My Nest Isn’t Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space

My Nest Isn’t Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space

Earphones Award and Editor’s Pick —AudioFile Magazine

The incomparable Lisa Scottoline, along with Daughter Francesca, is back with more wild and wonderful wit and wisdom.

New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline struck a chord with readers, book clubs, and critics with her smash-hit essay collection, Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog. This time, Lisa teams up with Daughter Francesca to give their mother-daughter perspective on everything from blind dates to empty calories, as well as life with the feistiest octogenarian on the planet, Mother Mary, who won’t part with her thirty-year-old bra. Three generations of women, triple the laughs—and the love.

Inspired by their weekly “Chick Wit” column for The Philadelphia Inquirer, Lisa and Francesca spill all their family secrets—which will sound a lot like yours. And you’ll have to put this book down, just to stop laughing.

“Lisa Scottoline and daughter Francesca Scottoline Serritella share the hilarious and touching content of the Philadelphia Inquirer “Chick Wit” column they write so brilliantly each week. Now those delights combine with new essays in “My Nest Isn’t Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space”, the perfect gift book that will bring warm tears and wild laughter over the ruminations of a smart 20 something making her way in New York City and the witty mom on the farm. Both have some delightful takes on observing the eighty something Mother Mary’s happenings in Miami with equal aplomb. Underwear, library slut, cars, TV watching or most importantly cooking Italian … no stone unturned in this book that hits all the right notes for all three generations and needs to be the next gift you buy.”
—Mary Alice Gorman, Mystery Lovers Bookshop in Oakmont, PA

“Scottoline stirs up even more sassy fun—this time bringing her daughter, Francesca, into the mix as cowriter. A clever compilation from two generations of women reflecting on family, love, dessert, and everything in between.”

“Essays that are by turns rueful, uplifting, sweet, kooky—and always amusing. A funny, uplifting read for women of any generation.”
—Publishers Weekly


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