Beth's Book Talk


Author: Louise Gornall

Rating: 5.0/5

Synopsis: Norah has agoraphobia, and lives her life from the confines of her house. She hasn’t been to school or even talked to another teen in four years, that is, until Luke. When Luke moves in next door and decides he wants to be her friend, will Norah take a risk and let him in?

Under Rose Tainted Skies is everything I wanted it to be. It is possibly the best book I have ever read discussing mental health. It was sad and sometimes hard to read but also beautiful and hopeful, and honestly I wouldn’t change a thing.

Gornall has a way with words and a lot of what she said, particularly about anxiety, really resonated with me. I have suffered with anxiety and depression for years and so a lot of Norah’s experiences were familiar, sometimes uncomfortably so. I have also read my fair…

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