Meg Kissinger begins with an intimate portrayal of a family silently battling mental illness and ends with an exploration of the mental health system that failed them. Her writing is both compassionate and thought provoking. She evokes sympathy for the plight of those with mental illness and anger at the failings of our mental health system.
While You Were Out by Meg Kissinger, (List Price: $30, Celadon Books, 9781250793775, September 2023)
Reviewed by Horton’s Books in Carrollton, Georgia