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Finalist for the 2019 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

Finalist for the 2018 Foreword Reviews INDIES Award 
Best Book/Most Anticipated Book//Recommended Read of 2018: Cosmopolitan.com, The Root, Electric Literature, Bustle, Book Riot, PEN America, PopSugar, The Rumpus, B*tch, Remezcla, mitu, and other publications

Puerto Rican girls are brought up to want one thing: true love. Yet they are raised by women whose lives are marked by broken promises, grief, and betrayal. While some believe that they’ll be the ones to finally make it work, others swear not to repeat cycles of violence. This collection documents how these “love wars” break out across generations as individuals find themselves caught in the crosshairs of romance, expectations, and community.


(Throughout the month of June, Hurn Publications will donate 10% of net proceeds from sales on Caribbean American books on our HP.com site to Caribbean American National Development Organization. An organization that “promotes cultural awareness, development, and advancement of the Caribbean American Community.” (From June 1st-June30th, up to $30K)