Lisi Harrison worked at MTV Networks in New York City for twelve years. She left her position as Senior Director of Series Development in 2003 to write The Clique series. The Clique has sold more than 8 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. She is currently writing Pretenders. Lisi lives in Laguna Beach, California, and has been a proud member of her own Dirty Book Club since 2007.