Joanne DeMaio is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. Her books include the New York Times Bestseller Blue Jeans and Coffee Beans, first in her ongoing, groundbreaking Seaside Saga. These novels journey with a group of beach friends, the way a TV series does, continuing with the same cast of characters book after book. In addition, Joanne writes heartwarming wintry novels set in a snowy New England town. She lives with her family in Connecticut.