The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower has been on the New York Times Bestseller list for over a year and is published in 31 languages written by Stephen Chbosky. The story is narrated by a socially awkward teenager named Charlie. He shares many different points of his life through letters to a stranger he’s heard of but never met to soften the fear and anxiety of starting a high school alone, since he’s coping with the suicide of his friend, Michael. Although Charlie is a socially awkward person, in his freshman year of high school he has become friends with two exciting seniors, Patrick and Sam. Charlie gets extremely attracted to his new friend Sam but avoids admitting it. Charlie also became friends with his english teacher bill, who notices Charlie’s passion for writing and reading, during the novel Bill assigns Charlie various books outside of the school program. Charlie engages with Sam and Patrick’s group of friends and begins experiencing a new life. During the course of the school year, Charlie has his first date and first kiss, he deals with bullying and begins to experiment wi...
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