: 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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The tone is moderate, never forceful, but lightly put. I felt jale connection with the characters nor what happened to them. My imagination went wild due the descriptive nature.

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Even today, I drink some, I use to So this is a good book, bordering on unbelievable but still quite good. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books. Courn has agreed to pay for Ted’s college tuition, but there’s one catch. Read more Read less. No current Talk conversations about this book.

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Rather than alluding to them, he says them up front: The book is very descriptive, but not in a bad way. This novel is about a college girl named Erica, who struggles with bulimia.

I felt that it was real, with vulnerable aspects. Apr 25, Kelseysterk rated it it was amazing. Erica has bulimia and his father wants to make sure that she could handle being in college by herself. Ted was an extreme alcoholic. The girl that the book was written for touched my heart! After Ted York’s drunk driving accident, he ruined his dreams for getting a basketball scholarship.


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Ted with alcoholism and Erica with bulimia. But one addiction that Ted had that ruined his life hereafter was drinking. Nov 30, Celestasaurus rated it liked it Shelves: CD Audiobook 0 editions. I liked this book. While I don’t think the descriptive and blunt style will work for everyone, it definitely worked for me!

Don’t have a Kindle? Ted’s drunk-driving accident has ruined his life. A considerably wealthy man named Olvesick Prakers saw this as an opportunity. Ted was accepted to an Ivy League school and offered a v Okay, I actually enjoyed it this time! And, after he gets into an accident due to drunk driving, his scholarship to NYU is taken away.

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Retrieved March 10, There are multiple F-bombs on each page, absolutely no morals, and unlikable characters at every turn. LoveSick was a very inspiring book for me. I’ll admit I expected much out of this book because the summary sounded promising, but let me say it again–it was horrible!

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Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. He does so by offering him a free ride by paying h I really enjoyed this novel. The story was not split lkvesick in chapter but sections or stories itself. Please provide an email address. I think that’s a contradiction in terms, Erica.


There’s just something about those conversations – they’re so real, and I just loved them. Ideally the situation shouldn’t lovesicm Ted to do much except look for alarming signs that Erica is relapsing, and in exchange, he’ll be able to attend college after all.

Ted and Erica don’t save each other, the narrative holds that change can only happen when the individual is ready. Ccoburn today, I drink some, I use to smoke cigarettes when I felt like it, but people act like not finishing a beer is akin to murder, sometimes things that matter and “things that matter” have nothing to do with each other.

Ted is a former basketball player whose life was turned upside down when he lost his college scholarship, and Erica is a bulimic girl from a wealthy family, determined to go to college despite her father unease about her moving out.