Have a Nice Guilt Trip

Have a Nice Guilt Trip

By Lisa Scottoline; Francesca Serritella

St. Martin's Press, Hardcover, 9780312640095, 279pp.

Publication Date: July 8, 2014

Description

Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This four book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. "Booklist" raved of the third book in the series, "Meet Me At Emotional Baggage Claim," "readers can count on an ab-toning laugh session, a silly giggle, a sympathetic sigh, and a lump in the throat as life's moments are rehashed through the keen eyes and wits of this lovable mother-daughter duo." This fourth volume, "Have a Nice Guilt Trip," maintains the same sterling standard of humor and poignancy as Lisa and Francesca continue on the road of life acquiring men and puppies. Ok, to be honest, Lisa is acquiring the puppies, while Francesca is lucky enough to have dates with actual men. They leave it to the listeners to decide which is more desirable and/or or easier to train.



About the Author
Lisa Scottoline is the "New York Times" bestselling author of novels including Look "Again, Lady Killer, Think Twice, Save Me" and "Everywhere That Mary Went". She also writes a weekly column, Chick Wit, with her daughter Francesca Serritella, for "The Philadelphia Inquirer". The columns have been collected in "Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog" and "My Nest Isn t Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space". She has won an Edgar(r) Award and "Cosmopolitan" magazine s Fun Fearless Fiction Award, and she is the president of Mystery Writers of America. She teaches a course on justice and fiction at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, her alma mater. She lives in the Philadelphia area.

FRANCESCA SERRITELLA graduated cum laude from Harvard University, where she won the Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize, the Le Baron Russell Briggs Fiction Prize, and the Charles Edmund Horman Prize for her creative writing. She is working on a novel, and she lives in New York with only one dog, so far.


Praise For Have a Nice Guilt Trip

PRAISE FOR LISA SCOTTOLINE AND FRANCESCA SERRITELLA
 “Readers can count on an ab-toning laugh session, a silly giggle, a sympathetic sigh, and a lump in the throat as life’s moments are rehashed through the keen eyes and wits of this lovable mother-daughter duo.” —Booklist on Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claim
“Essays that are fun to read, share, and ponder.” —Publishers Weekly on Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claim
"Feels like one big gabfest with your best girlfriends, whatever their age." —Booklist on Best Friends, Occasional Enemies
"[A] witty and sweet return to the ins and outs of life in the sometimes kooky, always smart and funny, family." —Publishers Weekly on Best Friends, Occasional Enemies
   "A clever compilation from two generations of women reflecting on family, love, dessert, and everything in between."—Booklist on My Nest Isn’t Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space
"Rueful, uplifting, sweet, kooky—and always amusing." —Publishers Weekly on My Nest Isn’t Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space

 “The perfect present for moms, grandmas, and aunts.” —Cosmopolitan on Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog
“Scottoline savors every last bit of her life, and so will you.” —People on Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog