Defective - a different kind of love story by Susan Sofayov

Defective - a different kind of love story book promotion sites Susan Sofayov

University of Pittsburgh law student, Maggie Hovis, battles an enemy she cannot escape—her own brain. Her family calls her a drama queen. Her fiancĂ©, Sam, moves out after she throws a shoe at his head. Maggie knows there is only one way to get him back—control her moods. So she takes the step most of her family is against: therapy.

After a diagnosis of Bipolar II Disorder, Maggie begins to investigate her family tree—which is plagued by mental illness and hidden relatives—and develops empathy for her deceased Great Aunt Ella, who lived her life in a mental institution. But Maggie’s journey leads her into fear and insecurity, afraid she’ll end up like Ella and never get Sam back. But what about Nick, her super-sexy old flame, who wants to reignite their passion? And does it even matter, anyway? Won’t mental illness stop any man from loving her?

"When picking up a book about mental illness, one doesn’t expect to fall in love with the characters, doesn’t expect to laugh with them, and certainly doesn’t expect to get so caught up in their lives that you want to tell them that they truly are worthwhile human beings. I loved this book."  Goodreads Reviewer