Made You up

Made You up

eBook - 2015
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"Armed with her camera and a Magic 8-Ball and her only ally (her little sister), Alex wages a war against her schizophrenia, determined to stay sane long enough to get into college"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2015]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062290120
0062290126
006229010X
9780062290106
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 428 pages) : illustrations.
Summary: "Armed with her camera and a Magic 8-Ball and her only ally (her little sister), Alex wages a war against her schizophrenia, determined to stay sane long enough to get into college"-- Provided by publisher.

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FireHeart2001
Oct 10, 2017

This book was extraordinary. Made me cry in my class with how the book messes with your mind. I do suggest this to anyone. Made me very inspired to start writing again after being stuck in a rut for a while.

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mlinard
Sep 25, 2017

I really enjoyed reading this book. I loved how it left you questioning what was real...if any of it was real.

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booknrrd
Sep 25, 2017

A 2017-2018 Missouri Gateway Readers Award nominee (grades 9-12).

Starting your senior year of high school at a new school is hard enough but having paranoid schizophrenia that is not completely controlled too is probably too much.

I have no idea how I feel about this book and part of that is the parent in me being outraged that a parent would put their child in this situation. Her parents knew that her schizophrenia was not under control and let her go to school anyway. They didn't make sure she was taking her meds every day, and they let her live with a pretty huge delusion.

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amylee290
Aug 23, 2017

A bit boring and drug out, but overall, a good read.

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creativecorinne
Nov 11, 2016

I loved this book. I read it over the summer, and it was my favorite of the 38 books that I read. This is a must read, and is one of those books that will have you up at 2:00 AM questioning what is real and what isn't , but not in a bad way. I loved it. READ IT!

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white_wolf_80
Apr 11, 2016

An amazing book that I highly recommend. What I especially loved about this book is the fact that sometime even you couldn't tell what is real and what isn't. Amazing and a must read for anyone who enjoys contemporary writing.

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ginbubs
Jan 16, 2016

I felt like this book was glorifying schizophrenia? I read a review, also, that some of the facts in the book regarding hallucinations were inaccurate (but I'm not sure how reliable the source is). Besides that I also found the writing to be odd and the portrayal of high school unrealistic. Overall, I do not recommend.

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Tiana1545
Jul 24, 2015

Loved this book. You really get to now the characters and follow them throughout the course of the novel.

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brown_heron_2
Jul 17, 2017

brown_heron_2 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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