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Interview with Lisa Jackson, New York Times Bestselling Author

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In our latest author interview, OverDrive's Adam talks to New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson. She shares insights into her writing process, including what it's like working with her sister, fellow author Nancy Bush, and the challenges that come with writing about some really evil characters. Lisa also gives a list of some of her favorite books and recent reads.

Popular Lisa Jackson books:

Afraid to Die

Tell Me

You Don't Want to Know

Running Scared

Without Mercy



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Lisa Jackson's Recent Reads and Favorites:

Missing You by Harlan Coben

Shock Wave by John Sandford

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Midwives by Chris Bohjalian

Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand

Marley and Me by John Grogan

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

11/22/63 by Stephen King

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