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“Dear Friend, I am writing to you because she said you listen and understand and didn’t try to sleep with that person at that party even though you could have.”
From Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
Charlie is a freshman in high school and his life is falling apart. He’s a major introvert, he’s desperate to make meaningful connections after his friend commits suicide, and he’s still reeling from the death of his aunt. 268 more words
I bought this book way back in 2012 when it caught my attention because it was going to be released as a film too. It had been sitting on my TBR pile since then and as the years went by, it moved further and further down. 352 more words
In a recent post, I mentioned that I have depression. I’ve been prescribed medicine (which wasn’t for me); I’ve self-medicated with alcohol (which obviously is not a good idea). 2,652 more words
Described as a coming of age novel, this one certainly ticks that box.
It’s set in the early 90’s (published in the late 90’s) and that was important to remember at times. 711 more words