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Lisa Maxwell
Lisa Maxwell is the author of Sweet Unrest (2014), Gathering Deep (2015), and Unhooked (Simon Pulse, Feb. 2016). She's worked as a bookseller, editor, and teacher. She has a PhD in English, and when she's not writing books, she's a professor at a local college. She lives near DC, where she... show more



Lisa Maxwell is the author of Sweet Unrest (2014), Gathering Deep (2015), and Unhooked (Simon Pulse, Feb. 2016). She's worked as a bookseller, editor, and teacher. She has a PhD in English, and when she's not writing books, she's a professor at a local college. She lives near DC, where she spends her weekends taking all sorts of adventures with her family.

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Birth date: September 01
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Just One More Chapter
Just One More Chapter rated it 3 years ago
I would like to start off by thanking Goodreads and Lisa Maxwell for giving me this amazing opportunity to receive Devil's Thief in exchange for my honest opinion. It has taken me quite a bit longer than expected to get through this one and chime in with my 2 cents BUT life happens and it often impe...
Bookish Things & More
Bookish Things & More rated it 6 years ago
This review was originally posted on Bookish Things & MoreTen Reasons to Read UnhookedAll that to say this is a book you must add to your reading list in 2016. It comes out next week, and it's just perfection. I loved every minute of it. I made myself slow down while reading because I didn't want it...
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Melanie's Book Reviews rated it 7 years ago
Sweet Unrest was a great read filled with mystery and intrigue.Set in New Orleans, Lucy Aimes life is about to get very strange when she and her family move to an old plantation. For as long as she has remembered she has had recurring dreams of drowning but those dreams take on a different purpose w...
The Caffeinated Diva reads...
The Caffeinated Diva reads... rated it 7 years ago
I love all things southern gothic, NOLA, voodoo, and so on, so I was excited to read Sweet Unrest. It had all of those things and more. And yet I still had some mixed opinions about the story. Lucy and her family have moved from Chicago to an historical plantation outstide of New Orleans. It is a ...
Bookish Things & More
Bookish Things & More rated it 7 years ago
ReviewI devoured this book.  The Louisiana scenery sucked me in.Lucy is a  character you can love and hate all at the same time.  She drives you crazy with her naivety, but makes up for it her bravery and understanding.  She acts like a brat at times, and that drove me crazy.  I did appreciate the f...
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