: Lovesick (): Jake Coburn: Books. Ted’s drunk-driving accident has ruined his life. it cost him his basketball scholarship, ended his plans for college, and forced him into AA. but just when ted has. Jake Coburn starts LOVESICK with a teaser: he writes as if the characters told him their real story. Certainly the story of two addicts trying to.

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On the back of the book there’s a picture of – I’m not even kidding – a toilet. When did that happened? I think I read maybe two chapters.

This review sounds a little jumpy and everywhere but i loved this book I thought that this book was really hard to get into but once i got there this book was amazing! Oct 16, Amelia rated it really liked it Shelves: Please provide doburn email address. At first, I didn’t get the point of those e-mails, and found them kind of boring, but later on, I loved them.

Instead, the story was written in third-person so it made cburn confusing when it was switching from one character to another. I had a hard time following parts of the book. My Friend Amy also receives media for review periodically. She couldn’t decide if she was embarrassed by her messy ponytail, or her make pores, but she suddenly felt like turning into the bathroom and meticulously inspecting herself. The novel opens with Ted, the protagonistspeaking at an AA meeting at his three month mark.

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To be clear, when the truth comes out Ted faces the consequences of his actions. From Wikipedia, the cobrun encyclopedia. She would carefully plan each second of her activity, from where she would buy her food, to the kind she would get, and the rush she would feel. Thank you, Jake Coburn, for being a gossip-whore or whatever you called yourself. Books by Jake Coburn. Jake currently lives in Los Angeles, California, and can be reached at jakecoburnweb yahoo.


It was confusing to arrange everything that lovesicck going on. I couldn’t put it down and finished it in two days. She eats 12 of them, a calorie overdose and we learn she throws up afterward and does this often. He even thinks to himself that he could outdrink him, when his roommate looks down on him for not partying like everyone else.

LoveSick was a very inspiring book for me. Refresh and try again. Cobufn some reason, this style works – it’s blunt and crude but somehow fascinating.

While I really ccoburn some aspects of LoveSick, there are things I disliked, too. And during one short trip to pick up a drink, he got into a bad car accident that damaged his knee. What makes this book so different is the super-descriptive writing. Booklist praised the author’s characterization. Coburn tells much of the story through e-mails, as the two teens develop a friendship.


Actually, I didn’t find that out only once I read the book, mfay2 had already mentioned that in her review, but I’d forgotten courn still think it’s an interesting fact. When I read Erica’s first binging and purging scene in the book, it was bulimia stripped down to its shocking core.

Wikipedia in English 2 File: My imagination went wild due the descriptive nature. Even in its nitty gritty horrific details, I could really feel the pull and hold it had over her.

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Ted is a recovering alcoholic. Read reviews that mention jake coburn lovesick erica father high school takes place love story story line story are told ted york ted and erica book that takes read the book college lovesick bulimia scholarship basketball guy alcoholic emails. That being said, I did love Ted and Erica’s relationship – the way they talk to and treat each other made me smile.


LoveSick 1 3 Aug 18, I especially liked reading the sessions Erica has with her therapist. A book about an alcoholic male paid to spy on a bulimic female at college and their languid, uninteresting, ho-hum journey into a quasi-relationship.

Erica continues to meet her therapist from home, but because she doesn’t trust him quite yet, or her father, she meets him in online chess games to chat about her life. Ted YorkErica Prakers. Ted with alcoholism and Erica with bulimia. The scenes where Erica is binging were just.

I just wish we had more biuld up to their relationship. Open Preview See a Problem? He lovesico the boy another scholarship, this one for keeping an eye out for his bulimic daughter, Erica. This could quite possibly be one of the worst books I have ever read. So I was really happy to see this book deals with college life. Not sure but I just couldn’t hang on long enough to wait for it to get better. Some of the rhetorical devices used included hyperbole, alliteration and antithesis.

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That is what he had to figure out. It’s an interesting idea for a book, and the intensity definitely picked up as things went on.