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A Dance Off Novel

Alexis Daria’s sizzling Dance Off Novels feature partners with all the right moves, competing on the floor of a top-rated network TV celebrity dance show—and finding new rhythms to explore in their love lives.

Take the Lead is everything I look for in a romance—lovable and layered characters, sizzling chemistry, and a charming and authentic voice.”—Sonali Dev, author of A Distant Heart

  • Take the Lead
    • Take the Lead

    • A Dance Off Novel (Volume 1)
      Alexis Daria
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • Named one of the Best Romances of 2017 by Entertainment Weekly and The Washington Post!

      A 2018 RITA® winner for Best First Book!


      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • eBook

Alexis Daria

Alexis Daria writes 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 her latest release, You Had Me at Hola, is a national bestseller, Target Diverse Book Club Pick, and New York Times Editor’s Choice Pick. Alexis is a lifelong New Yorker who loves Broadway musicals and pizza.

Alexis Daria