The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Stephen Chbosky

fiction contemporary young adult emotional reflective sad medium-paced

256 pages | first published 1999

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Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Now a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallf...
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Moods

emotional 89%
reflective 65%
sad 64%
hopeful 37%
inspiring 32%
dark 31%
funny 24%
challenging 15%
tense 10%
lighthearted 9%
adventurous 7%
relaxing 5%
informative 2%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 28%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 12% | Plot: 1% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 3% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 44% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.16