0 Items $0.00

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Paperback)

Staff Pick Logo
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Cover Image
On Our Shelves Now
Books Inc. in Santa Clara
1 on hand, as of Dec 16 1:33am

Staff Reviews

This is one of my favorite books ever. A coming of age story told through letters written by Charlie, a quiet, introverted high schooler whose new friends are trying to push him to stop watching and start living. A beautiful, intimate and, at times, heartbreaking story of love, friendship, and growing up.

— Ryan, Books Inc. Palo Alto


Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Also a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting modern classic.

The critically acclaimed debut novel from Stephen Chbosky, Perks follows observant "wallflower" Charlie as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood. First dates, family drama, and new friends. Sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Devastating loss, young love, and life on the fringes. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it, Charlie must learn to navigate those wild and poignant roller-coaster days known as growing up.

A #1 New York Times best seller for more than a year, an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults (2000) and Best Book for Reluctant Readers (2000), and with millions of copies in print, this novel for teen readers (or "wallflowers" of more-advanced age) will make you laugh, cry, and perhaps feel nostalgic for those moments when you, too, tiptoed onto the dance floor of life.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781451696196
ISBN-10: 1451696191
Publisher: MTV Books
Publication Date: August 14th, 2012
Pages: 224
Language: English