Kathleen Barber

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Kathleen Barber was raised in Galesburg, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Illinois and Northwestern University School of Law, and previously practiced bankruptcy law at large firms in Chicago and New York. When she’s not writing, Kathleen enjoys traveling the world with her husband.

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Kathleen Barber Hi Jackie! So glad to hear you enjoyed AYS! I'm also glad to hear you found Josie and Lanie's relationship authentic. I don't have any sisters (just…moreHi Jackie! So glad to hear you enjoyed AYS! I'm also glad to hear you found Josie and Lanie's relationship authentic. I don't have any sisters (just one brother!), so their relationship was drawn largely from my imagination. (less)
Kathleen Barber Hi Ron — I didn't write that book, and I'm not sure who did. Sorry! Have you tried calling the Galesburg Public Library? They might be able to help…moreHi Ron — I didn't write that book, and I'm not sure who did. Sorry! Have you tried calling the Galesburg Public Library? They might be able to help you! (less)
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Are You Sleeping

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I have the best news! Apple ordered a 10-episode series of ARE YOU SLEEPING, meaning that the book will officially be coming to life on your screens! I'm so, so thrilled — I absolutely cannot wait to see what the incredible team working on the adaptation comes up with!

You can read more about it in these posts from Deadline and Variety. I hope you're as excited as I am! Read more of this blog post »
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