When one person's life story is immortalized within the crisp white pages of a book, the results can be powerful.
That's because memoirs and autobiographies can move readers who empathize with the author's hardships, identity crisis, loss, trauma, triumphs and more. And when people see their own life experiences reflected in a book, it can be both cathartic and inspiring.
Many Latinas have shared their incredible life stories with the world in the form of prose over the years, and we picked some of the most popular.
Here are 11 memoirs and autobiographies written by Latinas every woman should read: