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Don’t Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno

“I was a collection of hyphens and bilingual words, always caught in between (…) Never quite right or enought for either”

Title: Don’t Date Rosa Santos

Author: Nina Moreno

Publisher: Dreamscape Media

Format: Audiobook

Voice: Almarie Guerra

Rating: 5/5 ★★★★★

Summary:

Don't Date Rosa SantosRosa Santos is cursed by the seaat least, that’s what they say. Dating her is bad news, especially if you’re a boy with a boat. But Rosa feels more caught than cursedcaught between cultures and choices, between her abuela, a beloved healer and pillar of their community, and her mother, an artist who crashes in and out of her life like a hurricane. She’s constantly caught between Port Coral, the quirky South Florida town they call home, and Cuba, the island her abuela refuses to talk about. As her college decision looms, Rosa collidesliterallywith Alex Aquino, the mysterious boy with tattoos of the ocean whose family owns the marina. With her heart, her family, and her future on the line, can Rosa break a curse and find her place beyond the horizon?

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FR·Don’t Date Rosa Santos

Friday Reads

Friday reads was invented by The Candid cover, It’s a book meme that mixes two already existing:

  • Book Beginnings is a book meme hosted by Rose City Reader where participants share the first sentence (or so) of the book, along with initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires.
  • The Friday 56 is hosted by Freda’s Voice, and the rules are quite simple: Grab a book, any book, and turn to page 56 or 56% in your e-reader. Find any non-spoilery sentence(s) and post.

My Current read

42379806. sy475 **I’m reading this on audiobook so the quotes are as accurate as I can make them

This bbook is SO GOOD though. I can’t stop reading it, it’s super cute and hard hitting at the same time. Rosa has to deal with a feeling of disconect with her cuban roots while planning a festival to save her town, falling in love witth a cute guy with a boat and deciding where to go to college.

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