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Review | Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel

Genre: memoir | Diveristy: Jewish, mental health My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A harrowing story of breakdowns, suicide attempts, drug therapy, and an eventual journey back to living, this poignant and often hilarious book gives voice to the high incidence of depression among America's youth. A collective cry for help from a generation who have come of age entrenched in the… Continue reading Review | Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel

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#MentalHealthMonday | My Short History of Being Medicated

I started taking anti-depressants again—and I’m terrified. See, I stopped taking my meds about three years ago. They weren’t really doing anything for me anymore, and, at the time, I felt like I didn’t even need them anymore. I’d just moved to New York City and I was actually, genuinely excited about my life for… Continue reading #MentalHealthMonday | My Short History of Being Medicated

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Author Interview | Nick Desjardins

Hello blogosphere! Today I’m bringing you something pretty special: an interview with a debut author, Nick Desjardins. I’ve known Nick online for several years, and as of the 22nd of this month, he’s officially a debut author! If you missed my review of In-Between Days, check it out! Here’s the synopsis: Purgatory wasn't exactly where… Continue reading Author Interview | Nick Desjardins

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ARC Review | In-Between Days by Nick Desjardins

Genre: Contemporary | Diversity: mental health rep (depression) Release Date: November 22 | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Purgatory wasn’t exactly where Owen thought he’d end up, but sometimes you don’t quite get it right on the first go-round. Owen has spent the last twelve years somewhere between Heaven and Hell learning that lesson the hard way. But now Owen’s… Continue reading ARC Review | In-Between Days by Nick Desjardins

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#Mental Health Monday | Being Depressed Online

This is a topic I’ve been thinking about for a long time. In fact, this post has been outlined for several months, and I’m only now sitting down to write it. It’s one thing to have an idea and another thing entirely to act on the assumption that other people might appreciate your idea as… Continue reading #Mental Health Monday | Being Depressed Online

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Review | 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: lesbian MC with anxiety My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Think positive. Don’t worry; be happy. Keep calm and carry on. Maeve has heard it all before. She’s been struggling with severe anxiety for a long time, and as much as she wishes it was something she could just talk herself out of, it’s not. She constantly… Continue reading Review | 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac

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Review | Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

Genre: YA SFF | Diversity: bisexual Chinese-Vietnamese MC My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Welcome to Andover… where superpowers are common, but internships are complicated. Just ask high school nobody, Jessica Tran. Despite her heroic lineage, Jess is resigned to a life without superpowers and is merely looking to beef-up her college applications when she stumbles upon the perfect (paid!)… Continue reading Review | Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

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#Mental Health Monday | Pop Psychology Cures Need to Stop

Greetings, fellow bloggers and other humans! Today I’m bringing you another mental health discussion which will invariably turn into a rant. Please buckle your seat belts; it’s going to be a bumpy ride. The idea for this topic came to me a few weeks back. I made the grave mistake of scrolling my Facebook news… Continue reading #Mental Health Monday | Pop Psychology Cures Need to Stop

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Review | Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: black bisexual MC + ED rep (partial #OV) My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Etta is tired of dealing with all of the labels and categories that seem so important to everyone else in her small Nebraska hometown. Everywhere she turns, someone feels she's too fringe for the fringe. Not gay enough for the Dykes, her… Continue reading Review | Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz