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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Roux, Madeleine

1 hold on 2 copies

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 Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Green, John

Summary: Aza Holmes, a high school student with obsessive-compulsive disorder, becomes focused on searching for a fugitive billionaire while navigating daily existence within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, 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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC HYD

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Sloan, Holly Goldberg

Summary: Raised by an unstable father who keeps constantly on the move, Sam Border has long been the voice of his silent younger brother, Riddle, but everything changes when Sam meets Emily Bell and, welcomed by her family, the brothers are faced with normalcy for the first time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Sloan 2011

Sheff, Nic.

Summary: A teenager recovering from a schizophrenic breakdown is driven to the point of obsession to find his missing younger brother and becomes wrapped up in a romance that may not be the real thing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Leavitt, Martine

Summary: Born on the day the last Calvin and Hobbes comic strip was published, seventeen-year-old Calvin, a schizophrenic, sees and has conversations with the tiger, Hobbes, and believes that if he can persuade the strip's creator, Bill Watterson, to do one more strip, he will make Calvin well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Downes, Patrick

Summary: In the wake of a near-fatal car accident, Isaac Kew, twenty, recalls a very long walk he took three years earlier with his bipolar girlfriend, Nest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rice, Luanne

1 hold on 1 copy

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

James, Brian

Summary: When fifteen-year-old Sabrina meets Alec at the Wellness Center where she is being treated for schizophrenia, he tries to persuade her that it is the world that is crazy, not them, and she should defy her doctors rather than lose what makes her creative and special.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DOD

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOD
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOD

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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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Vann, David

Summary: In his riveting new novel, internationally bestselling New York Times Notable author and Prix Medicis étranger-winner David Vann reimagines his father's final days. Halibut on the Moon traces the roots of mental illness in one man's life as he attempts to anchor himself to the places and people that once shaped his sense of identity. Middle-aged and deeply depressed, Jim arrives in California...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

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