océano, dist. by IPG
Velasco’s novel approaches the world of night clubs, dive bars, and other hellholes with a mixture of morbidity and complicity.
Una novela criminal
(A Crime Novel)
This winner of the 2018 Alfaguara Novel Prize tells the story of the Cassez-Vallarta case, which for many years shocked Mexican society and generated a diplomatic dispute between France and Mexico.
Cazando a El Chapo
(Hunting El Chapo)
Andrew Hogan and Douglas Century
Hogan, a former DEA agent, tells the story of his eight-year hunt for El Chapo, a drug kingpin who evaded the law for more than a decade.
Goyso, a television personality and stylist to the stars, tells his story for the first time.
En el cuarto oscuro
(In the Darkroom)
After feminist writer Faludi learned that her 76-year-old father, who was long estranged and living in Hungary, had undergone sex reassignment surgery, she began an inquiry into the meaning of identity in the modern world and in her own family saga.
Mi ayuno intermintente
Cecilia Ramirez Harris
Harris aims to adapt the old technique of fasting to our time, for those who want to restore or maintain their health and lose weight. The author focuses primarily on a method known as intermittent fasting.
This memoir from the astronaut who spent a year aboard the International Space Station offers an account of his remarkable voyage, of the journeys off the planet that preceded it, and of his formative years.
La línea se convierte en río
(The Line Becomes the River)
Cantú goes behind the headlines, investigating the violence on both sides of the U.S.–Mexico border.
Amy Hest, illus. by Lauren Castillo
Hest’s book celebrates reading and good friends, and Castillo’s illustrations, with their saturated colors, capture the wonder of a magical day.
Espaguetis en un panecillo de perro caliente
(Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun)
Cardinal Rule, dist. by IPG
This story aims to empower children to do the right thing and be proud of themselves, even when other children point out how different they are.
La nevera de Maddi
Flashlight, dist. by IPG
Brandt’s book addresses issues related to poverty and includes a list of ways children can help fight hunger.
Olor a perfume de viejita
(The Smell of Old Lady Perfume)
Claudia Guadalupe Martinez
Chela’s father’s sudden illness causes her to miss school. She feels very small. Then, just when everything seems back to normal, tragedy teaches her that she’s not that small at all.