Jo Piazza

more photos (1)




Bree T
2,280 books | 416 friends

Kate White
59 books | 238 friends

Dean
96 books | 4 friends

Jamie B...
228 books | 380 friends

M.A. Ge...
918 books | 142 friends

Rachel ...
1,149 books | 291 friends

Tamara
784 books | 4,556 friends

Daniell...
3,639 books | 1,008 friends

More friends…



Jo Piazza

Goodreads Author


Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences

Member Since
March 2009

URL


Jo Piazza is an award-winning journalist, editor, digital content strategist and author.

Her latest book, How to be Married will be released by Penguin Random House in April 2017.

Her novel, The Knockoff, became an instant international bestseller in May 2015 and has been translated into 13 languages.

She has written and reported for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Daily News, the New York Times, New York, Glamour, CNN, Elle, Marie Claire and Slate.

Jo regularly appears as a commentator on NPR, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC.

Her nonfiction book about progressive American nuns, If Nuns Ruled the World, was released to critical acclaim in September of 2014. The New York Times columnist Nick Kristof wrote about it in the Sunday Times: “In an age of
...more

To ask Jo Piazza questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Jo Piazza Just write. I make myself write 1,000 words a day of whatever book project I am working on. Writing is a habit!
Jo Piazza Gatsby and Daisy. I think I love them because they're not really a couple. They've each been idealized by the other one for so long that they've…moreGatsby and Daisy. I think I love them because they're not really a couple. They've each been idealized by the other one for so long that they've become complete caricatures of themselves and I think they serve as a reminder of how easy it is to both idealize and demonize someone we love.(less)
Average rating: 3.62 · 8,648 ratings · 1,399 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
If Nuns Ruled the World: Te...

4.02 avg rating — 452 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Love Rehab: A Novel in Twel...

3.36 avg rating — 308 ratings — published 2013 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Celebrity, Inc.: How Famous...

3.60 avg rating — 112 ratings — published 2011 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
How to Be Married: What I L...

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
How to Be Married: What I L...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Beruf: Promi: Wie Brangelin...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Knockoff

by
3.61 avg rating — 8,423 ratings — published 2015 — 16 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Techbitch

by
3.80 avg rating — 478 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Qui veut la peau d'Imogen T...

by
4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Fitness Junkie

by
3.77 avg rating — 26 ratings5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Jo Piazza…
My main character Sophie creates Love Rehab, which is like Alcoholics Anonymous but for people who are neurotic about relationships, when she gets dumped really bad.

I think I wrote it because I was a neurotic dater in my twenties and so were most of my friends–all of our stories combined were too hilarious not to fictionalize. So about 50% of the book was influenced by things that really happe... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on June 18, 2013 18:46 • 141 views • Tags: breakups, fashion, love-rehab

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Dark Matter
Jo Piazza is currently reading
by Blake Crouch (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Wolf Hall
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Life-Changing...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Jo’s Recent Updates

Jo Piazza rated a book it was amazing
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jo Piazza is currently reading
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jo Piazza wants to read
Romancing the Throne by Nadine Jolie Courtney
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jo Piazza is now following Jocelyn's reviews
3998869
Techbitch by Lucy Sykes
"Yay, we finally have a book that not only kicks complete ass, but is totally up-to-date, and isn’t another cliched romance or cafe related read.

I absolutely loved this book. It’s current, it’s sassy, it’s funny, and it’s extremely clever. The plot..." Read more of this review »
Jo Piazza and 3 other people liked Rhiannon Johnson's review of The Knockoff:
The Knockoff by Lucy Sykes
"Read my full review here: http://www.ivoryowlreviews.blogspot.c...

The Knockoff is The Devil Wears Prada 2.0 and I loved every single word! Where we were previously rooting for new girl Andi to take down Miranda, in this novel we are hoping Imogen..." Read more of this review »
Jo Piazza and 2 other people liked Breanne's review of The Knockoff:
The Knockoff by Lucy Sykes
"Such a fun summer read!!!"
More of Jo's books…
“A woman cannot have real autonomy unless she has reproductive autonomy. My hope is that one day both Church and society will embrace this justice issue. —Donna Quinn”
Jo Piazza, If Nuns Ruled the World: Ten Sisters on a Mission

“They change the world every single day...through their actions, and living the way they believe Jesus would want them to live.”
Jo Piazza, If Nuns Ruled the World: Ten Sisters on a Mission

“Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.” —Mother Teresa”
Jo Piazza, If Nuns Ruled the World: Ten Sisters on a Mission

Topics Mentioning This Author




Comments (showing 1-2)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

Selena Blake Thank you so much for the friend request.

Happy reading!

SB


message 1: by Thuy

Thuy Thanks for the friend request Jo:)


back to top