Alexis Daria is an author who writes stories about successful Latinx characters and their families. She made her debut as an author with the release of Take the Lead which won the 2018 RITA Award for Best First Book.

Daria had an even bigger hit on her hands with the release of You Had Me at Hola. The book was a Target Diverse Book Club Pick, and New York Times Editor’s Choice Pick. Daria is a native New Yorker who has a superpower of spotting celebrities in the city and winning lotteries for Broadway tickets.

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Publication Order of Dance Off Books

Take the Lead (2017)Description / Buy at
Dance All Night (2018)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

You Had Me at Hola (2020)Description / Buy at
A Lot Like Adios (2021)Description / Buy at

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You Had Me at Hola sees a soap opera star named Jasmine Lin Rodriguez who finds herself in the tabloids after a messy public breakup. She returns to her home of New York City to film a movie with designs on being a leading lady. However, a casting change sees her put alongside a telenovela hunk named Ashton Suárez. Ashton is worried that his career is dying, but he hopes that this will give him a chance to show off his chops. He knows the key to making it work is generating chemistry with Jasmine, but that is easier said than done when he makes a disastrous first impression. The two agree to rehearse in private which leads to kissing and behind the scenes romance, but the media spotlight threatens to hurt them both.

Take the Lead was Daria’s debut and the first in the Dance Off series. The book sees Gina Morales in her fifth season on the TV celebrity dance competition and she wants to win this time. Her new partner is from the Alaskan wilderness reality show Living Wild and she thinks he’s her ticket to the finals. Stone hates the idea of reality TV and the fact that he had to join this cast, but his attraction to his partner is hard to deny.

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