Elly rolled her eyes back in her head and lifted her hand weakly. Filled with self-pity, she loathed Jen, who was actually a nice person.
ISBN 13: 9781477514122. eBook ISBN: 978-1-62111-966-1. The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice with joy and singing. Elly rolled her eyes back in her head and lifted her hand weakly. Yes, act like nothing is wrong. Act like you didn’t hear me screaming and wailing like a banshee until the sun came up. Act like this is totally normal, sitting in my car at six in the morning, with a cooler full of roast beef and suicidal thoughts.
In that moment, Elly saw a mature woman behind the frantic bridezilla who had driven her crazy for the past few months. She gave Brooke a quick hug and dashed for the door, before the bride could find anything else to complain about. Ten minutes later – the time it took to coax Snarky Teenager away from six adoring groomsmen – the Posies van roared up Wydown. Elly rode in the passenger seat, watching lights smear out the rain-drenched window
Elly had barely been in the ballroom for forty minutes. She stomped out to the foyer, where Ardelle was staring at her reflection in a mirror as large as a door. She was calmly brushing her fingers through her hair and humming to herself.
Elly had barely been in the ballroom for forty minutes. Elly was in charge of mounting the tall centerpieces, which sat on scattered tables around the room. It was a slow process, one that was both physically and mentally exhausting. First she set down the tall gold candelabra, making sure that it was secure on the bottom and level at the top.
Colleen Oakes is a die-hard Colorado native who really enjoys living in other places. Elly in Bloom is a delightful story that is thoroughly entertaining, and will give the reader a warm and fuzzy feeling and put a smile on their face. She attended college in Bronxville, NY where she received her degree in Creative Writing. After college, she opened up a successful wedding florist before the writing urge came knocking. She now lives with her husband and son in Denver.
Sure, Elly has an embarrassingly beautiful best friend, a badly behaved sheepdog, and a sarcastic assistant she simply calls Snarky Teenager, but overall her days are pleasantly uneventful. As a bonus, her new next-door neighbor just happens to be an unnervingly handsome musician who has an eye for curvy Elly.
She currently at work on her third YA fairytale series, a Colleen Oakes is the bestselling author of books for both teens and adults, including The Black Coats, Queen of Hearts Series, and The Wendy Darling Saga. She lives in North Denver with her husband and son. When not writing or plotting new books, Colleen can be found swimming, traveling or immersing herself in nerdy pop culture. She currently at work on her third YA fairytale series, a YA thriller and a fantasy collaboration.
What the heck is this?. Elly put her finger up and mouthed Hold on, as she pulled the leaves off a yellow ranunculus while cradling the phone with her shoulder istening to me. I need everyon. I need everyone ready to go at 7 am. Yes, seven. I know that means you have to get up at 5:30, but that is what time I need you and your workers to be here. There was an uncomfortable pause. A smile stretched across her tired face. I will see you Saturday.
Elly in Bloom - Colleen Oakes. They would come in, their faces flushed with the excitement of their upcoming wedding, mothers, sisters, and friends in tow, clutching various wedding books and magazine cutouts
Elly in Bloom - Colleen Oakes. They would come in, their faces flushed with the excitement of their upcoming wedding, mothers, sisters, and friends in tow, clutching various wedding books and magazine cutouts. She would greet them at the door, seat them at her table and proceed to talk about such lovely things that they always left a little dazed.
In Bloom by Colleen, two years ago, daybreak. Early morning nauseated Elly. That was normal, at least. Her steering wheel smelled like spoiled milk and rotten freesia.
Elly In Bloom by Colleen, two years ago, daybreak. Through the dirty windshield, she watched the creeping fingers of dawn overtaking the horizon. Bright rays approached her car slowly, blasted through the muddy glass, and turned her dark leather seats into blinding mirrors of light that hurt her swollen eyes.
Author Colleen Oakes, Denver, Colorado. She lives in North Denver with her husband and son and surrounds herself with the most lovely family and friends imaginable. When not writing or plotting new books, Colleen can be found swimming, traveling, blogging or totally immersing herself in nerdy pop culture. She currently at work on the final Wendy Darling and a stand-alone YA novel.
Author: Colleen Oakes
Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: Women's Fiction
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1st edition (September 2012)
Pages: 324 pages
ePUB size: 1371 kb
FB2 size: 1824 kb
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