Genre: Mental Health

Book Review: When We Collided by Emery Lord

Book Review: When We Collided by Emery Lord

Book Reviews | June 9, 2016

I don’t think I’ve ever been this conflicted about a rating and, even more generally, my opinion about a book. When We Collided is a well-written, important story with characters that are arguably presented in a realistic manner considering their circumstances. It has all the depth that you would expect from an Emery Lord book. And yet. This […]

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ARC Book Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

ARC Book Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

Book Reviews | September 18, 2015

Oh man. Ever since my first encounter with Patrick Ness, I’ve known I can count on him to deliver smart, original, and compassionate diverse books. But this one basically took it to a whole new level. The Rest of Us Just Live Here made me laugh, sigh, and put tears in my eyes. Whether you’re a contemporary or […]

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ARC Book Review: Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

ARC Book Review: Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

Book Reviews | May 15, 2015

When I first heard about Made You Up, I was instantly excited about it. I’m usually all about the light and fluffy contemporaries, but a main character with schizophrenia? A completely unreliable narrator, unsure of what is real and what is not? That was a premise that was way too interesting to pass up. And I’m glad I […]

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Book Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Book Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Book Reviews | June 15, 2012

So I had been hearing about this book for ages, really. Almost two years and I just now got around to finally reading it. Considering what I had heard (not much about the story, but the emotions people had about it) I had pretty high expectations, but the book exceeded my wildest dreams. I cried. I seriously, seriously […]

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