Lisi Harrison worked at MTV Networks in New York City for twelve years. She left her position as Senior Director of Development in 2003 to write The Clique series. The Clique has sold more than eight million copies, has been on the New York Times bestseller list for more than 200 weeks, with ten titles hitting #1, and foreign rights sold in thirty-three countries. The Alphas was a #1 New York Times bestseller, and Monster High was an instant bestseller. Her latest YA series is Pretenders. Lisi lives in Laguna Beach, California and has been a proud member of her own Dirty Book Club since 2007.