my favorite books and stories
(in english and en español)
The MASTER of short stories! My favorites include The Masque of the Red Death, The Black Cat, The Premature Burial, The Tell-Tale Heart, and The Cask of Amontillado.
A beautifully written memoir by a Puerto Rican-Nuyorican daughter and granddaughter who must reconcile her own identity with the dark legacy of the women in her family.
A lovely story about two socially awkward teens who fall in love.
Una obra maestra de Bildungsroman, o sea, cruzar sobre el umbral de la niñez a la adolescencia.
A masterpiece tale of a young girl who discovers her passion in life.
An emotionally intense story about a girl who refuses to speak after a traumatic event. Lovely storytelling and rich symbolism.
I was thirteen when I read this novel about teenage love and sex. It's still emotionally relevant today.
El maestro de lenguaje enigmático y complejo. Hay que leer cada poema varias veces para entender sus capas de significado.
A story about a feisty adolescent written in verse form.
The classic romance story about a wealthy man and a young woman from a middle class family. Austen's clever use of language makes this a must-read!
Dickens' sweetest story, about a young orphan boy who maintains his innocence despite all of the evil that surrounds him.
A beautiful story of friendship about a young white boy and black man before the Civil War. Twain's use of humor and satire makes it fun to read!
Un cuento de horror que tiene descripciones vivas y un final inesperado.
Me encanta este cuento de Rosario Ferré, escrito en el estilo de realismo mágico, lleno de simbolismo y que lleva un tema feminísta.
Poemas que te hacen cambiar. escrito por el maestro de poesía de amor.
Like his stories, Poe's poetry is masterful. Check out Annabel Lee, The Bells, and of course, The Raven.
Uno de mis libros favoritos, cuenta sobre los temas de perserverancia y grandeza, y símbolos religiosos.
One of my favorite novels of ALL TIME about the themes of perseverance and the meaning of greatness.
¡Es uno de los mejores cuentos! Cortázar utiliza surrealismo y realismo mágico para contar una trama inolvidable.