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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (280 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kathy Cano-Murillo Narrator: Julia Whelan Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Crafty Chica Series Release Date:
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With glue guns, glitter, twigs, or yarn, the ordinary can become extraordinary especially at La Pachanga. Owned by Estrella “Star” Esteban’s family, the restaurant has a reputation for two things: good food and great art. La Pachanga brings people together, even when it looks like they couldn’t be further apart.

One ill-fated evening, Star jeopardizes her family’s business, her relationship with her boyfriend, and her future career. To redeem herself, she agrees to participate in a national craft competition, teaming up with her best friend, Ofelia, a secretly troubled mother whose love for crafting borders on obsession, and local celebrity Chloe Chavez, a determined television personality with more than one skeleton in her professional closet. If these unlikely allies can set aside their differences, they’ll find strength they never knew they had, and learn that friendship, like crafting, is truly an art form.

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  • “Every word in this hilarious, fun read sparkles. Kathy Cano-Murillo is certainly an author to watch. I woke up in the land of happy reading!”

    Debbie Macomber

  • “Cano-Murillo celebrates friendship and crafting in her fun, fabulous Crafty Chica novel. You’ll want to get out your glue gun and invite your best friends over after reading this one.”

    RT Book Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Betsy Snider | 2/2/2014

    " This was a light and fun book to read with a valuable lesson about love and friendship built in and the bonus of shiny, sparkly things scattered throughout. I enjoyed it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Corina | 1/26/2014

    " Although, in the end, I did like the book as a whole, I had to fight myself to keep reading it at the beginning. I think the characters are too way over the top at the beginning. This in itself made me want to put it down and take it off my Kindle. However, I wanted to give it a really good chance because I follow the author's blog and think she is very talented, so I stuck with it. I'm glad I did but I'm wondering how many other people will give it that extra chance. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lizisu Miller | 1/26/2014

    " absolutely loved :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Elena | 1/25/2014

    " It was slow for me to start, but could've just been the mood I was in...once I got into it though, I couldn't put it down! Great book, can't wait for her next book to come out! "

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