Genre: Depression & Mental Illness

Faerie – Eisha Marjara

Faerie – Eisha Marjara

Faerie by Eisha Marjara could have been a powerful read. Dealing with an anorexic teen girl, Lila, and her desire to die before her eighteenth birthday should have made me an emotional wreck. Instead, I was annoyed with Lila’s whiny self-indulgence and the people around her perpetuating her disease. Lila […]

Posted May 16, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments


100 Days of Cake – Shari Goldhagen

100 Days of Cake – Shari Goldhagen

I have read one of Shari Goldhagen’s previous books, In Some Other World Maybe,  and have her other, Family and Other Accidents, but have not gotten to it yet. I really liked the one I read and I was excited to see that she was coming out with her first […]

Posted May 12, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments

My Kind of Crazy – Robin Reul

My Kind of Crazy – Robin Reul

I wanted to love My Kind of Crazy. But instead, I liked it, but I did not like like it. Hank is stuck; his dad drinks too much and has a stripper girlfriend, his one friend is rumored to be the son of a mobster and his promposal backfired and set his […]

Posted March 22, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

Furiously Happy – Jenny Lawson

Furiously Happy – Jenny Lawson

I kept seeing Furiously Happy all over the place but never thought to add it to my TBR. I passed on it when it came up on Netgalley as it just didn’t seem like my kind of read. Then I saw Grace’s review and knew I had to read it. It […]

Posted December 16, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 5 Comments


All the Things We Never Knew – Sheila Hamilton

All the Things We Never Knew – Sheila Hamilton

4.25 Stars ♦ Books about suicide aren’t fun reads by any stretch of the imagination. But they are necessary. Over 41,000 people commit suicide every year. It is a silent epidemic as the families and friends left behind generally feel lost and alone in their grief. All the Things We Never […]

Posted October 22, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments