2018 releases · non fiction

Anxiety, Spirituality and Dubious Advice: First, We Make the Beast Beautiful by Sarah Wilson

I should just stop reading books about mental health.  As some of you may know, I am a soon-to-be psychologist (a few exams to go!) and whenever I see a nonfiction book exploring mental health issues from a personal perspective, I get really excited. And when I saw Sarah Wilson's book, which promises a deep… Continue reading Anxiety, Spirituality and Dubious Advice: First, We Make the Beast Beautiful by Sarah Wilson

2017 releases

OCD, a Fugitive Father and Annoying Teenagers: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green.

"You do belong to yourself, even when your thoughts don’t." I used to be a huge John Green fan. I read all of his books, and I really loved some of them. However, the more time I spent away from his books and the older I got, I found more faults in them (no pun… Continue reading OCD, a Fugitive Father and Annoying Teenagers: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green.

fiction · mental health · YA

It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

I've been wanting to read this book for so long, but I just couldn't get around to it, but I finally picked it up and I am so glad that I did. This book is about a fifteen year old boy named Craig who is having certain mental difficulties. He lives in New York and he got… Continue reading It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

mental health · non fiction

Hello Me, It’s You by Hannah Todd

If you ever had issues with how mental health is represented in YA, you should check this out. I find it quite hard to find a book that does justice to mental health in books, especially in YA. Most of the books I've read tend to be disinformative and vague when it comes to proper… Continue reading Hello Me, It’s You by Hannah Todd