America Ferrera first hit the big screen with her role in Real Women Have Curves in 2002 and she quickly captured our hearts. Since then she has been featured in popular movies like The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and shows like Ugly Betty and more recently Superstore. In addition to her acting career, she’s recently becoming more politically active, encouraging Latinos in the U.S. to vote in the most recent election as well as becoming a voice for the Women’s March and Families Belong Together protest. Her reading style represents her beliefs of empowerment and inclusion. Check out what she’s reading now.


The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker

“Down with boring and ineffective conversations, conferences, or dinner parties!! The master gatherer Priya Parker just released her new book The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters – I have witnessed her skills turn everything from our I Will Harness activist retreat to a holiday dinner party into unforgettable and meaningful experiences. Goldie and I want you to do yourself a favor and get it!”

Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson

“This was the first book I memorized from beginning to end as a kid! Can’t wait to read it to the bump! Give me your favorite kids’ books recs please! Update: Thank you for the recs!!! Y’all are the best!!”

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors

“I have had the pleasure of personally experiencing the depth, wisdom and intelligence of my justice seeking sister Patrisse Khan-Cullors – I’m so glad that you now get to read her personal story and discover what a gift she is to this world. Get her new book today!”

Bonjour Kale: A Memoir of Paris, Love, and Recipes by Kristen Beddard

“Kale-ing the game! Green smoothie! Friends funny, touching and yummy memoir about bringing Kale to Paris. Thanks for the great read Kristen Beddard – ‘Bonjour Kale’ indeed!”

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