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mental illness

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The Low, Low Woods — Carmen Maria Machado (Hill House Comics)

TITLE: The Low, Low Woods (Hill House Comics series) AUTHOR: Carmen Maria Machado ILLUSTRATOR: DaNi GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult PAGES: 168pg SOURCE: NetGalley FORMAT: Graphic Novel Shudder-to-Think, Pennsylvania, is plagued by a mysterious illness that eats away at the memories of those affected…

May 26, 2020
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A Breath Too Late — Rocky Callen

Seventeen-year-old Ellie had no hope left. Yet the day after she dies by suicide, she finds herself in the midst of an out-of-body experience. She is a spectator, swaying between past and present, retracing the events that unfolded prior to her death.…

May 4, 2020
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Choking Back the Devil — Donna Lynch

TITLE: Choking Back the Devil AUTHOR: Donna Lynch GENRE: Horror/Poetry AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Choking Back the Devil by Donna Lynch is an invocation, an ancient invitation that summons the darkness within and channels those lonely spirits looking for a host. It’s a collection that lives…

July 30, 2019
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(Don't) Call Me Crazy — anthology edited by Kelly Jensen

TITLE: (Don’t) Call Me Crazy EDITOR: Kelly Jensen RELEASES: October 2nd, 2018; Algonquin Young Readers GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: What does it mean to be crazy? Is using the word crazy offensive? What happens when such a label gets attached to your everyday experiences? In order to…

September 28, 2018
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The Wicker King — K. Ancrum

  TITLE: The Wicker King AUTHOR: K. Ancrum RELEASED: October 31st, 2017; Imprint GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: When August learns that his best friend, Jack, shows signs of degenerative hallucinatory disorder, he is determined to help Jack cope. Jack’s vivid and long-term visions take the form…

April 4, 2018
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Eliza and Her Monsters — Francesca Zappia

TITLE: Eliza and Her Monsters AUTHOR: Francesca Zappia RELEASED: May 30th, 2017; Greenwillow Books GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Her story is a phenomenon. Her life is a disaster. In the real world, Eliza Mirk is shy, weird, and friendless. Online, she’s LadyConstellation, the anonymous creator of the wildly…

February 21, 2018
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When My Heart Joins the Thousand – A. J. Steiger (ARC Review)

  TITLE: When My Heart Joins the Thousand AUTHOR: A. J. Steiger RELEASES: February 6th, 2018; HarperTeen GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Alvie Fitz doesn’t fit in, and she doesn’t care. She’s spent years swallowing meds and bad advice from doctors and social workers. If she can…

February 3, 2018