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Mental Health Book Bingo 🌺

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Hello fellow bookworms 🌺 I decided to join the Mental Health Book Bingo a bit late minute, as I just found out about it and really wanted to do it! One of my aims this year has been to read more mental health books, because it’s a topic that interests me and that I don’t read nearly enough of. Therefore joining this cool book bingo seemed like a great idea, even though I have to learn for my exam at the beginning of February!

Me reading during exam season

You can find the Mental Health Bingo on Twitter and one of the hosts has shared a great recommendation post, so you can get some inspiration for the prompts of the bingo board that I’ve posted down below! This Readathon will take place the entirety of January, which is another reason I choose to do it, as this is a bit more relaxed than a very intense week-long Readathon, giving me more time to get to the books (and avoid studying) 😄

And the Hosts are …

And then here we’ve got the bingo board!

Bingo Board made by CW 🌺

Trenn Kopie

My Mental Health Bingo TBR

This is not a real strict TBR as there’s no way I will get to all of these books, but I wanted to have a bunch of books to choose from as I’ve become more of a mood reader lately, especially when there’s stress! I mainly looked into what books I had and what books were available at my library to determine my TBR and figure out what prompts they fit! I included two rereads as well, that I might get to if I feel like it. Basically, I feel like I have a good collection of books about mental health dealing with several different mental illnesses so I’m not only focusing on one. There are so many more books on my TBR, that I sadly don’t own, but maybe one day I’ll get some of them, as I really, really want to read books about mental illnesses that I have not read a lot about, to get to know them better!

Eating Disorder Rep 🌺 Paperweight (Meg Haston)

LGBT+ MC with MI 🌺 We are the Ants (Shaun David Hutchinson)

Agoraphobia Rep 🌺 Under Rose-Tainted Skies (Louise Gornall)

Depression Rep 🌺 It’s Kind of a Funny Story (Ned Vizzini)

OCD Rep 🌺 Every Last Word (Tamara Ireland Stone)

Title with letters MHB 🌺 The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B (Terea Toten)

PTSD Rep 🌺 Girl in Pieces (Kathleen Glasgow)

Anxiety Rep 🌺 Queens of Geek (Jen Wilde)

SFF with MI 🌺 The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Rae Carson)

Schizophrenia Rep 🌺 Words on Bathroom Walls (Julia Walton)

Talk Kopie

What are your favorite books about mental health? Are you participating as well? 🌺

19 thoughts on “Mental Health Book Bingo 🌺

  1. Lol, I just finished an OCD memoir a few days ago! It was eye-opening and made me sympathise with sufferers a little more than before.

    P.S. It’s free to read on RivetedLit.com if anyone’s interested 😉 The book’s called ‘Obsessed’ by Allison Britz

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  2. Great TBR! The only ones I’ve read are The Queens of Geek and It’s Kind of a Funny Story and they’re both amazing! I hope you enjoy them and I look forward to hearing what you think of the others, I’d love to read more books with mental health rep this year. too. Happy reading! 💕

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  3. I love this book bingo and I wish I was a book bingo kind of person to participate haha 🙂 I love your TBR, Caro! Can’t wait to hear your thoughts on under rose-tainted skies, I loved that one so, so much ❤ ❤

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  4. This is a great idea for a bookish bingo, and definitely a great way to get more people reading more books which highlight mental health issues. I really hope you cross off all the squares for this event Caro, and I really really hope you enjoy all these books too. 🙂 The only one I’ve read myself is Queens of Geek but I loved it, and I’ve heard good things about Under Rose-Tainted Skies so I want to try and get around to that one myself sometime this year.
    Great post, and again good luck with this bookish bingo. 🙂 ❤

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    1. I agree, I loved doing the bingo and it made me read a lot more mental health books, which had been a priority for me this month 😊 Queens of Geek is fantastic and Under Rose-Tainted Skies is amazing as well, so I can only highly recommend it 😍 Thank you, Beth!! ❤🌺

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