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New Release! The Second Book of the Award Winning Trilogy
In Honor of Brandon Rios
The Pure Life
23 and Me
How to Make Your Own Fair in an Unfair World
“Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.” -Eli Wiesel Life is unfair. For most of my...
The Curious Case of Puerto Rico Part 3: Is Puerto Rico Corrupt and a Foreign Country?
“Trump chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, disses Puerto Rico saying, "...that place was corrupt" and suggests "...it’s a foreign country.” ...
Words of Advice and How I Got Started
"Books are my inspiration, writers my heroes.” - Olivia Castillo I grew up in the Bronx, NY. I had an older sister and three younger...
The Curious Case of Puerto Rico Part 2: Colony or Commonwealth?
"The US cares more about the cage than the bird." -Pedro Albizu Campos The years 1860 to 1898 was a period of growth for Puerto Rico. ...
The Curious Case of Puerto Rico
As an American citizen born on the mainland, one of my rights is the right to vote. I have had this taught to me as a small child in...
When Your World Rocks
I live in the land of the quakes, California. We are no stranger to rocking and rolling. Since I moved to California at 17, I have seen...
The Holidays After the Loss of a Loved One
It’s almost October the official beginning of the holiday season for me. I love the holidays. I love Halloween and I even dress up. I...
When Your World Falls Apart
Watching the news of Hurricane Dorian miss Puerto Rico and then-decimate the Bahamas has been heart breaking. Watching someone’s world...
Reader's Favorite Award
I was totally stunned when I got the email that I placed for the Bronze Award at the International Reader's Favorite Yearly Competition....
I look at fall as the beginning of the year. It's the time of year when we begin a new school year, start a new season, and kick-off the...