Fiction Books for Mental Health Awareness Month

The conversation around mental health does not end on June 1. Having an open and honest discussion around this important topic is much needed, especially when we want to break the stigma and hide the assumptions surrounding the topic. Dealing with mental health issues of my own, I tend to gravitate towards books that discuss it painfully but in a beautiful that will start ignite conversations.

So if you are looking for those books that help you examine mental health beyond, here is a great starter pack:

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: May 7

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: April 26

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Poem of the Week: This is Not a Small Voice by Sonia Sanchez

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

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Poem of the Week: It is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free by William Wordsworth

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

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Poem of the Week: You Foolish Men by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

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Poem of the Week: In This Place (An American Lyric) by Amanda Gorman

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

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Book Review: Where Hope Comes From: Poems of Resilience, Healing and Light by Nikita Gill

Format: Hardcover (Paperback US)

Pages: 160 pages

Published: February 18th 2021 (US Release: June 1)

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co. (UK) and Hachette Books (US)

Genre: Poetry, Mental Health

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Book Review: Run, Rebel by Manjeet Mann

Format: Paperback

Pages: 496 pages

Published: March 5, 2020

Publisher: Penguin

Genre: Poetry, Young Adult, Contemporary

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Book Review: The Girl and the Goddess: Stories and Poems of Divine Wisdom by Nikita Gill

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 352 pages

Published: September 29, 2020

Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Genre: Poetry, Fantasy, Literary Fiction, LGBT

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