L.A. Weather by María Amparo Escandón
It's not just the weather that's threatening the tenuous bonds of the Alvarado family in L.A. Weather by María Amparo Escandón. Despite their success, the Mexican-American family is crumbling as their patriarch obsesses over the weather, and the matriarch decides it's time to end her marriage. This darkly funny and insightful novel follows both the parents and their adult children as they attempt to navigate the emotional storm heading their way.
Out Sept. 7