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The First Novel Prize: Announcing the 2019 Long List - The Center for Fiction

Best Books of 2019 (So Far)” - Real Simple

I Said Goodbye to My Grandfather When My Family Left Peru - But This Blanket Keeps Him Close to Me” - Buzzfeed

Briefly Noted Book Reviews” - The New Yorker

“Summer reads: 10 new Latino books” - NBCnews.com

“THE RUMPUS Mini-Interview Project #174: MELISSA RIVERO” - The Rumpus

The Affairs of the Falcóns Centers Immigrant Families at a Time When They’re Under Attack” - Electric Literature

“The Books Of 2019 We Can't Wait To Read (So Far)” - Refinery29

“5 THINGS ABOUT YOUR BOOK: An Undocumented Woman Struggles to Root Her Family in New York City” - The New York Times

“Fear as a Driving Force: An Interview with Melissa Rivero” - Fiction Writers Review

“Here Are The Most Anticipated Latino-Written Books Coming Out This Year” - mitú

“Melissa Rivero, Developing Her Debut Novel, The Affairs of the Falcóns” - Spine Magazine

“16 Best Beach Reads To Add To Your Summer 2019 Reading List Stat” - Women’s Health

“The 20 Best Debuts of the First Half of 2019” - Electric Literature

“Inside the immigration experience of Melissa Rivero and ‘The Affairs of the Falcóns” - Debutiful

Podcast: Interview with the Feminist Book Club - Feminist Book Club

“April Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month)” -  The Millions

“Melissa Rivero’s The Affairs of the Falcóns, a Vital Debut” - AMNY

“The Short List: Five Books That Won’t Disappoint” - Real Simple, April 2019

“20 New Books to Read in April” - Entertainment Weekly

“Book Reviews: The Affairs of the Falcóns” - BookPage

“New & Notable” - Entertainment Weekly, April 5/12, 2019

“10 Books to Read in April” - The Chicago Tribune

“The 10 Books to Read in April” - The Washington Post

“11 Books We Can’t Wait To Read In The First Half Of 2019” - Edit Seven

“14 New Books This April That Are Anything But Foolish” - Women.com

“10 Book Suggestions for Your TBR List This Spring” - Book Trib

“37 Amazing New Books to Add to Your Spring Reading List” - Buzzfeed News

“The Best New Books Coming Out Spring 2019” - Southern Living

“Alma’s Favorite Books for Spring 2019” - alma.

“2019 Reads for the Rest of Us” - Ms. Magazine

“66 Books Coming in 2019 That You’ll Want To Keep On Your Radar” - Buzzfeed News

“61 Books We’re Looking Forward To Reading In 2019” - Huffington Post

“39 Fiction Books Coming Out In 2019 To Add To Your Reading List For The New Year” - Bustle

“What to Read When 2019 Is Just Around The Corner” - The Rumpus

“13 Books by WOC We Can’t Wait to Read in 2019” - HipLatina

“7 Books You’re Definitely Gonna Want to Add to Your 2019 Reading List” - Fierce by mitú