- My first reading obsession (I even wrote a book report about it): The Babysitters Club Series. Favorite character: Mary Anne
- My first adult reading obsession: Sydney Sheldon. I read all his novels. My favorite: The Master of the Game
- I then moved on to thrillers, most notably James Patterson’s Alex Cross Series and some romantic suspense from Linda Howard.
- Now, I read more variety, based on my mood. Here’s a list of my all-time favorites:
- The Harry Potter Series
- Daughter of Fortune (Hija de la Fortuna) by Isabel Allende
- By the River Piedra, I Sat Down and Wept by Paolo Coelho
- Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
- A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
- The 13th Tale by Diane Setterfield
- The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
- The Time in Between (El Tiempo Entre Costuras) by Maria Dueñas
- Faking It by Elisa Lorello – the novel that inspired me to write.
- Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
- My TV obsession growing up: Telenovelas. Some of my favorites: Corazón Salvaje, Betty la Fea, Rubí, El Clon.
- First US series obsession: 90210
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer
- Sex and the City
- LOST. Favorite character: John Locke.
- Sitcoms like Friends and How I Met Your Mother
- And many more … (I watch way too much TV)
- Favorite movie genre: horror. Favorite horror movie: The Descent.
- Movie with the most re-watches: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. That Morgan Freeman speech near the end gets me every time.
- Unconventional movies like Memento, Inception, or The Sixth Sense.
- Pixar and Disney, especially the Toy Story Trilogy, Inside Out, and The Little Mermaid
- The MCU, especially Captain America: Civil War
- And many more … (Also watch a lot of movies)
- Favorite singer growing up: Madonna. Also, like all Puerto Rican girls in the 80’s: Menudo.
- Favorite music genre: Rock/Pop
- I love to sing, so I gravitate toward female vocalists: Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Rihanna
- Favorite song to sing at a karaoke: Sweet Child o’ Mine from Guns N’ Roses