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A Cup of Water Under My Bed is a Guernica Editors’ Pick!

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Boston Globe: “Gorgeously written from start to finish, the book’s emotional heart is in the author’s childhood, and it reverberates through her adulthood.”

Lambda Literary: “Her deft hand with language, imagery, and emotion create an internal world that is both intimate and achingly beautiful.”

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her deft hand with language, imagery, and emotion create an internal world that is both intimate and achingly beautiful. – See more at: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/reviews/09/27/a-cup-of-water-under-my-bed-by-daisy-hernandez/#sthash.YDElQ3B6.dpuf
her deft hand with language, imagery, and emotion create an internal world that is both intimate and achingly beautiful. – See more at: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/reviews/09/27/a-cup-of-water-under-my-bed-by-daisy-hernandez/#sthash.8Fk1Qkoj.dpuf
her deft hand with language, imagery, and emotion create an internal world that is both intimate and achingly beautiful. – See more at: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/reviews/09/27/a-cup-of-water-under-my-bed-by-daisy-hernandez/#sthash.8Fk1Qkoj.dpuf

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