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Alexis Daria is a native New Yorker and award-winning author writing stories about successful Latinx characters and their (occasionally messy) familias. Her debut TAKE THE LEAD won the 2018 RITA® Award for “Best First Book” and was one of the “Best Romance Novels of 2017” in The Washington Post and Entertainment Weekly. Her super powers include spotting celebrities in NYC, winning Broadway ticket lotteries, and live-tweeting.

“You Had Me at Hola” Cover Reveal!

I’m so excited to share my next book with you! The official reveal went up yesterday on Entertainment Weekly, along with an interview I did with Maureen Lee Lenker where I talked a little more about the inspiration behind the book and cover. Check out the interview, and enjoy the blurb and cover below.

Here’s the official blurb:

RITA ® Award Winning author Alexis Daria brings readers an unfor

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Published on October 18, 2019 06:30
Average rating: 3.91 · 1,637 ratings · 480 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
Take the Lead (Dance Off, #1)

3.88 avg rating — 989 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
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Dance with Me (Dance Off, #2)

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Solstice Miracle

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Heather K (dentist in my spare time) OF course I remember you! :)


Indonesia A bunch of thank you for Ms. Alexis!

This is the first time that I have a friend from New York.

My real name is Relly Komaruzaman, and I live in Kepahiang.

I'm so glad to be your friend.

Anyway, I'm sorry if my English is not a properly English to you.

Have a great Friday and see you again in Goodreads!


JG (Introverted Reader) Hi, Alexis. Thanks for friending me!


message 3: by April

April Thanks for the add, Alexis!


message 2: by Misty

Misty !!! I wanted to be Jessica Rabbit when I was a kid. Probably not the most normal choice for a ten year old, but hey...


alicatstrut Hi, Alexis. Glad to be GR friends!


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