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Colleen Oakes
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Colleen Oakes is the author of the Elly in Bloom series and the newly released YA fantasy Queen of Hearts saga, both published via SparkPress. She lives in North Denver with her husband and son. When not writing, Colleen enjoys swimming, traveling, and immersing herself in nerdy pop culture. She is currently at work on the last Elly novel and another YA fantasy series called Wendy Darling.

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10 Books to Read While Waiting Impatiently for Maleficent

(2) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 9:34 PM

Less than two months until Angelina Jolie hits the screen as Sleeping Beauty villain Maleficent in Disney's upcoming movie. While you wait, here are 10 books to tide you over until the movie premieres!

Wicked by Gregory Maguire
The book that started it all, Wicked by Maguire is still...

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The Five Greatest Disney Villainesses of All Time

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2014 | 10:57 AM

Sure the heroines of Disney's Frozen are all the rage, but a good, wicked Disney villain is ALWAYS fun to watch. Here's a list of the five greatest Disney villainesses of all time.

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Maleficent

Not only is she getting a facelift with the 2014 film starring...

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10 Things You Should Never Tell Your Wedding Florist

(41) Comments | Posted January 23, 2014 | 1:26 PM

After designing weddings for eight years, I decided to pursue my love of writing over my love of floral design. The result was the Elly in Bloom series. It gave an honest (and often sharp) behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to be "the help" on every bride's perfect day....

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