To an unnamed friend of a friend uiet introspective and naive Charlie is surely one of the most oveable and achingly sweet characters I ve ever come across in my reading Ci alleniamo anche se piove?: Miserie e splendori del calcio dilettantistico life It is his freshman year and to his surprise hisargely solitary existence is turned upside down when he is adopted by worldly older stepsiblings Patrick and Sam At the same time his English teacher Bill begins to draw him out of his academic shell with some well timed encouragement Slowly his new friends nudge Charlie out into the big wide world into a bountiful Star Wars Thrawn Star Wars Thrawn land of music and booksove and New York Is English, Chattanooga Is Creek. (Richard Jackson Books (Atheneum Hardcover)) longing parties and The Rocky Horror Picture Show and stand beside him through the hardships that teenageife and his own past conspire to throw his wayThis is definitely going to be one of my favourite books of the year I adored Charlie and found myself underlining things on almost every page as his thoughtful exploration of the world around him prompted me to stop and reflect I also noted down dozens of movie book and music references to check out Guiding Readers and Writers, Grades 3-6: Teaching Comprehension, Genre, and Content Literacy later which was a bit of an unexpected bonus Through hisetters we can see Charlie s style mature as he does and our involvement becomes deeply personal because it feels The Stray Bullet like he s writing just for us Chbosky s characters are complex and painfully real and no one is all good or all bad even Charlie himself I think Patrick was my favourite because he was all heart even when he wasn t necessarily doing the right thing Ioved Bill too I think every student should have a Bill to see their strengths and provide a shining Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. 3 light of knowledge and hope during the difficult school years Some really serious teen issues are discussed throughout the book rape drugs gay identity abuse without ever feeling too heavy or gratuitous and I can well understand the reputation it has gained a positive evenife saving cult classic for young readersThe only thing I didn t and the reason for the half star drop were those occasional moments when I felt ike my heart would break because SURELY no one could be so naive at fifteen The book becomes uite difficult to read at times as Charlie s naivety is stripped away this is the true meaning of the word bittersweet But it really is an unmissable novel Charlie is such an intuitive character and the writing is beautiful he thinks outside the box and it s a pleasure TO READ HE IS INSPIRING AND read He is inspiring and and accepts everything with a high evel of tolerance and emotional intelligence even if he is very childlike in other ways There is something for everyone here whether you are 15 or 50 and I can t WAIT until 2013 when Chbosky s adaptation finally hits the big screens I Bloody Crystal ll be first inine to La sculpture sur pierre : Art et techniques laugh and cry all over again We accept theove we think we deserve I ve seen nothing but good things about this book but never given it a try The internet is full of uotes from the story and I think you d be hard pushed to find someone who s never at Bear Humbug least heard of the title this book has than 1 million ratings on Goodreads and the film was well reviewed tooCharlie is a socially awkward freshman writingetters to an unnamed friend He tells his friend absolutely everything from his homework assignments to his first erection and so much Image result for the perks of being a wallflowerSource TumblrThis is a short book but it is packed with some difficult and heavy subjects including suicide domestic abuse drug use rape and abortionI didn t enjoy this book as much as I had wanted to and I found the writing style and structure to be somewhat tiring Charlie writes with innocence and the author has chosen his sentence structure and grammar to represent this I understand the techniue and have really enjoyed other books Afterlife like this in the past but on top of those tricky subjects this didn t make for an easy or enjoyable read I don t think that there is a favorite kid in our family There are three of us and I am the youngest My brother is the oldest He is a very good football player andikes his carAnother point I m somewhat frightened "to admit to you all is that I didn t feel sad and I wasn t really affected "admit to you all is that I didn t feel sad and I wasn t really affected this book in any way Am I too cold hearted Probably I felt the story was a Blue Is for Nightmares little too melodramatic for my tastes but I certainly understand why peopleove it I also give it huge credit for addressing these topics especially those so increasingly faced by teenagers today I think that if I had read this when I was younger I d probably have enjoyed it a Heroes Die lot but at this point in myife it wasn t for meOverall rating Contrary to popular opinion I didn t ove The Perks of Being a Wallflower and the writing style was most responsible for this I didn t hate it but I just didn t feel it was for me 2 stars. 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CharlieThis book is full of surprises and includes a range of different "Emotions And Situations That "and situations that take you back to your teenage years from Charlie falling in The Strathmore Club love for the first time with his friend Sam to finally feelingike you re a part of something when he makes new friends He mentions a Pampa Pampa lot of books musicians and songs that Charlie comes toove and the groups ever growing ove for the Rocky Horror Picture Show I honestly cannot think of a single criticism for this book and as much as I didn t want to get pulled into the drama of it I m glad I did because Chbosky deserves the hype and the praise for this emotional touching and beautifully written novel IN WHICH SOME OF HIS WORDS which some of his words stay with you ong after you put the book downFind all my reviews here Damn this book was amazing And it s not one of those books where you figure out how amazing it is at the beginning or even through the first half It slowly creeps up on you Or at Geometry Part 1: Quickstudy Laminated Reference Guide (Quick Study Academic) least is slowly crept up on me And the I read the Ioved it And now that I ve read it I can safely say that this book definitely will go on a Herbier et autres collections list of my favorite books ever And another thing I should mention is that I ve been avoiding this book for a while One of the reasons was because I thought it was over hyped silly me But then finally we had to read this book for University and I m so glad that the professor choose this book It was the first book which I had to read that I absolutelyoved And I haven t seen the movie so I didn t know anything about the plot And I m glad that that was the caseThe Perks of Being A Wallflower is a coming of age story But it is also so much than that It is a story about a boy named Charlie who just started high school Because he felt alone and scared he started writing Historical Archaeology: Why the Past Matters letters to well to whoever is reading this book At the beginning I didn t uiteike Charlie as a character He cried way too much and was a bit weird But as the book went I started The Happiest Baby on the Block liking him and I also stared understanding him and actually relating to him Also Iiked most of the other characters some some Blu oltre la prua: Un'avventura di Jack Aubrey e Stephen Maturin - Master Commander (La Gaja scienza Vol. 946) less Yeah they all had some flaws and they all did some things which I sometimes didn t understand why but we all actike that sometimes One thing that I absolutely Releasing Heaven on Earth: Gods Principles for Restoring the Land loved was the friendship between Charlie Sam and Patrick I really wish I had a friendshipike they did in my own high school It would certainly made things easier I also The Future of English Teaching Worldwide loved that this book felt so nostalgic Even though I finished high school not thatong ago it still brought me back to days when I just started school And I Between loved that it did So many times I ve read a uote that described perfectly how I felt back then or sometimes even now which I couldn t find words to describe But Charlie described it perfectlyNow I should probably stop here and end this review before I get too emotional So in conclusion Ioved this book and I can t say how much I m glad that I ve finally read it And I m sure that I Sigrid Liljeholm ll re read it many times in the future Absolutelyoved this book it s one that stays with you Kudos for having a male protagonist struggling with MH issues as well as this genre is heavily female focussed and it s good to remember that both genders can suffer from this euallySPOILERTW BELOWThe book is considerably explicit than the well known film adaptation There are explicit scenes of rape and it deals heavily with the conseuences of childhood sexual abuse It doesn t take away from the impact of the book but I was a David Starr Space Ranger little blindsided as I hadn t realised that it would be different from the movie I would exercise caution giving this to a younger reader as it appears suitable for teens but some of this content might not be appropriate depending on the person As much as I hate to do it I had to DNF this book only getting to the start of part 2Despite this being on my tbrist for so many years and one of those books that most people automatically suggest for your next read I just couldn t gel with itFor me it was just stifled and uite frankly depressing I was expecting Charlie to be full of intellectual phrases facts and beliefs but he wasn t anything Crusader conspiracy Banner books like this Perhaps you get to see this part of him further on in the book but I just couldn t bring myself to sit through any of itPersonally this just really didn t do it for me He s a wallflower You see things You keep uiet about them And you understandI ve never met a single person friend bloggeribrarian or bookseller who has read The Perks of Being a Wallflower and not fallen in The Book of Earths: Hollow Earth, Ancient Maps, Atlantis, and Other Theories (Forgotten Books) love This is such a wonderful book and it s perfect summer reading too It s the coming of age story of a fifteen year old boy called Charlie told entirely in epistolary form viaetters. 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