• 5 Must-Read Memoirs About Bipolar Disorder

    5 Must-Read Memoirs About Bipolar Disorder0

    These 5 must-read memoirs about bipolar disorder offer honest, brave, and insightful accounts from those whose lives have been impacted by manic depression. 1. Just Like Someone without Mental Illness, Only More So by Mark Vonnegut “Ultimately a tribute to the small, daily, and positive parts of a life interrupted by bipolar disorder, Just Like

  • 10 Novels And Memoirs About Mental Illness

    10 Novels And Memoirs About Mental Illness0

    Gain knowledge about the issues associated with mental health by reading these 10 novels and memoirs about mental illness. 1. Furiously Happy: A Funny Book about Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson “In Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, Jenny Lawson regaled readers with uproarious stories of her bizarre childhood. In her new book, Furiously Happy, she

  • 6 Moving Books About Mothers And Sons

    6 Moving Books About Mothers And Sons0

    These 6 moving books about mothers and sons explore the bond between parent and child. 1. To the End of the Land by David Grossman “Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is about to celebrate her son Ofer’s release from army service when he returns to the front for a major offensive. Instead of waiting at

  • Novel Reimagines Outcome Of Alzheimer’s

    Novel Reimagines Outcome Of Alzheimer’s0

    After her grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Diana Tarant Schmidt decided to write a novel reimagining the outcome of the disease. She talked about this in more detail and answered questions about her novel Remember for Me recently at the Skokie Public Library Author Showcase.  The novel is available from Amazon and Open Books Direct.

  • 5 Books Portraying Characters Facing Illness

    5 Books Portraying Characters Facing Illness0

    Life changes when facing illness. The characters in these books portray the personal challenges of declining health. 1. Montpelier Tomorrow by Marylee MacDonald “Mid-life mom, Colleen Gallagher would do anything to protect her children from harm. When her daughter’s husband falls ill with ALS, Colleen rolls up her sleeves and moves in, juggling the multiple

  • 5 Noteworthy Novels Dealing With Dementia

    5 Noteworthy Novels Dealing With Dementia0

    These noteworthy novels address dementia, a debilitating disorder. 1. Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey “An elderly woman descending into dementia embarks on a desperate quest to find the best friend she believes has disappeared, and her search for the truth will go back decades and have shattering consequences.” 2. A Sudden Light by Garth