Mental illness fiction book list

Here is a list of fiction books about mental illness. The ones that have a bullet are ones that I have read.

• The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini
• All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
Winter Girls by Laurie Halse Anderson
Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman
• Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
• Girl Interupted by Susanna Kaysen
• Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple
• The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
• Looking for Alaska by John Green
The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X. R. Pan
Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel
• Mosquitoland by David Arnold
She Comes Undone by Wally Lamb
• Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick
Girl In Pieces by Kathleen Flasgow
• The Hours by Michael Cunningham
• The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
• Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
• The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
• Americanah by Chaimamanda Ngozi Adichie
• The Awakening by Kate Chopin
• Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
The Nest by Kenneth Oppel (I own this book but have not started)
• Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
• Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
• Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
• The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
• The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
I am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez (I started this one but did not finish)
• The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
You by Caoline Kepnes (I own this book but not started)
Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson (I started this one but did not finish)

Happy reading, Book Nerds!

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