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Best Friends, Occasional Enemies - The Lighter Side of Life as a Mother and Daughter

Lisa Scottoline

From the New York Times bestselling writing team comes a hilarious new collection of essays that observe life from a mother/daughter perspective New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline and her daughter Francesca Serritella are the best of friends-99.9% of the time. They're number one on each other's speed dial and they tell each other everything-well, almost everything. They share shoes and clothes-except one very special green jacket, which almost caused a catfight. In other words, they're just like every mother and daughter in the world. Best friends, and occasional enemies. Now they're dishing about it all-their lives, their relationship, and their carb count. Inspired by their weekly column, "Chick Wit" for The Philadelphia Inquirer, this book is one you'll have to put down-just to stop laughing. Lisa on Being a Mom - Motherhood has no expiration date. Francesca lives in the city, and I worry about her all the time. My daughter moved out, so why am I still lactating? Francesca on Being a Daughter - My mother is always right. Just ask her. Lisa on Things Every Daughter Should Know - Your mother is always thinking about you, but that's not creepy. Your mother will never forget who did you dirty in the sixth grade, for which you can thank her. And your mother will never stop asking you if you need to go to the bathroom, before you leave the house. Well, do you? Francesca on Closet Wars - My mom is a great dresser. Mostly because she's wearing my clothes. Lisa on Aging Gracefully - My sex drive is in reverse, I have more whiskers than my cat, and my estrogen replacement is tequila. Francesca on Apartment Living - When I saw a mouse, the first person I called was Mom. She told me to call my super, but I felt bad bothering him. I hate to bother people. But I love to bother my mother.

From the New York Times bestselling writing team comes a hilarious new collection of essays that observe life from a mother/daughter perspective New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline and her daughter Francesca Serritella are the best of friends-99.9% of the time. They're number one on each other's speed dial and they tell each other everything-well, almost everything. They share shoes and clothes-except one very special green jacket, which almost caused a catfight. In other words, they're just like every mother and daughter in the world. Best friends, and occasional enemies. Now they're dishing about it all-their lives, their relationship, and their carb count. Inspired by their weekly column, "Chick Wit" for The Philadelphia Inquirer, this book is one you'll have to put down-just to stop laughing. Lisa on Being a Mom - Motherhood has no expiration date. Francesca lives in the city, and I worry about her all the time. My daughter moved out, so why am I still lactating? Francesca on Being a Daughter - My mother is always right. Just ask her. Lisa on Things Every Daughter Should Know - Your mother is always thinking about you, but that's not creepy. Your mother will never forget who did you dirty in the sixth grade, for which you can thank her. And your mother will never stop asking you if you need to go to the bathroom, before you leave the house. Well, do you? Francesca on Closet Wars - My mom is a great dresser. Mostly because she's wearing my clothes. Lisa on Aging Gracefully - My sex drive is in reverse, I have more whiskers than my cat, and my estrogen replacement is tequila. Francesca on Apartment Living - When I saw a mouse, the first person I called was Mom. She told me to call my super, but I felt bad bothering him. I hate to bother people. But I love to bother my mother.
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From the New York Times bestselling writing team comes a hilarious new collection of essays that observe life from a mother/daughter perspective New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline and her daughter Francesca Serritella are the best of friends-99.9% of the time. They're number one on each other's speed dial and they tell each other everything-well, almost everything. They share shoes and clothes-except one very special green jacket, which almost caused a catfight. In other words, they're just like every mother and daughter in the world. Best friends, and occasional enemies. Now they're dishing about it all-their lives, their relationship, and their carb count. Inspired by their weekly column, "Chick Wit" for The Philadelphia Inquirer, this book is one you'll have to put down-just to stop laughing. Lisa on Being a Mom - Motherhood has no expiration date. Francesca lives in the city, and I worry about her all the time. My daughter moved out, so why am I still lactating? Francesca on Being a Daughter - My mother is always right. Just ask her. Lisa on Things Every Daughter Should Know - Your mother is always thinking about you, but that's not creepy. Your mother will never forget who did you dirty in the sixth grade, for which you can thank her. And your mother will never stop asking you if you need to go to the bathroom, before you leave the house. Well, do you? Francesca on Closet Wars - My mom is a great dresser. Mostly because she's wearing my clothes. Lisa on Aging Gracefully - My sex drive is in reverse, I have more whiskers than my cat, and my estrogen replacement is tequila. Francesca on Apartment Living - When I saw a mouse, the first person I called was Mom. She told me to call my super, but I felt bad bothering him. I hate to bother people. But I love to bother my mother.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Francesca Serritella

Length:

5h 38m


Chapters

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03:25

Introduction
Introduction

00:43


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:25


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:47


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:36


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:56


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:16


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:44


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:16


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:48


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:43


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:48


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:16


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:38


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:22


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:38


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:58


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:21


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:48


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:36


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:06


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:18


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:35


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:18


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:58


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:21


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:25


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:45


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:04


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:08


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:48


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:05


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:12


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:01


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:31


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:44


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:20


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:22


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:43


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:59


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

03:12


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:29


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

03:28


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:36


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:25


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:25


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:11


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:05


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:05


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:17


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:00


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:03


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:36


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:53


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:33


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:28


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

03:51


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:13


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:52


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:42


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:10


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:47


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

03:33


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:03


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:49


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

03:33


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

03:09


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

03:55


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:41


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

03:15


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:35


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:56


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:20


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

03:26


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

03:30


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

03:32


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

03:50


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

03:48


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:18


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:59


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:39


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

02:56


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

11:58


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

00:41