Waking Up in the Land of Glitter: A Crafty Chica Novel by Kathy Cano-Murillo, Julia Whelan

By Kathy Cano-Murillo, Julia Whelan

With glue weapons, glitter, twigs, or yarn, the normal can turn into impressive . . . in particular at los angeles Pachanga. Owned by way of Estrella "Star" Esteban's kinfolk, the eating place has a rep for 2 issues: solid foodstuff and nice artwork. los angeles Pachanga brings humans together-even while it seems like they could not be additional apart.One ill-fated night, celebrity jeopardizes her family's company, her courting together with her boyfriend, and her destiny occupation. To redeem herself, she consents to take part in a countrywide craft festival, teaming up along with her ally, Ofelia-a secretly afflicted mom whose love for crafting borders on obsession-and neighborhood megastar Chloe Chavez-a made up our minds tv character with a couple of skeleton in her specialist closet. If those not going allies can put aside their adjustments, they will locate power they by no means knew that they had, and study that fellowship, like crafting, is really an paintings shape.

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All of it overwhelmed her, and as the months passed, the more insecure she became. Instead, she invested her energy in La Pachanga. These days she despised that ugly back house because she had let it become a shelter for her pop culture souvenirs, impulsive eBay finds, and the restaurant’s broken fixtures and signs. The two-bedroom, one-bath space was piled from floor to ceiling with junk. She couldn’t bear to look at it, much less open the door, because it was a gruesome reminder of a failed dream.

Al quickly sketched a makeshift contract. “This is how it works: You have six months to establish a new career and tie up loose ends of your abandoned projects at the restaurant. ” Star fidgeted and bit her thumbnail. He had backed her into a corner and she hated that. Why couldn’t he just trust her? ” Al didn’t acknowledge the comment, and Dori flashed her daughter a scary scrunched-eyebrow look of disgust. ” He finished scribbling out the terms without looking up. ” He slid the paper across the table, and Star quickly signed to show her commitment.

You guys, give me some credit! I’ve devoted my whole life to La Pachanga. I work more than forty hours a week. I’ve helped turn it into one of the hottest hangouts in Phoenix. Grand Avenue is cool now, thanks to our weekend dance nights and art receptions. The crowds have helped younger businesses in the area. Dad, I found you dedicated employees. And it was my idea to build the coffee bar. I… I… I find lucrative sponsorships… I send out sassy press releases to keep us in the limelight. ” Her folks were not impressed.

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