OC Me

Whoever said high school was the best time of our lives definitely did not have OCD Amy s senior year of high school is not going as planned When a tragic accident leaves her favorite aunt unconscious in the intensive care unit, all of her goals suddenly seem trivial In the days and weeks that follow the accident, irrational fears begin to flood Amy s mind Embarrasse Whoever said high school was the best time of our lives definitely did not have OCD Amy s senior year of high school is not going as planned When a tragic accident leaves her favorite aunt unconscious in the intensive care unit, all of her goals suddenly seem trivial In the days and weeks that follow the accident, irrational fears begin to flood Amy s mind Embarrassed, she keeps them to herself, lying to everyone including her best friend Kat to cover her strange behavior Because how do you explain something you don t understand yourself When James, a boy with a contagious smile, starts spending time with her, she wishes she could just be herself again a carefree artist with aspirations to get a scholarship to State But as the unwelcomed thoughts escalate, Amy finds herself unsure of everything When Amy learns she has OCD, she begins a journey of self discovery which will shape the rest of her life It all starts with admitting something so simple but so difficult the truth.
OC Me Whoever said high school was the best time of our lives definitely did not have OCD Amy s senior year of high school is not going as planned When a tragic accident leaves her favorite aunt unconscious

  • Title: OC Me
  • Author: Kristin Albright Sarah Wilkins
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 322
  • Format: Kindle Edition
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    1. Books do many different things for readers. They can evoke emotions, they can educate, they can even change someone's life. "OC Me" by Kristin Albright has the power to do all three in my opinion. It's the type of book I believe everyone should read - every teenager, every parent, every adult. This should be on reading lists in every high school. It's painfully accurate in its depiction of a mental disorder. But it's never preachy or boring or unemotional. The opposite is the case. It's deeply e [...]

    2. OC Me is a realistic, clean read for teens. It's especially perfect for those who may be struggling with OCD or anyone who is curious about what it might be like for someone suffering from the disorder.What I really like about this story is the slow buildup of Amy’s OCD. It isn’t like *POOF* one day she just has it. First, she suffers the trauma of losing her aunt, and then the disorder begins to manifest. While she copes with her aunt’s death (and an sbsentee mother), she struggles to und [...]

    3. First off, I want to say that this book was soooo good! I really loved it!Second, I'm pretty obsessed with reading fiction books about OCD or anxiety disorders bc I'm pretty sure I have social anxiety & or OCD. This book really hit home with me because it really described OCD as something else than the typical OCD everyone knows. Thirdly (lol), how 'bout that James, huh? What a spectacular guy! I mean, Opal Colored Daisies. I'm tearing up just thinking about how much he cared about her to do [...]

    4. The storyline for this debut YA fiction novel was fantastic. The subject matter, as well as the characters, has depth and dimension. The author did a tremendous job in developing the heroine Amy as her anxiety disorder slowly manifested itself, the effects of which permeated her romantic relationship with classmate James. The progression of the disorder was realistic, as were Amy’s reactions to scenarios she began to encounter. I was very sympathetic toward Amy and I felt her angst throughout [...]

    5. This story deals with anxiety, depression, and OCD issues. This is a true journey of self discovery for a young girl who lost someone in a tragic accident causing irrational fears. Amy begins her Senior year but realizes their is strange behavior that escalates and it makes her become unsure of everything of what is going on. Driving is different, her emotions are causing true break down. When James enters into her life, spending time with her, she wishes she could be herself again. Will she be [...]

    6. I absolutely loved OC Me. I think Kristin Albright took a subject close to her heart and shared it with readers in the best possible way. It was amazing how she took you step by step through each stage of Amy's anxiety and her relationships with those around her. Not only did I really enjoy the writing and story, but I learned a lot by reading it. OC Me is a book I will definitely be recommending for others to read. I look forward to reading more of Kristin Albright's novels in the future!I woul [...]

    7. Such a well written book! It had me tearing up. It was a great way to introduce and inform people about OCD and anxiety disorders, other than what is portrayed by the media. The way the Kristin wrote this book, I was feeling every emotion the characters were feeling. It all felt so real. I especially loved the relationship Amy and James have. He is such a sweet, caring, and supportive guy. I loved this book, and can't wait to read more from Kristin!

    8. A very touching storyI read this book because it had been recommended as a resource on OCD, but I finished reading it with tears in my eyes and a full heart realizing it helped me see my own OCD as less of a burden. Wonderful engaging story that's more about acceptance and friendship and less about an acronym.

    9. I got this book from First-Reads and I have to say that this book overall was amazing and very touching. I really liked the book and found the beauty within the book the author did a really great job on this book :)

    10. Such a great book! Wish it would have been easier to get my hands on but a great read. I fell in love with the characters and got a very interesting perspective on OCD. I highly recommend!

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