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Book Title:
The Education of Margot Sanchez
Book Author:
Lilliam Rivera
Publishing Date:
February 21st, 2017
Simon & Schuster
Date Read:
February 20th, 2017
I received a copy from the publisher - Thank you!


Pretty in Pink comes to the South Bronx in this bold and romantic coming-of-age novel about dysfunctional families, good and bad choices, and finding the courage to question everything you ever thought you wanted—from debut author Lilliam Rivera.


Mami, for destroying my social life

Papi, for allowing Junior to become a Neanderthal

Junior, for becoming a Neanderthal

This supermarket

Everyone else

After “borrowing” her father's credit card to finance a more stylish wardrobe, Margot Sanchez suddenly finds herself grounded. And by grounded, she means working as an indentured servant in her family’s struggling grocery store to pay off her debts.

With each order of deli meat she slices, Margot can feel her carefully cultivated prep school reputation slipping through her fingers, and she’s willing to do anything to get out of this punishment. Lie, cheat, and maybe even steal…

Margot’s invitation to the ultimate beach party is within reach and she has no intention of letting her family’s drama or Moises—the admittedly good looking but outspoken boy from the neighborhood—keep her from her goal.

My Review

The Education of Margot Sanchez is one of those books that I couldn’t help but love.  The characters were fun, the plot of the book was a good one, and the cover went really well with the story.  There’s a … Continue reading

4 stars