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Happy and Merry

Seven Heartwarming Holiday Essays

Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella

St. Martin's Press

Just in time for Christmas comes a collection of the very best holiday essays from the bestselling Mother/Daughter writing duo. Whether their shopping for matching reindeer dog sweaters or having second helpings of egg nogg, Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella will keep you warm with their humor and heart. So give yourself some holiday cheer in the midst of all the shopping, cooking, wrapping, and baking madness…you deserve to get a little Happy and Merry!


Just in time for Christmas comes a collection of the very best holiday essays from the bestselling Mother/Daughter writing duo. Whether their shopping for matching reindeer dog sweaters or having second helpings of egg nogg, Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella will keep you warm with their humor and heart. So give yourself some holiday cheer in the midst of all the shopping, cooking, wrapping, and baking madness…you deserve to get a little Happy and Merry!

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Happy and Merry: Seven Heartwarming Holiday Essays (Chapter 1:Thanksgiving)

Thanksgiving is about family, so I thought I'd ask daughter Francesca for her thoughts about the day. We spend so much time talking to and teaching our children that sometimes it's nice just to ask them what they think, and listen to the answer. So take a minute this Thanksgiving to ask your own baby birds what they think about the day, and listen to whatever they chirp up with.

Because I bet that the thing that you're most thankful for is them.

 

From Francesca:

My family is small. Since

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella

  • LISA SCOTTOLINE is The New York Times bestselling and Edgar-Award winning author of eighteen novels.  She has 25 million copies of her books in print in the United States, and she has been published in twenty-five countries.  She is currently serving as the president of the Mystery Writers of America.  She lives in Philadelphia with an array of disobedient pets.

    FRANCESCA SCOTTOLINE 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. 

  • Lisa Scottoline © Deborah Feingold
    Lisa Scottoline
  • Francesca Serritella ©April Narby
    Francesca Serritella
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Happy and Merry

Seven Heartwarming Holiday Essays

Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella

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