"A first-rate storyteller who creates believable, sympathetic characters who seem as familiar as your neighbors."

—The Boston Globe
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"A first-rate storyteller who creates believable, sympathetic characters who seem as familiar as your neighbors."

—The Boston Globe
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Coming Soon in Paperback

In A Week at the ShoreNew York Times bestselling author Barbara Delinsky explores how lives and relationships are forever changed when three sisters reunite at their family Rhode Island beach house.

Praise for Barbara

“Delinsky’s flair for addressing emotional dilemmas once again captivates.”

—New York Journal of Books on Sweet Salt Air

“A rewarding, emotionally intense novel.”

—Publishers Weekly on Before and Again

“A story of genuine love, sacrifice, redemption, and the cohesiveness of life in a small town.”

—Chattanooga Times (TN) on Three Wishes

“Delinsky’s latest is a moving, intimate tale about the indelible bond between family members.”

—Publishers Weekly on A Week at the Shore

“This page-turner will be in demand by Delinsky’s many fans.”

—Library Journal (starred review) on A Week at the Shore

“Prolific author Barbara Delinsky twists her plot, giving Emily’s story refreshing new perspectives.”

—Bookreporter.com on Escape

Barbara's Galleries

Photography is the root that grew me into a writer. Eighty books later, and I still love taking pictures. It's my joy to share these now, too. I offer you three galleries. One contains landscapes, mostly New England scenes. One contains close-ups, taken both indoors and out. The final one is personal – me, my family, our pets. Please explore!

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About Barbara

Personal bios are really hard to write for those of us who make a living dramatizing bios for pretend people. Anything I write about me feels totally boring. But it is what it is. So here goes.

I was born and raised in suburban Boston. My mother’s death, when I was eight, was the defining event of a childhood that was otherwise ordinary.

The Splendid And The Vile by Erik Larson, a Book Review by @barbaradelinsky #TheSplendidAndTheVile #BookReview #reading

What Barbara's Reading

The Splendid and the Vile

THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE was not a book I wanted to read. Historical tomes that go on for 500 pages of small print aren’t my thing. But my book group was set to discuss it – and one thing about book clubs is that if you commit to membership, you owe it to the…