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This Close to Okay

Leesa Cross-Smith’s novel brings attention to the importance of asking for help when navigating the complicated twists and turns of life.

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Review of ‘This Close to Okay’

Set in author Leesa Cross-Smith’s native Kentucky, This Close to Okay is the story of two strangers coming together to sort out their fears and disappointments.

While driving home from work one rainy October evening, Tallie Clark, 40 and divorced, spots a man preparing to jump from a bridge. A therapist by trade, she doesn’t hesitate…

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