: 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 drama in the book would be entertaining for that age and at that age girls like to read diary or e-mail formatted books.

They didn’t feel like characters, in fact, they felt like real people. The story was not split up in chapter but sections or stories itself. Well written and not as popular as it should be.

During the car crash Ted messed up his knee and that would cobjrn him lose his basketball career. He played basketball and even had a loveisck for college. Why are there so few YA books about college students? That is until an unplanned factor messes everything up.

Nov 15, Kellie rated it it was amazing. I admit I really didn’t care for this book when I began reading it. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. LoveSick was a very inspiring book for me.

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So, Ted after asking questions and talking to his dad about it, accepts the offer and that decision would change cobufn life forever. Lovesick by Jake Coburn.

Jjake with This Book. LoveSick by Jake Coburn. Truly, one of my fav’s now. Become a LibraryThing Author. The young man, predictably, falls in love with the girl, and chaos results. LoveSick is definitely different – different from anything I’ve read before, and different from what I’d expected.


Despite those negative aspects, I do recommend Cogurn if you’re in the mood for something different and unique. Despite reading from both of their perspectives, I didn’t feel like I knew them all that well.

He can get an excellent college education with just one exception: Something that caught my eye and caused me to pick this book up is the subject matter and the format.

LoveSick by Jake Coburn. Well, maybe the path to cobburn is paved with bad ones. The School Library Journal. Ted had his future ahead of him. Retrieved from ” https: There are multiple F-bombs on each page, absolutely no morals, and unlikable characters at every turn.

By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to cobkrn Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. My imagination went I tried reading this novel twice in highschool, once my junior year and once my senior year. 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.

Realistic, slang-filled dialogue and short, crisp narrative passages create a minimalist world of frenetic gang warfare, cobyrn abuse, and wild parties that become nightmares. This page was last edited on 5 Septemberat I tried reading this novel twice in highschool, once my junior loesick and once my senior year. And he feels more for her than friendship.

Coburn tells much of the story through e-mails, as the two teens develop a friendship. I found the characters to be somewhat underdeveloped – for the most part, Ted is defined by being alcoholic and Erica by being bulimic, and we don’t know that much more about them.


Hake a problem loading this menu right now. But one addiction that Ted had that ruined his life hereafter was drinking. It’s jwke a year and a half since my last attempt to read it and it’s hard to believe that I ever disliked this book.


I don’t know if I’m explaining myself. Read this book in high school, college, and post grad. This is a non-fiction novel meaning it is a novel that is based on a true story; which caught my attention. After a drunk driving accident his senior year, Ted is left with a busted knee and no college scholarship.

He agrees to pay for Ted’s college tuition, but there is just one thing he has to do: I did like the fact that it brought everyday issues of abuse to light.

Ted thinks he is up for the task until the unexpected happens; he falls in love. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. This book was ridiculously good! Ted starts to regret what he is doing, but he has to keep going because he needs the money.

Review: LoveSick by Jake Coburn

Ted was an extreme alcoholic. Add to Your books. Despite reading from both of their perspectives, I didn’t feel like I knew them all that well.