SALTY, BITTER, SWEET Book Launch Event at the Decatur Library
Feb
29
5:00 PM17:00

SALTY, BITTER, SWEET Book Launch Event at the Decatur Library

Celebrate the release of Mayra Cuevas’ debut, SALTY, BITTER, SWEET! The event will take place at the Georgia Center for the Book at the Decatur Library and is hosted by Little Shop of Stories. Atlanta author Kimberly Jones (I’m Not Dying with You Tonight) will talk to Mayra about the release of her book and take questions from the audience. A book signing follows. Books will be available for sale at the event.

Event timeline:

Saturday, February 29, 2020

5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Mayra Cuevas in conversation with Kim Jones and audience Q&A

6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Author book signing

Parking: Free parking is available in the deck behind the Decatur Library, accessible through Sycamore Street.

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International Women's Day at the City of Norcross, GA
Mar
8
3:00 PM15:00

International Women's Day at the City of Norcross, GA

Let’s celebrate International Women’s Day! The City of Norcross is hosting an event for resident Mayra Cuevas and her debut YA novel, Salty, Bitter, Sweet on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3 p.m. at the Community Center. The conversation will be centered around the feminist themes in the story and about writing stories that empower women. She will also be taking questions from the audience and signing books after the event.

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SOKY Book Fest in Bowling Green, KY
Mar
21
9:00 AM09:00

SOKY Book Fest in Bowling Green, KY

Fans of YA romance will swoon over the stories of this diverse group of teens navigating life and love. In Salty, Bitter, Sweet by Mayra Cuevas, a young aspiring chef unravels life and love while trying to win a spot in Lyon’s most cut-throat kitchen. In This Train is Being Held by Ismee Williams a Park Avenue ballerina defies her family when she falls for the wrong boy: a wanna be poet, baseball player from the Bronx. In Maria Andreu's The Secret Side of Empty a straight-A high school senior navigates love and life as an undocumented immigrant in the U.S. Best-selling author Julian Winter talks about How to be Remy Cameron, in which a gay teen is determined to have a relationship but must reconcile the outward labels people attach to him with the real person within.

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Texas Library Association Conference Panel
Mar
25
2:00 PM14:00

Texas Library Association Conference Panel

  • George R. Brown Convention Center (map)
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PANEL TITLE: Gather Around the Latinx Table (#367)

TIME: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM on 3/25/2020

DESCRIPTION: Latinx authors from Las Musas (a Latinx author collective) will discuss culture, marginalization, and family as represented in Latinx children's literature. Explore diversity within Latinx culture and understand how librarians can promote Latinx books through diverse narratives.

For more information visit: https://txla.org/annual-conference/

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Author visit at Brazos Bookstore in Houston
Mar
25
6:30 PM18:30

Author visit at Brazos Bookstore in Houston

Meet five Latina authors using their stories to claim joy and power for their communities. These members of Las Musas Latina authors collective will discuss the process of bringing their life journey and cultural experiences into their books. They will also open up about crafting stories that are as quirky, complex and colorful as they are.

Laura Taylor Namey is a Cuban-American and the author of the young adult novel Library of Lost Things, about a literary genius who uses books to escape the crushing reality of her mother's hoarding. 

Mayra Cuevas is Puerto Rican and the author of the young adult romcom Salty, Bitter, Sweet, about a tricultural girl trying to win a culinary apprenticeship in Lyon, France while learning for about loss and love for the first time.

Adrianna Cuevas is Cuban-American and the author of the middle grade novel The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez, about a boy with a secret ability to speak to animals who must use his gift to save his town.  

Natalia Sylvester is a Peruvian-American author of two novels for adults, most recently Everyone Knows You Go Home, and her upcoming debut YA novel Running, about a Cuban-American teenager whose father is running for president.

Anna Meriano is the Mexican-American (Tejana) author of the Love Sugar Magic series, about the youngest sister in a family of baking brujas whose tasty spells cause problems in their small Texas town.

  

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