Twelve Days of…Latinx Book Recommendations: Day 8

This “Christmassy” series is brought to you by my love of books by Latinx authors and my need for all of you to read them. Every day for twelve days leading up to Christmas, I will be gifting you all with a recommendation of a book by a Latinx author, along with twelve reasons why you should pick it up. Hoping to have lots of fun with with series which I am not so subtly calling Twelve Days of… Latinx Book Recommendations. Covers are linked to Goodreads. Feel free to sing this first part to yourself aloud.

♬On the eighth day of Christmas, my favorite Latinx blogger gave to me, a recommendation for…♬

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova

      “Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives.
    Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation…and she hates magic. At her Deathday celebration, Alex performs a spell to rid herself of her power. But it backfires. Her whole family vanishes into thin air, leaving her alone with Nova, a brujo boy she can’t trust. A boy whose intentions are as dark as the strange marks on his skin.
      The only way to get her family back is to travel with Nova to Los Lagos, a land in-between, as dark as Limbo and as strange as Wonderland…”

Reasons You Need to Pick This One Up:

1. Witches
2. Magical system unique to their Latinx heritage
3. Latinx urban fantasy
4. Magic has consequences
5. Sisterly bonds
6. F/F friends to lovers romance
7. Reluctant hero
8. Magic goes horribly wrong
9. Set mostly in an Underworld type realm
10. Betrayal
11. MC learning to embrace herself
12. The sequel is even better

Have you read this one? Are you planning to read it? What’s the last book you read with Latinx witches?

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