Kirkus names Barely Missing Everything a Best Book of 2019!
What I loved most about Mendez’s storytelling is the tender understanding with which he writes each character.
Matt Mendez published a truly phenomenal YA novel...It's a wonderful outing from one of our shining stars — and slated for Spanish translation come springtime.
Military Spouse Book Review Recommend Their Best Reads of 2019
Barely Missing Everything was named a book of the year by Latina Book Club!
Matt will be a keynote speaker at the ILA's Children's Lit Day in October.
Matt joins fellow Latinx Kidlit authors to protest human rights violations of migrants
Barely Missing Everything named one of six YA novels to add to your summer reading list.
Barely Missing Everything reviewed in the New York Times.
Barely Missing Everything listed as one of the 35 Best YA Books of 2019 So Far by Seventeen Magazine.
Novelist Matt Mendez Barely Misses a Thing about Chicano Youth Culture.
Host, Tim Hernandez talks with author, Matt Mendez about his book, Barely Missing Anything.
Barely Missing Everything was named a Best Book by Apple Books for March, 2019
Matt attended the 14th annual Winter Institute in Albuquerque with over 700 indie booksellers and 150 authors.
Barely Missing Everything listed as a most anticipated YA release of 2019 by Barnes & Noble.
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