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If you like Go Ask Alice, by Anonymous.

Here are some books I hope you will like, based on your interest in Go Ask Alice.

Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You by Peter Cameron.
Eighteen-year-old James living in New York City with his older sister and divorced mother struggles to find a direction for his life.

 

Story of a Girl by Sara Zarr.
In the three years since her father caught her in the back seat of a car with an older boy, sixteen-year-old Deanna's life at home and school has been a nightmare, but while dreaming of escaping with her brother and his family, she discovers the power of forgiveness.

 

The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
Most people think 15-year-old Charlie is a freak. The only friend he had killed himself, forcing him to face high school alone. But then seniors Patrick and his beautiful stepsister Sam take Charlie under their wings and introduce him to their eclectic, open-minded, hard-partying friends. It is from these older kids that Charlie learns to live and love, until a repressed secret from his past threatens to destroy his newfound happiness.

 

Two Parties, One Tux, and a Very Short Film About the Grapes of Wrath by Steven Goldman.
Mitch, a shy and awkward high school junior, negotiates the difficult social situations he encounters, both with girls and with his best friend David, after David reveals to him that he is gay.