After reading his first novel, Prep, I eagerly waited for the arrival of his second book.
The fact that they're defined by alcoholism/bulimia and don't have many other characteristics made it hard for me to relate or connect to either one of the characters.
The love story that unfolds in the pages is well done, maybe a little sappy and shopworn at times, but it's effective.
That was incredible, it was a short read i think but it was worth it. Id recommend to anyone that loves romances with all the fruity stuff cut out.Published 8 months ago by Sal
While there are things I liked and things I didn't like about this book, one thing's for sure: LoveSick is definitely different - different from anything I've read before, and... Read morePublished on December 23, 2011 by Hannah @ Paperback Treasures
What happens when you mix an alcoholic teenage boy with a bulimic teenage girl? One explosive story! Jake Coburn's book Love Sick was the first of his novels that I have read. Read morePublished on September 19, 2011 by Amazon Customer
When I got this book (it was one cent) I couldn't wait to read it. When I started, I said to myself "Okay, it's boring now, but it'll get better as you keep reading. Read morePublished on July 15, 2011 by DollyLoxx
I should start by saying that according to the author, this book is based on a true story. And that was a surprise for me because the summary sounds so ficticious;something that... Read morePublished on June 30, 2011 by Anxirium
Ted York's life looked perfect. One of the better high school basketball players in the country, he has been offered full tuition at an Ivy League school by an anonymous alumnus. Read morePublished on January 21, 2010 by Karen Keyte
It is a bit confusing at the beginning, but as soon as it starts up, It keeps you guessing...Published on April 5, 2008 by M. Castillo
I bought this book because if focuses on addiction and particularly eating disorders. I like that this book explores the 12 step premise for both OA and AA. Read morePublished on September 9, 2007 by Tina
LoveSick is a story of sickness and love. Ted is a teenage alcoholic, his basketball scholarship to a prestigious college rescinded as a result of a drunk-diving accident. Read morePublished on January 17, 2007 by Jessica Lux