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 »

Kicking and Screaming

A book review of Kicking and Screaming: A Memoir of Madness and Martial Arts by Melanie D. Gibson Stars: ***** She Writes Press (2021)Memoir280 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Melanie Gibson was an independent woman with a good job,… Read More »

Bipolar Books

A book review of four Bipolar books by John Medl: Millions Like Me, Poems from a Bipolar Mind, The Last Day of July: 13 Years of Madness and The Entropy of Bipolar Disorder Stars: *** Createspace (2014-2021)Mental Illness-Bipolar66-166 pages Disclosure: I was sent these books for free. I decided to review them myself. This post… Read More »