Close Enough to Touch by Colleen Oakley

Close Enough to Touch

Colleen Oakley

306 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction contemporary romance emotional lighthearted slow-paced


Can you miss something you never had?Jubilee Jenkins is no ordinary librarian. With a rare allergy to human touch, any skin-to-skin contact could literally kill her. But after retreating into solitude for nearly ten years, Jubilee’s decided to bra...

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Community Reviews Summary of 210 reviews


emotional 100%
hopeful 66%
lighthearted 40%
funny 33%
sad 33%
inspiring 26%
reflective 26%
relaxing 20%
challenging 6%
informative 6%
tense 6%


medium 75%
slow 18%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 57% | A mix: 35% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 86% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 42% | No: 35% | It's complicated: 21%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 7%

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