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The Perks of Being A Wallflower

The Perks of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky.
Rating: 5 out of 5.

'This is the story of what it's like to grow up in high school. More intimate than a diary, Charlie's letters are singular and unique, hilarious and devastating. We may not know where he lives. We may not know to whom he is writing. All we know is the world he shares. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it puts him on a strange course through uncharted territory. The world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends. The world of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite.'

This is by far my favorite book I've ever read. I relate to it so much, and you can pick dozens of amazing quotes out of the book. We read letters Charlie writes to an anonymous person and we get an in-depth story about his life and struggles. It is an amazing book to those that like reading about growing up, and issues that affect you. I've suggested this book to many friends and after they read it, they've fallen in love with it, aswell.

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