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to know about sex LSD pot heroin etc but has never heard of a Secret Santa or masturbation Is this know about sex LSD pot heroin etc but has never heard of a Secret Santa or masturbation Is this the Kitty of Anne Frank s diary or s this a real person We never know and the Dear Friend salutations and the Love Always closings uickly become tiresome when at the outset the diaryletter
approach seemed like a cool deaAs other reviewers have asked s Charlie meant to have some Son of the Sheriff intellectual disability orsn seemed like a cool The Best of Us: A Memoir ideaAs other reviewers have askeds Charlie meant to have some ntellectual disability or sn he In reading t almost made me angry that I wasn t given enough evidence to form a conclusion because that may or may not have formed my conclusions of the character or at the very least made me forgiving of the way this character s drawnWorst of all the crying Charlie tells us I started crying so many times I lost count The crying aside The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation if you can putt aside I really can t t s Annie and the Confirmed Bachelor impossible to tell whether the rudimentary descriptions of Charlie s feelings are devices on the part of the author or are just egregious examples of a breaking with show don t tell I wanted to be happyt was my birthday but I felt upset but I felt sad I was getting really upset It s *Simply Not Believable That *not believable that same character who s capable of a critical reading of The Fountainhead describes himself and his feelings as Let It Snow if he had just made a guest appearance on Mr Rogers Neighborhood The result of all this messinesss a character that I not only didn t understand or sympathize with but aggressively loathedIt s also simply not believable that the group of cool fringe kids none of whom has a lot going for them either depth wise would have the time of day for this sappy weirdo By the time t was finally revealed that Charlie s past held a potential explanation for some of his feelings and behavior I simply didn t care I haven t disliked a central character this much Amorous Liaisons (Harlequin Blaze, in a long tim. L hes by no means popular Shy ntrospective ntelligent beyond his years yet socially awkward he s a wallflower caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from t Charlie s attempting to navigate his way through uncharted territory the world of first dates and mix tapes family dramas and new friends; the world of sex drugs and The Rocky Horror Picture Show when all one.
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Given the usual type of stuff that comes out of these two I thought I betterthe usual type of stuff that comes out of these two I thought I better a look Angels Do Have Wings int first Topics nclude sex homosexuality abortion perversions nvolving food perversions nvolving animals drug abuse alcohol abuse and That s what I found by casually leafing through a few pages Who knows what else s Christmas Cowboy Kisses: A Family for Christmas\A Christmas Miracle\Christmas with Her Cowboy in there If you are associating coming of age with some Judy Bloom book you read backn 8th grade think again Nobody under 18 should be reading this First of all I respect any opinion that this s a great book But I must say I am confounded by the thousands of five star reviews because not only do I not see that but I actively aggressively disliked The Perks of Being a Wallflower which would have been aptly titled The Perks of Being Weird and WeepyI was not put off or bothered by the sex Drinking Drugs Language Or drugs language or of the other things which seemed to have burned some readers eyes although I will add that anyone who really believes these are not elements regularly encountered n the life of the average high school student has probably not been to high school since the days of one room schoolhouses My criticisms mostly have to do with the characterizations almost exclusively centered on our main character and narrator CharlieCharlie Monster Trucks Hair in a Can is a character who had a lot of possibilities all mostly missed He waffles between well beyond high school profundity and confounding childishness One minute he s pondering the meaning of life with some realntuitiveness sometimes and the next he s wrapped up Displaced Persons in some kind of nauseatingly twee description of something Do you know what a Secret Santas And who pray Danger on the Mountain is the friend on the other end of these letter entries This friend whose persona woul. The Perks of Being a Wallflowers a deeply affecting coming of age story that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller coaster days known as growing up Now a major motion picture starring Emma Watson and Logan Lerman Stephen Chbosky's new film Wonder starring Owen Wilson and Julia Roberts s out now Charlie s a freshman And while he's not the biggest geek n the schoo. .
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Author Intended Him To Be UnlikableSo Dear Friend To Eachintended him to be unlikableSo Dear Friend to each own but t s not my own The book starts with a school Principal announcing that a teenager has killed himself Later on the main character accidentally walks n on his sister having sex Then we find out that she s pregnant and she Triumph of the Optimists: 101 Years of Global Investment Returns is going to get an abortion Alson the book there s a Rape Scene And The scene and the character describes t as t happens The book s full of foul language The characters discuss drugs and drinking The cover has a uote from USA Today describing Flesh Blood: Compendium it as a coming of age novel I am fifteen and don t think having an abortion should be considered a normal coming of age activity It should be discussed and talked about as a problem This book makest seem that rape and abortion are normal when they shouldn t be It s repulsive and depressing I did not love this book and do not understand ts popularity I think my biggest concern that I cannot seem to get over the fact that this kid has been abused and then witnesses another abuse without ntervening Maybe the draw s for those who have been through similar situations I just can t relate It also disturbs me that Charlie seems to send such personal nformation to what appears to be a complete stranger I am glad that he found a friend Seduced By Dragons (Dragon Nursery, in his teacher who suggested he read many books several of which I would now also like to readThat being said I see no perks to being a wallflower at all The kids abused and allowswatches things happen to himself and others I think the only attraction to this book must be to be *a voyeur nto a messed up teenage boy s lifeThe young man who recommended I *voyeur nto a messed up teenage boy s lifeThe young man who recommended I this book had a similar life so I can understand why he related and loved Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty it so much My heart goes out to him and the author who probably also lived through a similar situation. Reuiress that perfect song on that perfect drive to feel nfinite But Charlie can't stay on the sideline forever Standing on the fringes of life offers a uniue perspective But there comes a time to see what t looks like from the dance floor'A coming of age tale Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi's Life, Times, and Rise to Power in the tradition of The Catchern the Rye and A Separate Peace often nspirational and always beautifully written' USA Today. .