Year pub: 2007
Publisher: Miramax Books / Hyperion
Craig is depressed. He has feelings of killing himself but at the same time he wants to live. He has so much pressure of everyone around him that he wants to take his own life. Instead, he gets sent to Six North, the adult physiatrics hospital.
Craig himself is a very confused boy. He didn't know what he wanted to be, no clear cut view of his future and he just over thought things--everything. And the more he thought of them the more anxiety he felt about these Tentacles. He needed to find Anchors but it was only temporary like peeing and biking. Sometimes, it felt like this is just what a teenage faze is all about, but sometimes it felt like being at Six North made all the difference. You know, just sometimes you have to pull back, kick back, and then relax and not other think things--if not you just burn-out and what's left of you from that?
I have to mention everyone in Six North. They are the most beautiful people I have ever read about. They all have a story and the fact that they aren't nice ones, makes you feel for them and want them to get better. Oh they just need to get better.
I loved how the story took place only over a few days but those days were very drastic because you see the changes of Craig Before and then After. Like it's the most beautifulest thing.