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The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Author: Stephen Chbosky

Genre: Contemporary.

Publication date: February 1, 1999


“So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.” 505 more words

The Perks of Being A Bibliophile

As much as I hate to say it, I haven’t had much time to read this past month. After going through two books in April and watching the time go by, somehow it’s already week three of May and well, welcome to another Bookworms post. 716 more words


“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

Book Review

My Quote Journal 1

“We accept the love we think we deserve.”

– The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Straight from the book that inspired my username. The Perks of Being a Wallflower is one of my favorite books. 41 more words

The perks of being a wallflower by Stephen Chbosky (review)

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

Top Five Friday: Top Five Books that Have Helped Me Personally with Depression

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

Five Star Friday

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

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