Review – The Coloring Life by Vikki Alexander

This is a searing account of one woman’s descent into full breakdown, via a self-destructive path which threatens the carefully constructed life she has built for herself. As we learn more about Julie, it is clear where the damage has been done. In childhood, she experienced something no one should have to suffer and hasContinue reading “Review – The Coloring Life by Vikki Alexander”

Review – Lipgloss by Liam Gammalliere

This was an interesting read, but I have to address a niggle first. I was slightly daunted by the dissertation at the beginning of the book. Along with a stern quasi-instruction to read first, this was a wopping twenty-two Kindle pages long. I confess I didn’t read all of it, but what I did readContinue reading “Review – Lipgloss by Liam Gammalliere”

Review – Precious by Lily Lamb

I’ll say first of all I love this author. They never fail to surprise and have a fearless attitude to some touchy subjects. This time they tackle mental health and the stalker/victim dynamic. It’s bold and shocking with a real impact. The first half of the book, I was conflicted about Scott. His actions wereContinue reading “Review – Precious by Lily Lamb”

Review – Reaching Out by Ellen Whyte and Alvin Ng Lai Oon

I was asked to review this book as I’ve had some experience with the issues talked about within, and I was interested to know whether a book written the other side of the world would have any relevance to how mental health is dealt with in the UK. The short answer is yes. It isContinue reading “Review – Reaching Out by Ellen Whyte and Alvin Ng Lai Oon”