"Mama says how I was born is how I live, my thoughts racing faster than what I know what to do with them. She claims I came hurling into the world screaming bloody murder as if I were trying to raise the dead. And then she gets a faraway look that feels as if someone has pulled the scenery from the room and you're left standing in the dark with no walls and no ceiling." -This I Know
Book Review: BREAKDOWN: A Clinician’s Experience of Emergency Psychiatry
In the zeal to protect the patient's civil liberties and rights, an increasing number of troubled and psychotic patients are what I choose to term dying with their rights on. - Darold A. Treffert, M.D.
Book Review: LITTLE LOVELY THINGS
"She only knew she couldn't risk shutting off the car, having her girls broil in the heat, like a distracted mother at a shopping mall in the newspaper only a week ago." "They were at peace, protected from the vicious heat with the car running, the cool air circulating." "Dropping to her knees, Claire flattened one hand on the greasy floor like a kickstand. She couldn't pass out."
Interview with American Bestselling Author Alan Brennert
An exclusive interview with Alan Brennert, bestselling author of MOLOKA'I brings us the sequel, DAUGHTER OF MOLOKA'I. Author, screenwriter, musicals, Emmy winner and Golden Globe nominee, Brennert has done it all and is not slowing down,
Book Review: A DIFFERENT KIND OF FIRE
He opened the letter and read aloud. "Dear Miss Schmidt, congratulations on your acceptance to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts..." He scrubbed his hand across his unshaven chin. "Why'd I build this house if you're going to leave?"
Book Review: CLOVER BLUE: A Novel
"Who did I come out of?" Harmony stares at me, her big eyes suddenly mirroring my question, the one I'm pretty sure I'm not supposed to ask. Willow glances at Goji. He shakes his head slightly and whispers to Doobie. Doobie takes my hand. "Let's go for a walk." - CLOVER BLUE: A Novel
Book Review: SOMEDAY Is Not a Day in the Week
"The thing is, we think we have time." - BUDDHA
Book Review: Running Home
“I beg you, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.” - Rainer Maria Rilke
Book Review: DEFENSE Of AN OTHER
Defense of An Other Author: Grace Mead Publisher: Clink Street Publishing Publishers Author’s Page Launched November 13, 2018 Genre: LGBTQIA > Legal > Thriller > Fiction Page Count: 312 Pages ISBN-10: 1912262258 ISBN-13: 978-1912262250 Read Chapter 1 Available for purchase in paperback and e-book from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and paperback from Waterstones, Book Depository, Books-A-Million, INDIEBOUND, … Continue reading Book Review: DEFENSE Of AN OTHER
Book Review: A Danger to Herself and Others
A Danger to Herself and Others Author: Alyssa Sheinmel Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Publishers Author Page Publication Date: February 5, 2019 Genre: Young Adult > Coming of Age > Literature & Fiction > Social & Family Issues > Depression & Mental Illness Page Count: 320 Pages ISBN-10: 1492667242 ISBN-13: 978-1492667247 SNEAK PEAK & DISCUSSION GUIDE Now … Continue reading Book Review: A Danger to Herself and Others