Alexis Daria is an award-winning contemporary romance author, former artist, and native New Yorker. Her debut, Take The Lead, was a 2018 RITA Award winner for Best First Book and was named one of the Best Romance Novels of 2017 by The Washington Post and Entertainment Weekly.
Alexis Daria's A Lot Like Adios is a charming, sexy spitfire of a novel! Between Mich and Gabe's crackling dialogue and their palpable yearning, I fell hard and fast for this book, racing through its pages until I finally closed it with an overflowing heart and a deep happy sigh. Romance readers, this is your new favorite book! -- Emily Henry, #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>People We Meet on Vacation</em> A sexy and sweet tale that tells us that home is more than a place, but rather where our heart lives. -- Bolu Babalola, <em>Sunday Times</em> bestselling author A Lot Like Adios is the quintessential read-in-one-sitting book. You will not want to put down this fresh, sexy take on the childhood friends-to-lovers trope. I adored every page! -- Farrah Rochon, USA Today bestselling author of The Boyfriend Project A Lot Like Adios is a thoroughly satisfying second chance romance with the heat turned all the way up to MUY caliente. Gabe and Michelle's journey back to one another is brimming with moments of scorching passion and deep yearning. A love letter to fanfiction, the old neighborhood, and that one person from your past you could never forget. -- Adriana Herrera, <em>USA Today</em> bestselling author <br/> As always, Alexis Daria has delivered a perfectly-balanced romance that's my ideal combination of sweet and spicy. I love the Primas of Power and can't wait to see where they go next! -- Sarah Gailey, bestselling author of <em>Magic for Liars </em>and <em>The Echo Wife</em> Gabe and Michelle are my favorite hot nerds in the galaxy. This wildly sexy, emotional trip through their lives will tug at heart strings-and elicit pants feelings-across the cosmos. -- Andie J. Christopher, <em>USA Today</em> Bestselling Author Second chance romance perfection! I was under this book's spell from start to finish, fanned myself several times (in the first hundred pages no less) and fell completely in love with Mich and Gabe. A TBR must have. -- Tessa Bailey, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author Scorchingly hot and irresistibly sweet, Alexis Daria's friends-to-lovers tale is a sexy masterpiece that'll make you wonder what your childhood best friend is up to these days. Michelle and Gabe's chemistry sizzles right off the page. -- Hannah Orenstein, author of Head Over Heels A Lot Like Adios is a shining example of what a contemporary romance in the hands of a talented author can be: funny, sexy, inclusive, and real. I absolutely adored it! -- Mia Sosa, <em>USA Today</em> bestselling author of <em>The Worst Best Man</em> With A Lot Like Adios, Alexis Daria has crafted an on-brand romance filled with friendship, heart, and sexy situations that will singe your eyebrows. Her lovely Latinx story explores the pressures of family expectations on relationships before expertly delivering a satisfying and heady HEA. Michelle and Gabe are the two out-of-the-box romance characters readers want. A delight. A breath of fresh air. An absolute joy. -- Diana Munoz Stewart, award-winning and bestselling author of <em>I Am Justice</em> Daria's sultry, standalone second Primas of Power rom-com offers a delightful take on the friends-to-lovers trope...Daria keeps the emphasis on the protagonists' personal growth, capturing the intimacy between Michelle and Gabe as they come to better understand who they are as individuals-and who they could be together. The steamy love scenes, vibrant cast, deeply felt emotions, and sense of fun make this a surefire hit. -- <em>Publishers Weekly</em> <strong>(starred review)</strong> This sparkling and steamy follow-up to Daria's You Had Me at Hola is a delicious second-chance romance featuring two bisexual leads. A must-read for those who love contemporary queer, family-focused romances like Adriana Herrera's American Sweethearts and Alexandria Bellefleur's Hang the Moon. -- <em>Library Journal </em>(starred review) Not only is it a satisfying and steamy romance, but the novel also explores how family and friends can be an essential part of a happy, fulfilling life. A sexy, satisfying romance about people who finally grow into being right for each other. -- <strong><em>Kirkus Reviews </em>(starred review)</strong> Sizzling chemistry, realistic family dynamics, humorous fan-fiction flashbacks, and two strong leads make this outstanding second-chance romance one of the best yet by rising romance star Daria. -- <em>Booklist </em><strong>(starred review)</strong>