Mental Illness

Neverland – Margot McGovern (15+)

I received Margot McGovern’s manuscript in the post the day before Margot was due to visit the shop. Being the responsible passionate bookseller that I am, I thought I should at least familiarise myself with her story. Let’s just say that I didn’t get much done in the next 20 hours. When Margot walked in […]

The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B – Teresa Toten (13+)

I cried. Real tears. I loled. Actual laughter.  I couldn’t put it down. I knew going in that this book was a recommended read about mental health issues.  However, although OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder, of which anxiety is the root cause) is central to almost all the main characters, it’s really just a backdrop to […]