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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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“I’ve read that one out of twenty-four people is a sociopath, and if you ask me, the other twenty-three of you should be worried.”
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“Because the thing about love is that we can't control whether we get it, but we can control whether we give it.”
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Stephanie Fitzgerald Thanks, Lisa!😃


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Susan Macatee Hi, Lisa, thanks for friending me!


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


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


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Rosanne Catalano Hi Lisa,
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