Covers of mental health novels

Author: Wendy Tuxworth We're not supposed to judge a book by its cover - but everyone totally does. And I think nowadays, when people can spend their money on all sorts of entertainment, book covers are vital for drawing people in. Beautiful covers can be displayed as art, as well as being Instagram-friendly. So, keeping … Continue reading Covers of mental health novels

10 YA books about mental health that I haven’t read yet

Author: Wendy Tuxworth I really love young adult literature. I think it's one of the areas of publishing that is really pushing boundaries, particularly in terms of representation. So, here are 10 young adult novels that touch on mental health that I have not yet read. Many of them will be contemporaries, as this is … Continue reading 10 YA books about mental health that I haven’t read yet

Darius the Great is Not Okay review

Author: Wendy Tuxworth Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram is a young adult novel released in 2018. I read it during the 2019 Mental Health Book Bingo as it was the group read. Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones. He’s about to … Continue reading Darius the Great is Not Okay review

What’s in a name?

Author: Wendy Tuxworth This is a topic that I have been thinking about a lot - that is, the titles of books, particularly the titles of books about mental health. I've worked in publishing a little bit, so I know that titles of books can change. What the author of the book originally titled it … Continue reading What’s in a name?

5 graphic novels about mental health

Author: Wendy Tuxworth I love graphic novels a lot, and I've been trying to read more of them in 2019. I also think that graphic novels are a great way to talk about mental health. It is such a complicated topic that I think the marriage of two mediums really helps portray what the characters … Continue reading 5 graphic novels about mental health

Review: Jog On

Author: Wendy Tuxworth Jog On by Bella Mackie is a non-fiction book about mental health (specifically anxiety and depression) and how running can help. I received an advance reader copy of the book via the publisher on Netgalley. This has not affected my opinion in any way. Divorced and struggling with deep-rooted mental health problems, … Continue reading Review: Jog On

5 2019 mental health releases: part 1

Author: Wendy Tuxworth There are a lot of mental health books being released in 2019, so we thought that we would highlight 5 nonfiction books that are coming out this year. 1. Jog On by Bella Mackie, released December 27th 2018 (close enough to 2019, okay?!) Divorced and struggling with deep-rooted mental health problems, Bella Mackie … Continue reading 5 2019 mental health releases: part 1

Review: She Must Be Mad

Author: Wendy Tuxworth She Must Be Mad by Charly Cox is a book of poetry published in 2018. Charly captures the formative experiences of today’s young women from the poignant to the prosaic in writing that is at once witty, wry and heartfelt. Wayward nights out that don’t go as planned; the righteous anger at those … Continue reading Review: She Must Be Mad

Review: Girl In Need of a Tourniquet

Author: Wendy Tuxworth Girl in Need of a Tourniquet by Merri Lisa Johnson is a memoir about her experiences as a queer woman with Borderline Personality Disorder. An honest and compelling memoir, Girl in Need of a Tourniquet is Merri Lisa Johnson s account of her borderline personality disorder and how it has affected her life and relationships. Johnson … Continue reading Review: Girl In Need of a Tourniquet

What is this?

Mind the Page is an online blog dedicated to books with representations of mental health. We publish reviews, articles, listicles, interviews and discussions about mental health within books of all kinds, all of which are centered around people with lived experiences of mental illnesses. Our goals: To give honest reviews about books with representations of … Continue reading What is this?