Tag: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

June Wrap Up

June Wrap Up

June is already gone, and what an unexpected month it has been.  For me, June has been a month that has required patience – at work and at home, and with my reading.  As I write this, though, my house is peacefully quiet and it smells like barbecue pulled pork, so it important to find all the little things are cling to them lovingly. All in all, June has been a good month.  It went by so fast, but doesn’t it seem like they all do, by the time we hit the wrap up?   Y’all know how I keep […]

Posted June 25, 2018 in Checking In // 15 Comments //
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

It is a bit awkward listening to The Perks of Being a Wallflower.  First of all, because of the letter format, it felt like listening to someone dictate their diary.  Secondly, Charlie seems really young.  He’s a fifteen-year-old freshman, but he reads a little more like a pretentious twelve-year-old.  I can see where people love this book, but it wasn’t a great fit for me.  I found myself impatient and bored.  I can’t help but wonder if I’d connect better with the movie?  By 30%, I was waiting for the book to get-on-with-it-already. Besides bored and awkward, though, The Perks of Being a […]

Posted June 24, 2018 in Reviews // 0 Comments //