Novels in Verse
By Jillian Bietz
Sure divulging into a great novel is great, but sometimes, a change is good. From books written in verse to compilations of sonnets and poetry relevant to young adulthood, reading poetry is a refreshing way to expand your mind into different types of literature.
You Remind Me Of You by Eireann Corgan
An autobiographical story written in an elegant poetry form, the author chronicles her teenage years filled with hospitalizations, a harrowing battle with an eating disorder, and the near fatal suicide attempt of a high-school boyfriend. You Remind Me Of You is a memoir of sadness, sickness and how in one instant life can change forever.
Crank by Ellen Hopkins
Through verse, we are brought into the life of Kristina, a typical teenage girl. But one summer when she decides to visit her alcoholic father, things change. Kristina meets a boy who introduces her to crank. She begins going by an alter ego named Bree, and becomes addicted to the drug. Quickly, Kristina's life spirals into the depths of darkness.
I Don't Want To Be Crazy by Samantha Schulz
Growing up, Samantha was a good student who worked hard to please her strict parents and is excited to begin college. However, Samantha begins suffering from panic attacks. Living in fear of the attacks, Samantha is diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. A memoir of raw poetry, we follow Samantha's college life as she finds friends, romance, and searches for a normal life.
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