by John Green
Aza has a problem. She is obsessed with germs, and no matter what she does, she can’t seem to overcome the fear. Trying to be normal, she fights it every day, but it’s hard. Her best friend is very understanding. Her mother sends her to a doctor, who prescribes medication and provides therapy, Her boyfriend, who has his own problems with the disappearance of his father, accepts her faults. Through self-reasoning and looking to the future, she begins to realize that she can have a somewhat normal life, even though, she will probably always need to address her phobia.