” ‘You don’t look very sick,’ the guy says as I scrawl my name in thick black letters. It doesn’t fit nicely on the little dotted line.
‘How grossly inappropriate of you to notice,’ I reply, fighting to keep my voice even. I’m not surprised by his comment. It’s not the first time I’ve heard it.
As far as looking sick goes, people generally think I don’t. I have what Dr. Reeves calls an invisible illness.”
Title: Under Rose-Tainted Skies
Author: Louise Gornall
Young Adult Contemporary Fiction ♦ 336 pages ♦ Clarion Books ♦ Published 3 January 2017
Louise Gornall’s debut novel about a young woman navigating the world of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and agoraphobia delivers a gut-punching display of the reality that approximately 5,000,000 people in the USA live with every day.
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