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#70: OCD Love Story - Corey Ann Haydu

In this raw and relatable romance, Bea learns that some things just can’t be controlled.
When Bea meets Beck, she knows instantly that he’s her kind of crazy. Sweet, strong, kinda-messed-up Beck understands her like no one else can. He makes her feel almost normal. He makes her feel like she could fall in love again.

But despite her feelings for Beck, Bea can’t stop thinking about someone else: a guy who is gorgeous and magnetic…and has no idea Bea even exists. But Bea knows a lot about him. She spends a lot of time watching him. She has a journal full of notes. Some might even say she’s obsessed.

Bea tells herself she’s got it all under control. But this isn’t a choice, it’s a compulsion. The truth is, she’s breaking down…and she might end up breaking her own heart.

  • Kindle: 896 KB
  • Print Length: 353 pages
  • Publisher: Simon Pulse (July 23, 2013)
  • ASIN: B009NHR0JA

Author Bio:
Corey Ann Haydu grew up in the Boston area but now lives in Brooklyn, New York, where she drinks mochas and uses a lot of Post-it notes, habits she picked up while earning her MFA at the New School. OCD Love Story is her first novel. Find out more at

This story hits close to home with me. More than I even wanted it to.
I also have O.C.D. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Although my "things" are much different  from the characters in the story I can still sympathize and relate.
This is a wonderfully accurate account of what it is like to live with O.C.D. through the eyes of a few people. Not a story to be taken lightly though, and definitely not a subject people will be comfortable reading about, but still I think it needs to be read. More people should step out of their comforts to learn about others, even if in the form of a fictional story. It can still show you a glimpse into that life.
This is a deep read that will stay with all who read it for some time.



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