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Lisa Scottoline

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Lisa Scottoline is The New York Times bestselling author and Edgar award-winning author of 30 novels, including her #1 bestselling, AFTER ANNA. She also writes a weekly column with her daughter Francesca Serritella for the Philadelphia Inquirer titled “Chick Wit” which is a witty and fun take on life from a woman’s perspective. These stories, along with many other never-before-published stories, have been collected in a New York Times bestselling series of humorous memoirs including their most recent, I Need A Lifeguard Everywhere But The Pool. Lisa reviews popular fiction and non-fiction, and her reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Lisa has served as President of Mystery Writers o ...more

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message 4: by Susan

Susan Macatee Hi, Lisa, thanks for friending me!


message 3: by Beth

Beth Hi Lisa,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author!


message 2: by Ed

Ed Many thanks for your friend invite, Lisa. I'll look for more of your titles. Have a great week. Best, Ed


message 1: by Rosanne (last edited Mar 22, 2015 02:28PM)

Rosanne Catalano Hi Lisa,
Thanks for being friends on Goodreads. I'm looking forward to reading your book reviews! Until then, have a wonderful Easter!
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