Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Another Kewl News Break

Caridad Ferrer's Adios to My Old Life won "Best Contemporary Romance from the Romance Writers of America. I loved this book about a Cuban-American teen competing in a Spanish-language American-Idol type show called Oye Mi Canto (Hear My Song). The backstage backstabbing, the very genuine Latin flavor, and Ali's passion for her music shine through, and while I was startled to hear that it was recognized by RWA, I think she totally deserves it.

Unfortunately, it's created somewhat of a controversy within the world of romance fans.

Weigh in! What do you think?

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