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  • Close Enough to Touch

  • By: Colleen Oakley
  • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Kirby Heyborne, Jonathan Todd Ross
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107

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. But after her mother dies, Jubilee is forced to face the world - and the people in it - that she's been hiding from. Jubilee finds safe haven at her local library, where she gets a job. It's there she meets Eric Keegan, a divorced man who recently moved to town with his brilliant, troubled adopted son. Eric is struggling to figure out how to be the dad - and man - he wants so desperately to be.

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

  • By Ezinwanyi on 04-01-17

Will read again

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-25-18

Finishing this book made me feel as if I had just lost two friends, Jubilee and Eric. It brought me to tears and filled me with laughter.

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