Back Cover Text of “Mental (2018)” as it Appears on First Edition

Mental is a First Edition Novel

“But all the chartreuse buds on the new spring branches are also the brown crispy leaves that blow to the ground in the fall. It’s natural. It’s the way life works.”

– from “Mental”

“Mental” by Marie K Johnston is a new novel about one young woman’s recovery from, and triumph over, a past of incest trauma. Lillith Stuart, in college and writing a novella for a workshop class, writes that she is concerned about her twin sister’s mental health.

Eve, as her twin sister is known, is a 22 year old woman suffering from a nervous breakdown that has cause her to go on a medical leave from her position as a high school English teacher–she has gone from graduating early and with honors from her university at 19 to gradually not being able to get out of bed, and no one has a good explanation for this turn…

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