(P.S how cute is the cover art?!)
The book is written though a series of letters written by Charlie to a person who the reader only sees addressed as 'Friend'. Charlie is a freshmen starting College but has been struggling after the death of Aunt. He is an introverted and character but he makes some good friends who take him on a journey of self discovery through the maze of adolescence. Through these letters the reader learns all about Charlie's life, his friends, his family and his teachers.
The book is far from your average high school tale and contains an almighty twist which will leave you stunned. I believe this is the type of novel which will transcend time, it is applicable to those of all ages, to anyone who has ever felt like they don't quite fit in.
I would recommend this book to anyone.