Saturday, October 3, 2020

Mental Health Reading Challenge 2021

This will be returning in 2021 for a third year. This is a topic very important to me.

General Rules:
  • Any book depicting mental health counts, whether fiction or non-fiction.
  • Challenge takes place from January 1 to December 31, 2021. All books must be read during that time to count.
  • All book formats (print, audio, e-books) are accepted.
  • Books may cross over to other challenges in which you are participating.
  • No levels, read as many books as you like.
  • Need ideas for books? Check this Goodreads page for several lists of books on the topic.
  • You do not need a blog to participate. You may sign up on Goodreads, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, etc. 
  • Sign up below in the comments. I have decided not to use linkys this year.

My Books:
  1. Girls Like Us--Rachel Lloyd
  2. Boyfriend Material--Alexis Hall
  3. Bitch--Elizabeth Wurtzel
  4. Crank--Ellen Hopkins
  5. Me and White Supremacy--Layla F. Saad
  6. Too Much and Never Enough--Mary L. Trump
  7. Ziggy, Stardust and Me--James Brandon
  8. Abide With Me--Elizabeth Strout
  9. Beautiful Boy--David Sheff 
  10. Lost Soul, Be At Peace--Maggie Thrash
  11. Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend--Matthew Dicks
  12. Sophie's Choice--William Styron
  13. Dear Justyce--Nic Stone
  14. Untamed--Glennon Doyle
  15. You--Caroline Kepnes
  16. One to Watch--Kate Stayman-London
  17. Girl on a Train--A.J. Waines
  18. Miracles and Grace in an Unlikely Place--Charisse Tyson (reread)
  19. Furiously Happy--Jenny Lawson
  20. Chasing Harry Winston--Lauren Weisberger
  21. Heartstopper, Volume 1--Alice Oseman
  22. This Mournable Body--Tsitsi Dangarembga
  23. Girls Like Me--Lola St. Vil
  24. My Dark Vanessa--Kate Elizabeth Russell
  25. Girl Made of Stars--Ashley Herring Blake
  26. If I Was Your Girl--Meredith Russo
  27. Lab Girl--Hope Jahren
  28. Disability Visibility--Alice Wong (ed.)
  29. Olive Kitteridge--Elizabeth Strout
  30. Forget Me Not--Ellie Terry
  31. Touched by the Sun--Carly Simon
  32. Orange Cat Bistro--Nancy Linde
  33. To Love and Let Go--Rachel Brathen
  34. Everybody Fights--Kim and Penn Holderness
  35. The Girl With the Louding Voice--Abi Dare
  36. A Street Cat Named Bob--James Bowen
  37. A Map to the Sun--Sloane Leong
  38. Making the Cut--Jillian Michaels
  39. What I Like About Me--Allia Zobel Nolan
  40. Calling Maggie May--Anonymous
  41. Men We Reaped--Jesmyn Ward
  42. The Summer's End--Mary Alice Monroe
  43. I Never Promised You a Rose Garden--Joanne Greenberg
  44. The End of Your Life Book Club--Will Schwalbe
  45. Of Love and Shadows--Isabel Allende
  46. The Better Liar--Tanen Jones
  47. Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead--Emily Austin
  48. Fighting Words--Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  49. The Queen's Gambit--Walter Tevis
  50. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution--Nicholas Meyer
  51. Teardrop--Lauren Kate
  52. Waterfall--Lauren Kate
  53. Hillbilly Elegy--J.D. Vance
  54. Hippie--Paulo Coelho
  55. Girl Walks Out of a Bar--Lisa F. Smith
  56. The Pelican Brief--John Grisham
  57. Crying in H Mart--Michelle Zauner
  58. Vampires Never Get Old--Zoraida Cordova (ed.)
  59. Let's Pretend This Never Happened--Jenny Lawson
  60. The End of the Dream--Ann Rule 
  61. The Invisible Code--Christopher Fowler
  62. Olive, Again--Elizabeth Strout
  63. The Diving Pool--Yoko Ogawa
  64. Against the Machine--Lee Siegel
  65. Girls Like US--Sheila Weller
  66. We Were Liars--E. Lockhart
  67. Anxious People--Frederik Backman
  68. Friends Like These--Kimberly McCreight
  69. A Lowcountry Christmas--Mary Alice Monroe
  70. Who Was Joan of Arc?--Pam Pollack
  71. I Would Leave Me If I Could--Halsey
  72. Madness in Civilization--Andrew Scull
  73. Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry--Jeffrey A. Lieberman
  74. Deadline--Chris Crutcher
  75. The Perfect Christmas--Debbie Macomber
  76. The World According to Bob--James Bowen
  77. A Gift From Bob--James Bowen
  78. The World According to Garp--John Irving
Calling challenge complete on December 26


Elephant's Child said...

I am very, very glad to see the subject of mental health discussed more openly than it was. A step in the right direction - though strides are needed.

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