Because We Are Bad

A book review of Because We Are Bad: OCD and a Girl Lost in Thought by Lily Bailey Stars: ***** Harper Paperbacks (2018)Memoir>Mental Health272 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Written with the indelible power of Girl, Interrupted, Brain on Fire, and Reasons to Stay Alive, a lyrical, poignant memoir by a young woman about her… Read More »

March of Madness

A book review of March of Madness: A Journey Into Depression by Jimmie Ray Pennington Stars: *** Self-Published (2021)Memoir/Mental Health158 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Taken from the pages of the author’s personal journals, MARCH OF MADNESS: A Journey… Read More »

Positive Vision

A book review of Positive Vision: Enjoying the Adventures and Advantages of Poor Eyesight by Ken Brandt Stars: **** Ken Brandt (2020)Biography/Self-Help/Humour117 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Author Ken Brandt presents a gloriously positive view of life’s challenges while… Read More »

I’m Supposed to Make a Difference

A book review of I’m Supposed to Make a Difference: a Memoir About Overcoming Trauma and Abuse by Kevin Vought Stars: *** Kevin Vought (2021)Memoir/Abuse172 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Summary: Very few people know about the childhood trauma Kevin endured long ago in western… Read More »

Snoozefest

A book review of Snoozefest: The Surprising Science of Sleep by Tanya Lloyd Kyi Stars: **** Kids Can Press (2021)Children’s Nonfiction/Science80 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: From award-winning author Tanya Lloyd Kyi, an eye-opening look at the science of… Read More »

Calming the Bipolar Storm

A book review of Calming the Bipolar Storm: a Guide for Patients and Their Families by Robert Fawcett Stars: **** Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (2021)Mental Health>Bipolar216 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Calming the Bipolar Storm: A Guide for Patients… Read More »

Happy Here and Now

A book review of Happy Here and Now: Lasting Happiness You Can Count On by Matt Tracy Stars: **** Chiloe Press (2021)Happiness266 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Happiness is a skill that can be learned, not something you’re born… Read More »