There are a lot of brilliant books coming out in 2019. So, it being the Mental Health Book Bingo, I thought I would do a list of some of my most anticipated mental health releases of 2019!
- The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante – Marisol is an ‘illegal’ immigrant who comes to the United States, and is given the unique opportunity to stay if she participates in a risky PTSD experiment. (This is a YA fantasy which also has queer representation, out June 11th).
- Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb – by New York Times bestselling psychotherapist, this is a book about a therapist’s own experiences with therapy. (Nonfiction, out April 2nd).
- I’m Telling the Truth, But I’m Lying by Bassey Ikpi – this is a memoir about Bassey Ikpi’s experiences with Bipolar II and anxiety as a Nigerian-American woman, spoken word artist and mental health advocate. (Nonfiction, out August 6th).
- Let’s Call It A Doomsday by Katie Henry – Ellis is terrified about how the how the world is going to end. Hannah believes she knows when it is going to end. They meet at their therapist’s office, which begs the question – how do you prepare for the end of the world when your life is just getting started? (YA novel, out August 6th.)
- All The Things We Never Said by Yasmin Rahman – three girls strike up a friendship when they all sign up to a suicide website. (YA novel that is ownvoices for Muslim representation, out July 2019).
And another 5 that I am also interested in:
- The Scar (memoir)
- How to Make Friends With the Dark (YA)
- The Weight of Our Sky (YA historical)
- You Asked for Perfect (YA)
- Destroy All Monsters (YA)
Do you have any 2019 mental health releases that you want to shout about? Let me know!