Hear a captivating story of inspiration and the fascinating world of dream research from author Colleen Oakley while on book tour for her newest novel. Audience Q&A and book signing to follow.
Each participant will receive a free copy of You Were There Too
. About the Book
Mia Graydon's life looks picket-fence perfect; she has the house, her loving husband, and dreams of starting a family. But she has other dreams too_unexplained, recurring ones starring the same man. Still, she doesn't think much of it, until a relocation to small-town Pennsylvania brings her face to face with the stranger she has been dreaming about for years. And this man harbors a jaw-dropping secret of his own_he's been dreaming of her too.
Determined to understand, Mia and this not-so-stranger search for answers. But when diving into their pasts begins to unravel her life in the present, Mia emerges with a single question_what if?About the Author
Colleen Oakley is the author of two previous novels, Close Enough to Touch
and Before I Go
, which were named best books by People, Us Weekly, Library Journal and Real Simple, and both were long-listed for the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize.
Oakley is also the former senior editor of Marie Claire and editor in chief of Women's Health & Fitness. 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. She lives in Georgia with her husband, four kids and the world's biggest lapdog. About the Series
Bring books to life as your favorite authors step out of the page and onto the stage. Expand your understanding, harness the power of stories and continue the conversations that books inspire with thought-provoking presentations, author Q&As and book signings in Westerville and Central Ohio.
Throughout the year, authors of varying backgrounds and genres are invited by the library to inspire a love of reading, feature voices that energize community conversations and support the arts while providing an enjoyable literary experience. Learn more