Obsessive Compulsive Disorder



Turtles All the Way Down (Fiction) by John Green

An ambitious, authentic and perhaps cathartic piece of fiction, from the prolific author, that thoughtfully weaves together a story about sixteen year old Aza and a fugitive billionaire whose mystery she painstaking tries to solve with her best friend Daisy. The story details the daily struggles of living with obsessive-compulsive disorder and provides a painstaking accurate narrative of what it feels like to be a teenager with unrelenting anxiety. If you are someone who struggles with anxiety, you may find yourself identifying with Aza in a surprisingly startling way. 

The book will make you want to be a better person after and perhaps looking at life from a refreshingly different perspective.

 turtles all the way down, john green, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety



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