Jennifer Lynn Barnes

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Jennifer Lynn Barnes (who mostly goes by Jen) was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has been, in turn, a competitive cheerleader, a volleyball player, a dancer, a debutante, a primate cognition researcher, a teen model, a comic book geek, and a lemur aficionado. She's been writing for as long as she can remember, finished her first full book (which she now refers to as a "practice book" and which none of you will ever see) when she was still in high school, and then wrote Golden the summer after her freshman year in college, when she was nineteen.

Jen graduated high school in 2002, and from Yale University with a degree in cognitive science (the study of the brain and thought) in May of 2006. She'll be spending the 2006-2007 school year abroad,
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I finished The Lovely and the Lost in less than a day and I loved it! ll write a sequal or make it a series some day?

I sold THE LOVELY AND THE LOST in a one-book deal, which means that I wrote it to stand alone, but have series potential, meaning that if sales were good enough that my publisher wanted me to write a sequel, I would be totally excited to do so and have some ideas about where it might go, the new characters you might meet (including NEW DOGS), and so on. But I have also been an author long enough t

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