Tag: Mental Health


Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness by William Styron

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness by William Styron
12 January, 2018 / 0 Comments

Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness by William Styron  My Copy: ePub eBook, 71 pages Publication Date: January 8, 1992 Publisher: Vintage Source: Library A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron’s true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression. Styron is perhaps the first writer to convey the full terror of depression’s psychic landscape, as well as the illuminating path to recovery. My Review I thought this was a very interesting read. People who suffer from depression (or likely any mental illness) or those who know a sufferer or even just someone who […]


Review: Perfectly Damaged by E.L. Montes

Review: Perfectly Damaged by E.L. Montes
17 August, 2015 / 1 Comment

Perfectly Damaged by E.L. Montes My Copy: eBook, 327 pages Publication Date: May, 2014 Publisher: Self-Published Source: Purchased Schizoaffective disorder: a mental illness in which a person experiences a combination of mood disorder and schizophrenia symptoms. I know about this illness — very well — because I suffer from it. It’s been four years since my diagnosis, and ever since, I’ve been living in a dark hole. Voices constantly invading my thoughts. Hallucinations. All of which force me to question if what I’m experiencing is even reality. But here I am, still hanging on, still breathing and living through it. That is, until he […]


Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston

Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston
6 July, 2015 / 0 Comments

Paperweight by Meg Haston My Copy: ARC eBook, 224 pages Publication Date: July 7, 2015 (tomorrow!) Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Publisher via Edelweiss (thank you!) Seventeen-year-old Stevie is trapped. In her life. In her body. And now in an eating-disorder treatment center on the dusty outskirts of the New Mexico desert. Life in the center is regimented and intrusive, a nightmare come true. Nurses and therapists watch Stevie at mealtime, accompany her to the bathroom, and challenge her to eat the foods she’s worked so hard to avoid. Her dad has signed her up for sixty days of treatment. But what no one knows is […]