Brain Storm

A book review of Brain Storm: a Life in Pieces by Shelley Kolton, MD Stars: ***** FLR Press (2021)Memoir>DID318 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The sad 7-year-old girl. The aggressive 14-year-old boy. The terrified 3-year-old child. The cult leader.… Read More »

I Cannot Get This Wrong

A book review of I Cannot Get This Wrong: Change the Way You Think About Anxiety, Create Joy & Collective Healing by Dr. Sarah Madigan with Kyra Crawford Calvert, Eliott Simpson, Naomi Preston, Faten Almregawe, edited by and co-created with Nadia Karim Stars: *** Independently Published (2021)Self-Help>Anxiety303 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Skeleton Cupboard

A book review of The Skeleton Cupboard: The Making of of a Clinical Psychologist by Tanya Byron Stars: **** Flatiron Books (2015)Memoir/Psychology320 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The gripping, unforgettable, and deeply affecting story of a young clinical psychologist learning how she can best help her patients, The Skeleton Cupboard is a riveting and… Read More »