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Lisa Barr

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LISA BARR is the author of THE UNBREAKABLES (HarperCollins) -- named as a "Best Book of Summer" by PopSugar and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Publishers Weekly says: "This exquisitely wrought novel will appeal to readers who believe in the redemption of new beginnings, and the necessity of facing the past while making a deliberate effort to move forward."

Lisa's debut novel, FUGITIVE COLORS, is a suspenseful tale of stolen art, love, lust, deception and revenge on the "eve" of WWII. The novel won the IPPY gold medal for "Best Literary Fiction 2014” and first prize at The Hollywood Film Festival (Opus Magnum Discovery Award).

In addition, Lisa served as an editor for The Jerusalem Post, managing editor of Today's Chicago Woman, managing editor
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A little glimpse into my former pre-coronavirus, life: Every day, after the kids left for school, my husband and I would meet at a nearby café for 20 minutes. No phone calls would be answered, no meetings scheduled, no emails replied to. During “coffee time,” our sole focus was always our relationship. These morning dates were more th Read more of this blog post »
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Lisa Barr Lisa Barr said: " I read this thought-provoking, incredibly well-researched novel in just a few days. Carner provides an unique glimpse of Old World versus New World, a running theme throughout the remarkable "Hotel Moscow". The protagonist, Brooke Fielding, 38 — with ...more "

 

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Somebody, get me a Kleenex. I just finished USA TODAY bestselling author Rochelle Weinstein’s latest gem, THIS IS NOT HOW IT ENDS, and it had all the “feels”. Moving, descriptive, emotional, compelling—Weinstein’s novel will captivate those who belie ...more
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THE WARTIME SISTERS by the brilliant Lynda Cohen Loigman is a fresh take on WWII. Loigman delivers a heartfelt novel that is engrossing, lush with historical detail … and yes, unputdownable. In her flawless portrayal of two sisters - Ruth and Millie ...more
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“Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one. —STELLA ADLER”
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“Your gifts lie in the place where your values, passions and strengths meet. Discovering that place is the first step toward sculpting your masterpiece—Your life. —MICHELANGELO”
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