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  • Kyani Garces

Book Review: Kissing Doorknobs

Kissing Doorknobs, written by Terry Spencer Hesser, is about a girl who struggles with OCD. She develops a routine of rituals to soothe her anxieties. Soon these rituals start to damage her friendships and family. After many misdiagnoses, she then finds out she has OCD and starts to get therapy.

I personally enjoyed this book. It helped me to understand what goes through the mind of a person suffering from OCD and how it affects that person. Not only that, but it also helped me to understand how it affects their friends, their family, and even their school work.

The book has a 3.9/5 rating on Goodreads, meaning that readers who have reviewed the book on the website have generally enjoyed it.

One commenter, giving the book a 4/5, said, “This book was extremely good! It taught me so much about OCD (a lot that I had no idea) and told it in story form! I suggest this book to everyone!! A great read to grow and expand the mind.”

If you have a loved one who is suffering from OCD and don’t understand what it is or how it affects people, or if you just want a good book to read, I highly suggest going to your nearest library or bookstore to read Kissing Doorknobs.

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