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

How I Fell in Love With YA Fantasy

Is there a genre you usually avoid? This reader shows the benefits of branching out, and what books helped her discover a new favorite genre.

The Most Anticipated Historical Fiction Reads of the First Half of 2022

These new historical fiction reads promise lessons, romance, drama, and intriguing settings ranging from the 1700s to the 1970s!

8 Most Anticipated YA Contemporary Reads for Winter 2022

Here are some of the most exciting young adult contemporary books coming out in the first few months of 2022, including Queen of the Tiles by Hanna Alkaf.

Why Star Wars Villains Have the Best Stories to Tell

Star Wars heroes are awesome in their own right, but my nerdy heart is forever fascinated by the complex villains of the universe.

11 Most Anticipated New Adult Romance Reads for Spring 2022

Warmer weather isn't the only thing to look forward to in Spring 2022, these new adult romances will surely put a spring in your step.

5 Recent and Upcoming Comic Movie and TV Adaptations You Need To Watch

Here are some of the upcoming or just-released movies and TV shows based on comics that should should add to your to watch list!

8 Contemporary Middle Grade Books to Look Out For in 2022

Here are eight middle grade contemporary books coming out this year that you and the kids in your life will love, including It's the End of the World and I'm in My Bathing Suit by Justin A. Reynolds.

12 YA Fantasy Books to Eagerly Expect in 2022

Pop some of the most anticipated YA fantasy books of 2022 onto your TBR with this handy guide to some of the best, including A Thousand Steps Into Night.

8 YA Thrillers to Enjoy This Fall

This is the perfect time of year to curl up with a thrilling page-turner. Here are some of the best new YA thrillers to add to your Fall TBR, including The Girls I've Been by Tess Sharpe.

YA Horror Books Inspired my Love of Reading

Reading horror books as a teen made me a more mature and brave reader all-around, and I never looked back since.