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The Perks of Being a Wallflower Audiobook

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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Publisher's Summary

Most people think 15-year-old Charlie is a freak. 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.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is the story of what it’s like to grow up in high school. More intimate than a diary, Charlie’s letters are singular and unique, hilarious and devastating. We may not know where he lives or to whom he is writing. All we know is the world he shares. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it puts him on a strange course through uncharted territory. The world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends. The world of sex, drugs, and music—when all one requires to feel infinite is that perfect song on that perfect drive.

Through Charlie, Stephen Chbosky has created a deeply affecting story, a powerful novel that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller coaster days known as growing up.

©1999 Stephen Chbosky (P)2012 Recorded Books

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    Julia 05-28-15
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    "My favorite audio book so far!"

    Seriously. My favorite audio book so far!
    I was moved to tears and laughed out loud. Touching story. Unexpected ending.

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    john 05-15-15
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    "So much better than the movie. Loved it!"

    Excellent narration of a very great story of one boy struggle growing up. For those who have or had an awkward adolescents, this story will bring back some of the good and bad of the time., but there is hope!

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    adriana gonzalez 05-13-15
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    "Best book Ever! Love it"

    The narrator dose add a lot of emotion to the book and I really believe they couldn't have chosen a better person than him.

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    Ruju 05-07-15
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    "Amazing!"

    This book was great - the emotion was perfect and the story was really infinite.

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    Lisa 04-25-15
    Lisa 04-25-15
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    "I Found Out the Perks to Being a Wallflower"

    I saw the movie, and fell in love! It became my favorite movie. When I kept on seeing the ads from YouTubers, I decided to try Audible, and thought that it would be cool to try it on Audible. I found the story had much more to it,and was amazing! The performance wasn't perfect, but it was still great, I enjoyed the acting, but Recorded Books should try some better microphones, the quality wasn't perfect either. Overall, I think that it was amazing, and it just blew my socks off! Hope Steven Chobosky makes a sequel so I see what happens to the gang of misfits.

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    Other 04-25-15
    Other 04-25-15 Member Since 2014

    I don't know why the pic is sideways

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    "Just a great listen"

    I enjoyed it beginning to end. I Loved Charlie, and I loved the actor who narrated. It's an easy listen, but does get a little dark at times. This would be an easy book to listen to on a long trip

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    Jaylynn West Milford, NJ, United States 04-12-15
    Jaylynn West Milford, NJ, United States 04-12-15 Member Since 2009
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    "Look past appearances"

    I enjoyed the letter format of the story. Charlie has a beautiful soul, that feels deeply, his capacity for love, forgiveness, and hope is inspiring.

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    Megan 03-31-15
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    OMG I LOVE IT so much just perfect i will aways love this book just perfect

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    Elizabeth Wilson Evanston, IL United States 03-19-15
    Elizabeth Wilson Evanston, IL United States 03-19-15 Member Since 2013
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    "AWASOME"

    I loved it my fave part was when they listened to music my fave Cartier is Sam because she is fun

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    Ada Wightman 03-19-15
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    "Great book"

    Good narration, memorable plot, relatable themes, heart-wrenchingly beautiful in just the right amount of words. My personal favorite book.

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