Colleen Oakley
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Colleen Oakley

Colleen Oakley's novels BEFORE I GO and CLOSE ENOUGH TO TOUCH have been named best books by People Magazine, Us Weekly, Library Journal, and Real Simple, and both were long-listed for the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize. Formerly the editor-in-chief of Women's Health & Fitness and senior editor of Marie Claire, her articles and essays have been featured in The New York Times, Ladies' Home Journal, Women's Health, Redbook, Parade, Marie Claire and Martha Stewart Weddings. She lives in Atlanta with her husband, four kids and the world's biggest lapdog, Bailey. Her third novel YOU WERE THERE TOO will be published by Berkley/Penguin in Spring 2020.

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    • Before I Go

    • By: Colleen Oakley
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne, Rebecca Lowman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A heart-wrenching debut novel about a young woman with breast cancer who undertakes a mission to find a new wife for her husband before she passes away....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Lots of Problems

    • By Lulu on 02-03-15

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Close Enough to Touch

    • By: Colleen Oakley
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Kirby Heyborne, Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Jubilee Jenkins has a rare condition: She's allergic to human touch. After a nearly fatal accident, she became reclusive, living in the confines of her home for nine years....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A touching road to family healing and love

    • By Ezinwanyi on 04-01-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • You Were There Too

    • By: Colleen Oakley
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Acclaimed author Colleen Oakley delivers a heart-wrenching and unforgettable love story about a woman who must choose between the man she loves and the man fate has chosen for her, in a novel that reminds us that the best life is one led by the heart....

    Regular price: $28.00

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