Tucson Festival of Books

Angelina M. Lopez (she/her)


Angelina M. Lopez has been writing professionally her whole life: first as a journalist for an acclaimed city newspaper, then as a freelance magazine writer, and now as a romance author. She writes sexy stories about strong women and the worthy men lucky to love them. Her first book in a new high-heat, small town, Latinx series, "After Hours on Milagro Street," was named a Top 10 romance of 2022 by The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, and the Fated Mates podcast. Her debut book, Lush Money, was named a Top 10 Romance Debut of 2020 by ALA’s Booklist. Lopez lives with her family in Houston, Texas.

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Communities: Hispanic or Latinx, Mixed Race


Scheduled events:
Changed For Good
For some romances, change and personal growth are important elements to a successful happily ever after. Three authors who write very different kinds of stories talk about the meaning of characters' inner lives on their path to a H.E.A.

Student Union Santa Rita (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Romance
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Angelina Lopez, Kennedy Ryan, Cat Sebastian
Moderator: Jessica Pryde
Stuck in the Middle With You
What's your favorite trope? For some people, it's that good old fashioned forced proximity. How is it that some of the best romances come out of people being trapped together?

Student Union Santa Rita (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Romance
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kate Clayborn, Jen DeLuca, Angelina Lopez
Moderator: Jessica West
Charros, Brujas, y Amor
Through their work, these romance authors show us love is never easy, especially when a meddling familia is involved.

Nuestras Raíces Stage (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Craft Tent & Signing Area (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Alexis Daria, Angelina Lopez, Priscilla Oliveras
Moderator: Liana de la Rosa

Books:
After Hours on Milagro Street
Romance
Harlequin Enterprises ULC
July 2022
ISBN 9781335639929
400 pages

Lush Money
A Royalty Romance
Romance
Harlequin Enterprises ULC
January 2021
ISBN 9781335921796
368 pages