The Perks of Being a Wallflower is one of my favorite books. It's a beautiful coming of age story, and honestly I think it helped me get through high school with hope. In the book the main character, Charlie, is mentored by his English teacher Bill (in the movie Bill was played by Paul Rudd ♥). He gives Charlie extra books to read outside of class and write reports on.
These are the books: To Kill a Mockingbird, This Side of Paradise, A Separate Peace, Peter Pan, The Great Gatsby, The Catcher in the Rye, On the Road, Naked Lunch,Walden, Hamlet, The Stranger, and The Fountainhead.
As a challenge to read more I'm attempting to read all of the books Bill assigned. I've already read a To Kill a Mockingbird, The Great Gatsby, The Catcher in the Rye, and Hamlet in high school. I guess I'm a third of the way there. If you'd like to join me in this reading challenge leave a comment & blog about it too if you'd like. Also, if you haven't read Perks you really should! The movie exceeded my expectations as a fan of the book. I saw it in the theater twice. Love, Mallory