If you like The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
A haunting coming of age novel told in a series of letters to an unknown correspondent reveals the life of Charlie, a freshman in high school who is a wallflower, shy and introspective, and very intelligent, it's a story of what it's like to grow up in high school, tracing a course through uncharted territory in the world of first dates, family dramas and new friends. (catalog summary)
 

If you enjoyed The Perks of Being a Wallflower, here are three titles I hope you might enjoy.

 

Every Exquisite Thing by Matthew Quick
Nanette O'Hare, a star student and athlete, is given a mysterious out-of-print cult classic novel by her beloved teacher that sparks the rebel within her, but as she befriends the reclusive author and attempts to insert her true self into the world with wild abandon, Nanette learns the hard way that sometimes rebellion comes at a high price. (catalog summary)

 


 

 

 

Infinite in Between by Carolyn Mackler
Zoe, Jake, Mia, Gregor, and Whitney meet at high school freshman orientation. At the end of that first day, they make a promise to reunite after graduation. So much can happen in those in-between years...Zoe feels like she will live forever in her famous mother's shadow. Jake struggles to find the right connections in friendship and in love. Mia keeps trying on new identities, looking for one that actually fits. Gregor thought he wanted to be more than just a band geek. And Whitney seems to have it all, until it's all falling apart around her. (catalog summary)

 

 

 

The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan Vivian
The town of Aberdeen is sliding underwater and everyone was ordered to pack up and leave. While the adults plan for the future, box up their possessions, and find new places to live, Keeley Hewitt and her friends decide to go out with a bang. There are parties in abandoned houses. Canoe races down Main Street. And Keeley is taking one last shot at the boy she's loved forever. (catalog summary)

 

 

 

 

Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland
When high school senior Henry Page meets Grace Town, he finally experiences the ups and downs of first love. (catalog summary)

 

 



 

Paper Towns by John Green 
When Margo Roth Spiegelman beckons Quentin Jacobsen in the middle of the night—dressed like a ninja and plotting an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows her. Margo's always planned extravagantly, and, until now, she's always planned solo. After a lifetime of loving Margo from afar, things are finally looking up for Q . . .until day breaks and she has vanished. Always an enigma, Margo has now become a mystery. But there are clues. And they're for Q. (catalog summary)

 

 

 

 

Saving Montgomery Sole by Mariko Tamaki
An outcast teen girl explores the mysteries of friendship, family, faith, and phenomena, including the greatest mystery of all—herself. (catalog summary)

 

 

 

 

The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith
Starting high school didn't change who Eden was. But the night her brother's best friend rapes her, Eden's world capsizes. What Eden once loved—who she once loved—she now hates. Nothing makes sense anymore, and she knows she's supposed to tell someone what happened but she buries it instead. And she buries the way she used to be. As she navigates the disappointment and unbearable pains of adolescence and heartbreak, of friendships broken and rebuilt, Eden must learn to embrace a power of survival she never knew she had hidden within her heart. (catalog summary)

 

 

 

 

You Know Me Well: A Novel by Nina LaCour
Mark and Kate sit next to each other in school but are barely acquainted until they meet at a San Francisco club during Pride Week and connect over each one's forbidden love. (catalog summary)