Lupita Aquino

Lupita Aquino

Lupita Aquino — better known as Lupita Reads — is the co-founder and current lead of LIT on H St. Book Club at Solid State Books. She is a passionate reader active in both the local and online book community through her Instagram blog, @Lupita.Reads. You can also catch her tweeting about books over at @lupita_reads.


14 entries by Lupita Aquino

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It’s Check-in Time!

Midway through the year, how are my “most anticipated” books coming?

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Authentic Identities

Does it matter how straight authors render queerness?

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Nuevas Paginas con Lupita

On cultivating the online space you wish to see in the world.

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Guided by Books

How stories map the way during my darkest times.

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A Virtual Success

Sustaining — and being sustained by — my online reading community.

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Show Us the Money

Isn’t it time BIPOC bookstagrammers were compensated for their work?

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Great, Expectations…

In the New Year, I vow to let go of “should have” and be kinder to myself as a reader.

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Political? Books.

Why the mere act of reading makes a statement.

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It’s Complicated

A Latinx reader grapples with Latinx Heritage Month.

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Electric Company

How connecting online helps readers feel less alone.

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After #Bookstagram

How an online community shifted the way I read.

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In the Beginning

A reader’s origin story...