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Lisette Brodey

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Lisette was born and raised in the Philadelphia area. She spent ten years in New York City, and now resides in Los Angeles.

She’s a multi-genre author of eight novels and one short story collection: Crooked Moon (General/Literary Fiction); Squalor, New Mexico (Coming-of-Age/Literary Fiction); Molly Hacker Is Too Picky! (Women's Fiction/Chick-lit), The Desert Series: Mystical High; Desert Star; and Drawn Apart (YA paranormal), Barrie Hill Reunion (Literary Fiction); Hotel Obscure (short stories, Literary Fiction); and Love, Look Away.

In addition to her eight novels and one short story collection, two more of Lisette’s short stories are published in an anthology: Triptychs (Book 3, The Mind’s Eye Series.)

In January 2013, Lisette edited and pub
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Average rating: 4.23 · 650 ratings · 263 reviews · 17 distinct worksSimilar authors
Crooked Moon

3.91 avg rating — 173 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Molly Hacker Is Too Picky!

4.11 avg rating — 138 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Squalor, New Mexico

4.49 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Mystical High (The Desert S...

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BARRIE HILL REUNION

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DESERT STAR (The Desert Ser...

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Desert Star

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LOVE, LOOK AWAY

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message 61: by Mitsy

Mitsy Hi Lisette! Thanks for accepting my friend request! :)


message 60: by Barbara

Barbara Brink Glad we could finally complete the circle of social friendship, Lisette. Facebook, twitter, and now Goodreads:)


message 59: by Rachel

Rachel R. (My Book Empire) Hi Lisette! Nice to see you here on GR. :)


message 58: by Brandon

Brandon Collier Happy Holidays to you as well!


Literary  Chanteuse Thank you for the friend request and have a Happy New Year!


message 56: by Lisette

Lisette Brodey Lucinda wrote: "Dear Lisette,
I would like to thank you for being my friend here on GoodReads, and i am really looking forward to reading 'Sqaulor new mexico'.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x"


Thank you so much, Lucinda! I really appreciate that! :-)
All best wishes,
Lisette


message 55: by Sarah

Sarah Hi Lisette, thank you so much for the message and the friend request! (=


Jessica *The Lovely Books* Thanks for the add:)


message 53: by L

L Dear Lisette,
I would like to thank you for being my friend here on GoodReads, and i am really looking forward to reading 'Sqaulor new mexico'.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


message 52: by Linda

Linda Thanks for the add =) and for loving my avi!
Happy Tuesday!
//Linda


message 51: by Ari

Ari Thank you for the add, Lisette.
Happy holidays to you too!


message 50: by Vicky

Vicky Thanks Lisette! Happy holidays :)


message 49: by Erica

Erica E Hi Lisette - thanks so much for the friend request. Where in Queens did you live?


message 48: by Dahlia

Dahlia (yadkny) Hi Lisette!
Thanks for the friending:)


message 47: by Phoenix

Phoenix Emrys You're welcome, happy to help!


message 45: by Dina

Dina Hi Lisette, thanks for the friend invite. :)


message 44: by Al

Al Boudreau Good morning Lisette. I took your advice and got the author/reader issue straightened out. Thank you kindly for the heads-up. I feel a bit bone-headed for not figuring this one out on my own. Thanks for the friend-rescue. It's such a nice way to start a quality connection. Have a productive weekend. I look forward to our future convos. All the best, Al PS: U have a new fan.


message 43: by Chris

Chris Barraclough Hi Lisette, good to meet you too! Best of luck with the book.

Cheers,
Chris


message 42: by Misha

Misha Mathew Hi Lisette! Happy New Year to you as well :)


message 41: by Angie

Angie Happy New Year to you Lisette. It's been great meeting you this year! Angie x


message 40: by Maria

Maria Happy Thanksgiving, Lisette xx

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SassyMama Hi, Lisette...thanks for the invite into your circle of friends...Congrats on the book...looking forward to sharing chats, reviews and any/all recommendations...have a blessed week...and Happy Reading & Writing :-)


message 38: by Christy

Christy Stewart lol You are the best!


message 37: by Stuart

Stuart Hi, Lisette,

From Twitter to Good Reads in an instant. Delighted to be friends here as well. Wishing you - great success -with your books---looking forward to reading your fine work.

Best, Stuart


message 36: by Dana

Dana I hope this message finds you and your world well. - Dana


message 35: by Amber

Amber Lehman Thank you, Lisette for being my friend here on Goodreads! I also wish you much success with your books!

Amber :)


message 34: by Lisette

Lisette Brodey Hello Friends:

I would like to let you know that the first three chapters of my YA Novel, SQUALOR, NEW MEXICO, are available for reading at Whispers of the Muse:

http://tinyurl.com/yklxehj

In addition to the three sample chapters, there is also an interview with me about the writing life.

Happy New Year to all!


message 33: by Joann

Joann Muszynski Good morning, Lisette!

Just read your interview with JR - great stuff!! Loved the part about fellow authors, speaking of which.. I need to send a hello to Wright :)

It looked like the interview went smooth, great to see you getting some public attention.

Go get 'em!

Happy writing,
Jo


message 32: by Lisette

Lisette Brodey Recently, I did an interview with Jairus Reddy from Hobbes End Publishing: about writing, writers and a bit of this and that. Here's the link: http://www.hobbesendpublishing.com/br...

Happy Reading, everyone!

all best wishes,
Lisette


message 31: by Lisette

Lisette Brodey I would like to let my friends know that I am giving away two copies of my new coming-of-age novel, SQUALOR, NEW MEXICO. The GR giveaway is on now and ends on July 23rd.


message 30: by Lisette

Lisette Brodey Review of my new novel, SQUALOR, NEW MEXICO, on "One Writer's Journey" blog. Interview to be posted on June 30th. http://tinyurl.com/mzy2cv


message 29: by Lisette (last edited Aug 12, 2010 05:47PM)

Lisette Brodey Hello Everyone:

My book, SQUALOR, NEW MEXICO, a coming-of-age story shrouded in family mystery, is now available on Amazon.com, as is my novel, CROOKED MOON.

Happy Reading and Writing to everyone!

Lisette
www.lisettebrodey.com




message 28: by Lisette

Lisette Brodey My novel, CROOKED MOON, is now available as an eBook on a brand new eBook boutique site called ireadiwrite.com.
No dedicated hardware required; readers can use the reading device of their choice! Hope you'll stop by and check out this great new site.

CROOKED MOON is also available on Amazon.com in both the trade paperback and Kindle editions. More news soon! Greetings to everyone.


message 27: by Neil

Neil White Great to hear from you, thanks so much!


message 26: by Beth

Beth Hi Lisette,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!


message 25: by Lisette

Lisette Brodey I'm busy working on the release of the trade paperback version of my next novel, SQUALOR, NEW MEXCIO, a coming-of-age story shrouded in family mystery. Stay Tuned! I will be running a contest for free copies! :0) You can read a full synopsis of the book in my blog.


message 24: by Lisette

Lisette Brodey My May 2009 Interview with Perpetual Prose:

http://perpetualprose.com/author-spot...


message 23: by Holli

Holli How very cute...hi right back to ya! :)


message 22: by Maria

Maria Thanks for stopping by my page to say hello! I'm fine thanks, hope all is well in your world

Best,
Maria


message 21: by Holli

Holli Nice to meet you too Lisette!


message 20: by Lisette

Lisette Brodey Annalisa wrote: "Lisette, I have not seen the film version of Revolutionary Road yet, but I do enjoy DiCaprio's and Winslett's films so I probably will. Thanks for the recommendation. Your book looks interesting. I..."

Hi Annalisa: And if I come across a copy of Revolutionary Road, I'll have to check that out, too! Then we can compare! Thanks so much for adding me. It's nice to meet you!

Best,
Lisette


message 19: by Annalisa (last edited Apr 07, 2009 04:41PM)

Annalisa Lisette, I have not seen the film version of Revolutionary Road yet, but I do enjoy DiCaprio's and Winslett's films so I probably will. Thanks for the recommendation. Your book looks interesting. I'll have to check it out.


message 18: by Carrie

Carrie Your books look amazing! I can't wait to get my hands on them! Thanks for your friendship.


message 17: by Lisa

Lisa Hi Lisette,

Thanks for adding me to your friends. I'm looking forward to seeing what you're reading.

Best, Lisa


message 16: by Yvonne

Yvonne Thanks for adding me to your friends!


message 15: by Vikki

Vikki Hi!

Thanks so much for the friends request! :)




message 14: by Jessika

Jessika Hi Lisette--I just noticed your kind comments on my writing--thank you so much! I don't really think I have any talent or anything, so I appreciate your kindness! It means a lot to me!


message 13: by Lisette

Lisette Brodey Hi Hope:

It's so nice to meet you! How very kind of you to add CROOKED MOON to your TO-READ list! I'm most appreciative.

Hope we'll stay in touch!

Happy Reading,
Lisette


message 12: by Becky

Becky Hi Lisette,
Thanks for the friend request!

Nice to meet you and welcome to Goodreads!

Becky -- She of many books, and opinions, and comments... and friends! ;)


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