Colleen Oakley

Colleen Oakley is an Atlanta-based writer and author of the novel Before I Go. Her articles, essays, and interviews have been featured in The New York Times, Ladies’ Home Journal, Marie Claire, Women’s Health, Redbook, Parade, and Martha Stewart Weddings. Before she was a freelance writer, Colleen was editor in chief of Women’s Health & Fitness and senior editor at Marie ClaireClose Enough to Touch is her second novel.

Books by this Author

Close Enough to Touch
Before I Go

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When Did You Get Your First Library Card?

Booklist says of Colleen Oakley’s novel Close Enough to Touch, “fans of Jojo Moyes and rom-coms set within the stacks of libraries will rejoice.” Here, Colleen talks about researching librarians’ jobs to create her book heroine’s livelihood, and how libraries are great community hubs.

Author Appearances

ROOM & BOARD FURNITURE
Launch Party
Launch Party for CLOSE ENOUGH TO TOUCH. Books will be sold by FoxTale Book Shoppe
1170 Howell Mill Rd. NW. St. 110
Atlanta, GA 30318
MAR 7
DECATUR LIBRARY
Launch Party Invite
Reading/Signing/Author Q&A.
215 Sycamore St.
Decatur, GA 30030
MAR 13
PARK ROAD BOOKS
Launch Party Invite
Reading/Signing/Author Q&A.
4139 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28209
MAR 15
FICTION ADDICTION
Launch Party Invite
Reading/Signing/Author Q&A.
1020A Woodruff Road
Greenville, SC 29607
MAR 16

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