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Books With Hard Topics/ Top 5 Wednesday

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Top 5 Wednesday

This week’s Top 5 Wednesday looks at books with “hard topics” such as violence, sexual assault, mental illness etc. In others words books which made you pause in disgust or wary mode and not the flattering “awww.”

Let us dive into it:

1.The King’s Daughter by Barbara Kyle

A rape scene that  made me turn to the other page because I could not finish reading  the page of the leading lady, Isabel. To make matters worst it was the beginning of her downhill battle.

2. Wings of Glass by Gina Holmes

Penny is a woman in a domestic abusive relationship who is hanging on by a thin thread for her life and sanity. She is pregnant…

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Books With Mental Health/ Top 5 Wednesday

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Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 is a weekly bookish assessment by Gingerreadslainey and today’s feedback is 5  books with mental illness or health. You can also access the topics on the Goodreads Group. In addition, if you would like to read first hand experience concerning mental health, go over to Randoms by a Random every Friday. Now let us dive into it.

1. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

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Mr. Rochester has an eye on Jane  even to marry her but he has a secret: his wife Bertha, yes wife is hidden in a chamber upstairs. She is hidden because she is not entirely of sound mind, you may even call her mad. Although Grace Poole, the servant, cares for her, Bertha escapes a few times disturbing the air with her shrieking laughter. In addition, doing damage to a well intended dress, setting a certain someone on fire and attacking a guest at Thornfield Hall. Bertha stricks for the last time by burning Thornfield Hall and committing suicide [I hope this is not a severe spoiler for anyone who has not read the book].

 

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