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A-Z of YA Mental Health Books #2

OK so over a year ago now I created a post about YA books that centre around mental health. In that year many more books have come out that centre around the topic so I thought I would make an updated as these books are still important to me. Let's get started...

OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu- Deals with a character struggling with OCD
Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert- Follows characters as they struggle with mental health 
Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky- Follows Charlie who goes through mental health issues within the book
Damsel Distressed by Kelsey Macke- Follows a character who is dealing with mental illness
When We Collided by Emery Lord- Deals with a character dealing with Anxiety?
Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta- Deals with a character who is trying to understand her Mum's Depression
Marionette Girl by Aisha Bushy in A Change Is Gonna Come- This short story follows a girl who deals with OCD 
The Unlikely Hero of 13B by Teresa Toten- Follows a support group of teens who have OCD
Girl In Pieces by Kathleen Gasglow- A novel that deals with self-harm 
Mind your Head by Juno Dawson- a non-fiction book that gives advice with anyone going through mental health conditions or anyone who would like to read or learn about mental health
History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera- Deals with a character who has OCD
Paperweight by Meg Haston- Deals with a character's struggle with an eating disorder
ANother Place by Matthew Crow- Deals with a character struggling with Depression 
Speak by Laurie Halse AndersOn- Deals with a character struggling with mental illness
Panther by David Owen- follows a character that goes through Depression
A Quiet Kind of Thunder by Sara Barnard- Follows a character with selective mutism who suffers from anxiety

A List of Cages by Robin Roe- Deals with a character who has ADHD 
We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson- Deals with a character who has a mental illness
Whisper To Me by Nick Lake- Deals with a character who has a mental illness
Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall- an #OwnVoices account about experiences with agoraphobia 
Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S King- Deals with a character's struggle with mental illness
Highly Illogical Behaviour by John Carey Whaley- Deals with a character's struggle with agoraphobia
The Memory of Light by Francisco X Stork- Deals with a character who has depression 
This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales- Deals with a character who has a mental illness 
Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia- Follows a character who has anxiety while dealing with a famous online magazine 

If you have any more recommendations, please leave them in the comments.

See you soon,



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