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Jul 19, 2021gabbymartini rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
favorite book ever, grab a box of tissues tho.
Jul 17, 2021liznis rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Told in the perspective of letters addressed to the reader, this book is definitely one of my favourites I've read about high school and teenage life. It centres around a teenager named Charlie (who is the one writing the "letters") and…
Jul 15, 2021HPLTeenReviewers rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
This book is incredibly powerful. Charlie is a character that readers can easily connect with, and grow to deeply care for. Seeing his character development, through the trauma he experienced by the loss of his best friend and his abusive…
Jul 09, 2021SAPL_Teens rated this title 2 out of 5 stars
This novel is a perspective of what high school may be like. The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, written by Stephen Chbosky, is about Charlie, a 15-year-old introvert, who enters high school and is nervous about his new life. The format of…
Jul 05, 2021svarier rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Unlike many other books talking about teenage life and struggles, I find this book to be very accurate. The whole book feels like a personal conversation with Charlie, and has a comforting setting to it.
Jul 05, 2021mariav04 rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky is a young adult book that has stood the test of time. Despite taking place in the ’90s, it is equally as relatable to readers today as it was 22 years ago when it was initially published.…
Jun 19, 2021yandang rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
The Perks of Being A Wallflower by Steven Chobsky is an epistolary-style novel about the trials and tribulations of high school, as told by our narrator and protagonist, Charlie. The book is a series of letters addressed to an unknown…
Jun 11, 2021pacl_teens rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
"Have you ever been truly immersed and connected to a story about someone your age? Have you closed that book feeling both curious and thoughtful about what you just read? That's how I felt when I finished The Perks of Being a Wallflower…
Mar 24, 2021
3.5/5 This book follows the journey of young Charlie through his teenage years. Charlie struggles with extreme mental health issues as well as struggling with some unresolved issues from his childhood. Charlie is an awkward, quiet…
Mar 23, 2021CMLibrary_Veronica rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I am hopelessly in love with this novel. I remember reading it for the first time when I was in middle school at some point - I'm thinking 8th grade. I remember crying my eyes out at the end and then having to go downstairs for dinner and…
Mar 12, 2021Figureskatergirl rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
This book was amazing! I finished it in a week. The character development in the book is crazy and the perks of being a wallflower is definitely worth the read!!
Mar 12, 2021AJMoore314 rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Finished March '21
Mar 04, 2021WPL_Erin rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
One of my favourite coming of age tales and what it means to be accepted.
Feb 22, 2021
Charlie is an awkward teen who copes with the death of his best friend by writing letters to an unknown recipient. Through these letters, the reader sees Charlie make friends, spend time with more people, and begin to come out of his…
Feb 21, 2021alexqise rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Charlie is a 15-year-old student and has just started his freshman year of high school. He is a “wallflower”, very shy but also very considerate and smart. The entire book is about the letters that he sends to a friend. Charlie is…
Feb 01, 2021
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a very important book in my life. It held a very special place in my heart, and also started my infatuation with Rocky Horror. However, upon re-reading it, I realize that character development is weak at…
Jan 30, 2021ciyer24 rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Stephen Chbosky’s young adult coming-of-age novel, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a great book for teenagers. The book is very meaningful and has messages about friendship, love, family, and in general, about being a teenager. I liked…
Jan 06, 2021BookClutter rated this title 0.5 out of 5 stars
Read for a book club. One gal loved it in high school, but not so much in her 30's. It was very difficult for me to read it to the end.
Dec 01, 2020mebacher rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Wish I could go back 30 years and read this when I was sixteen. Remarkable.
Oct 22, 2020itzmyguys rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I love this book. This is one of the few books that I can read over and over and never get sick of. I read this book every Christmas.
Sep 04, 2020
The story is told entirely through a series of letters addressed to “Friend” and signed by Charlie, a high school freshman who is learning about the world around him. Some things to be aware of when reading is that it deals with topics…
Jul 17, 2020IndyPL_JenniferW rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
This book was one of my favorites. The story follows Charlie whose best friend and aunt commit suicide and suffers greatly over their loss. He enters as a freshman high school trying to make new friends while dealing with his loss.
May 05, 2020Lienhoatn rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
It wasn't something that I would usually read. The story is about the high school life of this boy. He's a very thoughtful introvert, who writes a lot of stuff that happens in his life down.
Apr 29, 2020
ask mom before reading
Jan 05, 2020Reina_M rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I read this book 6 times possibly more but I love it. Still can't figure out who the letters are for, its pretty irrelevant but I just wanted to know. I recommend this book for pre-teens and older.