Cash Delgado Is Living the Dream: A Novel (Paperback)

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A small-town bartender juggles motherhood and a sexual awakening in this heartwarming queer friends-to-lovers romance from the author of Sammy Espinoza’s Last Review.

Cash Delgado has a good life in the quaint town of Ridley Falls. She has Joyce’s Bar, where she manages a familiar group of regulars and emcees the ever-popular Karaoke Thursday. She has her six-year-old daughter, Parker, whose spunky attitude always keeps life interesting. And she has her best friend, Inez O’Conner, who improves Cash’s sometimes overly responsible outlook with one full of joy and potential.

But change is on the horizon when Chase Stanton, the former bar manager at Joyce’s (not to mention Cash’s last hookup), returns to town with business prospects that could threaten the local institution and all of Cash’s plans to someday bring new life to the place. And if that isn’t enough, Cash starts having very intimate dreams of Inez. Dreams that could threaten the foundation of her well-ordered life.

As Cash embarks on a reluctant journey of self-discovery, she’s forced to confront all the ways she’s been hiding in her own life. But will she choose to remain the same, or will the desire for love (even a love that looks different than she ever imagined) prove worth the risk?

About the Author

Tehlor Kay Mejia is the author of Sammy Espinoza’s Last Review and the critically acclaimed young-adult fantasy duology We Set the Dark on Fire and We Unleash the Merciless Storm. Their debut middle-grade series, Paola Santiago and the River of Tears, is currently in development at Disney as a television series. Mejia lives with their daughter, partner, and two small dogs in Oregon, where they grow heirloom corn and continue their quest to perfect the vegan tamale.

Praise For…

“A heartwarming story about community, self-discovery, and love.”Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“The ensuing warmhearted wish-fulfillment of two plucky Davids facing off against a corporate Goliath—and discovering truths about themselves in the process—makes for a highly satisfying comfort read. . . . This is sure to win fans.”Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780593598795
ISBN-10: 0593598792
Publisher: Dell
Publication Date: July 2nd, 2024
Pages: 288
Language: English