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vintagehipster17: Hi, I love love love your blog:).. I was wondering if you could recommend any YA novels about suicide and maybe anorexia. Such as 13 reasons why.

running-w-i-t-h-scissors: Do you have any book suggestions? I’ve read 13 reasons why, perks of being a wallflower and It’s kind of a funny story and I loved them.. Help?

impermeable-afflictionAre there any good books related to things like eating disorders, or self harm

For The Perks of Being a Wallflower - check out some more specific recommendations I have made HERE, but the others should work for you! 

Recommendations by myrandomnessinlife: 

1. The Luckiest Girl in The World by Steven Levenkron 

2. The Best Little Girl in The World by Steven Levenkron 

Recommendations by quoted-books:

3. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

4. Cut by Patricia McCormick

5. I Never Promised You a Rose Garden by Joanne Greenberg

6. Impulse by Ellen Hopkins

Thanks so much for the question! I hope these help!

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Feel like getting out of town? Check out these road trip books! 

In Honor by Jessi Kirby

Reunited by Hilary Weisman Graham

Back When You Were Easier to Love by Emily Wing Smith

Finding Somewhere Joseph Monniger

Take Me There by Carolee Dee

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

Perfect Escape by Jennifer Brown

Going Bovine by Libba Bray

Zig Zag by Ellen Wittlinger


Writes of Passage - 50 Books That Will Change Your Life


Young people and adults nominated the books that have rocked their worlds, to help us create the ultimate list of 50 BOOKS that will change YOUR life and keep you reading…

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please be as weird as me please be as weird as me please be as weird as me
me every time I meet someone (via miel-lapin)

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With Penguin Random House’s new logo reveal earlier this week, we got curious about publishing logo history and evolution in the Big 5. So we researched. Then researched some more … This is what came out. Enjoy! :)

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Harry Potter Inspired Illustrations

A series of “artifacts” from the wizarding world (and extremely fun commission!).

"Harry Potter Artifacts; Books 1-7," ink and watercolor, 2013.

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25 YA Books For GAME OF THRONES Fans via @EpicReads! (Click the link to view it in a larger size!)

What a fun list to see HUNTRESS on!

yay YA fantasy, and chuffed for Silver Phoenix love too. =D

Some of my very favorite books on this list!!

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YA books set in space! (A starter list.) Get the full list here.