• Review: In The Sun King, A Young Man’s Bipolar Disorder As Seen Through The Eyes Of His Mother

    Review: In The Sun King, A Young Man’s Bipolar Disorder As Seen Through The Eyes Of His Mother0

    Goodreads Summary A Mother, Her Sun, And Mania In this fictionalized memoir, a mother recounts the emotional journey she and her son take when he becomes mentally ill. Jack is known as the Sun King because as a child he resembled the illustrated boy in his mother’s deck of tarot cards. Already on the verge

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  • Read An Excerpt From The Sun King

    Read An Excerpt From The Sun King0

    The Sun King by Allison Lee Palmer is a fictionalized memoir about a mother, her son, and mania. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the book: My son was born the Sun King, the Sagittarius baby with his arms flung out from his sides riding on the back of a horse through a field of

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  • 8 Novels That Feature Sleep Disorders

    8 Novels That Feature Sleep Disorders0

    Sleep: We all need it. You know what it’s like when you haven’t had a good night’s sleep. These 8 novels feature sleep disorders including sleep deprivation, insomnia, and sleepwalking. 1. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez “One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and

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  • Interview With Allison Lee Palmer, Author Of The Sun King

    Interview With Allison Lee Palmer, Author Of The Sun King0

    Allison Lee Palmer talks with Book Glow about the writing of The Sun King, a fictionalized memoir about a mother, her son and mania. The book is available from Open Books Direct. Describe The Sun King in one sentence. This book is a fictionalized memoir where I recount the emotions and events I experienced with

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  • 5 Captivating Fictionalized Memoirs

    5 Captivating Fictionalized Memoirs0

    These 5 books mix fiction and autobiography, creating captivating fictionalized memoirs. 1. Crapalachia by Scott McClanahan “When Scott McClanahan was fourteen he went to live with his Grandma Ruby and his Uncle Nathan, who suffered from cerebral palsy. Crapalachia is a portrait of these formative years, coming-of-age in rural West Virginia. Peopled by colorful characters

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  • 5 Novels With Tarot Readings

    5 Novels With Tarot Readings0

    Have you ever sought divination from a pack of tarot cards? The allure of the tarot continues in the fiction realm in these 5 novels with tarot readings. 1. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern “The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the

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