Mental Health Book Bingo TBR List

Though I know I’m a little late, but here’s my TBR for the Mental Health Book Bingo created by What The Log Had To Say to increase people’s awareness of mental illnesses.

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I think it’s important when we read books that deal not only with mental health, but also with racism, LGBTQ+ and other things to keep our mind open to how different is this world and to shatter the stigmas surrounding mental illnesses.

Along with the books, I will indicate the prompts I will cross with them, hoping I will manage to read all of these and more if I have time because, as they say, the more the merrier! I already read and reviewed The Vegetarian by Han Kang, but I will include it anyway.

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The Vegetarian by Han Kang: Marginalised MC with MI; Elderly MC with MI

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Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall: MC with +2 MI’s; Agoraphobia rep (ownvoices)

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Everything All At Once by Katrina Leno: Anxiety rep (ownvoices)

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Far From You by Tess Sharpe: Addiction rep (ownvoices); YA novel with MI

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Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson: Free Space

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Paperweight by Meg Haston: MC in therapy

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Girl Against The Universe by Paula Stokes: PTSD rep (ownvoices)

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The Art Of Starving by Sam J. Miller: LGBTQ+ MC with MI; ED rep (ownvoices)

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Words On Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton: Delusions/Hallucinations rep (ownvoices)

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Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone: OCD rep (ownvoices); Depression rep (ownvoices)

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A Tragic Kind Of Wonderful by Eric Lindstrom: Bipolar disorder; Romance with MC with MI

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ARC August 2017 Challenge

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A month ago, I decided to participate in the 5th annual ARC August Challenge hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat as a way to read most of the eARCs I have. The rules are very simple:

  • Any Advanced Reading Copy counts as part of this reading challenge; your backlist books count
  • No blog necessary to participate, but you’ll need to include some form of social media as part of your sign up
  • Use the #ARCAugust on social media to check-in

Besides, there will be two twitter chats one on August 7th and one August 28th, and they will also host a few authors for interviews and giveaways.

This is my first time participating in a challenge and I’m pretty excited!

Here’s the list of books I plan to read. Read More »