This interview aired on the on 7/21/15. As I have said many times, I wrote DEFECTIVE to show people living with mental illness in a new light. They’re not just symptoms of a disease.  They’re real people living regular lives, like me. Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

Book Goodies Interview

Thank you to the folks at Book Goodies for the nice interview. Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

Now available on ITunes

Defective is available in the iTunes store. Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

Enter the Goodreads Giveaway to Celebrate the 1st Anniversary of the Publication of Defective.

Goodreads Book Giveaway Defective by Susan Sofayov Giveaway ends April 30, 2015. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to Win       Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

South Hills JCC Book Group

A big thank you to the ladies of the JCC South Hills Book Group and Elaine Cappucci for picking Defective as their book of the month and a lovely afternoon.   Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

A Evening at West Chester University

I wanted to send a special thank you to the English students at West Chester University for hosting me.  You’re a great group! Thank you for the wonderful questions and insights. Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

World Bipolar Day-We are more than our sypmtoms ‪   Today is World Bipolar Day, a day to focus on the people with the disorder.  I say focus on the people because until we realize that suffers are much more than the symptoms, we will never reduce the stigma. I have this theory that if Bipolar Disorder didn’t exist, society would miss out on so many things, especially… Read more →


The kindest thing you can do for an author is to leave an honest review or star rating of the book on Amazon or Goodreads.  Your opinion is valuable to others who are considering reading the book. Don’t forget that for a limited time the Kindle version of DEFECTIVE is on sale for $.99!  Tell a friend or a bunch of… Read more →

On Sale for 99 cents!

For a limited time, the Kindle version of Defective is on sale! Only 99 cents a download. Try a copy today! (Don’t forget, you can buy a Kindle download and send it to a friend as a gift!) Hope for anyone who ever felt less than perfect. Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

How Do You Define Depression?

I’ve been thinking a lot about depression.  When I read the clinical definitions, it feels like calling a cruise ship a dinghy.   Maggie’s definition of depression.  (Page 38, Defective)   “I got really pissed off when I read the description of depression. It was so sugar-coated. The webpage defined it as “a depressed mood, loss of pleasure, low energy… Read more →

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