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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

de Stephen Chbosky

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Most people think 15-year-old Charlie is a freak. The only friend he had killed himself, forcing him to face high school alone. But then seniors Patrick and his beautiful stepsister Sam take Charlie under their wings and introduce him to their eclectic, open-minded, hard-partying friends. It is from these older kids that Charlie learns to live and love, until a repressed secret from his past threatens to destroy his newfound happiness.… (mais)
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The main character tells his story through a series of letters which make it an easy read. In addition, his honesty and genuine nature draws you into his life as a teenager with all its twists and turns. Enjoyable! ( )
  marquis784 | Mar 1, 2021 |
Going in, I was expecting the book to be as good as the film, and thankfully they were equally brilliant! The book is slightly less tied up than the film, but that's to be expected when a movie is made for mass consumption; the lowest comment denominator demands an understandable (and fully explained) ending. The letter writing format of the book was initially quite annoying, but the narrative style of the author actually makes it work quite well. The format itself (unlike the film), allows us a much more indepth view of Charlie, and we get a clearer picture of how much he struggles with his emotional issues. The film glosses over this, since his friendship with Sam and Patrick takes precedence, but the book shows us that even through the happy times Charlie struggles with moments of depression and confusion, and provides us with insight as to his coping mechanisms. His sudden hospitalization in the film becomes more dramatic through the film, because it is almost completely unexpected, but even when we are privy to his hallucinations and paranoia it still comes as a shock. In either format, this story is brilliant and touching through Chbosky's character depth and the reality of mental illness and highschool life that is portrayed. ( )
  JaimieRiella | Feb 25, 2021 |
Don't hate me!! I know that this book is very popular but I just didn't fall head over heels in love with it. I thought I was going to enjoy this much more then I did due to the fact that all of my friends have raved about it. I can understand why some people loved this but it just wasn't anything special to me and it seemed highly overrated.

This book was so bad that putting it down left me more confused then if I hadn't read it. I was left with so many questions. For example: How are we going to not talk about the fact that this book included suicide, mental illness, alcohol, drugs, sexual orientation, first-time-sex, incest, abuse, rape, abortion, etc., etc., but didn't once discuss how people overcame it? It was just one day someone had this issue and the next, they were fine. And how is the psychiatrist not going to mention that Charlie is either very emotionally stunted or is on the spectrum? How did a 15 year old boy get away with becoming friends with the cool seniors but would cry at any nice or sad gesture IN FRONT OF THEM every few minutes. I think it is great that it was made to seem normal because boys should be allowed to cry, but this was abnormal and not realistic! Oh, and how was this book written like a child but Bill was completely blown away by Charlie's writing skills and how special he was?

Overall, this book was poorly written and I resented the fact that none of the heavy topics were properly addressed. I debated between giving this one and two stars because I did still finish reading it and it was a way to pass the time. ( )
  autumnpressley | Jan 19, 2021 |
4 1/2 stars: Super, Couldn't put it down.

I actually debate on that rating vs. 4 stars, very good. Semantics, I suppose. Overall I liked the movie better, but it has some advantages to the movie, and both were deeply impacting. I watched the movie, and was immediately moved to "most impacting in my life" list, then devoured the book in 5 hours and two sittings. Yes, this book is "coming of age" as it is told from Charlie's point of view, as he transitions from being a wallflower, to having good, deep friendships. Particularly close in his circle are Sam(antha) who he falls for, and her stepbrother, homosexual Patrick. Many issues that affect teens are covered in the book: sex, love, unrequited love, rape, sexual molestation, homosexuality, homophobia, drug use, alcohol use, abortion, and problematic parental relationships. They are touched on and looked at unblinkingly, yet none are the core focus of the book. Instead, it ultimately is a story of friendship and what they mean to us, as well as the bonding and healing power of music.

Many reviews compare this to Catcher in the Rye. That book resonated as a teen, but by the time I was in my late 20s I hated it. Rather, Perks -- which I read at 51 -- reminds me of what that time was *really* like. Not that all those issues touched me, but enough did, and I was aware of others, so that it feels realistic. I felt seen, in the vernacular of the time. Not so with Catcher. Many reviews are also concerned about the topics. Certainly only readers with a maturity should read. None of the issues are graphic at all. In some ways that lends to its authenticity to me -- often its not until much time has elapsed that we recognize the depth and trauma of those situations. As a teen we are just dancing around it. An exemplary read, one I'm certain I'll reread (and rewatch) in time.

Many characters resonated, including Charlie's relationship with English teacher and mentor Bill [barely touched on in the movie], his observations of his parents, Sam, Patrick, and his relationship with his sister. One thing I preferred in this book vs. the movie, is it did cover more characters and situations than the movie did, which needed to remove or sideline for the sake of brevity.

Some quotes I liked:

"Do you always think this much, Charlie?"
"Is that bad?"
"Not necessarily. Its just that sometimes people use thought to not participate in life."

"We accept the love we think we deserve."

I had an amazing feeling when I finally held the [mixtape] in my hand. I just thought to myself that in the palm of my hand there was this one tape that had all of these memories and feelings and great joy and sadness. Right there in the palm of my hand. And I thought about how many people have loved those songs. And how many people got through a lot of bad times because of those songs. And how many people enjoyed good times with those songs. And how much those songs really mean.

Then the movie started. It was in a foreign language and had subtitles, which was fun because I had never read a movie before. The movie itself was interesting, but I didn't think it was very good because I didn't really feel different when it was over.

There's nothing like the deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons. It was that great.

"I would die for you. BUt I won't live for you."...I think the ideas is that every person has to live for his or her own life and then make the choice to share it with other people. Maybe that is what makes people "participate". I'm not really certain.

Charlie, don't you get it?...It's great that you can listen and be a shoulder to someone, but what about when someone doesn't need a shoulder? What if they need the arms or something like that? You can't just sit there and put everybody's life ahead of yours and think that counts as love. You just can't. You have to do things.... If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I don't want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me so I can feel it, too. I want them to be able to whatever they want around me. And if they do something I don't like, I'll tell them. ... So, tomorrow I'm leaving. ...I'm going to do what I want to do. I'm going to be who I really am. And I'm going to figure out what that is.

I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we'll never know most of them. But even if we don't have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. and we can try to feel okay about them. ( )
  PokPok | Jan 3, 2021 |
As one of those people who never attended a public high school, I often feel cynical or disillusioned when reading YA fiction about the high school experience. When I saw the trailer for the upcoming movie based on this book, I was interested enough to pick up the book when it was next available at the local library.

I really liked the voice of the narrator, Charlie, and his observations of the people and interactions around him. I love the character of Bill, the teacher who notices Charlie and encourages and challenges him to read and write. And even though this is a story about high school, it all seems so emerging adult-y and existential and real.

"It's great that you can listen and be a shoulder to someone, but what about when someone doesn't need a shoulder. What if they need the arms or something like that? You can't just sit there and put everybody's lives ahead of yours and think that counts as love. You just can't. You have to do things." ( )
  resoundingjoy | Jan 1, 2021 |
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Most people think 15-year-old Charlie is a freak. The only friend he had killed himself, forcing him to face high school alone. But then seniors Patrick and his beautiful stepsister Sam take Charlie under their wings and introduce him to their eclectic, open-minded, hard-partying friends. It is from these older kids that Charlie learns to live and love, until a repressed secret from his past threatens to destroy his newfound happiness.

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