Monthly recommendations: mental illness representaion

Find out more about the Goodreads group here! This month is books with mental illness representation. Okay, being totally honest, I did a post similar to this last year so I literally just duplicated that post and took the books and added a couple more. sorry not sorry Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky … Continue reading Monthly recommendations: mental illness representaion

Discussion: portrayal of medication in YA

Perhaps one of my biggest pet peeves with YA is the portrayal of medication, especially for things like depression and anxiety. Medication is almost always hated by the protagonist, or whoever is taking the meds. They always say something like "I don't need to take it, my parents forced me into taking it, my psychiatrist … Continue reading Discussion: portrayal of medication in YA