Book Review: Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Details Title: Wintergirls Author: Laurie Halse Anderson Published in: 2009 Pages: 278 Genres: realistic fiction, contemporary fiction, mental health/mental illness Summary "In her most emotionally wrenching, lyrically written book since the multiple-award-winning Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson explores a girl's descent into the powerful vortex of anorexia, and her painful path toward recovery. “Dead girl walking,” … Continue reading Book Review: Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

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Book Review: How it Feels to Fly by Kathryn Holmes

Details Title: How it Feels to Fly Author: Kathryn Holmes Published in: 2016 Pages: 368 Genres: contemporary fiction, realistic fiction, mental health/mental illness Summary "The movement is all that matters.  For as long as Samantha can remember, she’s wanted to be a professional ballerina. She’s lived for perfect pirouettes, sky-high extensions, and soaring leaps across … Continue reading Book Review: How it Feels to Fly by Kathryn Holmes

Book Review: The Art of Not Breathing by Sarah Alexander

Details Title: The Art of Not Breathing Author: Sarah Alexander Published in: 2016 Pages: 288 Genres: contemporary fiction, mystery, realistic fiction, mental health/mental illness Summary "Since her twin brother, Eddie, drowned five years ago, sixteen-year-old Elsie Main has tried to remember what really happened that fateful day on the beach. One minute Eddie was there, … Continue reading Book Review: The Art of Not Breathing by Sarah Alexander

Book Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Details Title: All the Bright Places Author: Jennifer Niven Published in: 2015 Pages: 378 Genres: romance, contemporary fiction, realistic fiction, mental health/mental illness Summary "The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and Park in this exhilarating and heart-wrenching love story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die. Soon to be a major … Continue reading Book Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven