Las Musas Book Club:
Let's talk about two amazing YA romance novels
In classic book club spirit two Musas sit down to discuss the pick of the month with time for audience Q&A at the end! We kick off our book club with two YA romance titles!!! Mayra Cuevas' Salty, Bitter, Sweet and Ismée Williams' This Train is Being Held. Read the book, join our community, and get your questions ready!
About Mayra and Ismee:
Mayra Cuevas is the author of the YA contemporary #OwnVoices romcom Salty, Bitter, Sweet (Blink/HarperCollins). Her short story Resilient will be published as part of the anthology FORESHADOW: The Magic of Reading & Writing YA (Algonquin Young Readers). Mayra was born and raised in Puerto Rico and now lives in Norcross, GA. She works as a special projects producer for CNN and keeps her sanity by practicing Modern Buddhism and meditation. Her husband and two step-sons provide plenty of inspiration for her stories. Follow her journey on Twitter @MayraECuevas, on Instagram @Mayra.Cuevas and her website MayraCuevas.com.
Ismée Williams is the critically-acclaimed author of the YA contemporary #OwnVoices Water in May (2017) and This Train Is Being Held (2020), a Junior Library Guild selection, published by Amulet Books. Ismée has been an invited speaker at The Virginia Festival of the Book, The NYC Teen Author Festival, The Southern Kentucky Book Festival, and The Bronx Book Festival among others. Ismée is a pediatric cardiologist who trained and worked in New York City for over 20 years. She is the daughter of a Cuban immigrant and was partially raised by her abuelos. Follow her on Twitter and IG @IsmeeWilliams and her website: IsmeeWilliams.com
Author of Salty, Bitter, Sweet
Author of This Train is Being Held