Always, Jessie

Always, Jessie

by Megan Cassidy

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Overview

Jessie is an ambitious but lonely high school junior struggling with EDNOS (Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified), a disorder which takes on various features of anorexia, bulimia, and exercise addiction. Burdened with pressures from school, peers, and the responsibility of caring for two younger sisters, Jessie tries to control the chaos through her disorder, but finds herself becoming even more isolated and depressed. After a life-threatening incident sends her to the hospital, Jessie's family confronts her; she admits she has a problem and agrees to enter a residential treatment facility.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940157691295
Publisher: Saguaro Books, LLC
Publication date: 03/28/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 560 KB

About the Author

Megan Eileen Cassidy is an author and English professor from Lockport, NY currently teaching at Schenectady County Community College. Her first book, Always, Jessie, a young adult novel inspired by Megan’s own ten-year struggle with eating disorders and exercise addiction and the treatment she received, will be published by Saguaro Books this spring. Megan’s short work has been featured in Pilcrow & Dagger, Wordhaus, and Gilded Serpent Magazine. When not reading, writing, or teaching, Megan can be found painting, kayaking, hiking, belly dancing, and exploring New York’s Capital Region.

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