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I’ve Got Sand In All The Wrong Places

by Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella

  • On Sale July 12!
More light, bright essays to delight fans of this mother-daughter writing team. This collection offers a gateway to their humorous, breezy style, featuring rapid-fire paragraphs and plenty of sarcasm.
– Kirkus Reviews
Family is a perennially popular subject, and Scottoline and Serritella bring wisdom and laughs to make sure it never gets boring.
– Publishers Weekly
This collection is ideal for sampling between slathering on sunscreen and dozing in a beach chair.
– Booklist
Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat?

Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat?

by Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella

  • Now in paperback!
Scottoline and Serritella pile plenty of laughs and a few tears into the latest volume in their humor series. This breezy, thoughtful book offers funny and lovely family moments that mothers and daughters will savor.
– Publishers Weekly
Guaranteed Laughs: Short, sharp musings on life from perenially hilarious mom-daughter duo Scottoline and Serritella.
– Good Housekeeping
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A weekly column published in the Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer.


By Francesca Serritella | June 19, 2016

Exactly one year ago, I was assaulted in my neighborhood.

It’s not the sort of anniversary you want to celebrate, but one you can’t help but remember.

During the attack, I believed the stranger could kill me. Thankfully, I escaped only badly beaten and robbed. My assailant was never caught.

In the months following, I dealt with some of the typical post-traumatic psychological issues. But my most lingering fear wasn’t that I would be attacked again.

I was afraid ...

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