The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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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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My life after Perks.
Reading the perks of being a wallflower made me feel more emotional than I already am. Not in a bad way. I started to think about my life. I started to cry. Then I started to think how much Charlie and I had in common. First off, were both emotional. After I cried, and after I thought about how Charlie and i related I started to read. My eyes started to get heavy, I looked at the time and it was about 2:30. So I decided to sleep. I woke up late for work, nothing new. And did my regular routine. I finished the perks of being a wallflower for the 10th time. And it still made me feel like I read it for the first time. I smiled, I laughed, I cried, I was happy, nervous, and also sad. Why I relate besides that fact that both Charlie and I are emotional, is that I've gone through the same things. I recommend this book! I'm sure other people could relate! But it's the fact that once you start to read it you're automatically hooked and you start to feel like you know theses people. And then you realize that they're just characters In a book and then you wish they were real. So you can talk to them. And share your feelings because life isn't perfect and that's exactly what Charlie tells you. He tells you about his life.
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Buy it. Enough said
Read this for honors English freshman year :) So emotional and everything you could possibly want from a coming of age book. If you feel like you aren't having as much fun as you should be in high school then you can definitely relate to Charlie . If you read this book and think "oh okay well that didn't change me " you have to re read what he says about his dreams at the very end . That ties the whole book together , my english teacher had to show us . It's really heartwrenching! YOU'LL LOVE THIS AND CHARLIE!