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Emily Barr
Emily Barr is a British author and former journalist. She started writing fiction after backpacking around the world, a trip that formed the background for her first, award-winning novel Backpack. She has now written 13 books, most recently The Sleeper, the story of two strangers meeting on an... show more

Emily Barr is a British author and former journalist. She started writing fiction after backpacking around the world, a trip that formed the background for her first, award-winning novel Backpack. She has now written 13 books, most recently The Sleeper, the story of two strangers meeting on an overnight train with dramatic consequences. She has also written Blackout, a novella in the Quick Reads series. Emily has three children, and lives in Cornwall in the UK.
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Birth date: October 10
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sunsetxcocktail
sunsetxcocktail rated it 11 months ago
I received a copy from Netgalley. I’m somewhat ambivalent on this one. On the one hand I actually finished it, (I barely got 20 pages into the last book I read by the same author) the plot was interesting enough, but at the same time repetitive and unbelievable. Yet there was something in the stor...
YA Fantasy - K.A. Wiggins
YA Fantasy - K.A. Wiggins rated it 2 years ago
Disclosure: I was sent an ARC via Goodreads Giveaways - thanks Goodreads, Emily Barr, Philomel Books/Penguin Teen! So this review is for the uncorrected proof marked May 2017 on the spine.tl; dr: this is a great YA contemporary read with some crossover thriller/mystery potential and very mild romanc...
Scarlet's Web
Scarlet's Web rated it 2 years ago
I would like to thank Penguin Random House UK for providing me with an advanced reading copy of this book. The One Memory of Flora Banks was a quick and easy read, but it wasn't executed the way I had hoped. The premise was an interesting one, but I feel that the storytelling only scratched the su...
Nicole Reads
Nicole Reads rated it 14 years ago
Just meh. Nothing remarkable and some of the stories just bored me to tears.
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