It's All Absolutely Fine
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It's All Absolutely Fine

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IT'S ALL ABSOLUTELY FINE is a darkly comic, honest and unapologetic illustrated account of the daily struggles with mental health. Ruby Elliot, aka Rubyetc, is the talent behind the hit tumblr account, 'Rubyetc', which has over 210k followers and growing. Taking readers on a journey through the ups and downs of life, the book will encompass everything from anxiety, bipolar disorder and body image to depression and identity, shining a light on very real problems - all framed with Ruby's trademark humour and originality.

Ruby balances mental health with humour, making serious issues accessible - and very funny. With the superb talent to capture the essence of human emotion (and to make you laugh out loud), this book is as important and necessary as it is entertaining. IT'S ALL ABSOLUTELY FINE will include mostly never-before-seen material, both written and illustrated, and will be an empowering book that will make you laugh, make you think, and make things ok.

Title:It's All Absolutely Fine
Edition Language:English
ISBN:1409167291
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:256 pages

    It's All Absolutely Fine Reviews

  • Anny
    Jan 01, 2017

    I received an ARC of "It's All Absolutely Fine" via NetGalley in exchange of an honest review.This graphic novel is funny and painfully sad at the same time. The cartoonist Ruby Elliot illustrated the...

  • Sarah
    Jan 09, 2017

    I absolutely loved this book! I'm just so thankful that this book exists, thank you Ruby Elliot! The drawings were so funny and so relatable! I think I've come across a few bits of Ruby's art on Tumbl...

  • Nenia Campbell
    Dec 21, 2016

    Instagram || Twitter || Facebook || Amazon || PinterestI might be the first person that applied for this book who had never heard of the author before. I inhabit a very small corner of the internet t...

  • Lianne - Literary Diversions
    Jan 28, 2017

    I’ve read many accounts of mental illness over the years and, if I’m honest, I have never been entirely sure exactly what it is that I’m looking for. Taken at its most basic, I suppose that you ...

  • Silvia
    Jan 25, 2017

    Currently on hold because it was giving me too many feels and there's only so much a girl can handle...

  • Hristina Petrov
    Jan 18, 2017

    Ruby Elliot (or Ruby Etc as she's more commonly known) is a legend on tumblr. She makes the most interesting humorous mental-health related comics, I've been following her for years because they hit c...

  • Cat  (cat-thecatlady)
    Dec 13, 2016

    fuck, this really hit me like a ton of bricks. I already knew Ruby's artwork so I wasn't surprised to like that. but those little notes on herself were way too relatable to me. although it made me rea...

  • Bryony Nelson
    Nov 20, 2016

    This was brill. Super funny and the illustrations were the best. Great book! I received a copy of this book via netgalley in exchange for an honest review....

  • Ashly Lynn
    Feb 13, 2017

    SynopsisIn this nonfiction, memoir-esque graphic novel Elliot does a marvelous job of depicting what it’s like to live with mental illness–specifically depression and anxiety. This memoir is touch...

  • Amanda
    Feb 01, 2017

    I really love Ruby's illustrations and think they are entirely relatable, even if you don't struggle with depression/anxiety/other disorders, which I never really have (well maybe the anxiety bit). I'...