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A photograph of a paperback copy of Release by Patrick Ness.

May’s Book of the Month: Release, Patrick Ness

Charlotte Rose reviews ‘Release’ by Patrick Ness, a genre-defying coming of age novel.

A photograph of the book 'Clap When You Land' by Elizabeth Acevedo, against a backdrop of pink flowers. The paperback book cover features illustrations of the main characters, two girls, with only half of each of their faces visible.

April’s Book of the Month: Clap When You Land, Elizabeth Acevedo

For April, Charlotte Rose recommends ‘Clap When You Land’, a story of two 16 year old girls, Camino and Yahaira, and how they grapple with their grief after a tragedy, and their new-found knowledge that they are sisters.

Content warning(s): Death

A photo of the book, Dear NHS, against a colourful striped background. The cover of the book has a hand drawn design and features a child playing with a nurse doll.

March’s Book of the Month: Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You, edited by Adam Kay

Charlotte Rose reads Dear NHS, a collection of personal stories from household names that form an emotional testament to our health system

Content warning(s): suicide, violence, alcoholism, overdose, death

A paperback copy of the book Out of Love by Hazel Hayes. The book is against a dark purple background and is surrounded by fairy lights. The book's cover is a light green with a sketch of two people's arms as they hold hands, overlaid by a yellow paint splodge.

February’s Book of the Month: Out of Love, Hazel Hayes

This time, Charlotte Rose reviews Hazel Hayes’ original and heartfelt debut novel – Out of Love.

January’s Book of the Month: This Time Next Year, Sophie Cousens

For the the very first edition of All In Your Head’s Book of the Month column, Charlotte Rose reviews Sophie Cousens’ debut novel – This Time Next Year.

A picture of the drawing of the logo of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Review

Ellie Redpath looks at the depiction of mental health in the TV show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

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Self-Care During Lockdown

Tara Madsen gives us some tips on how to look after our mental health while staying at home.