Close Enough to Touch
by Colleen Oakley
Praise For This Book:
“The story of three wounded souls denied the human touch they desire, expertly conceived with all the warmth and affection of an enormous bear hug. A real achievement." – Steven Rowley, national bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus

“A witty, inventive, and bittersweet story of a reclusive young woman forced to venture into the world where complex medical issues become tangled with longings of the heart.”– Beth Hoffman, New York Times bestselling author of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt and Looking for Me

"It's so rare these days to find an utterly original heroine like Jubilee - one who is bravely living an almost unimaginable life. Gripping, raw, and moving, this is one of my favorite novels of the year." – Sarah Pekkanen, bestselling author of Skipping a Beat and The Opposite of Me

"In Close Enough to Touch we meet Jubilee Jenkins, who has a life-threatening allergy to human touch, and Eric Keegan, a good guy whose life isn’t going according to plan. Colleen Oakley expertly weaves Jubilee and Eric’s stories together, ensuring we laugh a lot and cry a little as we fly through the pages. This is a heart-warming, unconventional love story you won’t be able to put down." – Karma Brown, bestselling author of Come Away With Me and The Choices We Make

"Oakley delivers a story that overflows with compassion, humor, and the impulsive need to read just one more chapter until you reach the very satisfying end." – Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling author of Driftwood Summer and Coming Up For Air

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