After 20 years, three sisters meet again
in a place where their family was torn apart…



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.

Before and Again

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Mackenzie Cooper does not want to be who she was — the one who was driving with her eyes on her phone just long enough to cause a deadly accident that cost her everything. In order to survive, she becomes someone new, someone better — until the past returns.

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City of Girls

CITY OF GIRLS opens in upstate New York in the early 1940s. To her parents’ horror, Vivian Morris has flunked out of Vassar.  Less as a punishment than simply to get her out of their hair, they send her to stay with her flamboyant, free-thinking Aunt Peg in New York City. Here, Vivian’s life truly…

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In the world of fiction, Barbara Delinsky’s legacy is set as New York Timesbestselling author and a storyteller with a generation of readers and fans. As she embarks on the next phase of her career, she invites readers to join the exclusive Barbara Delinsky Street Team.

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Discovery in the Time of COVID-19 #discovery #time #COVID19 by @barbaradelinsky

Discovery in the Time of COVID-19

We live in an interesting time, such a different life now from before. But not all of the changes have been bad. Granted, my family is well, so I’ve been spared the worst. Likewise, employment. I write every morning, same as always. Not everyone is as lucky. My heart aches for those whose losses have…

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