Jenny Torres Sanchez (www.jennytorressanchez.com) is a Pushcart Prize-nominated full-time writer and former English teacher. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, but has lived on the border of two worlds her whole life. She is the author of Because of the Sun; Death, Dickinson, and the Demented Life of Frenchie Garcia; and The Downside of Being Charlie. She lives in Orlando, Florida, with her husband and children. Follow her on Twitter @jetchez.
Jenny Torres's books...
2020 YA Sneak Peek!
Hello and WELCOME to the 2020 YA sneak peek! We’re talking all early info on upcoming 2020 books we cannot WAIT for! All the Days Past, All the Days to Come by Mildred D. Taylor – January 7, 2020 The saga of the Logan family–made famous in the Newbery Medal-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My … ContinuedSee More
7 Books To Read During Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Penguin Teen stands with SAAM. We’re committed to helping keep the conversation going all month long. We find that books can often help us talk about difficult topics – so here are 7 books to help you start a conversation. Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough After painter Artemisia … ContinuedSee More
Penguin Teen Cover Reveal Bonanza!
Summer, 2020 is packed full of amazing reads…and you’re about to get an exclusive sneak peek. IT’S TIME FOR THE SUMMER 2020 COVER REVEAL BONANZA. Today, we are revealing not one, not two, but SIX covers, from debut authors to the beloved return of our favorite witchy characters! We may have even snatched an excerpt for each … ContinuedSee More
Get Ready to Feel All of Your Feelings With These 7 New Books
Are you that reader that likes to have your heart totally crushed, weep silent tears of joy, or feel inspired AF when you read a book? Any way you like to feel, we’ve got the books for you this spring and summer! Read on for 7 of our favorites that will make you feel ALL of … ContinuedSee More
We Are Not From HereSee More
Books by Women of Color that You Need to Read This Year
If 2017 was the year of the woman, in 2018 women are keeping that momentum going and taking the world by storm. If the Golden Globes were any indication, women are finally (and rightfully) demanding to have their voices heard. And while we continue to show support from a social and political standpoint, we are also making … ContinuedSee More
Nothing Happened: Jenny Torres Sanchez Speaks Out During Sexual Assault Awareness Month
In eighth grade, a man on a bicycle followed me as I jogged down the streets of my neighborhood. Halfway down the isolated road I usually avoided, I felt that tingle on the back of my neck. I looked back and saw him just off in the distance, riding slowly. I sped up, telling myself … ContinuedSee More