The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky has lately become a very popular book and let me be one of the first to say that it’s a book that can’t be missed.
Monthly Archives: January 2013
Knock knock! Who’s there? It’s the list of January’s new teen books!
This is a qualified rant. I often like to read graphic novels because I like the kinds of stories that graphic novels lend themselves to, which is a fancy way of saying I like superheroes. Of course, there are also graphic novels I like for the beauty of their stories–things like Neil Gaiman’s Sandman and Persepolis. I like graphic novels because they are often innovative, even though I am not a very visually-oriented person. I often miss important details in the images of graphic novels because I was too focused on the text. So when I heard about Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral, I knew I wanted to read it–but I also knew its format would be challenging for me.
Author: Julie Kagawa
Summary: Meghan Chase is your average girl. Almost entirely invisible to everyone she knows – definitely not popular. But when destiny kicks in, Meghan will learn that she’s not as stuck in her ever-boring, normal life as she thinks.