Thursday, 18 May 2017

29 YA Books about Mental Health That Actually Nail It

A great 2016 Buzzfeed list featuring books dealing with mental health. Some are obvious well known choices, quite a few are new to me. 

The Impossible Knife of Memory - Laurie Halse Anderson (see my review)

Wintergirls - Laurie Halse Anderson
Mosquitoland - David Arnold

Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher

Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom - Leigh Bardugo
Essential Maps for the Lost - Deb Caletti
The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky (see my review)
Will Grayson, Will Grayson - John Green and David Levithan
Paperweight - Meg Haston
Finding Audrey - Sophie Kinsella
The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl - Barry Lyga
Saving Francesca - Melina Marchetta
A Court of Mist and Fury - Sarah J. Maas
The Sea of Tranquility - Katja Millay
I'll Give You the Sun - Jandy Nelson
The Sky is Every Where - Jandy Nelson
The Rest of Us Just Live Here - Patrick Ness
All the Bright Places - Jennifer Niven
Fangirl - Rainbow Rowell
The Downside of Being Charlie - Jenny Torres Sanchez
Fans of the Impossible Life - Kate Scelsa
The Raven Cycle Series - Maggie Stiefvater
Every Last Word - Tamara Ireland Stone
The Memory of Light - Francisco X. Stork
The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B - Teresa Toten

It's Kind of a Funny Story - Ned Vizzini

Highly Illogical Behaviour - John Corey Whaley
Everything, Everything - Nicola Yoon
Made You Up - Francesca Zappia


This week I also came across this great recommendation video from Jen Campbell with an amazing selection of reads to mark Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK. 

Yes my TBR is growing again. 

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