Barbara Delinsky
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Barbara Delinsky

Barbara Delinsky, author of BEFORE AND AGAIN (coming June 26, 2018), BLUEPRINTS (2015), SWEET SALT AIR (2013), ESCAPE (2011), and NOT MY DAUGHTER (2010), has written more than twenty-two bestselling novels with over thirty-five million copies in print. She has been published in thirty languages worldwide.

Barbara's fiction centers upon everyday families facing not-so-everyday challenges. She is particularly drawn to exploring themes of motherhood, marriage, sibling rivalry, and friendship in her novels. Publishers often reissue beloved titles; THE PASSIONS OF CHELSEA KANE, FACETS, and COMMITMENTS were trade paperback releases in 2017.

A lifelong New Englander, Barbara earned a B.A. in Psychology at Tufts University and an M.A. in Sociology at Boston College. As a breast cancer survivor who lost her mother to the disease when she was only eight, Barbara compiled the non-fiction book Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors, a handbook of practical tips and upbeat anecdotes. She donates her proceeds from the sale of this book to her charitable foundation, which funds an ongoing research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Barbara enjoys knitting, photography, and cats. She also loves to interact with her readers through her website at www.barbaradelinsky.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bdelinsky, on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/barbaradelinsky/, and on Twitter as @BarbaraDelinsky.

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Best Sellers

    • Before and Again

    • A Novel
    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Mary Stuart Masterson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 122

    Mackenzie Cooper took her eyes off the road for just a moment, but the resulting collision was enough to rob her not only of her beloved daughter but ultimately of her marriage, family, and friends - and thanks to the nonstop media coverage, even her privacy....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • So So

    • By Rhea Ann Rettke on 07-01-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Summer I Dared

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    On Big Sawyer island, life is as steady as the routine of the lobstermen who leave with the tide each morning and return with their haul each night....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • OK But Not One of Delinsky's Best

    • By Elizabeth B. Brandt on 05-24-11

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Sweet Salt Air

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 141

    From New York Times best-selling author Barbara Delinsky: a woman has a secret that may save the life of her best friend's husband - or destroy him....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable Maine story

    • By Donna A on 10-21-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Three Wishes

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Jen Taylor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    What if wishes really could come true? It’s the question facing waitress Bree Walker when she awakens in the hospital following a blizzard in sleepy Panama, Vermont....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but sad!

    • By CCB on 01-08-12

    Regular price: $15.07

    • Suddenly

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Carol Monda
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    In the idyllic small town of Tucker, Vermont, life flows at a rhythmic pace for pediatrician Paige Pfeiffer....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Parent guide! (not romance)

    • By christine on 10-10-11

    Regular price: $22.67

    • More than Friends

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    The Maxwells and the Popes have been friends forever....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story-Horrible Narrator

    • By Mary Badeaux on 10-28-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Blueprints

    • A Novel
    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 166

    Blueprints is the story of two strong women - Caroline MacAfee, a skilled carpenter; and her daughter, Jamie, a talented architect....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator was too dramatic !

    • By Jan on 02-26-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Coast Road

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    Rachel Keats and Jack McGill were artists, deeply in love when they married, until the rush of life took its toll and they divorced....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rich, well written story...a treasure!

    • By L.W. on 03-27-12

    Regular price: $18.89

    • Commitments

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Writer Sabrina Stone had married wealthily and unwisely....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Soap Opera on Audio

    • By Amazon Shopper (Houston) on 04-10-16

    Regular price: $29.99

    • While My Sister Sleeps

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Michele Santopietro
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Molly and Robin Snow are sisters, and like all sisters they share a deep bond that sustains them through good times and bad....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It was fine

    • By Lynn on 11-22-11

    Regular price: $23.93

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