May 30, 2015
Book List #1
Books I read in May:
Paper Towns by John Green
Released 2009 | 305 pages | Grade: B
Quentin Jacobsen grew up next door to the adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman. A casual day at the park turned into a mystery where the friendship between Quentin and Margo changed. However, several years later she climbs through his window and summons him for a series of revengeful events. The following day Q returns to school thinking that things between him and Margo have changed. However, Margo disappears after their adventure and now becomes a mystery. Q later learns that there are clues that have been left behind for him. The closer he gets to finding him the less he sees the girl that he once thought he knew.
The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider
Released 2013 | 335 pages | Grade: B-
Varsity Tennis captain Ezra Faulkner was supposed to be homecoming king, but that was before his girlfriend cheated on him, before a car accident shattered his leg, and before he fell in love with unpredictable new girl Cassidy Thorpe.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Released 1999 | 213 pages | Grade: A
Fifteen-year-old Charlie is coping with the suicide of his friend, Michael. To lessen the fear and anxiety of starting high school alone, Charlie starts writing letters to a stranger, someone he heard was nice but has never actually met in person. He is a shy, introspective, intelligent and socially awkward wallflower caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it.
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Released 2012 | 337 pages