Category: Mental Health

Sometime After Midnight by L. Philips

Sometime After Midnight by L. Philips is a modern-day retelling of the classic Cinderella fairy tale, aptly sub-titled “A CinderFella Story” because the central romance is between two young men named Nate and Cameron. Nate is the orphaned son of a troubled but genius…

Review: Cannery Row by John Steinbeck

Cannery Row by John Steinbeck Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 54 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) Cannery Row is a unique stand-out amongst Steinbeck’s works, for many reasons.  One of these is that, unlike with East…

Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 41 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting, believable, and impactful. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is the story of a group of men residing in an Oregon (USA) mental…

Review: It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 2 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting and believable  15-year-old Craig is having problems.  He sees a psycho-pharmacologist and psychologist regularly, he takes Zoloft, smokes pot, can’t eat,…

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