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Schizo (Paperback) (Nic Sheff)

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The fascinating, shocking, and ultimately quite hopeful story of one teen’s downward spiral into mental illness by the bestselling author ofTweak.Miles is the ultimate unreliable narratora teen recovering from a schizophrenic breakdown who believes he is getting better . . . when in reality he is growing worse.Driven to the point of obsession to find his missing younger brother, Teddy, and wrapped up in a romance that may or may not be the real thing, Miles is forever chasing shadows. As Miles feels his world closing around him, he struggles to keep it open, but what you think you know about his world is actually a blur of gray, and the sharp focus of reality proves startling.Written by theNew York Times bestselling author of Tweak, Schizo is the fascinating, and ultimately quite hopeful, story of one teen's downward spiral into mental illness as he chases the clues to a missing brother. Perfect for fans ofThirteen Reasons Why, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and It’s Kind of a Funny Story.This spare book is a well-written, but painful, read, as readers come to understand the hopelessness Miles feels about his life and his future.”VOYAIn his first novel, memoirist Sheff (Tweak) provides an insightful perspective on one teen’s struggle with mental illness.”Publishers Weekly
The fascinating, shocking, and ultimately quite hopeful story of one teen?s downward spiral into mental illness by the bestselling author ofTweak.

Miles is the ultimate unreliable narratora teen recovering from a schizophrenic breakdown who believes he is getting better . . . when in reality he is growing worse.

Driven to the point of obsession to find his missing younger brother, Teddy, and wrapped up in a romance that may or may not be the real thing, Miles is forever chasing shadows. As Miles feels his world closing around him, he struggles to keep it open, but what you think you know about his world is actually a blur of gray, and the sharp focus of reality proves startling.

Written by the New York Times bestselling author of Tweak, Schizo is the fascinating, and ultimately quite hopeful, story of one teen's downward spiral into mental illness as he chases the clues to a missing brother. Perfect for fans ofThirteen Reasons Why, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and It?s Kind of a Funny Story.

This spare book is a well-written, but painful, read, as readers come to understand the hopelessness Miles feels about his life and his future.?VOYA

In his first novel, memoirist Sheff (Tweak) provides an insightful perspective on one teen?s struggle with mental illness.?Publishers Weekly
Number of Pages: 259.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Depression + Mental Illness, Health + Daily Living / Diseases, Social Issues / Adolescence
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: Teen
Author: Nic Sheff
Language: English
Street Date: September 8, 2015
TCIN: 46778733
UPC: 9780147508850
Item Number (DPCI): 247-52-1952

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