: 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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Another thing that makes this book unique are the e-mails and chatroom discussions in between lovesidk different passages. While attending AA meetings, Ted thinks that nothing is going to get better.

No current Talk conversations about this book. He talks about how he had been drinking throughout his four years at high school, and talks about the accident that caused him to lose his scholarship. Dec 31, Renie rated it did not like it. 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.


And during one short trip to pick up a drink, he got into a bad car accident that damaged his knee. The novel opens with Ted, the protagonistspeaking at an AA meeting at his three month mark.

I wish Jake wrote more books.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This man is the most terrifying character you will ever meet in literature. The therapist is really endearing, but I loved how she described Ted to him at first, and how she didn’t want the things Ted had done to be what defined him to anyone else. A seemingly simple task, with only one minor problem: I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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He could go to his dream college completely free, except he would have to spy on Erica at the college. Book ReviewYA Books. Dec 28, Nicki Novak rated it liked it.


Want to Read saving…. He has everything going for him, and a college scholarship lined up for him to play ball at a decent college. While there are things I liked and things I didn’t like about this book, one conurn for sure: I also loved the characters. I didn’t get how Ted and Erica’s relationship worked. Ted takes the offer and the arrangement runs smoothly.


Because of their complexity there is an element of suspense toward the end. Ted sees this as a simple task, but he never would have expected to fall in love. I found it confusing, jak I thought it was overly detailed about things that didn’t matter.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Why are there so few YA books about college students? Ted with alcoholism and Erica with bulimia.