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Weekly Reviews and Recommendations: Week 34 Part 2

Hello, everyone! Today I have a review of one of the classic YA novels, The Perks of Being a Wallflower which I read over the summer. Later, I watched and greatly enjoyed the movie. I'm excited to get back to my favorite library in the world in a week, and I'm hoping that will wake me up from my reading slump!

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chobosky (213 pages)
Overview: Charlie is starting high school, and he's scared about going to a school where he has no friends. He's always been a bit of a loner and an outcasting, observing the world instead of participating. When his new English teacher Bill to "participate", Charlie starts working harder to talk to people, which is how he meets senior step siblings Sam and Patrick who bring him into their friend circle. This exposes Charlie to a world that he couldn't even imagine from his sheltered life. Through a series of letters to an unknown an recipient, Charlie details his entire freshman year slo…