Brooke Shields’ book "Down Came the Rain", about her experience with postpartum depression, will be released on May 3. describes it this way:

In this compelling memoir, Brooke Shields talks candidly about her experience with postpartum depression after the birth of her daughter, and provides millions of women with an inspiring example of recovery.

When Brooke Shields welcomed her newborn daughter, Rowan Francis, into the world, something unexpected followed — a crippling depression. Now, for the first time ever, Brooke talks about the trials, tribulations, and finally the triumphs that occurred before, during, and after the birth of her daughter.

In what is sure to strike a chord with the millions of women who suffer from depression after childbirth, America’s sweetheart Brooke Shields shares how she, too, battled this debilitating condition that is widely misunderstood, despite the fact that it affects many new mothers. She discusses the illness in the context of her life, including her struggle to get pregnant, the high expectations she had for herself and that others placed on her as a new mom, and the role of her husband, friends, and family as she struggled to attain her maternal footing in the midst of a disabling depression. And, ultimately, Brooke shares how she found a way out through talk therapy, medication, and time.

Exhibiting an informed voice and a self-deprecating sense of humor, this first memoir from a woman who has grown up before the eyes of the world is certain to attract the attention and empathy of many new mothers and fans alike.

Order it here from the PSI bookstore.

Those of you living in the New York area or California can see her at the following book signings:
* Saturday, May 7 at noon at the Costco in West Lake Village
* Saturday, May 7 at 7pm at Borders Books & Music in Torrance
* Monday, May 9 at 7pm at the Barnes & Noble at Union Square in NYC
* Tuesday, May 10 at 7:30pm at the Barnes & Noble in Princeton, NJ
* Wednesday, May 11 at 7pm at the RJ Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT