It's the Depression for Me

It's the Depression for Me : 3 Ways to Make Being a Teenager Suck Less

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Being a teenager can suck, but it doesn't have to forever.

This isn't like other teen self-help books-- it's written by a 23-year-old you can actually relate to. In her debut book, Maeve Ronan shares the top 3 life insights she wishes she knew as a teen when she was struggling with anxiety, depression, and even suicidal thoughts.

Known as Gen Z's big sister, Maeve has been collecting advice from successful people around the world for the past 3 years, and now she's sharing it all with Gen Z in a totally non boring way.


500+ Positive Reviews from Teens Around the World

'I already feel more understood, even just after the first chapter." - Sophie, 13

'I normally hate reading, but your book makes me want to read.' - Alreem, 15

'I've never read a book that actually interested me, until now." - Christopher, 15

'As a teenager this is exactly what we need to relate to.' - Maddy, 17


Learn how to get started on your dreams, even if you have no idea what you want to do with your life. Discover strategies to build confidence and overcome your insecurities. Let go of stress from all the pressure parents and teachers put on you.

Even if your life sucks right now, just hang on-- it'll get better. Now let's talk about how to actually make it better...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 133 x 203 x 4mm | 86g
  • English
  • 1735925500
  • 9781735925509
  • 51,343

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'When I saw this book on Maeve's TikTok page, I thought: 'Oh, it's just gonna be one of those cheesy teenager books, ' boy was I wrong.' - Ava, 13

'This is different than other books meant for teenagers, it's not written by some doctor that thinks that they know me, it's written by someone who can relate to me and understands what is going on' - Adair, 13

'I never thought I would come across a book that would help me get motivated to do something in life.' - Secora, 15

'This book changed my life. I highly recommend reading it if you have struggled with anxiety or depression.' - Illeonna, 16

'It's the Depression for Me is a book I wish I had before I started highschool. This is definitely a book I would recommend to my friends.' - Jakoba, 16

'I have been trying to start an Etsy business, but haven't had the motivation or money to do it; this book inspired me to just start.' - Jackie, 14

'I feel like Maeve is actually reading my thoughts and answering the questions I keep asking myself.' - Gabriela, 17

'THE VOLUME INSIDE THIS BUS IS ASTRONOMICAL... no but seriously! I'm not one to read about things like this, but this book is absolutely amazing.' - Layla, 13
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43 ratings
4.28 out of 5 stars
5 63% (27)
4 19% (8)
3 7% (3)
2 7% (3)
1 5% (2)
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