OCD Love Story

Haydu, Corey Ann

Book - 2013
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
OCD Love Story
In an instant, Bea felt almost normal with Beck, and as if she could fall in love again, but things change when the psychotherapist who has been helping her deal with past romantic relationships puts her in a group with Beck--a group for teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2013
Edition: 1st Simon Pulse hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781442457324
Branch Call Number: FIC H
Characteristics: 341 p. ; 22 cm.


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May 05, 2014

"When Bea meets Beck, he's having a panic attack during a blackout at a school dance. They end up kissing before the lights come back on, which makes things awkward when they meet again, this time in group therapy. Beck has OCD (which includes a constant need to wash his hands and an obsession with the number eight), and while Bea claims she only has a few "little anxieties," it soon becomes clear that her issues are much more severe -- and more dangerous. Can Bea and Beck's love survive if they see each other for who they really are? Find out in this unflinching yet disarmingly hopeful romance." Teen Scene May 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/515e7532-4038-4168-8725-1036f63eb05a?postId=06aaa369-dd80-4052-98aa-98302d9e4c06

Feb 13, 2014
  • mvkramer rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I can't speak to the accuracy of this book as an inside look at the mind of a teen with OCD, but I enjoyed it. Bea is an appealing narrator, and it's hard not to root for her as she works past minimizing her problems to facing them. For a "problem novel" the tone of the book is pretty light and funny, while still giving you an idea of how constraining it is to live with OCD. I found the ending a little unsatisfying, but the endings of problem novels are always hard -- you want hope but not an overly simplified solution.

Jan 22, 2014
  • Cynthia_N rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

The title says it all. It's an OCD Love Story. I enjoyed it.

Nov 17, 2013

It's really nice. Interesting and NO CLIFFHANGERS.

Aug 10, 2013
  • blue_jaguar_257 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

this book is a good book though complacated still a good book


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Nov 17, 2013

Riami8 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Aug 10, 2013
  • blue_jaguar_257 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

blue_jaguar_257 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 14 and 20


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Jun 14, 2014
  • TiaunaMass rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I'm not going to lie, the first four pages of the book weren't as interesting as I hoped but as soon as I got into the second chapter, I couldn't stop reading. Beck and Bea's relationship was juicy and I couldn't get enough. From the time they reunited in the group session for teens facing troubles of their own to the very end I couldn't get enough. I want there to be a second book so bad. Thanks for reading this review of this book.


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Nov 17, 2013

Coarse Language: Swearing. Would be considered mature reads.


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