7 Books With Mental Illness Representation

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Happy World Mental Health Day!

This blog was created to help people find books with representation. Something we don’t often see (but we are starting to get more of) is mental illness representation. Here are five books that do just that.

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Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday (Book Review)

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Somehow I simultaneously couldn’t put this book down but I couldn’t keep reading. I had to reread several statements just to make sure I’d read them right. It was painful to read at times, but also quite necessary.

The edition I’m reviewing is an uncorrected proof I received from a friend at Penguin Random House. Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday was published in January of 2019.

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Slay by Brittney Morris (Book Review)

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I won an Advance Reader Copy of Slay from the Bibliophagist and Page to Page giveaway, which I talked about last month. This was my top choice for the giveaway, so I’m super happy I got it. I read it while I was in vacation in Haiti last month. Remember this is an ARC, so some things may have changed in the final version.

Slay was such a fun read, which is kind of ironic considering how uninterested I was with the Virtual Reality Theme Thursday. Fun fact: these pictures were taken two days before a hurricane.

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Summer Reading Wrap-Up

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I haven’t done a monthly wrap-up in quite a while and it feels way too late to try doing one for each month now. I thought it would be best to group the summer months together.

This summer was great for me. I traveled, met new people, started a new job and became an English major. Things are falling into place, even if the Fall semester is already stressing me out.

I had less classes to worry about this summer, which meant way more time to blog. Summers tend to be when my blog grows the most and this one blew previous summers out of the water. I also got a lot of reading done, which is what I’m going to talk about today.

So, let’s get into it!

Summer Tree at Florida Atlantic University
Can you tell I love flowers?

May

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