The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Also a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting modern classic.
The critically acclaimed debut novel from Stephen Chbosky, Perks follows observant “wallflower” Charlie as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood. First dates, family drama, and new friends. Sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Devastating loss, young love, and life on the fringes. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it, Charlie must learn to navigate those wild and poignant roller-coaster days known as growing up.
A #1 New York Times best seller for more than a year, an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults (2000) and Best Book for Reluctant Readers (2000), and with millions of copies in print, this novel for teen readers (or “wallflowers” of more-advanced age) will make you laugh, cry, and perhaps feel nostalgic for those moments when you, too, tiptoed onto the dance floor of life.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - VintageReader - LibraryThing
Hmm. I noticed this one on Scribd and remembered that everyone loved it when it came out, and I was in the mood for YA. But it reads like it was written by someone who hasn't read much YA and thinks ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Emma_Manolis - LibraryThing
I've been hearing about this book since high school so I went into this thinking it would be the best book I had read in a long time. However, I think my expectations were either built too high or my ... Read full review