Lisa Genova

Get Ready for a Good Cry with These Seven Emotional Reads

There is nothing more cathartic than a good cry, particularly when it is not brought on by something happening to you right now, in real life. When we read, the most impactful stories are the ones that manage to touch that nerve closest to our sense of empathy and tap into our collective experience of… Read More »

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Release through Reading: Six Books Perfect for a Cathartic Cry

There’s nothing quite like a good book cry: the release that comes when a story delivers such an emotional punch you’re left sobbing in public, while you try to pretend you have something in your eye or hide behind your sunnies. An author’s ability to draw that response out of a reader is what makes… Read More »

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6 Powerful Reads for Mental Health Awareness Month

May is national Mental Health Awareness Month, and these six reads are powerful portrayals of only a fraction of the issues countless people face every day, in ways that are often invisible to the naked eye…   Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman This book follows one teenager’s descent into mental illness aboard a ship headed… Read More »

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