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These 10 books deal with mental illness and mental health in thoughtful ways.
Shadowsong, S. Jae-Jones’ sequel to Wintersong, is a shadow of its predecessor.
When you have schizophrenia, your world makes as much sense as Words on Bathroom Walls.
What do you do when the most popular girl in school tells everyone you're stalking her...then she ends up dead?
John Green's new novel is an unflinching look at mental illness that manages to go even darker than his last.
Sarah Fine’s Uncanny features unreliable narrators, a murder mystery, and a sexy android.
Krystal Sutherland weaves magical realism and mental illness into a poignant yet uplifting novel about facing your greatest fears with A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares.
Debi Gliori explores dragons as a metaphor for depression in Night Shift, a picture book aimed at teens and adults.
It's hard when a family member gets sick. It's even harder when the sickness isn't physical. Emma Wunsch has us longing for The Movie Version of life.
Mindy McGinnis’s A Madness So Discreet is an intensely dark and unapologetically feminist take on the Sherlock and Watson trope.
Francesca Zappia’s Eliza and Her Monsters is an exploration of mental illness, creativity and love, wrapped in a fandom package.
In Wishbones, Virginia Macgregor writes about the immense weight of secret grief and the healing power of love.
The main characters of Whitney Taylor’s Definitions of Indefinable Things struggle with depression, deception—and what it means to truly live.
Get to know a young artist through her own thoughts in Kayla Cagan’s Piper Perish.
In Rebekah Crane's new novel, The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland, a group of friends at a camp for at-risk teens rely on each other to get through the hardest days.
Fall in love with this charming Australian comedy.
Erica M. Chapman’s Teach Me to Forget is a book about suicide—and a book about hope.
Sisters can be terrible, but the ones who might be actual psychopaths are definitely the worst.
Unnatural Deeds by Cyn Balog is a page-turning tale of obsession, murder, and lust.
Falling in love with John Corey Whaley's latest novel is highly logical behaviour.
A transgender girl and a bipolar boy form an unlikely friendship. Meet Lily and Dunkin.
We hereby nominate Jonah Daniels, the male protagonist of When We Collided, for the YA Boy Hall of Fame.
Jennifer Niven's All The Bright Places is beautifully written, but the ending misses the mark.
In Every Last Word, Tamara Ireland Stone takes a look at what it's like to live with purely obsessional OCD.
Tamara Ireland Stone shares the real-life inspiration behind her main character with OCD. Plus: a giveaway!
Asylum, by Madeleine Roux. Welcome to freshman orientation. They once performed a lobotomy on a serial killer in your dorm room. They say you can still hear him screaming, some nights. Oh, and there's asbestos.
This Is How I Find Her by Sara Polsky. One day changed her life. But what comes after?
Author Leslie Stella stops by to talk about the inspiration behind the Iranian-American family of her book Permanent Record.
Erin reviews Holding On To Zoe, a book that made her feel ALL THE FEELINGS.