Angst Novels

A Listmania! list by Ashley King (Lexington, Ky)
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The list author says: "These novels are ones I've read that I love. Some are realistic fiction, some are not. The only thing they all have in common is, they all have angst."
Invisible
1.  Invisible by Pete Hautman
The list author says:
  "An amazing novel that is greatly under appreciated for it's complexity and confusing nature. No spoilers here. Follow the story of a boy, and gather clues for an ending no one would ever predict. A fascinating novel that is quiet possibly the best book I've read in a long time. Trust me! Even when you want to put it away in the middle, don't!"
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Cut
2.  Cut by Patricia McCormick
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  "It's a wonderful adaptation of a teen whose getting help with a potentially deadly habit, and because she's silent you get inside of her head, and it seems that much more real. Short, but powerful."
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Thirteen Reasons Why
3.  Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
The list author says:
  "A stunning story line that will leave you turning the pages well into the night. Amazing plot development, realistic characters, and a heart warming tale. The entire time you want to jump in and save them from the end that's already happened."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,755 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Prozac Nation
4.  Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel
The list author says:
  "This book is so engrossing and realistic that the reader begins to question themselves. A true delight."
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Jude
5.  Jude by Kate Morgenroth
The list author says:
  "A gripping novel about a boy whose circumstances never seem to be for the best. It leaves you on the edge of your seat, pulling out your hairs in anticipation. You'll get mad, you'll get sad, but in the end you will love this novel."
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Just Listen
6.  Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
The list author says:
  "I loved this novel simply for the fact that the characters are so deep. I fell in love with Owen and wanted to comfort Annabel. There was even a mystery in the novel. What happened last year? Along with the struggles of a crushing home life, Annabel trying to find herself and make amens with the past. Very emotional and gripping."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (338 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Before I Die
7.  Before I Die by Jenny Downham
The list author says:
  "A novel where the entire time you question your life, and your time left here on Earth. Follow a girl as she accepts her end and tries to make the best of it. Get ready for wet eyes. An ending that is so expected is actually unexpected."
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Wicked Lovely
8.  Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
The list author says:
  "A teen girl trying to figure out who she is and what she wants. It's not typical angst, but there is some pain. Some confusion. Some anticipation. Stunningly beautiful adaptation of the timeless realm of Faerie."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (466 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

The Silver Kiss
9.  The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause
The list author says:
  "Zoe is left alone most of the time while her father is dealing with her terminally ill mother. Things look up as she meets a quiet and mysterious boy. Vampires, angst, and a touch of romance to make this short novel beautiful; despite it's painful ending."
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Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, Book 1)
10.  Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, Book 1) by Patricia Briggs
The list author says:
  "This book is only the first in a series by Patricia Briggs that follows Mercedes Thompson, a Walker. She holds the ability to transform into a coyote, and is in now way similar to her next door neighbor, Adam, who is the alpha of the local werewolf pack. This dark urban fantasy was exactly what I needed. :o"
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The Host
11.  The Host by Stephenie Meyer
The list author says:
  "Follow Wanderer as she followed her host's memories in hopes of finding a male and a lost rebel human society, tucked away from the body snatchers. xD"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5,791 customer reviews) | 76 customer discussions

Surviving Sam
12.  Surviving Sam by Karen Rivers
The list author says:
  "Words can not express how amazing this book is. It's short but filled with so many emotions. I'm not going to bother with an explanation, take my word for it---It's great!"
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SOLD
13.  SOLD by Patricia McCormick
The list author says:
  "Possibly one of this most depressing books I've ever read. It leaves the reader on edge the entire time. Beautifully done, Mccormick."
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You Know Where to Find Me
14.  You Know Where to Find Me by Rachel Cohn
The list author says:
  "It doesn't deem to follow Cohn's normal style, but is still amazing. It's a very real, very deep adaptation of dealing with the loss of a loved one. It's most certainly not what you expect, but still amazing!"
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Wake
15.  Wake by Lisa McMann
The list author says:
  "This story is about a girl who falls into other peoples dreams. It's told in an almost poetic way, which makes it that much more complex and appealing. A quick, but satisfied read."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (301 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Truth About Forever
16.  The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
The list author says:
  "Another lovely yet angsty novel by Sarah Dessen. Follow the struggle of one girl as she tries to deal with the hole that her fathers death has left, and her distant mother who would rather face anything other than his death. I loved this!"
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