By: Cait Marie
Happy Friday! Mental health representation is a really important part of books for me, especially when done well. Here are some favorites.
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- Turtles All the Way Down by John Green (OCD/Anxiety)
- The Library of Lost Things by Laura Taylor Namey (OCD)
- Love, Life, and the List by Kasie West (Anxiety)
- Making Faces by Amy Harmon (PTSD)
- Twisted Pages series by Elle Madison & Robin D. Mahle (PTSD/Grief)
- The Last Hours series by Cassandra Clare (PTSD/Guilt/Grief)
- Shatter Me series by Tahereh Mafi (Anxiety)
- The Nihryst series by Cait Marie (I also want to include my series because it does show depression and anxiety, especially in the third book)
What are some of your favorite books with good mental health representation? Let me know in the comments and check out the other lists below!
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I have severe pure-O OCD and ‘Turtles All the Way Down’ was surprisingly decent. It’s hard to find any good OCD rep.
A few of my favorites:
1. Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley (agoraphobia/social anxiety)
2. Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman (schizophrenia)
3. Freaks Like Us by Susan Vaught (schizophrenia)
4. Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily R. Austin (anxiety)
5. How to Become a Planet by Nicole Melleby (depression)
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