Writes books. Some have won awards. Organized yet indifferent housekeeper. Foodie and budding oenophile who loves music, reading, TV, dogs, sports, ballroom dancing, shoes, & coffee. Connoisseur of a Smorgasbord of Stuff.

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Barbara Caridad Ferrer is a first generation, bilingual Cuban-American, whose 2006 young adult debut, Adiós to My Old Life (MTV Books/Simon & Schuster) was the Romance Writers of America's 2007 RITA® winner for Best Contemporary Single Title Romance while When the Stars Go Blue (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin), her contemporary YA interpretation of Bizet's Carmen, was honored as the first place YA Novel: English Language at the 2011 International Latino Book Awards.

She has also contributed to the anthologies, Fifteen Candles: 15 Tales of Taffeta, Hairspray, Drunk Uncles, and Other Quinceañera Stories (Rayo/Harper Collins) and Dear Teen Me (Zest Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) along with such acclaimed authors as Lauren Oliver, Ellen Hopkins, and Sara Zarr.
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BarbaraFerrer BarbaraFerrer Jan 12, 2016 11:40PM
Welcome to release day everyone! Today is the day that BETWEEN HERE AND GONE, which had its premiere right here on Wattpad, goes on sale from Diversion Books!Go forth and buy and once again, thank y...
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