A family of six siblings, three boys, three girls, live in the thick of the woods and are different from everyone else. Their father believes they are the only pure people left on earth and will not waiver from the word of God.
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Mental illness has many forms and is something that we need to discuss and represent widely to be heard. Below I’ve put together a list of nine books that I think start to expand and discuss the spectrum of mental illness. They are a mix of books that I have read personally and books that have come highly recommended to me. I welcome further suggestions in the comments.
One of things I’d like to do more often on my blog is start to review games as well as books! So when the lovely folks over at Randomise got in touch, I was only happy to say yes!
Paradise Lodge is the story of Lizzy Vogel, she’s a school girl, 15 years old in the 70s and in need of something to do. She takes a job in an old people’s home, never expecting things to pan out the way they did.
Helen and Ellie are twins. One day the decide to swap places and become Ellie and Helen. Except when they don’t swap back.
I was quite excited when I was asked to take part in the Eleanor blog tour as it was described to me as comparative to Neil Gaiman, whose writing I find to be infallible. I have to say Jason Gurley makes a very good comparison and his efforts in creating a unique and brilliant novel have succeeded. Eleanor is a brilliant piece of literature that I recommend to you all.
Four months have passed since the shadow stone fell into Kell’s possession.
Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard.
Four months since Rhy was wounded and the Dane twins fell, and the stone was cast with Holland’s dying body through the rift, and into BLACK LONDON.
Summary of Not If I See You First
Parker Grant is blind. Her father “officially” committed suicide last summer and now her Aunt, Uncle and cousins have moved into her house.
This is a retelling of the sinking of the whaleship Essex. Nathaniel Philbrick uses accounts from several of the ship’s crew to create the narrative for In The Heart of The Sea.
“Pretty is as pretty does.”
POTENTIAL SPOILER WARNING
Lois, the spelling bee champion, and Carly-May, the pageant princess, are kidnapped in broad daylight in their early teens.