Teens that want to read about something other than VAMPIRES

A Listmania! list by Casey Penn
The list author says: "I am a teen that likes to read. These are books I love. :D"
Girl, Interrupted
1.  Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
The list author says:
  "About: Mental Illness?
Thoughts: Very good book that really made me think. Kaysen had very relatable thoughts. I also highly recommend the movie(1999; Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie), but keep in mind the movie is just /based/ on the book, not a retelling."
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower
2.  The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
The list author says:
  "About: coming of age
Thoughts: I love Charlie, and I love his journey in his book."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,483 customer reviews)

Crank
3.  Crank by Ellen Hopkins
The list author says:
  "About: Drug abuse
Thoughts: Beautifuly written, I love this book so much. Ellen Hopkins is amazing."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (477 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Glass
4.  Glass by Ellen Hopkins
The list author says:
  "About: Drug abuse
Thoughts: Sequel to crank. again, it is amazing."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (182 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Crank: Crank + Glass (Crank Series)
5.  Crank: Crank + Glass (Crank Series) by Ellen Hopkins
The list author says:
  "A boxed set of the previous two books"
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Flirtin' With the Monster: Your Favorite Authors on Ellen Hopkins' Crank and Glass
6.  Flirtin' With the Monster: Your Favorite Authors on Ellen Hopkins' Crank and Glass by Ellen Hopkins
The list author says:
  "Various essays about crank and glass from other authors and the characters in the book. Ellen hopkins wrote an introduction for and edited this book."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Fallout
7.  Fallout by Ellen Hopkins
The list author says:
  "Third book in the 'Crank' series
I have yet to read it!"
$14.82   Used & New from: $0.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (227 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Burned
8.  Burned by Ellen Hopkins
The list author says:
  "about: religion/love
thoughts: the ending is so good. i can barely describe how it made me feel. i wanted to know more, but i loved the question it left so much i don't want a sequel."
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Impulse
9.  Impulse by Ellen Hopkins
The list author says:
  "About: Suicide
Thoughts: This book is the first Ellen Hopkins wrote using multiple perspectives, and I think she did it very well."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (243 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Identical
10.  Identical by Ellen Hopkins
The list author says:
  "About: Sexual abuse
Thoughts: I love the twist."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (218 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Tricks
11.  Tricks by Ellen Hopkins
The list author says:
  "about: teen prostitution
thoughts: i was kind of hesitant about this book, as it has 5 different perspectives. i thought that would get confusing, and it kind of did, but i liked it anyway. ellen hopkins is so engaging."
$15.18   Used & New from: $0.03
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (156 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Speak: 10th Anniversary Edition
12.  Speak: 10th Anniversary Edition by Laurie Halse Anderson
The list author says:
  "About: High school/coming of age
Thoughts: Everything about this book is amazing. just read it, you will see."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,743 customer reviews)

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Looking for Alaska
13.  Looking for Alaska by John Green
The list author says:
  "About: Loss/Fitting in
Thoughts: I liked the format the book was written in (before/after) and just the general style of writing. And I guess it doesn't hurt that the plot was good too."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,178 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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Into the Wild
14.  Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
The list author says:
  "About: Adventure/Wilderness (Nonfiction)
Thoughts: I really liked this book. I read it after I watched the movie, but I don't think that made a difference. Jon Krakauer does a really good job at exploring Chris McCandless's journey and motivations."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,213 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

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Water for Elephants: A Novel
15.  Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara Gruen
The list author says:
  "About: Circus life/great depression
Thoughts: just an all around good book about a drop out vet school student's life in the traveling circus."
$9.60   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,752 customer reviews) | 47 customer discussions

The Lovely Bones
16.  The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
The list author says:
  "About: Murder
Thoughts: this book was so good. i can't wait to see the movie, even though i know it can't do the book any justice."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,800 customer reviews) | 12 customer discussions

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
17.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "About: Autism
Thoughts: Pretty good even though I had to read it for school."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,693 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive
18.  A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive by Dave Pelzer
The list author says:
  "About: Child abuse
Thoughts: sad sad true story about an emotionally abandoned and physically abused boy"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,226 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)
19.  Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "About: Magic and such
Thoughts: I just have to put this series in. It's a classic. (I'm not sure if it's too early to say it's a classic, but it feels classic to me and it's going to become one someday)"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,596 customer reviews) | 74 customer discussions

Winter's Bone
20.  Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell
The list author says:
  "About: Family
Thoughts: This book is really well written. It makes you think about how people in rural communities live so differently and yet are relatively close."
$9.98   Used & New from: $3.47
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (407 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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