Aurora Lydia Dominguez

Aurora Lydia Dominguez is a journalist, high school teacher and college professor based in Hollywood, Florida. A journalist at heart, she worked for places like The Miami Herald and J-14 Magazine as a reporter and editor before going from the newsroom to the classroom. Aurora's passions include reading a book on Saturday mornings with her cat Luna, time with her husband Seb and pop rock shows. You can email her at

High School Students Share How Book Bans Affect Their Lives

One high school English teacher shares what her students have to say about book bans and the role reading plays in their lives.

8 of the Best New YA Vampire Books To Sink Your Teeth Into

A lot has happened in the YA vampire genre since Twilight. Here are some of the new YA vampire books you need to read.

How Reading Diverse Books in Puerto Rico Inspired My Reading Habits

The kinds of books that made me a more informed and empathetic student are the same subjects being banned in U.S. schools today.

Reading, Theme Parks, and Me: How Florida Theme Parks Kindle Memories of a Bookish Childhood

Why one reader finds more than magic on trips to the Florida theme parks.

8 Anticipated Diverse YA Reads for Late Spring 2022

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8 Epic New York–Set Romances

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8 Inspiring Middle Grade Books About Activism

These middle grade books about activism show kids standing up for what they believe in and making a change.

Books That Should Become Movies or Television Shows ASAP

As much as a bookworm loves reading, we also love seeing books on screen. Here are a few books that should be adapted ASAP!

7 of the Most Anticipated Middle Grade Fantasy Retellings

For young readers who love twisted fairy tales and reimaginings of familiar stories, here are some of the 2022 releases to add to your TBR!

Previously, in Crescent City: Everything You Need to Remember Before Reading Book 2

Before you read House of Sky and Breath, how well do you remember Crescent City book 1? Here's a recap to get you ready for the sequel.