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Cory Putman Oakes was born in Basel, Switzerland, but grew up in Novato, California and attended Marin Catholic High School. She then spent three fantastic years at the University of California at Los Angele before graduating in 2001 with a B.A. in Psychology. In 2004, Cory graduated from Cornell Law School with a Juris Doctorate Degree and her husband, Mark (the first was the intended consequence of attending the school, the second was a bonus). Since then, she has been an associate at a big law firm, taught business law to undergraduates at Texas State University and written several books for young people.

Cory now lives in Austin, Texas with Mark and their beautiful daughter, Sophia. In addition to writing, Cory enjoys reading, cooking, r...more


I’ve known about this for a little while, but now that Publisher’s Marketplace has made the announcement, I finally get to say it out loud:


I HAVE A NEW BOOK DEAL!!


Here’s the announcement that appeared in Publisher’s Marketplace this morning:


THE VEIL author Cory Putman Oakes’s DINOSAUR BOY, about a boy with the “dinosaur gene” [who] is tormented by bullies at school until they mysteriously disa...

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message 29: by Eric

Eric Birk Thank you for becoming my goodreads friend.
Eric


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 27: by Douglas

Douglas Wickard Cory, thank you for your friendship on Goodreads!
Douglas


message 26: by Jessi

Jessi Happy Valentine's Day!




Savannah Cory, thank you for the friendship.


message 24: by VampireNovelFan (last edited Dec 29, 2011 09:30AM)

VampireNovelFan Thanks for the friendvite, Cory! If you ever need an Urban Fantasy fix, I recommend you check out my blog! I've started doing giveaways to followers for great series:

http://vampirenovelfan.wordpress.com/

Happy reading and good luck with your writing!

Oh and by the way, when you reply here on your profile the user likely won't know about it. You have to reply on their profile so that they'll see your message.


message 23: by Cory

Cory Oakes Hi Laura! I just liked your FB page! I am on Facebook as well - my author page is at http://www.facebook.com/CPOAuthor if you'd like to check it out. Thanks for connecting with me!


message 22: by Cory

Cory Oakes Thanks, Nicole! It's great to meet you too! :-)


Laura YA indie princess Thanks for the add Cory's! If your on facebook please check out my YA page https://www.facebook.com/pages/YA-ind...


message 20: by Nicole

Nicole Thanks for the add Cory! Nice to meet you.


message 19: by Cory

Cory Oakes Thanks, Jordyn! A Wrinkle In Time is one of my all-time favorites - I just love the "hot chocolate during the storm" scene. I hope you like The Veil - let me know what you think! Thanks for checking it out :-)

Cory


message 18: by Cory

Cory Oakes Thanks Haylee - glad to connect with you!


message 17: by Haylee

Haylee Hello, how are you? Thanks for the friend request! Look forward to discussing books with you
-Haylee


message 16: by Cory

Cory Oakes Hi Becca - likewise! I hope you are surviving the crazy holiday season! :-)


message 15: by Becca

Becca Hi Cory! Love connecting twitter and goodread friends! Hope all is great with you :D


message 14: by Cory

Cory Oakes Thanks so much, Taznim! I look forward to chatting about books with you - I hope you like The Veil! :-)

Best,
Cory


message 13: by Taznim

Taznim hi Cory,
thanks for the add,going to try to get a hold of your book as soon as possible,it looks so interesting!!!!


message 12: by Cory

Cory Oakes Thank you, Kim! It is a pleasure to meet you too! :-)

Cory Oakes
http://www.corypoakes.com


Harlequin Books Hello Cory, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador


message 10: by Cory

Cory Oakes Hi Melissa! Thanks for accepting! :-)


Melissa Hi Cory! Thanks for the friend request!


message 8: by Carly

Carly Hey Cory, Thanks for the friendship :)


Kelly/yllektra Thanks so much for adding me! :)


message 6: by Amber

Amber Stokes Thank you for the friend request! :) It was a privilege to review your book! My review should be posting on "The Borrowed Book" blog (http://www.theborrowedbook.blogspot.com) on Monday!

~Amber


message 5: by Cory

Cory Oakes Thank you for accepting :-) I look forward to getting to know you!

T.R. wrote: "Thanks for the friend request!!

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message 4: by T.R.

T.R. Graves Thanks for the friend request!!

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message 3: by Cory

Cory Oakes Goodreads Friends! THE VEIL is currently #92 on the Goodreads 2011 YA Debut Authors List! Help me move up the list - if you have a moment, vote for me at
http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/88...

Thanks so much!

CPO


message 2: by Cory

Cory Oakes Hi Goodreads friends! My website just went live today! If you check it out, you'll find a free preview of my upcoming YA book, The Veil, plus lots of other fun stuff! The website is: http://www.corypoakes.com/


Sashana Hey Cory, thanks for the add :)


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