Francesca Serritella
Humor memoir co-authors, The Philadelphia Inquirer columnists

Lisa Scottoline is a New York Times bestselling and Edgar award-winning author of 24 novels and co-author of six humor memoirs in this series. She also writes a Sunday column for The Philadelphia Inquirer. She has 30 million copies of her books in print and is published in 30 countries. She lives in the Philadelphia suburbs with an array of disobedient pets.


Francesca Scottoline Serritella is the co-author of six humor memoirs in this series and is currently working on a novel. She is also a Sunday columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Francesca is a cum laude and award-winning graduate of Harvard University and now lives in New York City with one dog and one cat, so far.


Lisa and Francesca write a weekly column in The Philadelphia Inquirer called “Chick Wit,” where she offers a humorous look at their family and life in general.  The column has been published in five collections, the first, Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog, the second, My Nest Isn’t Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space, the third,Best Friends, Occasional Enemies, the fourth, Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claim, and the fifth, Have a Nice Guilt Trip. Their sixth collection, Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat?, will be released in July 2015.

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Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat?True Stories and Confessions
St. Martin’s Press

The unstoppable, irreverent mother-daughter team presents a new collection of funny stories and true confessions that every woman can relate to. From identity theft to the hazards of bicycling to college reunions and eating on the beach, Lisa and Francesca tackle the quirks, absurdities, and wonders of everyday life with wit and warmth.

St. Martin’s Press

Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman.

St. Martin’s Press

Love and guilt are thick in the Scottoline/Serritella household, and Lisa and Francesca's mother-daughter-turned-best-friends bond will strike a familiar note to many. But now that Lisa is a suburban empty-nester and Francesca is an independent twenty-something in the big city, they have to learn how to stay close while living apart.

An Evening with Lisa and Francesca The mother-daughter-turned-best-friends duo chronicle their day-to-day relationship with a lively mix of humor and heart.