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Book Suggestions - March 6th 2017, 10:15 PM

I'm looking for fictional books about mental illness. Any suggestions?

I have read most of Ellen Hopkins, Cheryl Rainfield, and Speak by Anderson, as well as Beneath the Skin by Kyla Stone, The Summoning series, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Girl, Interrupted, and It's Kind of a Funny Story.

Anything other than the above that you suggest, please? :P

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I can do it
I'll get through it
But Iím only human
And I bleed when I fall down
Iím only human
And I crash and I break down
Your words in my head, knives in my heart
You build me up and then I fall apart
'Cause Iím only human, yeah

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Re: Book Suggestions - March 7th 2017, 02:23 AM

Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow. I didn't like it but other people have. It's primarily about self harm but there are some references/scenes with substance abuse.
Under rose tainted skies Louise Gornall. I have not read it but it sounds good. It's about agoraphobia.

Laurie halse anderson has some other books such as impossible knife of a memory and Wintergirls that you might like.


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