I first read Addition by Toni Jordan about 8 years ago and absolutely loved it, so when I reread it for this post, I was a little worried that maybe it wouldn't be as good and that I'd ruin one of my favourite books for myself - but I couldn't have been more wrong. 

The book focuses on Grace Vandenburg who loves the number 10. She has OCD and the book shows her struggling to pair her need for order and counting, with the unpredictablity of love. 

I don't suffer from OCD, so can't really say if the book is an accurate depiction of the illness or not, but I do feel like it's helped me understand OCD a little more. The book may be fictional but I reckon it could go a long way to removing the stigma of OCD. 
It's light hearted and funny without trivialising the illness and had me giggling out loud more than once. It's an easy read, but one that stuck in my head since since the first time I read it. I don't want to say too much more and spoil the book but Addition by Toni Jordan really is a brilliant read. 


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