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Caletti, Deb.

Summary: In Washington State, seventeen-year-old Cassie learns about the good and bad sides of both love and genius while living with her mother and brilliant, yet disturbed, violinist stepfather and falling in love with a gifted young musician.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAL

Roux, Madeleine

Summary: "Three teens at a summer program for gifted students uncover shocking secrets in the sanatorium-turned-dorm where they're staying--secrets that link them all to the asylum's dark past"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ROU

Ius, Dawn

Summary: A modern-day reimagining of the story of Lizzie Borden, casting her as a shy seventeen-year-old whose blackouts become worse after her father and stepmother try to prevent her from studying to be a chef.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

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An, Na

Summary: Grace, sixteen, fears that she will succumb to the schizophrenia that took her mother away, while she and her father work for a genetics lab rushing to find a cure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC AN

Lord, Emery

Summary: Can seventeen-year-old Jonah save his family restaurant from ruin, his mother from her sadness, and his danger-seeking girlfriend Vivi from herself?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LOR

Williams, Carol Lynch.

Summary: As her mother's mental illness spins terrifyingly out of control, thirteen-year-old Lacey must face the truth of what life with her mother means for both of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WIL

Hyde, Spencer

Summary: Hospitalized for her OCD, Addie Foster and her new schizophrenic friend, seventeen-year-old Fitzgerald Whitman IV, escape the psychiatric ward and undertake a journey to find the elusive--and endangered--bird, the Kirtland's warbler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HYD

Henry, Katie

Summary: Ellis Kimball, sixteen, whose anxiety disorder causes her to prepare for the imminent end of the world, meets Hannah, who claims to know when it will happen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HEN

Harrington, Karen

Summary: Twelve-year-old Sarah writes letters to her hero, To Kill a Mockingbird's Atticus Finch, for help understanding her mentally ill mother, her first real crush, and life in her small Texas town, all in the course of one momentous summer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HAR

Chim, Wai

Summary: "Anna Chiu has her hands full. When she's not looking after her brother and sister or helping out at her father's restaurant, she's taking care of her mother, whose debilitating mental illness keeps her in bed most days. Her father's new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren't right at home, she's starting to feel like she could be a normal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CHI

Baldwin, Cindy

Summary: Twelve-year-old Della Kelly of Maryville, North Carolina, tries to come to terms with her mother's mental illness while her father struggles to save the farm from a record-breaking drought.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: FIC BAL

Roux, Madeleine

Summary: Ricky Desmond has been through all this before. If he could just get through to his mother, he could convince her that he doesn't belong at Brookline. From the man who thinks he can fly to the woman who killed her husband, the other patients are nothing like him; all he did was lose his temper just a little bit, just the once. But when Ricky is selected by the sinister Warden Crawford for a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ROU

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ROU

Drake, Julia

Summary: Inspired loosely by Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, teenaged Violet is shipped off to Maine after her brother's hospitalization, where she searches for the lost shipwreck that her great-great grandmother survived and for answers about her family's long struggle with mental illness, all while falling in love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DRA

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DRA

Moulton, Erin E.

Summary: Lucy Peevey, twelve, and her best friend, Cam, are perfecting the robot that could win a competition, a scholarship, and a way out of Sunnyside Trailer Park when Lucy's mother goes off her medication and her manic-depressive disorder goes out of control.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MOU

Wolf, Jack

Summary: A promising young medical student,Tristan Hart, is concerned with the prevention of pain, but also has an unhealthy obssession with causing it, a disorder which he tries to treat on his own as his illness threatens to overwhelm him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOL

Rice, Luanne

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Emily has six siblings, but she was also close to her best friend, Lizzie Porter, who died nearly a year ago, and she is still grieving; but Lizzie's family are also grieving, so much so, that they use Lizzie's younger sister, Chloe, as a lure and kidnap Emily, forcing her to dress, talk, and act like Lizzie, and threatening to go after Emily's family if she does not become the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION RIC

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC RIC

Hughes, Kathryn

Summary: 1956. It's Ellen Crosby's first day as a student nurse at Ambergate County Lunatic Asylum. When she meets a young woman committed by her father, and a pioneering physician keen to try out the various 'cures' for mental illness, little does Ellen know that a choice she will make is to change all their lives for ever ... 2006. Sarah is drawn to the abandoned Ambergate Asylum. Whilst exploring the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Headline review, an imprint of Headline Publishing Group 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hug

Spindler, Erica

Summary: Sienna Scott grew up in the dark shadow of her mother's paranoid delusions. Now, she's returned home to confront her past and the unsolved murder that altered the course of her life. In her mother's shuttered house, an old fear that has haunted Sienna for years rears its ugly head - that it was she who had been the killer's target that night. And now, with it, a new fear - that the killer not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SPI

Spindler, Erica

Summary: In her mother's shuttered house, an old fear that has haunted Sienna for years rears its ugly head-that it was she who had been the killer's target that night. And now, with it, a new fear-that the killer not only intended to remedy his past mistake-he's already begun. But are these fears any different from the ones that torment her mother?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Arnold, David

Summary: "When she learns that her mother is sick in Ohio, Mim confronts her demons on a thousand-mile odyssey from Mississippi that redefines her notions of love, loyalty, and what it means to be sane"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ARN

Wexler, Django.

Summary: "Alice and five other apprentice Readers face the fight of their lives when they are sent into the magical library of a late rival Reader--a library that's still protected by a vicious guardian"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kathy Dawson Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WEX

Colbert, Brandy

Summary: "Suzette returns home to Los Angeles from boarding school and grapples with her bisexual identity when she and her brother Lionel fall in love with the same girl, pushing Lionel's bipolar disorder to spin out of control and forcing Suzette to confront her own demons"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC COL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC COL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC COL

Dodd, Christina

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author, Christina Dodd, comes the newest thriller of this "remarkable, mesmerizing series" (Library Journal starred review) set in the quaint -- and deadly -- coastal town of Virtue Falls ... BECAUSE I'M WATCHING! Veteran Jacob Denisov lives alone in his small, darkened home, sleepless, starving, blaming himself for the horrors of the past and waiting for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Ella, Sara

Summary: The worlds of Coral, Brooke, and Merrick, teens wounded by mental illness and family problems, collide and they must choose what to leave behind in order to survive and start fresh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ELL

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